The National Freedom of Information Coalition (NFOIC) and the Ohio Coalition of Open Government (OCOG) are pleased to announce the 2018 FOI Summit will convene in the Queen City, Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 21st and 22nd this year (Friday and Saturday) at the Westin Cincinnati, 21 E. 5th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202.
The annual FOI Summit is a gathering of state FOI coalition directors, journalists, attorneys, and open government and first amendment advocates. The summit features the exchange of ideas and experiences about the latest issues and trends around state and local open government legislation, policies and practices. An excellent networking experience, the annual FOI Summit includes panel discussions, presentations, and group interaction featuring experts, advocates and champions of transparency and FOI.
The summit also features the annual State Open Government Hall of Fame luncheon featuring a keynote speaker and the 2018 induction of a worthy individual in recognition of their long-term contributions to open government in their state. To learn more information past summit programs and presenters, please visit the 2017 FOI Summit homepage.
Online registration for the summit is open. Secure the Early Bird rate now. A block of discounted rooms are available at the Westin Cincinnati. Hotel reservations are also open. For more information about the summit or if you have any questions, please contact NFOIC here and use "FOI Summit" in your subject line. See you in Cincinnati.