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The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.

11/30/2012 08:45
12/01/2012 16:00
America/New York
Jack Morton Auditorium, 805 21st St, NW Washington D.C.

Tech@State: ElecTech will examine how technology can improve the way elections are organized, conducted and analyzed, learning from the U.S. experience and focusing on applications that can be used around the globe. The conference will take place Friday, Nov. 30 at 8:45 a.m.

Pat Merloe, Michelle Brown, Michael McNulty, Chris Spence, Richard Klein, Katrin Verclas and Chris Doten, all of NDI, will offer their unique insights into the current state of technology and elections and their potential for the future. They will be joined by experts from Facebook, Twitter, Google, the U.S. State Department, the Center for American Progress, the U.S. Agency for International Development, Yale, Harvard, MIT and more. Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, a member of the NDI board, will deliver the keynote address.

Learn more about Tech@State by visiting the website. Read the agenda, register for the event, or watch it live online.

The Tech@State conference will be followed by an 'unconference' at NDI on Saturday, Dec. 1. Experts and practioners will plan their own discussion topics and collaborate on new elections and technology ideas. Register for the unconference.