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2006 National FOI Day conference: Agenda

March 16, 2006
“FOIA at Forty: The Past’s Lessons for the Future”

Rooftop Conference Center
Freedom Forum World Center
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va.

  • Also see National FOI Day information page.

    8 a.m. — Continental breakfast

    8:30 a.m. — Welcome and introductions

    8:45 a.m. — Keynote speech: “Fooling the People”

    9:45 a.m. — Overview: “FOIA’s Past, Present and Future”

    10:15 a.m. — Break

    10:30 a.m. — Panel discussion: “Whistleblowers: Patriots or Traitors?”

    11:30 a.m. — Break

    11:45 a.m. — Lunch

      Frank E. Gannett Dining Room, 22nd floor

    12:45 p.m. — Lunch Program: National FOIA Hall of Fame

      Induction of 2006 Class
    • Paul McMasters

    1:15 p.m. — American Library Association’s Madison Awards

    1:30 p.m. — Luncheon speech: “Reflections on Where We Are”

    • Steven Aftergood

    2:00 p.m. — Break

    2:15 p.m. — Awards and updates

      Rooftop Conference Center

    • Bill Chamberlin, Citizen Access Project

    • Recipient:
    • Charles Tobin, Holland & Knight

    • Presentation on Sunshine Week:
    • Andy Alexander, Cox Newspapers Washington Bureau

    • Presentation on State FOI Organizations:
    • Charles Davis, National Freedom of Information Coalition

    2:30 p.m. — Conference Roundtable: “FOIA’s Past, Present and Future”

    3:30 p.m. — Adjourn

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