Thursday, August 25, 2005

UKeiG Meeting: FOI: How are we doing?
Implications for e-information and the information professional.

to be held at The John Rylands University Library, University of Manchester. Wednesday, 23 November 2005, 9.45 - 16.30

Course outline

The first 'FOI' year has seen the emergence of a series of new activities: new journals on freedom of information, records managers in high demand, courses on every aspect of FOI and tales of journalists aggressively testing the system to expose the cracks.

Topics to be covered include:

-Summary of progress to date
-Examples of best practice
-E-information practice - using disclosure logs
-E-information opportunities - using FOI as a research tool
-The role of the information professional - a lost opportunity
-Looking ahead - new initiatives for the future.

Course Presenter

Steve Wood is a Senior lecturer in Information Management at Liverpool John Moores University. He lectures and researches on FOI and e-business areas. He is editor of the popular website Freedom of Information Act Blog and founding editor of "Open Government: a journal on freedom of information".
Other speakers include Tim Turner, FOI Officer, Wigan Council and Guy Daines, Policy Advisor at CILIP

To register your interest in this meeting, reserve a place, or request further details, please email meetings@ukeig.org.uk. Further details are also available via the UKeiG website at www.ukeig.org.uk.

4 comments:

Eagle said...

came accross your blog.
appreciate if you pay visit to my site:

income opportunity

TS said...

Nice Blog!!!   I thought I'd tell you about a site that will let give you places where
you can make extra cash! I made over $800 last month. Not bad for not doing much. Just put in your
zip code and up will pop up a list of places that are available. I live in a small area and found quite
a few. MAKE MONEY NOW

Marketing man said...

Nice blog here! I'm definitely going to bookmark you! I have a united work at home publishing
site. It pretty much covers united work at home publishing
related stuff.

Come and check it out if you get time :-)

TS said...

Nice Blog!!!   I thought I'd tell you about a site that will let give you places where
you can make extra cash! I made over $800 last month. Not bad for not doing much. Just put in your
zip code and up will pop up a list of places that are available. I live in a small area and found quite
a few. MAKE MONEY NOW