2019 Conference Program

Leading the Way: What Lies Ahead for California’s Elections
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Sacramento
2001 Point West Way
Sacramento, CA 95815

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8:00am Registration (Foyer)

9:00am – 9:30am Keynote (Capitol B/C/D)
Introductions by Rosalind Gold, Chief Public Policy Officer of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund
The Honorable Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State

9:30am – 10:00am Special Presentation (Capitol B/C/D)
Swearing-in Ceremony for the State Language Accessibility Advisory Committee and the State Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee

10:00am – 12:00pm Opening Plenaries (Capitol B/C/D)
I. Ensuring Every Vote Counts: What Happens After Election Day?
II. The Voter’s Choice Act: Evaluating California’s New Voting Model

12:00pm – 1:00pm Luncheon

1:00pm – 2:15pm Afternoon Concurrent Sessions Round I
A. Expanding Democracy Through Re-enfranchisement (Capitol B/C/D)
B. Emergency Medical Ballots: Challenges and Strategies for Improvement (Capitol A)
C. Census 2020 and Election 2020: Getting Out the Count and the Vote (Sacramento)

2:30pm – 3:45pm Afternoon Concurrent Sessions Round II
D. Expanding Community Participation: How Election Offices Can Host Effective Public Events (Capitol A)
E. Protecting the Vote Through Post-Election Risk-Limiting Audits (Sacramento)
F. Conditional Voter Registration: How Expanding Same Day Registration Can Remove Barriers to Voting (Capitol B/C/D)

3:45pm – 5:00pm Closing Plenary (Capitol B/C/D)
Putting the Voter First: Exploring Voter Centric Reforms and Elections Practices

5:00pm – 6:00pm Event Networking Reception (Patio)