Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Oklahoma Sunshine 2012: Forging a Commitment to Open Government

Kick off Sunshine Week with FOI Oklahoma’s 2012 Sunshine Conference. This year's theme is "Forging a Commitment to Open Government."

Program highlights include:
  • House Speaker Kris Steele and fellow lawmakers explain bills requiring the state Legislature to comply with our open government laws.
  • State Auditor Gary Jones discusses ways to improve enforcement of those laws.
  • The Student Press Law Center’s attorney and a state expert on education law explain the application of FERPA, HIPAA and other federal statutes to the records of Oklahoma’s school districts, colleges and universities.
  • State experts explain our Open Records and Open Meeting laws.
  • Marian Opala First Amendment Award and FOI Award recipients recognized.
The conference is 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., March 10, at The Oklahoman Tower, 9000 N. Broadway, OKC. (Use the East Britton Road gate.)

Registration for walk-ins will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Early registration must be received by March 7. Additional $5 for registrations received after March 7.

Registration Form

Registration includes lunch.
  • FOI Oklahoma Inc. Members: $15
  • FOI Oklahoma Student Members: FREE (If registration is received by March 7. Otherwise, pay $10 at door.)
  • Non-Members: $30
  • Non-Member Students: $15 (Includes one-year membership in FOI Oklahoma Inc.)
Make check or money order payable to FOI Oklahoma.

Mail payment to:
Oklahoma Sunshine '12
Oklahoma Library Association
300 Hardy Drive, Edmond, OK 73013
405–525–5100 • Fax: 405–525–5103
Kay Boies: kboies@sbcglobal.net

Purchase Orders, and Visa and MasterCard payments can also be accepted. Please contact Kay Boies at the Oklahoma Library Association.

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