[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 130 (Friday, July 7, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38655-38656]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-10582]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Office of the Secretary


Public Workshop: Operationalizing Privacy: Compliance Frameworks 
& Privacy Impact Assessments Session--A Tutorial on How to Write 
Privacy Impact Assessments and Privacy Threshold Analysis

AGENCY: Privacy Office, Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

ACTION: Notice announcing public workshop.

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SUMMARY: The Privacy Office of the Department of Homeland Security will 
host a public workshop, Operationalizing Privacy: Compliance Frameworks 
& Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) Session--A Tutorial on How to Write 
PIAs and Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTAs).

DATES: The workshop will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2006, from 8:30 
a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held in the Auditorium of the GSA 
Regional Headquarters, 7th & D Streets, SW., Washington, DC, 20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Kavanaugh, Privacy Office, 
Department of Homeland Security, Arlington, VA 22202 by telephone (571) 
227-3813, by facsimile (571) 227-4171, or by e-mail to 
privacyworkshop@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DHS Privacy Office is holding a public 
workshop that will provide in-depth training on how to write PIAs and 
PTAs. A case study will be used to illustrate a step-by-step approach 
to researching, preparing, and writing these documents.
    The workshop is open to the public and there is no fee for 
attendance. For general security purposes, the GSA Regional 
Headquarters requires that all attendees show a valid form of photo 
identification, such as a driver's license, to enter the building.
    The DHS Privacy Office has developed PIA guidance and templates for 
PIAs and PTAs for DHS programs. The guidance and templates are posted 
on our Web site at http://www.dhs.gov/privacy. In addition, the DHS 
Privacy Office will post information about the

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workshop, including a detailed agenda, on the Web site prior to the 
event.
    Registration: Registration is recommended but not required. For 
non-registrants seating will be allocated on a first-come, first-served 
basis, so please arrive early. Persons with disabilities who require 
special assistance should indicate this in their admittance request and 
are encouraged to identify anticipated special needs as early as 
possible. You may register by e-mail at privacyworkshop@dhs.gov or by 
calling (571) 227-3813.

    Dated: June 28, 2006.
Maureen Cooney,
Acting Chief Privacy Officer, Chief Freedom of Information Act Officer.
 [FR Doc. E6-10582 Filed 7-6-06; 8:45 am]
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