Access 2013 Schedule

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10:00 - 10:15

Welcome from VCOG’s president Craig Fifer and Williamsburg City Manager Jack Tuttle

10:15 - 11:25

PANEL 1: Lax: Are Virginia’s laws as bad as they say?

Sarah Bryner, Center for Responsive Politics
Vivian Paige, Political observer
Gordon Witkin, Center for Public Integrity

11:30 - 1:10

Lunch, VCOG’s annual open-government awards and featured speaker

Aneesh Chopra, former U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Virginia Secretary of Technology

1:15 - 2:25

PANEL 2: The Virginia Way: Time for a new path?

Benson Dendy, Vectre Corporation
Waldo Jaquith, Open Virginia
Gordon Morse, Political observer
Ginger Stanley, Virginia Press Association

2:30 - 3:00

Speaker: Lt. Governor Bill Bolling

3:00 - 4:00

PANEL 3: Reform: What does the future hold?

Ernie Gates, Stars & Stripes
Quentin Kidd, Christopher Newport University
Brian Schoneman, Bearing Drift
Julian Walker, Virginian-Pilot