Tech@State Hosts ElecTech Conference

TechAtState hosts a panel discussion at The George Washington University during the ElecTech Conference in Washington, D.C., November 30, 2012. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

About the Author: Isaiah Joo serves in the Office of eDiplomacy at the U.S. Department of State.

On November 30, 2012, the Office of eDiplomacy within the State Department’s Bureau of Information Resource Management convened its ninth Tech@State conference, Tech@State:ElecTech. The event focused on the important and expanding role of technology on democratic elections and the electoral process both domestically and internationally. Over 50 experts from within the U.S. government, U.S. presidential campaigns, social media companies, international non-governmental organizations, non-profits, and academic institutions convened to speak on this subject.

In a welcoming address, Daniel Baer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the State Department’s… more »