Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB)

Meeting Agenda Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Public Interest Declassification Board

Location: Archives I
McGowan Theatre

I. Welcome to the National Archives
(Jay Bosanko, Executive Director, PIDB)

  9:30 - 9:35
II. Introduction of PIDB Members
(Mr. Bosanko)

  9:35 - 9:45
III. Welcome and Introduction
(Martin Faga, Acting Chairman, PIDB)
  • Background
  • Public Participation Plan
    • Declassification Policy Forum
    • E-mail, Fax, and letter
    • Public meeting

  9:45 - 10:00
IV. Meeting Logistics
(Martin Faga)

  10:00 - 10:05
V. Topics of Discussion
  • Declassification Policy Overview
        Herbert Briick - PIDB Member
  • Creating a National Declassification Center Overview
        David Skaggs - PIDB Member
  • Classification Policy Overview
        Jennifer Sims - PIDB Member
  • Technology Challenges and Opportunities Overview
        Sanford Ungar - PIDB Member

  10:05 -10:15
VI. Public Speakers (registered)
  1. Mike Germain, American Civil Liberties Union
  2. Steven Aftergood, Federation of American Scientists
  3. Michael Binder
  4. Sharon Bradford Franklin, The Constitution Project
  5. Bill Leonard
  6. Mary McCarthy
  7. Anna Nelson, American University

  10:15 -11:00
Break

  11:00 - 11:15
VI. Public Speakers (continued)
  1. Meredith Fuchs, National Security Archive
  2. John Yokley, Progressive Technology Federal Systems
  3. Mark Zaid, James Madison Project
    Open Microphone - first come, first served

  11:15 -12:15
VII. Concluding Remarks
(Mr. Faga)


  12: 15 - 12:30

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