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Future of Voting Systems Symposium Agenda

NIST/EAC Future of Voting Systems Symposium II

Preliminary Agenda

Department of CommerceAuditorium, Herbert C. Hoover BldgFebruary 9-10, 2015 Day 1: "Trends in Voting Systems" 
8:30am – 9:00am Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • Dr. Willie May, NIST
  • Tom Hicks, EAC Commissioner
  • Matthew Masterson, EAC Commissioner
  • Christy McCormick, EAC Commissioner
9:00am – 10:00am

Tammy Patrick, Senior Advisor to the Democracy Project, Bipartisan Policy Center

10:00am – 10:30am


10:30am – 11:45am

Panel: "Trends in Voting Systems"

  • Technology in Elections
  • Online Ballot Marking
  • COTS
  • Poll Worker Usability and Accessibility
  • 11:45am – 1:00pm

    Lunch (On your own)

    1:00pm - 2:15pm

    Panel: "Balancing Human Factors and Security"

    2:15pm – 3:30pm

    Panel: "Future Voting Standards"

    • EAC Future VVSG Group
    • NIST Usability & Accessibility Roadmap
    • NASED
    • NCSL
    3:30pm – 4:00pm Break
    4:00pm – 5:00pm

    Panel: "E-Pollbooks"

    • E-Pollbook Landscape
    • E-Pollbook Case Studies
    • Usability of E-Pollbooks
    • Best Practices

    Day 2: "Looking Towards the Future"

    8:30am – 8:45am

    Day 2 Introduction

    8:45am – 10:00am

    Panel: "Interoperable Systems"

    • Modeling Data in Elections
    • Election Reporting
    • PEW Data Efforts
    • Use of Election Data
    10:00am – 10:30am Break
    10:30am – 11:30am

    Breakout Session I

    • Usability & Accessibility Roadmap
    • Considerations for Future VVSG
    11:30pm -1:00pm Lunch (On your own)
    1:00pm – 2:00pm

    Breakout Session II

    • Election Auditing
    • Security: Next Steps
    2:00pm – 3:00pm

    Breakout Session III

    • Testing Emerging Systems
    • Innovative Trends
    3:00pm – 3:30pm


    3:30pm – 4:30pm

    Report from Breakouts

    4:30pm – 5:00pm


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    Created January 14, 2015, Updated August 25, 2016