The Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB) plans to hold an in-person public meeting on January 26, 2023, at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum (LBJ Presidential Library) in Austin, Texas, at 4 p.m. CT.
Following the in-person public meeting, Avril Haines, Director of National Intelligence, will give a keynote address opening the public conference on “America’s Secrets: Classified Information and Our Democracy,” which will continue the next day, January 27.
The second day of the conference will continue with a series of panels, featuring discussions with historians, academics, technology experts, and members of the media, on issues critical to advancing government transparency through the reform of Executive Order 13526, Classified National Security Information. The conference is co-sponsored with the Clements Center for National Security, The Straus Center, the Intelligence Studies Project, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, and the LBJ Presidential Library. Stay tuned for registration details for in person attendance.