New FOIA Training Dates for Fiscal Year 2019

September 12, 2018

OIP today announced 15 new dates for FOIA training courses during Fiscal Year 2019.  As part of its responsibility to encourage agency compliance with the FOIA, OIP offers a number of training opportunities throughout the year for agency FOIA professionals and individuals with FOIA responsibilities.  These courses have been designed to offer training opportunities for personnel from all stages of the FOIA workforce, from new hires to the experienced FOIA professionals or FOIA managers.  As Fiscal Year 2019 quickly approaches, we are pleased to announce the new training courses and dates for this upcoming fiscal year, which are also available on OIP’s Eventbrite page.

The new courses and dates for Fiscal Year 2019 are:

         Annual FOIA Report Refresher Training
         October 9, 2018

         Freedom of Information Act Litigation Seminar
         November 1, 2018

         Introduction to the Freedom of Information Act
         December 5, 2018

         Chief FOIA Officer Report Refresher Training
         December 11, 2018

         Best Practices Workshop
         January 10, 2019

         Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals
         February 5-6, 2019

         Advanced FOIA Seminar
         February 20, 2019

         Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals
         April 16-17, 2019

         Continuing FOIA Education
         April 24, 2019

         Advanced FOIA Seminar
         May 14, 2019

         Introduction to the Freedom of Information Act
         May 21, 2019

         Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals
         June 11-12, 2019

         FOIA Litigation Seminar
         June 25, 2019

         Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals
         July 23-24, 2019

         Best Practices Workshop
         August 13, 2019     

All of these seminars will be held in Washington, D.C., and are open to all federal government employees.  Descriptions of each seminar are available on the Training page of OIP's site.  OIP manages all training registration through Eventbrite. Registration for courses will open three months prior to the date of the training.  Once the registration period begins, you may register for any of the courses listed above by providing your name and email address on OIP’s Eventbrite page for that course.  Each individual must register separately using their own email address.  Once you are registered, you will be sent a confirmation email from Eventbrite.

OIP is also always available to provide individualized training sessions to any interested agency.  These sessions could range from an informal “brown bag” session to a more tailored training event.

If you have any questions regarding any of OIP’s training opportunities please contact OIP’s Training Coordinator at (202) 514-FOIA (3642).


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