Workshop on UOCAVA Remote Voting Systems

Event Date: 
Friday, August 6, 2010 - 07:00 to Saturday, August 7, 2010 - 07:00

Purpose: The Election Assistance Commission (EAC), Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) of the Department of Defense, and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are sponsoring a workshop to explore the technical issues associated with remote electronic absentee voting systems for military and overseas voters.

* Desired/required functional properties of UOCAVA remote voting systems
* Advantages and disadvantages of different UOCAVA remote voting system architectures
* Ways to express and compare risks, including using metrics
* Risks associated with using the Cyber Infrastructures such as the Internet
* Risks associated with domestic and UOCAVA mail-in absentee voting
* Risks associated with remote electronic voting
* Domestic and UOCAVA mail-in absentee voting and remote electronic voting risk comparisons
* Experiences with remote electronic absentee voting systems

The workshop organizers are soliciting position papers on these topics.

http://www.nist.gov/itl/csd/ct/uocava_workshop_aug2010.cfm

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