SPJ’s Annual FOI Conference

Wednesday, November 5, 1997

Hyatt Arlington
1325 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, Va.

Friday, Nov. 14

5:30-7:30 p.m. Reception and tour at the Newseum

Saturday, Nov. 15

8 a.m. Registration

8:45 a.m. Welcome
Kyle Niederpruem, National FOI Chair

9-10:30 a.m. The FOIA police
Mitchell Perlman, Connecticut FOI Commission
Robert J. Freeman, Committee on Open Government
Moya Davenport Gray, Office of Information Practices

10:45 a.m.-noon FOIA: Updated for the Millennium
GayLa Sessoms, FOI and Privacy Office, DOE
Miriam Nisbet, National Archives and Records
Kathleen Edwards, FOI Center, University of Missouri

12:15-1:15 p.m Luncheon address
Gary Cohn, reporter, The (Baltimore) Sun

1:30-2:45 p.m. Aftermath of Federal DMV Legislation
Linda Lewis, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
Jerome Wilson, Rogers & Wells
Jay Bender, Baker, Barwick, Ravenell & Bender

3-4:30 p.m. The Privacy Threat
Robert Lystad, Baker and Hostetler
Martin Abrams, Experian
Ken Paulson, The Freedom Forum First Amendment Center
Martha K. Landesberg, attorney, FTC

Sunday, Nov. 16

8:30-9:30 a.m. Continental breakfast

9:30-10:30 a.m. FOIA roundtable
Moderator: Paul McMasters, The Freedom Forum

Contact: Kyle Niederpruem, 317-633-1240