“Can Adversaries Hack Our Elections? Can We Stop Them?” March 13, 2018 at UCI Student Center’s Crystal Cove Auditorium

Half-Day Academic Conference Featuring

Keynote Address by Political Guru, Bill Clinton Campaign Manager & “Ragin’ Cajun” JAMES CARVILLE

Panels on the Technology, Law, & Policy of Election Hacking &
A Realistic Assessment of the Threat by Senior US Intelligence & National Security Officials

Conference: 1:30-4:30 p.m. (registration opens at 12:30 p.m.)
Cocktails, Appetizers, and VIP Reception with James Carville: 5-6 p.m.
James Carville Keynote: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker James Carville
Campaign Manager for Bill Clinton’s improbable 1992 win, Carville is one of the most successful political consultants of all time and an insightful, entertaining and prolific analyst of U.S. elections and political campaigns.

Conference Will Include Panels On:

Russia & Other Adversaries’ Plans, Capabilities & Intentions
The Honorable David S. Kris
Former U.S. Assistant Attorney General for National Security
The Honorable Mary Beth Long
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security
Moderated by Bryan Cunningham (UC Irvine)

The Technology of Voting: Risks & Opportunities
Election Technology Experts
Josh Benaloh (Microsoft Research)
Alex Halderman (University of Michigan)
Hovav Shacham (UC San Diego)
Moderated by Alice Silverberg (UC Irvine)

Election Systems Vulnerabilities: Legal and Policy Responses
S. Candice Hoke (Cleveland-Marshall College of Law)
Neal Kelley (Orange County Registrar of Voters)
Dean Logan (L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk)
Matthew Masterson (U.S. Election Assistance Commission)
Moderated by Jack Lerner (UC Irvine)

General Registration • $50
General Registration includes:

  • Parking
  • Panel discussions
  • General cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception with a cash bar
  • Keynote Address by James Carville

VIP Registration • $200
VIP Registration includes:

  • Parking
  • Panel discussions
  • VIP seating
  • VIP cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception with James Carville
  • Keynote Address by James Carville

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