Voting issues to be a panel at CFP

From: Karl Auerbach <karl_at_cavebear_dot_com>
Date: Wed Mar 31 2004 - 12:28:50 CST

There will be a panel on voting at CFP. (I'm already registered - today
is the last day to register at the reduced rate.)

                --karl--

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Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 11:29:47 -0500
From: Dave Farber <dave@farber.net>
To: ip@v2.listbox.com
Subject: [IP] more on Voter verifiable touchscreen voting machine to be
    demonstrated Thursday

Delivered-To: dfarber+@ux13.sp.cs.cmu.edu
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 08:22:26 -0800 (PST)
From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <jhall@SIMS.Berkeley.EDU>
Subject: Re: [IP] Voter verifiable touchscreen voting machine to be
  demonstrated Thursday
To: Dave Farber <dave@farber.net>

Hi Dave,

Your readers might be interested to know that there will be a lively
panel (description below) at the [Computers, Freedom and Privacy 2004
conference][1] here in Berkeley on April 23. (Note: Of course, this is
only [one of many][2] very interesting events at the conference... but
today is the last day to register early! (read: cheap))

[1]: http://www.cfp2004.org/
[2]: http://www.cfp2004.org/program/

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## Plenary: Electronic Voting: The Great Paper Trail Debate

(23 April (Friday), 3:15 - 4:30 pm. Empire Ballroom.)

If your next vote is cast on a touch screen voting machine, how will
you know that it was counted correctly? Many computer scientists and
public interest groups argue that voter verified paper ballots are a
necessary check for the integrity of our elections. Opponents of voter
verified paper ballots counter that they unnecessarily complicate the
voting process, add needless expenses, and make providing access for
the disabled more difficult, without really improving the integrity of
elections.

Moderator: Lorrie Faith Cranor, Associate Research Professor,
Carnegie Mellon University;

Panelists:

* David Wagner, Assistant Professor, University of California,
   Berkeley;
* Douglas A. Kellner, Commissioner, New York City Board of Elections;
* Kim Alexander, California Voter Foundation;
* Michael I. Shamos, Distinguished Career Professor, Carnegie Mellon
   University;
* Scott Konopasek, Registrar of Voters, San Bernardino County,
   California;
* Dan Tokaji, Assistant Professor of Law, Ohio State University,
   Moritz College of Law

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Joseph Lorenzo Hall, SIMS PhD Student; UC Berkeley.
[web:<http://pobox.com/~joehall/>, blog:<http://pobox.com/~joehall/nqb>]

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