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Media Advisory

Thursday, July 06, 2006
Contact: Peter Graves
Tel: 202-606-2402

OPM To Host Update For Contractors and Employees on Security Clearances


Washington, DC -- U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Linda M. Springer will host a panel of experts from OPM, the Office of Management and Budget, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Defense Security Service, and the Information Security Oversight Office to discuss Federal employee security clearance procedures with contractors and employees. A briefing and Q&A session with an OPM expert for media will be held at the conclusion of the panel between 12:10 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.


WHO:             OPM Director Linda M. Springer and agency experts


WHAT:           Briefing on Federal security clearance procedures


WHERE:        U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Theodore Roosevelt Office Building, Campbell Auditorium, 1900 E Street NW, Washington, D.C.

(Campbell Auditorium is located on the Ground Floor level, one floor below the E Street entrance, to the right.)


WHEN:           Tuesday, July 11, 2006


TIME:            10:00 AM – 12:00 PM   (Briefing and Q&A session for Media following from 12:10 pm – 12:30 pm.)



NOTE TO MEDIA – The question and answer session to begin immediately following the panel is reserved for employees and contractors. Media questions will be handled at the 12:10 briefing and Q&A session. Thanks for your cooperation.


Please RSVP with Peter Graves of the Office of Communications and Public Liaison at

202-606-2402 if you plan to attend.


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