Diane Flores Korwin Scholarship
One of most enjoyable programs we offer is the scholarship program. ASAP members may sponsor a student to write a 500 word essay on "Why the FOIA, Information Access, or Privacy Matters to Them.” The American Society of Access Professionals’ Diane Flores Korwin Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance for undergraduate and graduate level students. It is an ASAP member benefit. All candidates must be sponsored by an ASAP member in good standing. Complete details and the application are available here.

Training Opportunities for FY2017
Please click here for FY2017 Training Opportunities.

Call for Awards and Incentives Nominations
The ASAP board of directors is seeking nominations for candidates to be considered for the President’s Award, Directors’ Award, Meritorious Achievement Award, and Certificate of Appreciation. The complete 2017 award descriptions and procedures are detailed at http://www.accesspro.org/awards/index.cfm.

New Webinars Released
We are excited to present to you, two new webinars: FOIA Procedural Overview and Significant Recent FOIA Decisions and an updated Exemption 5 webinar. Visit https://accesspro.org/programs/webinars.cfm for complete details and registration.

10th Annual National Training Conference – Registration Live
Registration is now LIVE for our 10th Annual National Training Conference.
The program combines basic training topics with the advanced, thought-provoking and practical issues associated with FOIA and Privacy Act processing, privacy issues, records management, open government and transparency issues. Agency breakouts are a special feature of this training.

Denver Workshop Update
Special Note for Records Managers: The ICRM preapproved the Denver Workshop for 11.5 CMP!

The FOIA-Privacy Act Workshop (including Records Management) is scheduled for May 11-12, 2017 at the recently renovated Denver Magnolia Hotel. All details regarding the educational sessions, registration procedures, registration fees (tuition), hotel costs and policies are posted at https://accesspro.org/programs/foia_privacy/2017/index.cfm.

BREAKING NEWS — ASAP Webinars
Webinars! Webinars! Webinars! — The member price on 4 (four) of our webinars is now discounted to $49 and the nonmember price is now $79. We are also recording a video production of the Introduction to the FOIA webinar and providing an update on Exemption 5. For additional details, visit our website at accesspro.org/programs/webinars.cfm.

ASAP is Proud to Announce the Winners of our 2016 Diane Flores Korwin Scholarship
Please congratulate Cynthia Perez sponsored by Amy McNulty and Jordan Stearns sponsored by Karen Finnegan Meyers on this wonderful achievement. Ms. Perez and Mr. Stearns each submitted an essay on "Why the FOIA, Information Access, or Privacy Matters to Them." To view their winning essays please visit our website here! We thank all of our candidates and sponsors for participating in this event.

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