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FRIDAY AT GEORGETOWN LAW & VIA LIVESTREAM: “Election Integrity in the Networked Information Era”

On Friday, Feb. 7, Georgetown Law’s Institute for Technology Law & Policy in partnership with the Georgetown Law Technology Review will co-host a daylong conference on “Election Integrity in the Networked Information Era.”


On the eve of the 2020 presidential primary season, this conference will explore some of the most pressing issues in election integrity. Leading experts will discuss new and growing threats to fair elections amidst advances in networked and data-intensive technologies, as well as new opportunities for democratic engagement and participation. Topics include how online platforms are shaping public discourse around elections; how journalists may unwittingly spread misinformation; technologically-enabled voter suppression and voter turnout; digital voting security; and the policy landscape for election oversight and regulation.


Alexandra Givens, Georgetown Law · Marc-Lawrence Apfelbaum, Campaign Legal Center · Patrick Day, Cloudflare, former Senior Counsel, Senate Committee on the Judiciary · The Hon. Karen Kornbluh, German Marshall Fund of the United States · The Hon. Ellen Weintraub, Federal Election Commission · Matt Blaze, Georgetown University and Georgetown Law ·Andrew Appel, Princeton University · Barbara Simons, Verified Voting · Philip Stark, UC Berkeley · Kim Zetter, Journalist · Julie Cohen, Georgetown Law ·Cara Brumfield, Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality · Jessica Huseman, ProPublica · Kathryn Peters, Democracy Works · Nick Monaco, Institute for the Future · Erin Carroll, Georgetown Law · Mike Ananny, University of Southern California · Leticia Bode, Georgetown University · Whitney Phillips, Syracuse University · Lam Vo, BuzzFeed News


Friday, February 7, 2020

9:00 AM – 5:15 PM

Detailed schedule here.


Georgetown Law

Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
120 F Street NW

Washington, DC 20001

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