As we blogged about on Friday, if you’re thinking of going to the Whistleblower Summit: Civil & Human Rights Conference today, there’s plenty for you to see. Events are happening from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The conference aims to address pressing issues like the Obama administration’s war on intelligence whistleblowers, the cost of retaliation against whistleblowers, working with the media, and whistleblower protection legislation, among others.
In particular, you should think about attending the opening plenary session, which will talk about whistleblower protection legislation (like the recent Senate passage of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act) and features GAP Legal Director Tom Devine.
The other events today include a panel discussion on whistleblowers and the media (2 p.m.) and a welcome reception in the evening (5 p.m.). You can see the full schedule (and locations) of events here.
Hannah Johnson is Communications Associate for the Government Accountability Project, the nation's leading whistleblower protection and advocacy organization.