Training Calendar

How MGDPA Applies to Personnel Data: For Responsible Authorities

Jul 20, 2023, MCIT Building, St. Paul, Minn., or online

In person attendance: $65 for MCIT members; $105 for all others
Online attendance: $35 for anyone

This hybrid seminar, led by Minnesota Department of Administration Data Practices Office staff, provides responsible authorities and their designees with the foundation they need to take on the duties of the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (MGDPA) as it pertains to personnel data.

The training offers an in-depth examination of the law and its application to information about a public entity’s employees. The session provides best practices to assist in day-to-day MGDPA administration.

Participants can choose to attend in person or online. Online attendees may not be able to participate fully in seminar activities.

Registration for this event will open around May 25, 2023.

Who Should Attend?

This seminar is specifically designed for individuals designated as a public entity’s responsible authority and the responsible authority’s designee. An individual may be the responsible authority if he or she is the:

  • County administrator or coordinator
  • County auditor
  • County attorney
  • Sheriff
  • SWCD district manager
  • Joint powers executive director
  • Social services director
  • Veterans services officer
  • Other elected official
  • Person designated by the governing board to be the responsible authority


Fees may be submitted at any time. They need not accompany your registration form. An invoice will be issued for any fees not paid by the training session date. If you require a signed voucher to submit payment, please forward it to MCIT. We do not accept credit cards.

Cancellation Policy: Individuals registered for training sessions will not be billed for cancellations made at least one week prior to the session. Cancellations received after the deadline will be billed for the entire registration fee.