Training Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2014

November 7, 2013

As the federal government’s lead office for encouraging agency compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), each year OIP offers a number of regularly scheduled training opportunities designed to educate agency personnel on how to implement the various provisions of the statute.  For Fiscal Year 2014, the dates and topics for these training sessions are:

FOIA for Attorneys and Access Professionals 
November 19-20, 2013
February 25-26, 2014
May 13-14, 2014
July 15-16, 2014

 Advanced FOIA Seminar
March 26, 2014

Introduction to the FOIA
April 16, 2014

FOIA Administrative Forum
June 11, 2014

All seminars will be held in Washington, DC, and are open to all federal government employees.  Descriptions of these seminars are available on our Training page.  OIP also offers various other training opportunities throughout the year such as the Director’s Lecture Series, refresher training on agency Annual FOIA Reports and Chief FOIA Officer Reports, and training that is available through video conferencing.  Details on all of the training offered by OIP will continue to be announced here on FOIA Post, as well as through OIP’s Twitter account, @FOIAPost.

To register for any of the above training seminars, please e-mail your name to OIP’s Training Officer at  In the subject line of your e-mail, please specify the name and date of the course that you are seeking to attend.  Any questions regarding these training opportunities may also be directed to OIP’s Training Officer at (202) 514-3642.

Updated August 6, 2014