February 21, 2018
*Connie Lawson, "Remarks for National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine Committee on the Future of Voting"
December 7-8, 2017
*Kenneth Bennett and Monica Flores, "Voting Solutions for All People: Creating the Voting Experience of the Future:
*Jennifer Morrell, Hilary Hall, and Amber McReynolds, "The Colorado Model"
"Robert M. Stein, "Election Day Vote Centers"
*Edward Perez, "Bob Dylan Was Right: The Times They Are a-Changin'"
*Joe Kiniry, "Statement to the NASEM Committee on the Future of Voting"
*Neal McBurnett, "Risk-Limiting Audits: Lessons Learned"
*Hilary Rudy, "2017 Risk-limiting Audit"
*Tim Mattice, "National Academies Presentation"
*Kathleen Hale, "The Election Workforce: Education, Training, Professionalization"
*Doug Chapin, "The University of Minnesota's Certificate in Election Administration"
October 18-19, 2017
View webcast of October 18 morning sessions:
1) National Security and National Elections
General Michael Hayden, Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency
2) Update from U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Cyber Attacks During the 2016 Election and Critical Infrastructure Policy
Robert Kolasky, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
3) Cybersecurity Attacks: Understanding Attacks, Threats, and Policy Options
Matthew Blaze, University of Pennsylvania
Susan Hennessey, Brookings Institution
David Fidler, Indiana University
*David Fidler, "Policy Dimensions of Strengthening Election Cybersecurity"
*Jonathan Brill, "Presentation to the Committee on the Future of Voting"
*Jackie Harris, "The Future of Voting"
*John Schmitt, "Remote Access Vote By Mail: Empowering Voters to Vote Remotely, Independently, and in Private"
*James Simons, "Everyone Counts"
*Shane Hamlin, "Electronic Registration Information Center"
June 12-13, 2017
New York City, NY
*Alexander Schwarzmann, "Elections, Technology,and the Pursuit of Integrity"
*Douglas A. Kellner, "Principles of Election Administration"
*Merle King, "Rapidly Evolving Election Technologies: Incentives and Barriers to Innovation"
*Lawrence Norden, "America's Voting Machines at Risk"
*Lisa Schur, "Disability, Voter Turnout, and Polling Place Accessibility"
*Diane Golden, "Voting Accessibility: The Devolution of Voting Technology"
*Whitney Quesenbery, "Defects by Design: Ballots That Fool Voters"
April 4-5, 2017
*Thad Hall, "The U.S. Election Process"
*Brian Newby and Jessica Myers, "Overview of Voting Technologies"
*Geoffrey Hale, "DHS Cybersecurity: Election Infrastructure as Critical Infrastructure"
*David Stafford, "National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the Future of Voting"
*Matthew Masterson, "NASEM Committee Meeting"
Securing the Vote: Protecting American Democracy, was released at a public briefing on September 6, 2018.
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Read Report Highlights for Federal Policymakers
Lee C. Bollinger
Michael A. McRobbie
Andrew W. Appel
Eugene Higgins Professor of Computer Science
Josh Benaloh Karen Cook (NAS)
Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology; Director of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (IRiSS); and Vice-Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity
Travis County Clerk
County of Travis, TX
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Director, Program in Science, Technology, & Society
Juan E. Gilbert
Andrew Banks Family Preeminence Endowed Professor and Chair of the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Department
University of Florida
Susan L. Graham (NAE)
Pehong Chen Distinguished Professor
Computer Science Division
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
University of California, Berkeley
Registrar of Voters and Chief of Elections
County of Orange, CA
Kevin J. Kennedy
Director and General Counsel (retired)
Wisconsin Government Accountability Board
James B. McClatchy Professor of Law
Ronald Rivest (NAS/NAE)
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Charles Stewart III
Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Political Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
SponsorsThis study was supported with grants from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and with funds from National Academy of Sciences’ W. K. Kellogg Foundation Fund and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Presidents’ Circle Fund.