Minnesota Coalition on GOvernment Information

Afloat in the Wireless Pond Agenda

Registration - Coffee and more

Opening Remarks
Laura Waterman Wittstock, CEO, Wittstock & Associates


Kenneth Brusic, Editor, Orange County Register
”Dirty Laundry: Confessions of a lapsed newspaper editor”


Responder Panel
Helen Burke, Minneapolis Central Library, Moderator

Marian Rengel, Minnesota Digital Library
Thomas Eland, Librarian and Instructor, MCTC
Morgan Grayce Willow, poet
Peter Shea, Gustavus Adolphus College


Lunch served in meeting room and Atrium.
Time for viewing exhibits in the Atrium.
Exhibits include Sunshine Week, Freedom of Information Day, “Hidden Heroes of History”, Legislative Reference Library, Minnesota Historical Society, Minnesota Digital Library, and other local print and online resources that focus on access to state and local government information


Door prize drawing

Welcome and remarks
Jane Leonard, Executive Director, Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission


Demonstrations, Jane Leonard, Moderator
Jim Ramstrom, Land Management Information Center, True North
Carol Urness, University of Minnesota Librarian and map historian  
Thomas Leighton, Principal City Planner, Mpls, West Broadway Alive!
Research projects designed by History Day Students 


David Wiggins, National Park Service, Mississippi River National Center

I can see, almost clearly, the river of the future disappear as we go floating down”

Closing Musical Surprise


 All events will take place in Northwestern Hall at Luther Seminary in St. Paul

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