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Project Title: The Future of Voting: Accessible, Reliable, Verifiable Technology

PIN: PGA-STL-16-02         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Policy and Global Affairs

Sub Unit:
Computer Science & Telecommuncations Board DEPS
Committee on Science, Technology and Law

Mazza, Anne-Marie

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Computers and Information Technology; Engineering and Technology; Math, Chemistry, and Physics; Policy for Science and Technology

The Future of Voting: Accessible, Reliable, Verifiable Technology
April 4, 2017 - April 5, 2017
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Karolina Konarzewska
Phone: 202-334-2455
Fax: 202-334-2530


Tuesday, April 4, 2017


10:00 am

Welcome/ Introductions/Meeting Overview

Committee Co-Chairs:

Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University
Michael A. McRobbie, Indiana University

10:15 am

Hand-off of Study from Co-Chairs of Committee on Science, Technology, and Law


David Baltimore, California Institute of Technology
David S. Tatel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

10:30 am

Charge to the Committee


Geri Mannion, Carnegie Corporation of New York

10:45 am

Overview of the U.S. Election Process


Thad Hall, Fors Marsh Group

11:15 am

Q&A with Committee

12 noon


1:00 pm

Overview of Voting Technologies


Brian Newby and Jessica Myers, U.S. Election Assistance Commission

1:20 pm

Q&A with Committee

2:00 pm

Voting Equipment as a Critical National Infrastructure


Geoffrey Hale, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

2:20 pm

Q&A with Committee

3:00 pm


3:15 pm

Issues Arising from the 2016 Presidential Election


Alex Padilla, National Association of Secretaries of State

3:35 pm

Q&A with Committee

4:10 pm

The View of Elections At the Local Level


David Stafford, Escambia County, FL

4:30 pm

Q&A with Committee

5:00 pm

Adjourn to Closed Session

Wednesday, April 5, 2017


10:00 am

2014 Report and Recommendations of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration


Robert F. Bauer, Perkins Coie LLP

10:20 am

Q&A with Committee

11:00 am

Challenges Ahead: View from the US Election Commission


Matthew Masterson, U.S. Election Assistance Commission

11:20 am

Q&A with Committee

12 noon

Adjourn to Closed Session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Lee C. Bollinger (Co-chair)
Michael A. McRobbie (Co-chair)
Andrew W. Appel
Josh Benaloh
Karen Cook
Moon Duchin
Juan E. Gilbert
Susan L. Graham
Kevin J. Kennedy
Nathaniel Persily
Ronald Rivest
Charles Stewart III

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Meeting presentations and background materials, the project schedule, conflicts of interest/biases/committee composition, committee operations, confidentiality, public access, the NRC report review process, dissemination/outreach activities

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Key Policies on the Preparation, Review, and Release of NRC Consensus Reports
Guidelines for Review of Consensus Reports

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: April 5, 2017