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2015 Sunshine Week

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Era of Transparency: FOIA, The Privacy Act, and Open Government

Sunshine Week is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. The U.S. Census Bureau’s Policy Coordination Office, Freedom of Information Act and Open Government Branch, invites you to join us for an opportunity to learn more about the principles of FOIA and open government and to exchange ideas.

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Sunshine Week Event - Agenda

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Wednesday, March 18—Speaker Sessions

Melanie Ann Pustay, Director
Office of Information Policy
U.S. Department of Justice

Catrina Purvis, Chief Privacy Officer/Director of Open Government
Office of Privacy and Open Government
U.S. Department of Commerce

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Anne Weismann, Chief Counsel and Interim Executive Director
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
FOIA, A Requester’s Perspective

Avi Bender, Chief Technology Officer
U.S. Census Bureau

Jeannie Shiffer, Associate Director for Communications
U.S. Census Bureau

Michael J. Toland, Chief, Freedom of Information Act and Open Government Branch
U.S. Census Bureau

Jennifer Goode, Assistant Chief and Open Government Liaison, Freedom of Information Act and Open Government Branch
U.S. Census Bureau

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Thursday, March 19—Presentations and Roundtable

Daniel Lurker, FOIA Analyst
U.S. Census Bureau

pdf   The History of FOIA   [<1.0 MB]

Iris Boon, FOIA Public Liaison
U.S. Census Bureau

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Department of Commerce FOIA Professionals Luncheon and Roundtable

Topics include: Bureau Requirements for High Volume Scanners;The Intersection of Policy and Practice

Facilitator: Brenda Dolan, Departmental Freedom of Information Officer
Office of Privacy and Open Government
U.S. Department of Commerce

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