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EAC Roundtable 5.9.13

from: Jessica Myers on May 08, 2013


EAC Roundtable: Transforming Election Administration, Voting System Accessibility, and the Certification Process
The EAC will host a roundtable discussion Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm (EST). This roundtable continues the discussion started at the Future of Voting Systems Symposium and the Accessible Voting Technology workshop. The first half of the roundtable is dedicated to discussing accessible technologies and innovations. The second half of the roundtable will focus on possible changes to the EAC testing and certification process.  The roundtable will be moderated by Merle King, Executive Director, Center for Election Systems (Georgia), Kennesaw State University.
Participants include:
Session I: Results of EAC Accessibility Grants Funding - 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
·         Dana E. Chisnell, Usability and User Research Consultant, UsabilityWorks
·         Kathryn Summers, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Science, Information Arts, and Technologies, University of Baltimore
  • Daniel Castro, Senior Analyst, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
·         Dan Gillette, Consultant, Vote Your Mind at CITRIS, UC Berkeley
·         W. Bradley Fain, Ph.D., Principal Research Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute
·         Douglas L. Kruse, Ph.D., Director, Ph.D. Program in Industrial Relations and Human Resources, Rutgers University
·         Lisa A. Schur, Ph.D., J.D., Associate Professor, School of Management and Labor Relations,
Rutgers University
·         Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D., IDEaS Professor & Chair, Clemson University
Session II: Streamlining the EAC Testing & Certification Program – 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm
·         Brian Hancock, Director, EAC Voting System Testing and Certification
·         Traci Mapps, Senior Director of Operations, SLI Global Solutions
·         Brad King, Co-Director, Indiana Election Division
·         McDermot Coutts, Chief Architect, Unisyn Voting Solutions
·         Mark W. Skall, Technical Reviewer, EAC
·         Steve Pearson, Vice President of Voting Systems, ES&S
·         Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D., IDEaS Professor & Chair, Clemson University
This event will be webcast and more information is available on the EAC website. Follow the EAC Twitter (@EACgov) or search for #FOV13 to get Twitter updates.
If you have additional questions, please contact Jessica Myers at jmyers@eac.gov or via Twitter (@EACgov).
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EAC Roundtable 5.9.13

EAC will host a discussion on accessible technologies and innovations and possible changes to the testing and certification process