New FOIA Training Dates for Fiscal Year 2020

September 26, 2019

Today, the Office of Information Policy (OIP) announced new dates for FOIA training during Fiscal Year 2020. 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 2020 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 2020 are:

         Annual FOIA Report Refresher Training
         October 17, 2019

         Freedom of Information Act Litigation Seminar
         October 22, 2019

         Introduction to the Freedom of Information Act
         November 7, 2019

         Chief FOIA Officer Report Refresher Training
         December 10, 2019

         Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals
         January 21-22, 2020

         Advanced FOIA Seminar
         February 18, 2020

         Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals
         April 7-8, 2020

         Continuing FOIA Education
         April 28, 2020

         Advanced FOIA Seminar
         May 12, 2020

         Introduction to the Freedom of Information Act
         May 26, 2020

         Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals
         June 16-17, 2020

         FOIA Litigation Seminar
         June 30, 2020

         Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals
         July 21-22, 2020

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.  Please note that these training sessions are open to government personnel and contractors only.  Once you are registered, you will be sent a confirmation email from Eventbrite with the location of the training. 

OIP is also always available to provide individualized training sessions to any interested agency, which can be tailored to fit training needs.

For questions or more information regarding any of OIP’s training opportunities, please contact OIP’s Training Coordinator at (202) 514-FOIA (3642).


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Updated September 26, 2019