Deadline for applications is February 16, 2009.
YES, YOU CAN:
Be one of 36 participants selected to attend a weekend-long intensive training conducted by a prestigious faculty.
Be assigned a mentor who will guide you in avoiding costly legal and public relations problems in the future.
Meet and interact with your peers from all levels of government around the state through activities designed to stimulate discussion of practical solutions to dilemmas you face on a daily basis in the workplace.
Receive a framed "Open Government Leader" certificate that you can proudly display upon completion of the Institute.
Presentations and Instructors:
The Press and Public Records: A Case StudyPresenter: David Seago
Navigating the Pitfalls of Washington’s Open Government Laws
Presenter: Tim Ford
An Introduction to Open Government
Presenter: Toby Nixon
Proactive Best Practices for Open Government
Presenters: Chris Leman and Donna McKereghan
Navigating the Public Records Act
Presenter: Duane M. Swinton
How Non-Disclosure Can Serve the Public Interest
Presenter: Ramsey Ramerman
For more information about the presentations and instructors please go to http://washingtoncog.org/ogli.htm
Apply now for the Open Government Leadership Institute May 1-3, 2009 at the Dumas Bay Centre in Federal Way presented by the Washington Coalition for Open Government.
Tuition is $250 for WCOG members, $275 for non-members, including two nights lodging and four meals.
Application forms and complete details are available at:www.washingtoncog.org/ogli.htm or by mail from
WCOG:6351 Seaview Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107-2664
Questions? Please contact Patience Rogge:email@example.com, or by phone at (206) 782-0393.** Sponsorships for this event are available.
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The Open Government Leadership Institute is supported by grants from the Norcliffe Foundation and the John L. and James S. Knight Foundation through the National Freedom of Information Coalition.