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Accessible Voting Technology Research Workshop 4/1 & 2/2013

from: Jessica Myers on Mar 21, 2013


Accessible Voting Technology Research Workshop 4/1 & 2/2013
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 attendees. Attendees include researchers, election officials, government officials and voting system manufacturers. The workshop encourages attendee participation through panel discussions and breakout sessions, with trending research presentations to frame topics for exploration. The goal of the discussions is to foster collaborations in the testing, evaluation and transition of accessible voting technology.
All attendees must register by March 25, 2013. If you are unable to attend in person, the event will be webcast live April 1 & 2, 2013.  A link to the webcast will be available here on those dates.
If you have additional questions, please contact Jessica Myers at jmyers@eac.gov or via Twitter (@EACgov).
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Accessible Voting Technology Research Workshop 4/1 & 2/2013

EAC and NIST are sponsoring a two day workshop to explore current and future research in accessible voting technology.