Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Free FOIA 2.0 Workshop on Nov 16

From an email sent by Dr. Stuart Shulman/PCAT:

Date: November 16, 2010.
Times: 10:00 am or 1:00 pm.
Where: USDA Headquarters, Whitten Building, Room 107A.
Registration: Free, but required. Visit: http://people.umass.edu/stu/foia.html

Workshop topics: Electronic content management, e-discovery, redaction, named entity detection, offensive language tools, work flow design, peer collaboration, and techniques for finding personally identifiable or confidential business information.

Who should attend: FOIA officers from any federal agency are welcome.

Lunch: Registered participants for both sessions will be provided with a catered lunch and a networking opportunity between 12:00 and 1:00 pm.

Sponsors: National Science Foundation (III-0705566) "Collaborative Research III-COR: From a Pile of Documents to a Collection of Information: A Framework for Multi-Dimensional Text Analysis" and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Contact: Dr. Stuart Shulman via email stu@polsci.umass.edu or call 413-230-1255.

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