2018

2018 Nov 05

Securing our Elections from Moscow to Main Street: What We've Learned Since 2016

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

L-166, the IOP Conference Room, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School

Join us for a conversation with former Kentucky Secretary of State and past Institute of Politics Director Trey Grayson about election security and what we've learned since 2016. From hackers to misinformation campaigns, security threats aimed at our elections received considerable attention in 2016. What have we learned in the intervening two years, and what steps have election officials taken to protect the security of ballot boxes across the nation?

Lunch will be provided.

This event is cosponsored by the Institute of Politics and the Ash Center for...

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2018 Nov 08

TIME CHANGED -- The Future of Tech Policy: Perspectives from the U.S. and Europe

12:30pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Ash Center foyer, 124 Mt Auburn St, Suite 200N

The Ash Center and digital HKS invite you to a discussion on European and American approaches to tech policy. Joining us will be Henri Piffaut, a senior advisor with the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission. At the European Commission, Piffaut served as a member of Margrethe Vestager’s technical team and has a unique insight into the Commission’s policy aims and anti-competition actions against such tech giants as Alphabet, Apple, and Facebook. Piffaut will discuss the European approach to technology regulation and how it differs from the more hands-off approach...

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2018 Nov 02

Getting out the Vote with Harvard Votes Challenge

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ash Center foyer, 124 Mt Auburn St, Suite 200N

Join us for a conversation with Gwen Camp MC/MPA 2019 and Mike Miesen MPP 2019 about the Harvard Votes Challenge, GOTV, and understanding why it can be so hard to turn voters out to the polls. Teresa Acuña, Associate Director of Democratic Governance Programs at Ash will moderate.

Lunch, as always, will be served.  

The Ash Community Speaker Series features discussions with students, faculty, fellows, and alumni whose research or other academic work is supported by the Ash Center. The series is a forum to...

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