The Catalan Ombudsman holds a Conference on May 13 and 14 on the topic of access to public information


Access models to public information, transparency, participation and privacy are the main issues to be discussed during the conference "Access to public information: moving forward to transparency" that will be held at Catalan Ombudsman's head office on 13 and 14 May, 2010.

The opening speech will be delivered by the Catalan Ombudsman, Rafael Ribó. Besides, there will be a number of round tables chaired by experts such as the Head of Policy Delivery of UK Information Commissioner's Office, Mr. Steve Wood, the Assistant Director of Studies and Legal Proposals of the Ministry of Presidency of the Spanish Government, Mr. Emilio Guichot and the Director of the Catalan Agency for Data Protection, Mrs. Esther Mitjans, among others.

Registration is free although there are limited seats to 100 attendants. To register or for further information, contact the Catalan Ombudsman Office by phone at +34 933 018 075 or by email at

Also, all those interested will be able to follow the Conference in real time at