2016 Election Verification Network Annual Conference "Securing Elections in the 21st Century"

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Please contact Elaine with any questions at evnconference@yahoo.com or 401-932-5768

2016 Election Verification Network Annual Conference "Securing Elections in the 21st Century"

By Election Verification Network

When and where

Date and time

March 10, 2016 · 8:30am - March 11, 2016 · 5pm EST


George Washington University City View Room (Elliott School of International Affairs) 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052


Hotel reservations may be arranged at either of the following two hotels:

Courtyard Marriott Washington DC, Foggy Bottom, 515 20th St NW, Washington, DC 20006. The rate of $282 per night plus applicable taxes is valid until February 10. Rooms are limited so please call 1.800.228.9290 and ask for the COMMUNITY ELECTIONS ROOM BLOCK or follow this link to make your reservation: Book your group rate for Community Initiatives/Election Verification Network

Hotel Lombardy, 2019 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20006. The rate of $226.00 (government rate) per night plus applicable taxes is valid until February 10. Rooms are limited. To make a reservation please call 1-800-424-5486 and refer to EVN Group code #3458 or follow this link: https://www.reservations-page.com/C00519/H11150/be.ashx?pc=L3458

Be sure to book early. Reservations made after the cutoff date will be taken on a space and rate available basis.

Please call or email Elaine if you have any questions: evnconference@yahoo.com or 401-932-5768

Key FAQs

What is the cancellation policy?

  • If you cancel your reservation prior to February 10, we will refund your registration fee, minus a $100.00 processing fee.
  • If you cancel on or after February 10, or you are unable to attend the conference, we will regrettably not be able to refund your registration fee. However, we will happily send you conference materials within 30 days after the event. Additionally, if we cannot fill your room and EVN is held liable for your reservation, you will be billed for your room costs to EVN.

What is the purpose of the conference?

The EVN Conference is an unequaled opportunity to network and build alliances with voting advocatees, election officials, computer scientists, attorneys, and academics who share an interest in election verification. At the conference attendees will share strategies and tactics for election verification problems; explore hot topics, including internet voting and discover other new voting technologies.

Where can I find the Conference Agenda?

The Conference Agenda can be found on the EVN website at the following link:


Do speakers or panelists attend free?

NO, all conference attendees are expected to pay the appropriate registration fee.

Can I my colleagues and friends attend the Opening or Awards Receptions?

NO, the Opening and Awards Receptions are by invitation only.

Will my presentation be recorded or my picture taken?

By attending this event, you consent to having yourself and/or your presentation video recorded and/or photographed by the Election Verification Network organizers. Election Verification Network retains all rights and ownership to video it produces and/or photographs taken. You acknowledge that Election Verification Network can use this video and/or photographs without your prior consent.

Where can I contact the organizer with my questions?

Elaine Headley



Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you may update your information as needed until February 15. We cannot guarantee changes after that date will be included in the program book.

Where can I learn more about the Election Verification Network?

Election Verification Network

About the organizer

EVN is a robust national network of leaders, experts and policy makers working together to improve U.S. elections. We collaborate across disciplines and opinions toward two inseparable goals: voting is accessible, private, reliable and secure; and elections are transparent, accurate and verifiable. We are computer scientists, election officials, voting activists, political scientists, attorneys, and more. We are rigorously nonpartisan, objective partners and advocates for all who seek maximum voter participation in tandem with privacy, security, transparency and accountability. To ensure strategic growth and maintain a disciplined focus on election verification issues, participation in EVN is by invitation only.