Join OFR and NARA at Rulemaking 2.0

At noon on December 1, Cynthia Farina, Cornell University Professor, will speak at the noontime lecture series, hosted by the Office of the Federal Register and the National Archives and Records Administration.  This is the fourth in OFR's series of 75th anniversary programs, the National Archives Building in Washington, DC.  Learn more here.

Topic: Rulemaking 2.0: Technology and New Dimensions of Public Participation
Presenter: Cynthia Farina, Professor of Law, Cornell University

Professor Farina is a principal researcher in the Cornell e-Rulemaking Initiative (CeRI). For several years CeRI has been working with federal agencies, principally in the Department of Transportation to improve the quality of technology-supported rulemaking. CeRI's current project, "Regulation Room," is an experimental online public participation and learning platform that offered two live DOT rulemakings in 2010. Professor Farina will describe the initiative and speak about the future of technology and erulemaking and their impact on public participation in the rulemaking process.

Date: Wednesday, December 1
Time: Noon - 1:00 pm

Location: Jefferson Room, Main Archives Building, 9th Street and Constitution Avenue
Enter through the "Special Events Entrance"

Questions: Jim Hemphill, 202-741-6001