POLCAN2ID#: 1945
Date: 2016-09-14
Time: 00:00:00
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Category: Conference
Subject: Online Voting Roundtable - September 26th, 2016

Online Voting Roundtable Announcement - September 26th, 2016 at the University of Ottawa


The Centre for e-Democracy with the support of McMaster University, an Indigenous SSHRC-funded project led by Dr. Chelsea Gabel, and the Centre for International Policy Studies at the University of Ottawa is pleased to host an Online Voting Roundtable at the University of Ottawa on September 26th, 2016.


The Roundtable brings together elected representatives, experts from around the world, and members of Indigenous communities to discuss the possible adoption and policy implications of online voting deployment in Canadian federal elections. The Roundtable will focus on legal, technical and operational aspects of online voting, paths to deployment taken in other jurisdictions, and policy recommendations for Canada. The roundtable will host a special panel focused on Indigenous perspectives of, and experiences with, online voting. The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions, will provide opening remarks.


Online Voting Roundtable

Monday, September 26th

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa

550 Cumberland St.


Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.


To register for this event, RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/online-voting-roundtable-tickets-27379936126


The roundtable is free to attend and is open to faculty, staff, and students as well as those working in the government and private sector. Attendees should RSVP by September 19th as there is limited seating.


If you have questions about the event please contact Chelsea Gabel at gabelc@mcmaster.ca or Nicole Goodman at ngoodman@centreforedemocracy.com.



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