FOIA Fest 2018
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Want to learn how to craft a public records request, find records on deadline, or use data to give your storytelling some oomph?
You’re in luck. Tickets for FOIAFest 2018 are now live! Get yours before they sell out!
The sixth-annual FOIAFest will be Feb. 24 at Loyola University Chicago. The daylong conference features panels and training sessions on everything from finding records hidden in plain sight to analyzing data for hard-hitting investigations.
Journalists will break down their stories, including how they discovered the vast inequity of the Cook County property tax system. A panel will even shed light on what’s in store for access to public information when Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan leaves office.
FOIAFest is made possible by the generous support of the Chicago Headline Club, Loyola University Chicago, and the Howard and Ursula Dubin Foundation.
Who: Keynote speaker Kimbriell Kelly, investigative reporter at the Washington Post. She’s a Pulitzer Prize winner (and a former Chicagoan).
Where: Loyola University’s Corboy Law Center
25 E. Pearson St., Chicago
When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $20 for Headline Club members, $30 for non-members, $10 for students. Continental breakfast, snack and lunch are all included in the price.