Developments in FOIA in the Context of Animal Research - December 10, 2020

Audience: The program is tailored to IACUC staff, IACUC members, IOs, veterinarians, investigators, compliance personnel, animal care staff, and others involved in animal programs.

Speakers: Gorka Garcia-Malene, MS, JD, Director, NIH FOIA Program and Axel Wolff, DVM, MS, Deputy Director, OLAW

Topic: In this webinar, Drs. Gorka Garcia-Malene, Director, NIH FOIA Program, and Axel Wolff, Deputy Director, OLAW, will share an overview of FOIA including:   

  • responsibilities placed upon federal agencies by the FOIA;  

  • types of animal-related records sought in recent months;    

  • categories of information requesters are currently foregoing and those they now require;  

  • the potential impact of FOIA requests on documents submitted by your institution to OLAW  

The information presented will be useful to Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUC) regarding the submission of information to OLAW and how it may be accessed by the public.  

Note: This webinar will not be broadcast live but will be prerecorded and posted on December 10, 2020.

Recording and Supporting Materials: pending

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