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Thursday, May 18 • 11:20am - 12:20pm
Open Source Tools in Election Technologies

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Is open source software the future of election technology? From voter registration to updating voting machines, open source has taken the election space by storm. The nation wide movement received a huge boost when San Francisco committed to adopting open source infrastructure by 2020. But the opportunities of open source software faces a host of challenges, legal, cultural, and technical. This all-star panel is a must attend for anyone thinking about building open source tools in election technology.

Moderators
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Iain Padley

Director of Stakeholder Relations, OSET Institute
Iain is the Director for election official (stakeholder) outreach and relations management. In that capacity he is responsible for communicating with 200 elections officials across the nation who provide input on requirements for verifiable, accurate, secure, and transparent ele... Read More →

Speakers
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Chris Jerdonek

President, San Francisco Elections Commission
Co-founder, Shotwell Labs. Software developer. President, San Francisco Elections Commission. Math PhD.
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Stephanie Singer

Project Lead, Free & Fair
Talk to me about anything in the intersection of government and data! I'm a data strategist (Math Ph.D., used to teach at Haverford College) and defender of democracy (former Chair of the Philadelphia County Board of Elections), now working with Free & Fair to provide the secure... Read More →
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Jen Tolentino

Director of Policy & Civic Tech, Rock the Vote
Jen Tolentino is Rock the Vote’s Director of Policy & Civic Tech. She oversees the continued development of its free, open source civic tech resources, manages external partnerships, and spearheads all voting rights, election administration, and technology policy work... Read More →


Thursday May 18, 2017 11:20am - 12:20pm
UC Hastings, Room E