Election-Hacking Conference featuring James Carville

Can Adversaries Hack Our Elections? Can We Stop Them?
Half-Day Academic Conference featuring James Carville
March 13, 2018
UCI Student Center’s Crystal Cove Auditorium


This special event is free to UCI faculty, staff and students (a UCInetID is required to purchase tickets online). All UCI faculty, staff and students can register online for one free admission into the event. To bring a guest or for other special needs, email khuerth@ics.uci.edu.



12:30 p.m.
Registration Opens

1:30-1:40 p.m.
Opening Remarks

1:40-2:30 p.m.
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

2:35-3:30 p.m.
Election Systems Vulnerabilities: Legal & Policy Responses
S. Candice Hoke, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Neal Kelley, Orange County Registrar of VotersDean Logan, L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Matthew Masterson, U.S. Election Assistance Commission
Moderated by Jack Lerner, UC Irvine

3:30-3:45 p.m.

3:45-4:40 p.m.
The Technology of Voting: Risks & Opportunities
Josh Benaloh, Microsoft Research
Alex Halderman, University of Michigan
Hovav Shacham, UC San Diego
Moderated by Alice Silverberg, UC Irvine

4:40-4:50 p.m.
Summary/Closing Remarks

5-6 p.m.

6:30-7:30 p.m.
Campaign Manager for Bill Clinton’s improbable 1992 win, James Carvilleis one of the most successful political consultants of all time and an insightful, entertaining and prolific analyst of U.S. elections and political campaigns.

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