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CURRENT EVENTS:
July 20, 2015-July 21, 2015 TGDC Meeting: July 20-21, 2015
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July 20, 2015-July 21, 2015


08:30 AM - 04:45 PM

The Technical Guidelines Development Committee will meet at NIST in Gaithersburg, Maryland on July 20-21, 2015 at NIST. The meeting will be the first step in moving forward with the development of the next generation of voluntary voting system guidelines.

 
July 28, 2015 Public Meeting 7-28-15
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July 28, 2015


01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Commissioners will meet to discuss EAC's work on accessible voting and technology research and the results of the Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS).

 

LOOKING FORWARD:
August 12, 2015-August 13, 2015 EAC Election Data Summit — How Good Data Can Help Elections Run Better
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August 12, 2015-August 13, 2015


09:00 AM - 04:30 PM

EAC will host an election data summit to discuss how good data can help elections run better. The gathering will take place on August 12 & 13 at American University in Washington, DC. Attendees will include a broad spectrum of election researchers, state and local government election officials and representatives from leading non-profit election organizations.

 

PAST EVENTS:
May 05, 2008 Roundtable
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May 05, 2008


09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

U.S. Election Assistance Commission
1225 New York Ave NW, Suite 150
Washington,DC
20005

(202) 566-3100

The Commission will host an interdisciplinary roundtable discussion of the TGDC recommended Voluntary Voting System Guidelines. The discussion will be focus on (1) the cost implications of the proposed VVSG; (2) the effect of the new standards on the time in process for voting systems; (3) increasing the efficiency of testing; (4) the possible implementation time of the next iteration of the VVSG; (5) Innovation in voting technology; (6) Risks associated with voting system technology.

 
April 30, 2008 Public Meeting
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April 30, 2008

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10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

U.S. Election Assistance Commission
1225 New York Ave NW, Suite 150
Washington,DC
20005

(202) 566-3100

The Commissioners will consider the following items: whether to modify Advisory Opinion 07-003-A regarding Maintenance of Effort (MOE) funding, pursuant to HAVA Section 254 (a) (7); whether to update the Michigan state instructions on the national voter registration form. Commissioners will receive a briefing regarding HAVA State Plans, hold a fact-gathering hearing regarding Iowa's audit appeal, as part of the audit appeal process established by the Commission, and other administrative matters.

 
April 25, 2008 Roundtable
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April 25, 2008


09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

U.S. Election Assistance Commission
1225 New York Ave NW, Suite 150
Washington,DC
20005

(202) 566-3100

The Commission will host an election official roundtable discussion of the TGDC's recommended Voluntary Voting System Guidelines. The discussion will be focused upon: (1)The usability and readability of the proposed standards; (2) The creation of a risk assessment for voting systems; (3) Stability of the standards vs. the need to create flexible standards that promote innovation;(4) Open Ended Vulnerability Testing (OEVT) and how it fits into the proposed standards.

 
April 24, 2008 Roundtable
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April 24, 2008

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09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

U.S. Election Assistance Commission
1225 New York Ave NW, Suite 150
Washington,DC
20005

(202) 566-3100

The Commission will host a voting advocates roundtable discussion of the Technical Guidelines Committee’s (TGDC) recommended Voluntary Voting System Guidelines. The discussion will be focused upon the following topics: (1)The development of a threat assessment; (2) The evaluation of innovative systems; (3) Open Ended Vulnerability Testing (OEVT); (4) testing of voting system software; (5) How best to strike the balance between usability and accessibility.

 
April 21, 2008-April 25, 2008 Board of Advisors Meeting
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April 21, 2008-April 25, 2008


09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

EAC Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room at www.eac.gov. Once at the main page of EAC’s website, viewers should click the link to the Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room. The virtual meeting room will open on Monday, April 21, 2008, at 9:00 A.M. EDT and will close on Friday, April 25, 2008, at 5:00 P.M. EDT. The site will be available 24 hours per day during that 5-day period.

 
April 21, 2008-April 25, 2008 Standards Board (Virtual Public Forum)
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April 21, 2008-April 25, 2008


09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Standards Board (Virtual Public Forum)

 
April 16, 2008 Public Meeting
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April 16, 2008

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01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Millennium Hotel Minneapolis Horizons, 14th Floor
1313 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis,MN
55403-2697

(612) 332-6000

The Commission will receive presentations on Successful Ballot Design, including the Ballot Design Process from Start to Finish; Ballot Design Accessibility, and Usability; and Successful Designs for Optical-scan Ballots, Direct Recording Device Ballots and Paper Ballots. The Commission will consider a status report on a first time voter study, (2) a voter information websites study, (3) a policy proposal regarding the allowable uses of HAVA funds, (4) Advisory Opinion 07-003-A regarding MOE.

 
March 27, 2008 Roundtable
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March 27, 2008

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09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Kellogg Conference Center, Gallaudet University
800 Florida Ave, NE
Washington,DC
20002

(202) 651-6000

The Commission will host a VSTL roundtable discussion regarding the TGDC recommended VVSG. Topics include: (1) New research, technology, or methods in the areas of accessibility and usability; (2) usability and/or disability concerns with voting systems; (3) Does the current recommended guidelines allow for independent participation by individuals with disabilities; (4) How to best qualify people to conduct usability and accessibility testing, and more.

 
March 20, 2008 Public Meeting
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March 20, 2008

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08:30 AM - 02:00 PM

Hyatt Regency in Denver, CO
650 15th Street
Denver,CO
80202

(303) 436-1234

The Commission met in Denver, CO to review HAVA funds, changes to the state-specific instructions on the National Form, and the proposed UOCAVA voters study.

 
March 19, 2008 Roundtable
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March 19, 2008

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09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Hyatt Regency Denver
650 15th Street
Denver,CO
80202

(202) 566-3100

The Commission will host a voting systems testing laboratory roundtable discussion on the TGDC's VVSG. Topics include: (1) Whether the recommend TGDC standards create appropriate functional standards that promote innovation; (2) How to evaluate innovative systems, for which there are no standards for purposes of certification; (3) The value & risks associated with OEVT; (4) The processes associated with testing to the VVSG and modifications; (5) VSTL usability benchmarks implications.