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Election 2016

The Pepperdine School of Public Policy & the Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership have developed a 2016 Presidential Election conference. Election 2.016 will take place on October 14 in Malibu, CA and will explore how technology is changing the way voters engage in the election process. I will be there on a panel which will explore how technology is changing how we vote. I hope to project an election attitude and share a vision for how Internet voting will lead to a stronger American democracy. Copies of Election Attitude will be available for speakers and attendees. There are critics and skeptics on the topic of Internet voting and I look forward to the opportunity to discuss it.

The one-day conference will include the following:

Session 1: Informed Voting in the Information Age
Session 2: Networking for Engagement
Lunch Keynote: How Social Media Has Changed the American Campaign
Session 3: Getting to the Ballot Box: Technology and Political Engagement
Session 4: Election Day Technology
Session 5: County Registrar Roundtable – Implementing Election 2.0

The full day is free and open to the public, but registration is required. You can find out more and register here. Election 2.016 is part of a Pepperdine University campus-wide effort to promote voter engagement in what will be an historic Presidential Election. For more information see the Pepperdine Votes website. See video of my interview about Internet voting. See video of the panel on Election Day Technology.