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Open Government Summit 101




January 9, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM



8:30 a.m.                  Check-in

                                 Open Meeting Act Checklist

                                 Access to Public Records Act Checklist




9:00 a.m.                  Welcome and Introduction by Dr. Meghan Hughes, President, Community College of Rhode Island Video


9:05 a.m.                  Opening Remarks by Peter F. Kilmartin, Attorney General Video

The Philosophy and Mission of the Department of Attorney General.


9:15 a.m.                  Access to Public Records Act Presentation Video

Presentation will highlight how to determine whether a document is a public record and how to respond to a citizen’s request. Important procedural provisions will be discussed, including how to respond to public record requests and establishing guidelines for public access. Frequent trouble areas and significant legal cases will also be reviewed.


10:15 - 10:30 a.m.   Break Video


10:30 a.m.                Open Meetings Act Presentation Video

Questions posed in advance and asked at the Summit will be addressed.


11:30 p.m.               Access to Public Records Act and Open Meetings Act Questions and Answers Video

Questions posed in advance (see below) and questions asked at the Summit will be addressed.


To register email or contact 274-4400 ext. 2101. Questions may be submitted in advance by e-mail. ClerkBase will be streaming this presentation live over the internet beginning at 9:00 a.m. and a link will be available on the Attorney General’s website. This Program is certified for a total of 3 Continuing Legal Education Credits (zero ethics). Attorneys must be physically present at CCRI to obtain CLE credits. This program (live or via video) also qualifies for APRA certification pursuant to § 38-2-3.16.


If communication assistance is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact the above email or telephone number as soon as possible, but prior to January 4, 2017.


**Agenda Subject to Change**


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