FOIA Update: FOIA Training Opportunities

January 1, 2000

FOIA Update
Vol. XX, No. 1


FOIA Training Opportunities

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

National Advocacy Center: "Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals," February 8-9, 2000, Washington, DC; June 20-21, 2000, Columbia, SC. Contact: Registration Unit, (803) 544-5100. No charge.

National Advocacy Center: "Privacy Act Seminar," February 10, 2000, Washington, DC; June 22, 2000, Columbia, SC. Contact: Registration Unit, (803) 544-5100. No charge.

Office of Information and Privacy: "Introduction to the Freedom of Information Act," March 15, 2000, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 13th and F Streets, N.W., Washington, DC. Contact: Bertina Adams, (202) 514-1010. No charge.

Office of Information and Privacy: "Advanced Seminar on the Freedom of Information Act," June 7, 2000, 13th and F Streets, N.W., Washington, DC. Contact: Bertina Adams, (202) 514-1010. No charge.

Office of Information and Privacy: "Freedom of Information Act Administrative Forum," June 8, 2000, 13th and F Streets, N.W., Washington, DC. Contact: Bertina Adams, (202) 514-1010. No charge.

Office of Information and Privacy: "Freedom of Information Act Guide Seminar," June 15, 2000, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Ronald Reagan Building, 13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC. Contact: Bertina Adams, (202) 514-1010. No charge. Note: This seminar, formerly held in October, will be held following publication of the May 2000 edition of the Freedom of Information Act Guide & Privacy Act Overview.

GRADUATE SCHOOL, USDA

"The Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act," January 19-March 22, 2000, Wednesdays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., 2nd and C Streets, S.W., Washington, DC. Contact: Registrar's Office, (202) 314-3320. Cost: $224.

Western Training Center: "Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Workshop," January 26-28, 2000, 3131 Elliott Avenue, Seattle, WA; May 3-5, 2000, 120 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA. Contact: Registration Unit, (415) 281-7025. Cost: $495.

Southwest Training Center: "Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Workshop," February 16-18, 2000, 9828 North 31st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ. Contact: Kris Ankersen, (214) 767-8245. Cost: $495.

National Capital Training Center: "Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Workshop," March 1-3, 2000, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC. Contact: Eric Friedfeld, (202) 314-3401. Cost: $495.

Southeast Training Center: "Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Workshop," March 29-31, 2000 Virginia Beach Hotel and Conference Center, Virginia Beach, VA. Contact: Registration Unit, (404) 331-3513. Cost: $495.

Midwest Training Center: "Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Workshop," May 3-5, 2000, Chicago, IL. Contact: JoEllen Van Pelt, (312) 353-2919. Cost: $495.

Northeast Training Center: "Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Workshop," June 26-28, 2000, Baltimore, MD. Contact: Registration Unit, (215) 861-4700. Cost: $495.

"The Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act," a correspondence course scheduled to begin at any time. Contact: Correspondence Program, (202) 314-3670. Cost: $215.

NONGOVERNMENT

American Society of Access Professionals: "Western Regional Training Conference," March 5-8, 2000, Denver Marriott City Center, Denver, CO. Contact: Joyce Gary, (202) 712-9054. Cost: $435 (members); $465 (nonmembers).

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