Key Dates

Given the wide range of FOIA activities that take place every year, this calendar is provided to highlight events of interest and to track key deadlines for federal agencies. Here you will find important dates relating to agency reporting obligations and FOIA training, workshops, conferences, and events.

For previous events and dates from OIP, please visit our past events page.

FOIA Training, Workshops, Conferences, and Events

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

June 25, 2019
Training: FOIA Litigation Seminar

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

May 21, 2019
Training: Introduction to the FOIA

May 14, 2019
Training: Advanced Freedom of Information Act Seminar

April 24, 2019
Training: Continuing FOIA Education

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

March 11, 2019
Event: DOJ Sunshine Week Kick-Off Event

February 20, 2019
Training: Advanced Freedom of Information Act Seminar

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

December 11, 2018
Training: Chief FOIA Officer Report Refresher Training

December 5, 2018
Training: Introduction to the FOIA (This event has been cancelled).

November 1, 2018
Training: FOIA Litigation Seminar

October 9, 2018
Training: Annual FOIA Report Referesher Training

August 21, 2018
Workshop: Best Practices Workshop - Reducing Backlogs and Improving Timliness 

July 26, 2018
Training: Continuing FOIA Education

July 24-25, 2018
Training: The Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals

June 28, 2018
Training: FOIA Litigation Seminar

June 26-27, 2018
Training: The Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals

May 29, 2018
Training: Introduction to the FOIA

May 9, 2018
Training: Advanced Freedom of Information Act Seminar

April 26, 2018 
Training: Continuing FOIA Education

April 24-25, 2018
Training: The Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals

March 19, 2018
Event: DOJ Sunshine Week Kick-Off Event

February 20, 2018
Training: Advanced Freedom of Information Act Seminar

January 16-17, 2018
Training: The Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals

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Key Deadlines

October 26, 2019
Quarterly FOIA Report: Fourth Quarterly Report for FY 2019 Due

July 26, 2019
Quarterly FOIA Report: Third Quarterly Report for FY 2019 Due

April 26, 2019
Quarterly FOIA Report: Second Quarterly Report for FY 2019 Due

March 11, 2019
Chief FOIA Officer Reports: Agency Deadline for Posting the 2019 Chief FOIA Officer Report

February 1, 2019
Chief FOIA Officer Report: Draft Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports for Agencies that Received Less than 50 Requests During FY 2017 Due

January 25, 2018
Quarterly FOIA Report: First Quarterly Report for FY 2019 Due

January 18, 2019
Chief FOIA Officer Report: Draft Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports for Agencies that Received More than 50 Requests During FY 2017 Due

November 19, 2018
Annual FOIA Report: Agency Annual FOIA Reports Due to OIP for Review

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Updated December 3, 2018

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