NASS 2022 Virtual Winter Conference

NASS 2022 Virtual Winter Conference
When:

Feb 28 - Mar 2

Where:

Virtual

Facility:

Online

Registration:

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NASS Members/ State Govt. Staff/ Non-Profit - $100 per person

NASS Corporate Affiliates - $100 per person

Corporate Non-Member - $200 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. All event attendees are subject to the event anti-harassment policy. Registration for this event will end on Friday, February 25, 2022 at 5 PM ET. Meeting login details will be sent to the email address used during registration and will be distributed on Friday, February 25, 2022.

Press registration: TBA

Event Agenda:

Please note all agenda times are listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST). Agenda sessions and topics are subject to change.

Feb 28th

MONDAY

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

CLOSED SESSION - Workshop: Preparing for 2022 Elections
Available to NASS Member Secretaries, State Government Staff & Corporate Affiliates

Protect 2022 Updates from CISA

  • Ms. Kim Wyman, Senior Advisor for Election Security, CISA 

  • Mr. Geoff Hale, Election Security Initiative Lead, CISA 

Unclassified Updates on the Current Threat Environment
Moderated by: Mr. Geoff Hale, Election Security Initiative Lead, CISA 

  • Ms. Cynthia Kaiser, Section Chief, FBI Cyber Division

  • Ms. Laura Dehmlow, Section Chief, FBI Foreign Influence Task Force

  • Mr. Christopher Wright, Mission Manager and Director, Cyber Mission Center, DHS Office of Intelligence & Analysis

  • Mr. James Dunlap, Mission Manager and Director, Counterterrorism Mission Center, DHS Office of Intelligence & Analysis

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Business Services Committee
Co-Chairs: Hon. Michael Adams, KY & Hon. Shenna Bellows, ME

Wrapping Up Regulatory Process for the Corporate Transparency Act

  • Director of Regulatory Policy, FinCEN (invited)

State-Based Status of Remote Online/Ink Notarization Laws and Executive Orders

  • Mr. Bill Anderson, VP Government Affairs, National Notary Association

Making It Easier to do Business in the States

  • Hon. Michael Adams, Kentucky Secretary of State – Waiving Red Tape for Out-of-State Businesses Helping with Disaster Relief

  • Hon. Michael Watson, Mississippi Secretary of State – "Tackle the Tape" Initiative  

  • Hon. Nellie Gorbea, Rhode Island Secretary of State – Working with Your Business Community and Legislature on a Single Filing Period

  • Hon. Jim Condos, Vermont Secretary of State - Streamlining Professional Licensure to Meet Workforce Needs

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Securities Committee
Co-Chairs: Hon. Holli Sullivan, IN & Hon. Elaine Marshall, NC 

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Awards Committee
Co-Chairs: Hon. Jocelyn Benson, MI & Hon. Al Jaeger, ND

  • Update on NASS Awards Programs

  • Discussion about John Lewis Youth Leadership Award 

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

CLOSED SESSION - Secretaries-Only Meeting

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

CLOSED SESSION - State Staff Only Meeting

Mar 1st

TUESDAY

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

General Session

12:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Elections Committee
Co-Chairs: Hon. Denise Merrill, CT & Hon. Laurel Lee, FL

Committee Business

EAC Commissioners Outline Pending Projects and New Resources for 2022 Elections

  • Hon. Donald L. Palmer, Chairman, US Election Assistance Commission

  • Hon. Thomas Hicks, Vice Chairman, US Election Assistance Commission

  • Hon. Christie McCormick, Commissioner, US Election Assistance Commission

  • Hon. Benjamin W. Hovland, Commissioner, US Election Assistance Commission

FEMA Role in Support of Election Officials Post-Disaster

  • Speaker TBA

Combatting the Erosion of Voter Confidence with Innovation

  • Mr. Chad Houck, Chief Deputy, Idaho Secretary of State (invited) 

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Cybersecurity Committee
Co-Chairs: Hon. Kyle Ardoin, LA & Hon. Maggie Toulouse Oliver, NM

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Cybersecurity Tools & Resources for Small Businesses

  • Ms. Karen Evans, Managing Director, Cyber Readiness Institute

  • Ms. Renée N. McLaughlin, Product Owner for Toolkits, Global Cyber Alliance

  • Ms. Cindy Liebes, Chief Program Officer, Cybercrime Support Network

Mar 2nd

WEDNESDAY

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Workshop: There's No Place Like Home - National Association of Confidential Address Programs Presentation & State Shared Practices

National Association of Confidential Address Programs (NACAP) Presentation 

  • Ms. Brenda Sites, President, NACAP

State Shared Practices

  • Hon. Steve Simon, Minnesota Secretary of State 
    Ms. Dianna Umidon, Safe at Home Program Director, Minnesota Secretary of State

  • Hon. John Wobensmith, Maryland Secretary of State
    Ms. Brittany Lore, Deputy Director, Maryland Secretary of State

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

CLOSED SESSION - Secretaries-Only Meeting

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

CLOSED SESSION - Communications Staff Roundtable

2:45 PM - 4:30 PM

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