NASS 2021 Virtual Winter Conference

nass2021
When:

Feb 2 - Feb 5

Where:

Online

Facility:

Online

Registration:

Register Now for the NASS 2021 Virtual Winter Conference!

Registration Fees:

NASS Members/ State Govt. Staff/ Non-Profit - $50 per person
NASS Corporate Affiliates - $50 per person
Corporate Non-Member - $150 per person

Please Note: there are no refunds for this event. If you would like to transfer your registration please contact Stacy Dodd at sdodd@sso.org. Registration for this event will end on Friday, January 29, 2021 at 5 PM ET.

Press/Media Registration (free): There are 30 individual media slots, which will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis. Registered reporters will be granted media access to open sessions of the conference. To register for ONE of the 30 first-come-first-serve media slots, please email Will Dinneen, NASS Acting Press Secretary, at wdinneen@sso.org. In the interest of fairness, reporters may not email on behalf of their colleagues to reserve a slot for them. Two registrants max per outlet.

Event Agenda:

Please note all agenda times are listed in Eastern time. Agenda sessions and topics are subject to change.

Feb 2nd

TUESDAY

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Executive Board Meeting

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Awards Committee
Co-Chairs: Hon. Denise Merrill, CT & Hon. Al Jaeger, ND

  • Committee Business
    Discussion of proposed new John Lewis Youth Leadership Award

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM ET

CLOSED SESSION - Secretaries-Only Session

3:15 PM - 4:45 PM ET

CLOSED SESSION - SOS Staff-Only Session

Feb 3rd

WEDNESDAY

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM ET

Business Services Committee Meeting
Co-Chairs: Hon. Jay Ashcroft, MO & Hon. Kathy Boockvar, PA

  • Regulatory Process for Implementing New Corporate Transparency Act
    -  U.S. Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (invited)

  • Pandemic Executive Orders and Temporary State Legislation on Remote Notarization - What's Next
    -  Hon. Michael Watson, Mississippi Secretary of State
    -  Hon. Elaine Marshall, North Carolina Secretary of State

  • Business Scams - A National Approach to Education
    -  NASS and States Partner with Business Groups to Counter Business Scams

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Workshop: Remote Online Notarization

Moderated by: Hon. Jay Ashcroft, Missouri Secretary of State

  • Hon. Jena Griswold, Colorado Secretary of State

  • Hon. Paul Pate, Iowa Secretary of State

  • Ms. Nicole Booth, EVP Public Affairs, Notarize

  • Ms. Pat Fry, Co-chair, Standby Committee to Amend the Revised Law on Notarial Acts, Uniform Law Commission (ULC)

  • Ms. Elizabeth Blosser, Senior Director of Government Affairs, American Land Title Association (ALTA)

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM ET

Cybersecurity Committee
Co-Chairs: Hon. Paul Pate, IA & Hon. Maggie Toulouse Oliver, NM

 - Panel Discussion: Secretary of State Collaboration with Cybersecurity Researchers

  • Mr. Trevor Timmons, Chief Information Officer, Colorado Secretary of State’s Office with Mr. Mark Kuhr, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Synack

  • Mr. Jeff Franklin, Chief Cyber Officer, Iowa Secretary of State’s Office with Mr. Casey Ellis, Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Bugcrowd

  • Mr. Sean McAfee, Chief Information Security Officer, Ohio Secretary of State’s Office

 - Panel Discussion: The Future of Cybersecurity for State and Local Government

  • Mr. Frank J. Cilluffo, Director, Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security

  • Ms. Tonya Rice, Leader, US Elections, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), Co-Chair of Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus

Feb 4th

THURSDAY

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET

General Session: State Priorities in the New Biden Administration

Moderated by: Hon. Maggie Toulouse Oliver, New Mexico Secretary of State

  • The White House, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
    Ms. Julie Rodriguez, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, The White House

  • National Governors Association
    Ms. Susie Quinn Perez, Director of Government Affairs, NGA

  • National Association of Attorneys General
    Mr. Chris Toth, Executive Director, NAAG

  • National Conference of State Legislatures
    Ms. Susan Parnas Frederick, Senior Federal Affairs Counsel
    , NCSL

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Workshop - Case Studies: Correcting Election Misinformation

  • Hon. Katie Hobbs, Arizona Secretary of State

  • Hon. Brad Raffensperger, Georgia Secretary of State

  • Hon. Jocelyn Benson, Michigan Secretary of State

  • Hon. Frank LaRose, Ohio Secretary of State

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM ET

CLOSED SESSION: After-Action Review - IT and Cybersecurity Observations from the 2020 Election Cycle and Priorities for Moving Forward

Discussion Leaders:

  • Mr. David Tackett, Chief Information Officer, West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office

  • Mr. Terrance Jackson, IT Director & Mr. Gregg Cranshaw, Security Architect, Rhode Island Secretary of State’s Office

  • Mr. Spencer Wood, Chief Information Officer, Ohio Secretary of State’s Office

  • Mr. Trevor Timmons, Chief Information Officer, Colorado Secretary of State’s Office 

Feb 5th

FRIDAY

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET

CLOSED SESSION: Communications State Staff Roundtable with Social Media Representatives

  • Facebook

  • Google

  • Snapchat

  • TikTok

  • Twitter

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM ET

CLOSED SESSION: Secretaries-Only Session

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM ET

CLOSED SESSION: SOS Staff-Only Session

2:45 PM - 4:45 PM ET

Business Meeting

Members will vote on business items adopted by NASS committees