Monday, 04 August 2014 13:19
The 2014 Bernard and Audre Rapoport State Conference convenes on Friday, Sept. 12, at the Hilton Austin Hotel, 500 E. Fourth St.
Sessions run from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will address public access to courts; social media use in open government; and new laws and best practices involving the Texas Public Information Act. Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson will be the luncheon keynote speaker.
Register now for the daylong conference including the John Henry Faulk Awards Luncheon, or register for the luncheon only.
Stay tuned to the FOIFT website for more details on conference panel discussions and the James Madison Award winner.
A limited number of conference rate hotel rooms are available at the Hilton Austin for $199 per night until Aug. 13 and at the DoubleTree by Hilton Austin University (1.5 miles away) for $159 per night until Aug. 29. Rooms at these rates are available for Sept. 11 and/or Sept. 12 until the cutoff dates. Attendees are responsible for their own hotel reservations and payments.
To reserve a room at the Hilton Austin call 1-800-236-1592 and use the group coade FIF911 to receive the group rate.