“Texas: Let the Sun Shine” State Conference – Sept. 21, 2018

The FOI Foundation of Texas annual state conference, “Texas: Let the Sun Shine,” will take place Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Austin, 208 Barton Springs Road. The keynote luncheon speaker will be Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar. See the full agenda here. We’ll have a full day of panels on the Texas Public Information Act; reporting difficult news stories despite information roadblocks; and free speech on campus. Register here or click the button below:

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Meanwhile, hotel rooms at a rate of $229 each are available for the night of Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Hyatt Regency. The cutoff date for this rate is Aug. 23, 2018. Reservations can be made at the following link:


Hotel room rates and availability for subsequent days are not guaranteed. Check with the hotel directly for more information.

Self-parking will be available at the Hyatt for $6. We will have free wifi in meeting rooms.

(One of our Houston attendees wants to let fellow conference-goers know about an alternative to traveling to Austin by air or car. The Vonlane buses run between Hyatt Regency hotels in Houston and Austin. For more information go to www.vonlane.com .)