The National Freedom of Information Coalition (NFOIC) and the Ohio Coalition of Open Government (OCOG) present the 2018 FOI Summit to convene in Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 21st and 22nd (FR/SA) at the Westin Cincinnati, 21 E. 5th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202.
The 29th annual summit is a gathering of state FOI coalition directors, journalists, attorneys, and open government and first amendment advocates focused on issues and trends around state and local open government legislation, policies and practices. An excellent networking experience, the summit includes panel discussions, presentations, and group interaction among FOI and First Amendment experts, advocates and champions. View the preliminary schedule below.
The summit also includes the State Open Government Hall of Fame luncheon featuring a keynote speaker and the induction of a worthy individual in recognition of their lifetime contributions to open government in their state.
If you are an SPJ member and plan on attending, there is a small grant from SPJ/SDX Foundation that can be used to pay the registration fee..
Online registration for the summit is open. Secure the Early Bird rate now. A block of discounted rooms are available at the Westin Cincinnati on a limited basis so make your reservations now. Please contact NFOIC here with any questions or special needs. We’ll see you in Cincinnati.