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Presented by: Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association & Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation
MAR 15, 2016 TUESDAY

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Widener Law Commonwealth
Administration Building, Room A180
3737 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Sunshine Week Panel Discussion and Luncheon

Please join us for a panel discussion and luncheon celebrating Sunshine Week

The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association and the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation are pleased to present a panel discussion and free luncheon in honor of Sunshine Week. The panel will feature discussion on the state of open government in Pennsylvania. Sunshine Week, celebrated this year on March 13-19, 2016, is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. PNA’s luncheon and the panel discussion are free and open to members of the public, however RSVP is requested by March 4 for planning purposes.

Upon registration and payment, lawyers are eligible to obtain CLE credit.  If registering for CLE credit, please use the required registration form

Panelists Include: 
--Erik Arneson, Executive Director, Office of Open Records
--Scott Coburn, Esq., General Counsel Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors
--Melissa Melewsky, Esq., Media Law Counsel, Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association
--Terry Mutchler, Esq., Pepper Hamilton, LLP (former Executive Director of the Office of Open Records).

The panel discussion, covering the Right to Know Law, Sunshine Act and Freedom of Information Act, will be moderated by the President of PNA, Teri Henning.

When: Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Program from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Cost: Free for attendees not seeking CLE credit; $30 for attorneys seeking CLE credit.

Registration: Pre-registration for all attendees is required by March 4.  Attorneys must pre-register and provide payment by completing a registration form. To register, email Kathleen Landis or phone her at (717) 703-3012.