Elon College / At present at Elon / Elon Regulation to host world webinar on election safety

Professor David S. Levine has convened a number of of the nation’s main specialists on election regulation and voting expertise for an October 19 on-line program that’s free and open to the general public with superior registration.

Elon College Faculty of Regulation is internet hosting an October dialog with authorized specialists who will discover the talk over voting machine expertise and, extra broadly, challenges to democratic techniques of governance.

“Engendering Belief in Election Outcomes”

Moderated by Professor David S. Levine
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
12:30-1:45 p.m. ET by way of Zoom

Superior registration required by clicking this hyperlink. There is no such thing as a value to attend.

Concerning the Program

Since Bush v. Gore, the US has been debating elections and their reliability. Voting machines have been on the entrance traces of the talk, together with expertise extra broadly. How can coverage makers foster belief in election outcomes? How will expertise influence that belief?

Elon Regulation is internet hosting the dialog with enter from Smartmatic, a multinational digital voting expertise agency. The intention: Encourage open dialogue of election challenges and the way expertise, together with voting machines but in addition social media and the web extra typically, influences public perceptions.

Elon College / At present at Elon / Elon Regulation to host world webinar on election safety
From left: Eric Goldman, J. Alex Halderman, Irina D. Manta, and Edwin “Ed” Smith

Featured Consultants

Eric Goldman is affiliate dean for analysis, a professor of regulation, and co-director of the Excessive Tech Regulation Institute at Santa Clara College Faculty of Regulation the place he additionally supervises the Privateness Regulation Certificates program. His analysis and educating focuses on Web regulation, and he blogs on that matter on the Know-how & Advertising Regulation Weblog.

is a professor of pc science & engineering and director of the Heart for Laptop Safety & Society on the College of Michigan. His analysis spans safety and privateness, with an emphasis on issues that broadly influence society and public coverage, and he has twice testified earlier than Congress and serves as co-chair of the State of Michigan’s Election Safety Advisory Fee. In 2019, he was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow in help of his efforts to strengthen the technological foundations of American democracy.

Irina D. Manta is a professor of regulation and the founding director of the Heart for Mental Property Regulation on the Maurice A. Deane Faculty of Regulation at Hofstra College. Manta’s analysis spans authorized points involving mental property, torts, the web, privateness, nationwide safety, and immigration. A graduate of Yale Regulation Faculty and Yale College, she additionally co-hosts the relationship podcast “Strangers on the Web”.

Edwin “Ed” Smith is the director of world providers and certification in North America for Smartmatic the place he oversees service supply in addition to U.S. federal and state certification.  He additionally serves as an issue skilled in areas of system growth, course of enchancment, and product enhancement in addition to technical pre-sales throughout all product traces. Smith at present chairs the Elections Infrastructure Sector Coordinating Council organized below the federal essential infrastructure regulation to facilitate industry-Division of Homeland Safety collaboration for the safety of elections infrastructure.


Professor David S. Levine

Professor David S. Levine is an affiliate scholar at Stanford Regulation Faculty’s Heart for Web and Society. From 2014-2017, he was a visiting analysis collaborator at Princeton College’s Heart for Info Know-how Coverage. The founder and host of pioneering radio present Rumour Tradition, Levine is the co-author of Info Regulation, Governance, and Cybersecurity (West 2019) (with Sharon Sandeen). His work on voting machine expertise and data entry has been cited and printed in main newspapers and educational journals in the USA and European Union.


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