Smartmatic Webinars

Smartmatic content is designed to start and further conversations about elections, to build community among election stakeholders, academia and subject-matter experts. We hope that this content will help educate and inspire open, honest dialogue.

Accessible Democracy: Removing Barriers for Voters with Disabilities

May 10, 2021

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Engendering Trust in Election Outcomes

April 6, 2021

Watch the first in a 4-part series webinar series Engendering Trust in Election Outcomes, which was broadcast live on April 6. In the aftermath of the US 2020 election, this webinar helps to answer questions about rebuilding trust among voters.

How can election officials engender trust in future election outcomes? 

How can we build a protective shield around election processes so that the necessary checks and balances, auditing and appeals procedures are indisputable?

Hosted by Kathleen Hale and Mitchell Brown of Auburn University, the webinar includes panelists:

  • Joseph Uscinski, University of Miami professor and expert in conspiracy theories
  • Lance Gough, former Executive Director of the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners and leader of transformative change in election administration.
  • Antonio Mugica, Smartmatic CEO

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Crisis Response During an Election

October 6, 2020

The National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard University (NPLI) and Smartmatic moderated discussion and actionable advice on handling unforeseen events during a national election.

Science-Based Strategies for a Safer In-Person Vote

June 24, 2020

Auburn University’s Election Administration Initiative webinar on science-based strategies for safer in-person voting. This webinar featured Drs. Kathleen Hale and Mitchell Brown of Auburn University, election technology expert Ed Smith of Smartmatic, and founder Michael Diamond of The Infection Prevention Strategy (TIPS), a global health nonprofit active in preventing the spread of infectious disease.

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