Reboot: Mobilizing Democracy (DC)

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ISL

641 S Street NW

Washington, DC 20001

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Join Reboot Democracy for drinks, snacks, and an evening of engaging discussion!

Reboot Democracy brings together innovators in the tech and political spheres, helps them connect with each other, and supports their development of tools that will strengthen our democratic system. Teams will share the projects they are working on, we’ll hear from a diverse group of speakers, and then we’ll open up the mic to anyone who wants to pitch an idea they are excited about before we break into networking.

  • 6:00 - Check-in, Happy Hour, and Networking
  • 6:45 - Welcome / Organizer & Speaker Intros
  • 7:00 - Startup Showcase:
    • Whistleblower Aid
    • It Starts Today
    • Reach App
    • CVX Civic Engagement App
    • VoteWithMe
    • Tuesday Company
  • 7:30 - Lightning Talks: Speakers will share their experience, lessons learned, and ideas for ways technology can make an impact
    • Adam Ambrogi, Director of the Elections Program at the Democracy Fund (previously Chief Counsel for the US Senate Committee on Rules and Administration and Special Assistant and Counsel for Commissioner Ray Martinez of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission)
    • Bob Lamb, Founder & CEO of the Foundation for Inclusion (Formerly Strategist at Dept of Defense, Director & Senior Fellow at Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Visiting Professor at US Army War College)
    • Michelle Bishop, Disability Advocacy Specialist for Voting Rights at the Disability Rights Network (Formerly Assistant Director of Public Policy & Advocacy at Paraquad Center for Independent Living)
    • Evan Burfield, CEO of Union.vc and Co-Founder of 1776
  • 8:15 - Q&A
  • 8:30 - Open Mic Quick Pitches
  • 8:45 - Mix & Mingle - Connect with others and continue building the future!


This event is a forum for anyone interested in leveraging technology to solve political issues to come together to network, discuss ideas, and potentially form teams for future events. Come and learn how to better utilize the resources of the global tech community toward a stronger democracy.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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641 S Street NW

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