The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will host the tenth annual CoFO meeting on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. The all-day conference will feature a keynote address by John Palguta, Vice President of the Partnership for Public Service.
Conference topics will include: Workshop with the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation; Internal and External OmbudsFocus Groups; Development of the Federal Ombuds; and Solo Practitioners. Registration in advance is required. Please email Carla Miller at ATF (carla [dot] miller [at-sign] atf [dot] gov) and copy Wendy Kamenshine at DHS (wendy [dot] kamenshine [at-sign] dhs [dot] gov) with your name, agency or organization and phone number. Attendees should bring a government-issued photo ID and arrive in ample time for security procedures. (CoFO Website.)
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