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Sunshine Week 2018 at the National Archives

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U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

William G. McGowan Theater

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Join us from 1 pm to 5:30 pm on Monday, March 12, 2018 to celebrate Sunshine Week and learn more about open government! Leading experts, advocates and technologists will join the National Archives’ Office of Government Information Services for this special afternoon program. The event is free and open to the public but registration is recommended. Full schedule online at: https://foia.blogs.archives.gov/2018/02/12/sunshine-week-2018-at-the-national-archives/

Highlights include:

  • remarks from a champion of freedom of information, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT);
  • a discussion about how innovation is changing the way government operates and engages the public;
  • reflections on how Congress can use the rising tide of online citizen enagement to inform decision-makers; and
  • a look at the road ahead on open data.

WHO:

Speakers include Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero, and Senator Patrick Leahy. We will also hear from innovation leaders from the National Archives, the Library of Congress and the State Department, as well as experts on digital engagement and open data from the Hill, the OpenGov Foundation, Demand Progress, Data Coalition, the Center for Open Data Enterprise, and the Sunlight Foundation.

WHEN:
Monday, March 12, 2017 @ 1:00 - 5:30 pm


DOORS OPEN:
12:00 pm EST


WHERE:
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Building

William G. McGowan Theater
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20408

For an agenda, visit here: https://foia.blogs.archives.gov/2018/02/12/sunshine-week-2018-at-the-national-archives/

Please use the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue at 7th St., NW.

This program will be livestreamed on the US National Archives’ YouTube channel. The webcast will include a captioning option. To request additional accommodations (e.g., a transcript), email amy.bennett@nara.gov or call 202-741-5782.

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