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Agenda

Sunshine Week 2016 at the National Archives -- Agenda

 

Monday, March 14 1:00 - 4:30 pm

 

William G. McGowan Theater

Watch video of the event here

Please enter the building using the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue. The copy of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) signed by President Johnson will be available for viewing before and during the first portion of the event.

1:00

 Welcome by Archivist of the United States David Ferriero

1:15

 Using Technology to Open Government from the Outside

1:55

 Break

2:05

 Technology and Innovation from Inside Government

2:45

Talks on the Future of Technology and Open Government

  • Andrew Lih, Associate Professor, American University School of Communications
  • Archon Fung, Academic Dean and Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship, John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • Megan Smith, United Stated Chief Technology Officer (by video)
3:25

 Break

3:30

 Keynote Address by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT)

Introduction by the Archivist of the United States

4:00

 Recent FOIA Litigation

           Citations for cases discussed


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