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County hosts election security event at Googleplex

CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla giving keynote address

Santa Clara County will host a free, daylong election security conference Wednesday, March 6, at Google's Mountain View Crittenden campus with a keynote address from California Secretary of State Alex Padilla.

Board of Supervisors President Joe Simitian will moderate the event, titled "Protecting the Front Line: County Election Security in the 21st Century."

Speakers from technology, law and policy backgrounds will discuss protecting votes at the ballot box in Santa Clara County and the Bay Area. Panelists will include California Voter Foundation President Kim Alexander and professors from Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley.

Santa Cruz County Clerk Gail Pellerin, Santa Clara County Chief Privacy Officer Mike Shapiro and San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum will close the day with a "County Perspectives" panel after the lunchtime keynote by Padilla.

The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Google campus at 1200 Crittenden Lane.

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County hosts election security event at Googleplex

CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla giving keynote address

Uploaded: Wed, Mar 6, 2019, 9:57 am

Santa Clara County will host a free, daylong election security conference Wednesday, March 6, at Google's Mountain View Crittenden campus with a keynote address from California Secretary of State Alex Padilla.

Board of Supervisors President Joe Simitian will moderate the event, titled "Protecting the Front Line: County Election Security in the 21st Century."

Speakers from technology, law and policy backgrounds will discuss protecting votes at the ballot box in Santa Clara County and the Bay Area. Panelists will include California Voter Foundation President Kim Alexander and professors from Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley.

Santa Cruz County Clerk Gail Pellerin, Santa Clara County Chief Privacy Officer Mike Shapiro and San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum will close the day with a "County Perspectives" panel after the lunchtime keynote by Padilla.

The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Google campus at 1200 Crittenden Lane.

— Bay City News Service

Comments

Better late than never??
North Whisman
on Mar 6, 2019 at 10:44 am
Better late than never??, North Whisman
on Mar 6, 2019 at 10:44 am
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Posted 27 minutes after the event began.

"Uploaded: Wed, Mar 6, 2019, 9:57 am"
"The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m."


MV Voice asleep at the wheel???
Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Mar 6, 2019 at 3:20 pm
MV Voice asleep at the wheel???, Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Mar 6, 2019 at 3:20 pm
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Apparently we could have attended see eventbrite.. Web Link

Gee, thanks MV Voice. Sounded interesting, oh well. never mind.


Ouch
Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:27 am
Ouch, Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:27 am
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Yes, timing is everything


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