Mayor, CTO to speak at Open Government Summit

  Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and Archana Vemulapalli, D.C.'s chief technology officer, will discuss government transparency and open data policy at the fifth annual Sunshine Week program co-hosted by the D.C. Open Government Coalition at the National Press Club March 15 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

  The event is open and free to all, but space is limited and only a few seats are still available. Click here to register. A reception will follow the program.

  Sunshine Week is a national initiative to promote a dialogue on the importance of open government and freedom of information. This non-partisan, non-profit initiative, coordinated by the American Society of News Editors and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, is celebrated in mid-March each year to coincide with James Madison’s birthday March 16. To learn more, visit