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Details Announced for FOIA Requester Roundtables

April 7, 2011
OIP will be teaming with the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) to host a series of roundtable discussions with the FOIA requester community in the upcoming months.  These regular roundtable discussions will focus on issues surrounding requests made for various types of records, such as law enforcement records, records on third parties, and contractor and other business-related records, as well as the procedural issue of document referrals and consultations.  These sessions will provide the FOIA requester community an opportunity to participate in the exchange of ideas and will help increase understanding of the issues surrounding these various topical areas. The details for these events are: FOIA Requester Roundtables May 19, 2011 - Topic: Law Enforcement Records July 14, 2011 - Topic: Document Referrals and Consultations October 19, 2011 - Topic: Contractor and Other Business-Related Records January 24, 2012 - Topic: Records on Third Parties OIP Conference Room 1425 New York Avenue, NW - Suite 11050 10:00 am - noon Registration is required to attend each Requester Roundtable.  If you are interesting in attending, please e-mail your name and phone number to OIP’s Training Officer, Bertina Adams at DOJ.OIP.FOIA@usdoj.gov.  Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please note, you must also present picture identification to enter the building.  If you have any questions regarding these events, please contact Ms. Adams at (202) 514-1010.

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