White House to Announce Open Government Directive

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from the White House (via email)

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 7, 2009

ADVISORY: Administration Officials to Launch Comprehensive Open Government Plan

with Webcast Open to All Americans

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow at 11:00am ET, U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra and U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra will launch the administration’s comprehensive Open Government Plan, furthering the President’s commitment to increasing transparency and accountability in Washington and ensuring greater access and information for the American people.

This announcement will be streamed live on whitehouse.gov, and will be followed by a web forum where individuals will be given an opportunity to ask questions and offer suggestions about the administration’s Open Government Plan.

WHO: U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra and U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra

WHAT: Administration Launches Comprehensive Open Government Plan

WHERE: Watch it live and participate at http://www.whitehouse.gov/live

WHEN: Tuesday, December 8

11:00am ET

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  • Sostne

    Just providing the tools doesn’t ensure engagement with a broad cross section of the community. Very few people for example have time during the work day to participate in a webcst.