[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 85 (Thursday, May 1, 2008)]
[Pages 24078-24079]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-9519]



Office of the Secretary

Public Workshop: Privacy Compliance Fundamentals--PTAs, PIAs, and 

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

ACTION: Notice announcing public workshop.


SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security Privacy Office will host a 
public workshop, ``Privacy Compliance Fundamentals--PTAs, PIAs, and 

DATES: The workshop will be held on May 23, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 

ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held in the auditorium at the DHS 
Offices at the GSA Regional Headquarters Building located at 7th and D 
Streets, SW., Washington, DC, 20024.

Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528; by telephone 
703-235-0780; by facsimile 703-235-0442; or by e-mail at 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 
Privacy Office is holding a public workshop that will provide in-depth 
training on the privacy compliance process at DHS, and specifically how 
to write privacy impact assessments (PIAs)

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and systems of records notices (SORNs). A case study will be used to 
illustrate a step-by-step approach to researching, preparing, and 
writing these documents. The workshop will highlight the Privacy Impact 
Assessments: Official Guidance and introduce the System of Records 
Notices: Official Guidance for DHS.
    The workshop is open to the public and there is no fee for 
    Registration and Security: In order to facilitate security 
requirements of the GSA facility, attendees must register in advance 
for this workshop. Registration closes at 9 a.m., Monday, May 19, 2008. 
To register, please send an e-mail to privacyworkshop@dhs.gov, with the 
name of the workshop (``Privacy Compliance Fundamentals--PTAs, PIAs, 
and SORNs'') in the subject line, and your full name and organizational 
affiliation in the body of the email. Alternatively, you may call 703-
235-0780 to register and to provide the Privacy Office with your full 
name and organizational affiliation.
    All attendees who are employed by a federal agency will be required 
to show their federal agency employee photo identification badge to 
enter the building. Attendees who do not possess a federal agency 
employee photo identification badge will need to show a form of 
government-issued photo identification, such as a driver's license, in 
order to verify their previously-provided registration information. 
This is a security requirement of the facility.
    The Privacy Office will only use your name for the security 
purposes of this specific workshop and to contact you in the event of a 
change to the workshop.
    Special Assistance: 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.

John W. Kropf,
Acting Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E8-9519 Filed 4-30-08; 8:45 am]