May
1
2:00 PM14:00

Annual Conference of the Kansas County Clerks and Election Officials Association

  • Doubletree by Hilton -- Wichita Airport (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

CTCL is honored to return to the annual KCCEOA conference. Team members Josh Simon Goldman, Whitney May, and Kurt Sampsel will offer two presentations.

At 2:00 p.m., they’ll cover cybersecurity best practices for election officials, and at 3:30 p.m., they’ll discuss best practices for election website design.

During the website presentation, you can expect to hear a shout-out to the three Kansas counties using the CTCL website template: Edwards County, Marshall County, and Hodgeman County. CTCL is proud of their work!

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Apr
2
12:00 PM12:00

Michigan Townships Association Annual Conference & Expo

At this annual gathering of Michigan’s 6,500-plus township officials, CTCL’s Director of Government Services, Whitney May, and Project Manager, Kurt Sampsel, will lead a presentation on best practices for election website design. They will give an overview of CTCL’s election website template and share some of the top design recommendations covered in the Improving Your Election Website course.

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Feb
14
1:00 PM13:00

Cybersecurity 301: Communications | CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials

The Center for Technology and Civic Life is partnering with the Center for Democracy and Technology to deliver a new cybersecurity training series designed for election officials. The series will include 3 online courses that will empower your election office to manage cyber threats and communicate with the public about cybersecurity. After completing the series, you’ll have more confidence to safeguard against and respond to cyber threats in your election office.

Register to attend Cybersecurity 301: Communications on Thursday, February 14. You'll learn how to inform the public about your office’s security leadership, make a cyber incident response plan, and build media allies.

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Feb
12
1:00 PM13:00

Cybersecurity 201: Intermediate | CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials

The Center for Technology and Civic Life is partnering with the Center for Democracy and Technology to deliver a new cybersecurity training series designed for election officials. The series will include 3 online courses that will empower your election office to manage cyber threats and communicate with the public about cybersecurity. After completing the series, you’ll have more confidence to safeguard against and respond to cyber threats in your election office.

Register to attend Cybersecurity 201: Intermediate on Tuesday, February 12. You'll learn how to safeguard your election data, apply cybersecurity framework to election systems, and develop partnerships to overcome security challenges.

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Feb
7
1:00 PM13:00

Cybersecurity 101: Introduction | CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials

The Center for Technology and Civic Life is partnering with the Center for Democracy and Technology to deliver a cybersecurity training series designed for election officials. The series will include 3 online courses that will empower your election office to manage cyber threats and communicate with the public about cybersecurity. After completing the series, you’ll have more confidence to safeguard against and respond to cyber threats in your election office.

Register to attend Cybersecurity 101: Introduction on Thursday, February 7. You'll learn how to understand complex cybersecurity terminology, identify types of cyber threats, and create stronger login practices.

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Feb
2
to Feb 3

National Association of State Election Directors 2019 Winter Conference

  • Washington Fairmont Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The National Association of State Election Directors promotes accessible, accurate, and transparent elections in the United States and U.S. Territories. NASED is a nonpartisan professional organization that disseminates election administration best practices and information across the states. Twice a year, NASED members gather to discuss the latest developments in election administration. Government Services Director, Whitney May, will introduce the audience at the 2019 winter conference to the tools and training resources that CTCL provides to election officials.

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Feb
1
6:30 PM18:30

2019 Future of Florida Summit: Technology & Civics

  • University of Florida Bob Graham Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Future of Florida Summit invites the brightest and most politically engaged students from Florida’s colleges and universities to address pressing issues facing the state. The summit aims to establish a tradition of statewide intercollegiate political activism, inspire students to champion solutions to difficult challenges, and promote the free and open exchange of ideas. CTCL Executive Director, Tiana Epps-Johnson, will speak with the audience about her experience leading a civic tech organization and share the lessons she’s learned along the way.

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Jan
22
10:30 AM10:30

Colorado County Clerks Association Mid-Winter Conference

Cybersecurity continues to be a major topic for election officials across the country in 2019. With this in mind, Keegan Hughes, Whitney May, and Kurt Sampsel will lead a session on cybersecurity best practices for Colorado County Clerks. Drawing from CTCL’s cybersecurity curricula, the team will cover cybersecurity terminology, explain how to create stronger login practices, and introduce a variety of cybersecurity partners and resources available to election offices at no cost.

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Dec
6
9:00 AM09:00

Arizona Association of Counties Annual Leadership Conference

Following the November 2018 election, cybersecurity continues to be a major topic for election officials across the country. With this in mind, Tiana Epps-Johnson, Whitney May, and Kurt Sampsel will lead a session on cybersecurity best practices for Arizona election officials. Drawing from CTCL’s cybersecurity curricula, the team will cover cybersecurity terminology, explain how to create stronger login practices, and introduce cybersecurity partners and resources.

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Oct
2
to Oct 4

CTCL Training: Enhancing Digital Communication for Elections

  • Orange County Supervisor of Elections (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whitney May and Kurt Sampsel from the Government Services team will work with the Orange County Supervisor of Election's staff to enhance 3 key areas of their digital outreach: online voter engagement, the county election website, and accessible communication. Orange County will receive an audit of their current online communication practices along with practical next steps for improvement based on industry research. Learn more about our professional development program.

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Sep
12
to Sep 13

CTCL Training: Building a New Election Website

  • Howard County Clerk, MO (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whitney May and Kurt Sampsel from the Government Services team will work with the Howard County Clerk’s staff to create a new election website. CTCL will provide a modern election website template, as well as training and written curriculum that covers website navigation best practices, writing election information in plain language, and publishing election data in usable formats.

In addition to getting a new, voter-friendly election website with this training, Howard County Clerk staff will also gain the skills to update and maintain their own website content. Learn more about our professional development program.

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Sep
10
to Sep 11

CTCL Training: Building a New Election Website

Whitney May and Kurt Sampsel from the Government Services team will work with the Lewis County Clerk’s staff to create a new election website. CTCL will provide a modern election website template, as well as training and written curriculum that covers website navigation best practices, writing election information in plain language, and publishing election data in usable formats.

In addition to getting a new, voter-friendly election website with this training, Lewis County Clerk staff will also gain the skills to update and maintain their own website content. Learn more about our professional development program.

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Sep
6
1:10 PM13:10

Annual Conference of the Missouri Association of County Clerks and Election Authorities

At this annual gathering of Missouri election officials, CTCL’s Government Services Project Manager, Kurt Sampsel, will lead a presentation on best practices for election website design. Kurt will give an overview of CTCL’s election website template -- which is being used by several Missouri election offices -- and share some of the top design recommendations covered in the Improving Your Election Website course

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Aug
30
1:00 PM13:00

Cybersecurity 301: Communications | CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials

The Center for Technology and Civic Life is partnering with the Center for Democracy and Technology to deliver a new cybersecurity training series designed for election officials this August. The series will include 3 online courses that will empower your election office to manage cyber threats and communicate with the public about cybersecurity. After completing the series, you’ll have more confidence to safeguard against and respond to cyber threats in your election office.

Register to attend Cybersecurity 301: Communications on Thursday, August 30. You'll learn how to inform the public about your office’s security leadership, make a cyber incident response plan, and build media allies.

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Aug
29
1:00 PM13:00

Cybersecurity 201: Intermediate | CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials

The Center for Technology and Civic Life is partnering with the Center for Democracy and Technology to deliver a new cybersecurity training series designed for election officials this August. The series will include 3 online courses that will empower your election office to manage cyber threats and communicate with the public about cybersecurity. After completing the series, you’ll have more confidence to safeguard against and respond to cyber threats in your election office.

Register to attend Cybersecurity 201: Intermediate on Wednesday, August 29. You'll learn how to safeguard your election data, apply cybersecurity framework to election systems, and develop partnerships to overcome security challenges.

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Aug
28
1:00 PM13:00

Cybersecurity 101: Introduction | CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials

The Center for Technology and Civic Life is partnering with the Center for Democracy and Technology to deliver a new cybersecurity training series designed for election officials this August. The series will include 3 online courses that will empower your election office to manage cyber threats and communicate with the public about cybersecurity. After completing the series, you’ll have more confidence to safeguard against and respond to cyber threats in your election office.

Register to attend Cybersecurity 101: Introduction on Tuesday, August 28. You'll learn how to understand complex cybersecurity terminology, identify types of cyber threats, and create stronger login practices.

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Aug
27
1:00 PM13:00

Orientation | CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials

The Center for Technology and Civic Life is partnering with the Center for Democracy and Technology to deliver a new cybersecurity training series designed for election officials this August. The series will include 3 online courses that will empower your election office to manage cyber threats and communicate with the public about cybersecurity. After completing the series, you’ll have more confidence to safeguard against and respond to cyber threats in your election office.

We'll kick off CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials on Monday, August 27 with a free orientation. You'll learn course objectives and expectations, background on the organizations and your instructors, and how to navigate our online training platform.

 

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Aug
8
1:15 PM13:15

Annual Conference of the Oregon Association of County Clerks

Election cybersecurity is a major theme at this year’s conference of the Oregon Association of County Clerks. Kurt Sampsel, CTCL’s Government Services Project Manager, will lead a session on cybersecurity best practices for election officials. Drawing from CTCL’s cybersecurity curricula, Kurt will cover cybersecurity terminology, explain how to create stronger login practices, and introduce cybersecurity partners and resources.

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Jul
31
1:00 PM13:00

Cybersecurity 301: Communications | CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials

The Center for Technology and Civic Life is partnering with the Center for Democracy and Technology to deliver a new cybersecurity training series designed for election officials this July. The series will include 3 online courses that will empower your election office to manage cyber threats and communicate with the public about cybersecurity. After completing the series, you’ll have more confidence to safeguard against and respond to cyber threats in your election office.

Register to attend Cybersecurity 301: Communications on Tuesday, July 31. You'll learn how to make a cyber incident response plan, inform the public about your office’s security leadership, and build media allies.

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Jul
24
1:00 PM13:00

Cybersecurity 201: Intermediate | CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials

The Center for Technology and Civic Life is partnering with the Center for Democracy and Technology to deliver a new cybersecurity training series designed for election officials this July. The series will include 3 online courses that will empower your election office to manage cyber threats and communicate with the public about cybersecurity. After completing the series, you’ll have more confidence to safeguard against and respond to cyber threats in your election office.

Register to attend Cybersecurity 201: Intermediate on Tuesday, July 24. You'll learn how to understand complex cybersecurity terminology, identify types of cyber threats, and create stronger login practices.

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Jul
10
1:00 PM13:00

Cybersecurity 101: Introduction | CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials

The Center for Technology and Civic Life is partnering with the Center for Democracy and Technology to deliver a new cybersecurity training series designed for election officials this July. The series will include 3 online courses that will empower your election office to manage cyber threats and communicate with the public about cybersecurity. After completing the series, you’ll have more confidence to safeguard against and respond to cyber threats in your election office.

Register to attend Cybersecurity 101: Introduction on Tuesday, July 10. You'll learn how to understand complex cybersecurity terminology, identify types of cyber threats, and create stronger login practices.

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Jul
9
1:00 PM13:00

Orientation | CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials

The Center for Technology and Civic Life is partnering with the Center for Democracy and Technology to deliver a new cybersecurity training series designed for election officials this July. The series will include 3 online courses that will empower your election office to manage cyber threats and communicate with the public about cybersecurity. After completing the series, you’ll have more confidence to safeguard against and respond to cyber threats in your election office.

We'll kick off CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials on Monday, July 9 with Orientation. You'll learn course objectives and expectations, background on the organizations and your instructors, and how to navigate our online training platform successfully. 

 

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Jun
14
1:15 PM13:15

Washington State Association of County Auditors 2018 Elections Conference

Organized by the Washington State Association of County Auditors, the 2018 Elections Conference Cyber Day will raise awareness about cyber issues facing election offices. Whitney May, CTCL's Government Services Director, and Kurt Sampsel, Government Services Project Manager, will lead a session on cybersecurity best practices for election officials. The session will cover cybersecurity terminology, the importance of stronger login practices, and cybersecurity partners and resources. Conference attendees are encouraged to register for the upcoming CTCL Online Series: Cybersecurity for Election Officials.

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May
11
9:00 AM09:00

CTCL Workshop: Voter Registration Modernization

The Center for Technology and Civic Life and the Center for Civic Design are hosting a workshop on May 11th in Chicago, IL to discuss voter registration modernization efforts. This one day meeting will bring together a range of election officials and other experts from across the country who are involved with the voter registration process. We're excited to learn with everyone as we hear case studies and discuss questions about the different areas of election administration that voter registration affects. The goal of this workshop is to develop a set of lessons learned for local election officials who are tackling the effects of new voter registration policy implementation in various contexts.

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May
9
3:00 PM15:00

iGO Webinar: Free and Low-Cost Resources Your Election Office Needs in 2018

Whitney May and Kurt Sampsel from the Government Services team are partnering with the International Association of Government Officials (iGO) to deliver a webinar for their members.

The webinar introduces reliable and practical tools to improve election administration in any jurisdiction. Whether it’s legislative newsletters, free infographic design software, or a writing app, participants can take away something valuable for their election team. For iGO members, you can register to join the webinar here

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Apr
24
to Apr 25

CTCL Training: Building a New Election Website

  • Pulaski County Clerk MO (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whitney May and Kurt Sampsel from the Government Services team will work with the Pulaski County Clerk’s staff to create a new election website.

CTCL will provide a modern election website template, as well as training and written curriculum that covers website navigation best practices, writing election information in plain language, and publishing election data in usable formats.

In addition to getting a new, voter-friendly election website with this training, Pulaski County Clerk staff will also gain the skills to update and maintain their own website content. Learn more about our professional development program.

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Apr
6
1:00 PM13:00

CTCL Training: Election Data and Nonpartisan Messaging

Whitney May and Kurt Sampsel from the Center for Technology and Civic Life's Government Services team will lead a 3-hour training for 50 local election officials from the D.C. metropolitan area. Attendees will learn ways to collect, analyze, and visualize election data to tell compelling stories. They'll also leave the training with nonpartisan messages and tools they can use to encourage people to participate in elections. Learn more about our professional development program.

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Mar
8
4:40 PM16:40

Future of California Elections 2018 Conference

Kurt Sampsel, CTCL's Government Services Project Manager, will participate in a panel on the topic of publishing important voting information online. In the panel, "Searching for Election Information: A Practical Overview of How Voters Acquire Election Information Online," participants will talk about how people consume civic information online and discuss steps that election officials can take to better meet their communities' information needs.

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