Friday, January 10, 2014
NIST Accessible Voting Tech Webinars (Jan 10)
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
EAC/NIST Sponsored Webinar Series: "Piloting Accessible Voting Technology in the Field". View more information and register at the link below.
EAC and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host two Accessible Voting Technology Initiative (AVTI) webinars in January 2014. The goal of these webinars is to share the results of the AVTI research that can be used to improve elections and the voting process.
The first webinar will be held Friday, January 10th, from 1:00 – 2:30 PM, and will focus on piloting AVTI technology.
The second webinar will be held Thursday, January 23rd, from 10:00 – 11:30 AM, and will look at piloting AVTI solutions related to election personnel.
Election officials, manufacturers, researchers, accessibility advocates, and the general public are encouraged to attend. You can view more information about the webinars and register at: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/z8t76wxa9t1&eom.
BACKGROUND: In 2010, the EAC awarded two grants under AVTI to Clemson University and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) to improve voting accessibility for all citizens through research and development.
Questions about the webinars can be sent via email to email@example.com. For more information about the AVTI grant, visit 2010 Accessible Voting Technology Initiative.
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