Election Security Advisory

MEDIA ADVISORY
March 4, 2019

SIMITIAN TO HOST CONFERENCE ON ELECTION SECURITY KEYNOTE BY CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE ALEX PADILLA

WHAT: 
A day-long conference on election security, featuring panels on the technology, law, policies, and operations at the local level we use to secure votes at the ballot box, with a lunchtime keynote address from California Secretary of State Alex Padilla.

Free and open to the public, but seating is limited. RSVP at https://electionsecurity2019.eventbrite.com.

The event is open to the press.

WHO: 
Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State

Joe Simitian, President, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
Three panels of nationally recognized experts

WHERE: 
Google, Building CL 2

1200 Crittenden Lane
Mountain View, California 94303

WHEN: 
March 6th, 2019

9:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Agenda

9:30 am – 9:45 am Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Joe Simitian, President, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

9:45 am - 11:00 am Law and Policy Panel

Moderator Joe Simitian, President, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
Kim Alexander, President, California Voter Foundation
Nathaniel Persily, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law, Stanford Law School
Stephanie Singer, Ph.D., Verified Voting, Former Chair, Philadelphia County Board of Elections

11:15 am - 12:30 pm Election and Voting Technology Panel

Moderator Brian Pascal, Office of County Supervisor Joe Simitian
Ben Adida, Chief Executive Officer, VotingWorks
Barbara Simons, Board Chair of the Verified Voting Board of Directors, Former President of the Association for Computing Machinery
Philip Stark, Associate Dean, Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Professor of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch and Keynote Address

Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State  

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm County Perspectives Panel

Moderator Ann Ravel, Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley and Former FEC Commissioner
Gail Pellerin, County Clerk, Santa Cruz County
Mike Shapiro, Chief Privacy Officer, County of Santa Clara
Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Supervisor

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