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Building Trust & Confidence in Voting Systems, Dec 10-11, 2003 

Dec 10, 2003

Opening Remarks
Arden L. Bement
Director, NIST

Session 1 - Specification, Testability, Accreditation and Qualification in Voting Systems

NIST's Role in Standards & Testing
Mark Skall
Chief, Software Diagnostics and Conformance Testing Division, NIST

History of the Voting System Standards Program
Tom Wilkey
National Association of State Election Directors, New York State

P1583IEEE Voting System Standard
Herb Deutsch
IEEE/Election Systems and Software, Inc.

Building Trust and Confidence: Why Trustworthy Voting Systems Require Institutionalized Distrust
Doug Jones
University of Iowa

Software ITA Testing to the 2002 FEC Voting System Standards
Carolyn Coggins
SysTest Labs

Conformance Testing - An Industry Perspective
Patrick Curran
Sun Microsystems 

Session 2 - Security and Openness in Voting Systems

Security Issues in Voting Systems: A Panel Session
Edward A. Roback
Chief, Computer Security Division, NIST

Georgia Voting System
Brit Williams
Kennesaw State University

Openness & Security
David Dill
Stanford University

Electronic Voting & Security
Aviel Rubin
Johns Hopkins University

Confidence -- What it is and How to achieve it
Jim Adler
VoteHere, Inc.

Dec 11, 2003

Session 3 - Usability and Accessibility in Voting Systems

Usability and Accessibility Panel
Sharon Laskowski
Manager, Visualization and Usability and Usability Group, NIST

Voter Verified Paper Ballot: De facto Discrimination Against Americans with Disabilities
Jim Dickson
American Association of People with Disabilities

Is It Plugged In?
Denise Lamb
Director of Elections, State of New Mexico

An Assessment of Voting Technology and Ballot Design
Paul S. Herrnson
University of Maryland

Usability Testing in the Development Cycle
Sanford Morganstein
Populex Corporation

Starting from People
Whitney Quesenbery
Usability Professionals Association

Do Paper Trails Help? - CalTech/MIT Voting Project
Ted Selker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Session 4 - Next Steps

Session 4 –Consensus Issues
Susan F. Zevin
Acting Director, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST 

Conference Wrap-up

Closing Remarks
Arden Bement
Director, NIST

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