Monday, April 01, 2013 - Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Accessible Voting Technology Research Workshop
All Day Event
EAC and NIST are sponsoring a two day workshop to explore current and future research in accessible voting technology.
Watch the webcast here!
The event will be webcast live April 1-2, 2013. A link to the webcast will be available here on those dates. For agenda information and more, click here.
The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are sponsoring a two day workshop to explore current and future research in accessible voting technology. The sponsoring organizations seek to have lively discussion on the following topics:
•Innovative assistive applications and techniques
•New approaches to accessibility in voting
•Accessibility research benchmarks and results
•Transitioning research to industry
•New and existing devices that provide accessible access to elements of the voting process
•Challenges in accessible voting
The workshop will provide an environment for interactive discussions among the attendees including researchers, election officials, government officials, and voting system manufacturers. The workshop will encourage attendee participation through panel discussions and breakout sessions, with trending research presentations to frame the topics to be explored. The goal of the discussions for the workshop is to foster collaborations in the testing, evaluation, and transition of accessible voting technology.
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