NASS 2019 Winter Conference

Fairmont Georgetown

Event Agenda:

Agenda is subject to change. Committee meetings are open to all attendees, unless otherwise noted. Conference dress is business attire. Valid conference ID badge is required for entry to ALL meetings & events. State government NASS members may attend NASED meetings free of charge.

Jan 31st

Thursday - Executive Board Meeting

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Executive Board Meeting & Reception
Dumbarton Room (3rd Fl.)

Feb 1st

Friday - Day 1

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Election Infrastructure Subsector Government Coordinating Council (EIS-GCC) Meeting (Not a NASS Mtg.)
Ballroom I

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration
Imperial Foyer

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Expo/Demo Set-Up
Imperial Foyer

2:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Election Infrastructure Joint GCC-SCC Meeting (Not a NASS Mtg.)
Ballroom I

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

New Member Orientation & Reception with NASS Executive Board
Roosevelt Room

Feb 2nd

Saturday - Day 2

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration
Imperial Foyer

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Expo/Demo
Imperial Foyer

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Advocacy Breakfast with Presentation & Discussion: Insights from Local Election Officials
Colonnade

Presentation and discussion featuring previews from a forthcoming Democracy Fund 2018 Local Election Official survey report and expert reaction. Several key areas will be highlighted including: perspectives on voter engagement, attitudes towards election reforms, and the evolution of their role over time. 

Welcome By: Mr. Adam Ambrogi, Program Director, Elections, Democracy Fund

Moderated By:  Ms. Tammy Patrick, Senior Advisor for the Elections Program, Democracy Fund

  • Ms. Natalie Adona, Senior Research and Learning Associate, Elections, Democracy Fund

  • Hon. Maggie Toulouse Oliver, Secretary of State, New Mexico

  • Hon. Kim Wyman, Secretary of State, Washington

  • Ms. Terry Ao Minnis, Director of Census and Voting Programs, Asian Americans Advancing Justice

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

General Session: Election Reform in the 116th Congress - Legislative Staff Panel
Kennedy Ballroom

Moderated By: Ms. Leslie Reynolds, Executive Director, NASS

  • Ms. Elizabeth Hira, Majority Elections Counsel, House Administration Committee

  • Mr. Jesse Roberts, Minority Election Attorney, House Administration Committee 

  • Ms. Jackie Barber, Majority Chief Counsel, Senate Rules Committee

  • Mr. Jacob Barton, Professional Staff, Senate Select Intelligence Committee

  • Ms. Lindsey Kerr, Democratic Chief Counsel, Senate Rules Committee

  • Ms. Moira Bergin, Subcommittee Director, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection & Innovation, Homeland Security Committee

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Morning Break
Imperial Foyer

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Corporate Affiliate Expo Showcase
Imperial Foyer

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch: The National Archives Foundation "Rightfully Hers" Women's Suffrage Initiative 
Colonnade

  • Mr. Jim Doumas, Deputy Executive Director, the National Archives Foundation 

  • Ms. Mattie Gainer, Programs & Communications Manager, the National Archives Foundation 

  • Ms. Rachel Colombana, Director of Corporate & Institutional Giving, the National Archives Foundation

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Elections Committee
Kennedy Ballroom

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Afternoon Break
Imperial Foyer

3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Cybersecurity Committee
Kennedy Ballroom

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Reception at the Embassy of New Zealand
37 Observatory Cir NW, Washington, DC 20008
Buses Load at M Street Entrance at 5:30 PM
Advance Sign-up & Conference Badge Required

Feb 3rd

Sunday - Day 3

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration
Imperial Foyer

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Expo/Demo
Imperial Foyer

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

CLOSED SESSION - Communications Training
Ballroom I

  • Ms. Tracey Madigan, Director, 15 Minutes Group

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Morning Break
Imperial Foyer

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

CLOSED SESSION - Business Services Committee
Kennedy Ballroom

  • Update from International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA) – Issues and Topics for May 2019 Conference in New Orleans
    Ms. Carla Bonaventure, IACA President, Commercial Administrator, Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office

  • Beneficial Ownership is Back – Treasury, House and Senate Proposals
    Mr. Young Lee, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes (TFFC), Department of Treasury
    Mr. Ben Harney, Counsel, Office of Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)

  • Business ID Theft – Trends, State Legislation and State Agency Cooperation
    Ms. Terri Steenblock, Compliance Manager, Federation of Tax Administrators

  • Committee Discussion: Common Scams, new GTLDs, Potential Applications for Blockchain

 

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

NASS Awards Luncheon Featuring the Presentation of the Margaret Chase Smith American Democracy Award to Hon. Dan Evans, Former Governor of Washington & Hon. Ralph Munro, Former Washington Secretary of State
Colonnade

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

CLOSED SESSION - International Relations Committee
Kennedy Ballroom

  • Briefing from the National Security Council 

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

CLOSED SESSION - Communications Staff Roundtable
Roosevelt

  • Social Media Tools and 2018 Election Information 
    Ms. Eva Guidarini, U.S. Politics & Government Outreach Associate, Facebook
    Mr. Mike Hogan, Product Manager, Facebook

    Mr. Kevin Kane, Public Policy Manager, Twitter 
    Mr. Mike Ward, VP Voter Engagement, Democracy Works

  • Belfer Center Update
    Ms. Siobhan Gorman, Partner, Brunswick Group
    Mr. Jordan D'Amato, Executive Director, Defending Digital Democracy Project
    Ms. Mari Dugas, Project Coordinator, Defending Digital Democracy Project

  • Secretary of State Communications Discussion

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Afternoon Break
Imperial Foyer

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Awards Committee
Decatur

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Workshop: Proper Greetings and Other Protocol Tips for International Delegations
Ballroom I

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Workshop: 2018 in Review – Looking Back and Moving Forward
Kennedy Ballroom

Moderated By: Mr. David Becker, Executive Director and Founder, Center for Election Innovation & Research

  • Public Information and Voter Registration Databases: New laws, New limitations or More Access
    Hon. Nellie Gorbea, Secretary of State, Rhode Island
    Mr. Marc Rotenberg, President and Executive Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

  • Signature Verification and Processing Absentee Ballots: Methods, Postmarks, Processing and Tabulating Timetables
    Hon. Kim Wyman, Secretary of State, Washington
    Ms. Amber McReynolds, Executive Director, National Vote at Home Institute

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 

Workshop: Election Security 101 New Secretaries and Election Staff Overview
Ballroom I 

Overview of Resources and the Election Security Work Done to Date by Election Officials Around the Country 
Learn about resources from NASS, DHS, the Elections Infrastructure Government Coordinating Council (EIS-GCC) and the Sector Coordinating Council (SCC), the Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC), Harvard’s Belfer Center and much more.

Moderated By: Mr. Matt Masterson, Senior Cybersecurity Advisor, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Corporate Affiliate/ Secretaries Only Reception
Colonnade

Feb 4th

Monday - Day 4

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Securities Committee
Decatur

  • Preemption Provisions in Proposed Federal Legislation

  • Financial Technology Issues

  • Data Security and Privacy Issues

  • Multi-jurisdictional Enforcement Actions

  • Fiduciary Standard

  • NASS Recognition of NASAA on their 100th Anniversary (1919-2019)

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Expo/Demo Tear Down
Imperial Foyer

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

CLOSED SESSION - Secretaries-Only Session
Ballroom I

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

CLOSED SESSION - SOS Staff-Only Session
Roosevelt

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Morning Break
Imperial Foyer

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Business Meeting
Kennedy Ballroom
Members will vote on business items adopted by NASS committees.