"Building Trust in Elections" Conference


The "Building Trust in Elections" conference with the US Election Assistance Commission is cohosted by Pepperdine University. Speakers/panelists include California state and national election experts

(Thursday, SEP 1)  The "Building Trust in Elections" conference with the US Election Assistance Commission is the only event of its kind in the West. Sspeakers/panelists include California state and national election experts.   Link to register:   REGISTER

This conference will host a series of panels on confidence in elections, security and technology in elections, current issues in election administration, and the future of elections.  To view the full list of speakers, visit the US Election Assistance Commission website to learn more.


11 AM-Noon — Lunch and Keynote Address

12:15-1:30 PM — PANEL 1: Confidence in Elections

“Confidence in Elections” will discuss some of the data identifying trends for the increase in mis-and-dis-information, and ways to address the challenges that stem from it. 

1:30-2:45 PM — PANEL 2: Security and Technology in Elections

“Security and Technology in Elections” will discuss the role of election officials as IT managers, which requires a unique set of attitudes, knowledge, and skills to plan, direct, and control contemporary election administration. 

3-4:15 PM — PANEL 3: Current Issues in Election Administration (Clearinghouse/Hava Grants)

“Current Issues in Election Administration (Clearinghouse/HAVA Grants)” will discuss election funding through HAVA and the impact those grants have on supporting elections during critical moments over the last 20 years. 

4:15-5:30 PM — PANEL 4: Future Of Elections - Hava 20 Years From Now

“Future of Elections- HAVA 20 Years From Now” will discuss how HAVA is still relevant, how elections will evolve in the future, and what can be done to build confidence in our elections.   

6:30-8:30 PM — Evening Reception Off Campus (Optional)

Spruzzo Restaurant, 29575 CA-1, Malibu, CA 90265

Appetizers and nonalcoholic drinks provided. Cash bar available.  "Building Trust in Elections"

For more information about this event, please email sppevents@pepperdine.edu, or call 310.506.7490.

Register for event: Register

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