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Accessible Voting Technology (AVT) Webinars

Highlights of EAC Accessible Voting Research and the Impact on Elections

Friday, June 20, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM, Eastern Time

This webinar focused on the research conducted under the EAC AVTI grant.  Grant PIs presented highlights of the results of subgrantee research, and how this research can be used to impact the approaching election and to inform future elections.

A recording of the webinar is available in mp4 format.  

A text transcript of the webinar is available as a pdf or text file.

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Accessibility & the PCEA report: Thoughts and Perspectives on AVTI Research

Thursday, May 22, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM, Eastern Time

This webinar focused on accessibility addressed in the Presidential Commission on Election Administration (PCEA) report, the impact of AVTI research on their findings, and applying AVT research results to the upcoming 2014 election. 

A recording of the webinar is available in mp4 format

A text transcript of the webinar is available as a pdf or text.

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Accessible Voting: People & Technology

January 23, 2014

This webinar focused on piloting AVTI solutions related toelection personnel – research on poll worker training, and research on informing voters of aspects of the election process and other accessibility information.  Speakers are Amanda Beals of Paraquad, Inc., Karen Milchus of Georgia Tech's Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA), and Brad Fain of Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI).

A recording of the webinar is available in mp4 format.

A text transcript of the webinar is available as a pdf or text file.

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Piloting AccessibleVoting Technology in the Field

January 10, 2014

This webinar focused on piloting AVTI technology – how technological research has been used in actual election environments, what it takes to conduct these pilots, and the benefits and drawbacks of doing so.  Speakers were Juan Gilbert of Clemson University, Sarah Swierenga of the Usability/Accessibility Research Consulting Lab of Michigan State University, and Dana Chisnell of the Center for Civic Design.

A recording of the webinar is available in mp4 format.

A text transcript of the webinar is available as a pdf or text file.

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