From: "Rebecca Bliquez" <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Seasigi@Halcyon. Com" <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 10:38:25 -0700 Message-ID: <DAECIPGAKEGKPPCNGNHHAEILCKAA.email@example.com> Subject: Lecture: Ralph Munro, former WA Secretary of State Hi, Please post the below event to your newsletter calendar. If this is something that must be done manually by us, then please let me know. Thanks! _______________________________________________ Rebecca Bliquez Project Coordinator Shidler Center for Law, Commerce and Technology University of Washington Law School 1100 N.E. Campus Parkway (Box 354600) Seattle, WA 98105-6617 (206) 685-2636, (206) 616-3427 FAX firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.law.washington.edu/lct ____________________________________________________________________________ _______ "FROM PAPER BALLOTS TO PCs: THE EVOLUTION OF ELECTIONS" (Part of the Shidler Center for Law, Commerce and Technology annual lecture series, "Law, Technology and the Information Society") Speakers: Ralph Munro, Washington Secretary of State, 1980-2000 and Member of the Board of Directors for VoteHere Jim Adler, CEO and Founder of VoteHere This presentation will offer an evolutionary look at voting systems in the U.S. and Washington state's key role in advancing voting processes throughout elections history, from taking bold steps to introduce voting initiatives such as new election equipment and the Motor Voter program to serving as home to the leading innovator in election technology. It will also touch on the technological advances being made in election systems today and in the near future. October 10, 2001 4:00-5:00 pm Condon Hall, Room 139 University of Washington School of Law 1100 N.E. Campus Parkway Seattle, WA 98105 **Refreshments will be served in Room 139 following the lecture** More on the speakers: Ralph Munro was instrumental in developing and implementing innovative programs that measurably improve the voters' democratic experience in his role as Secretary of State for Washington for more than two decades (1980 to 2001). He has continued this leadership as a member of VoteHere's board of directors. Mr. Munro will discuss the evolution of voting systems, from paper ballots to the Internet, and the importance of continuing to improve access to voting and to offer citizens the most advanced voting options available. Jim Adler is founder, president and CEO of VoteHere, Inc., a Bellevue-based voting systems company that is at the forefront of the development and introduction of electronic and online voting systems. Mr. Adler will talk about the technology and policy issues surrounding voting systems, including the conflicting issues of security, privacy, and audit, the process for meeting FEC standards and certifying new voting systems, and the need for military online voting.