NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence & Summit, along with the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University, will co-host 'What can we do as voters to protect our elections and our representative government?', a program featuring Dr.  Andrew Appel, will offer his thoughts and insight on the 2020 election.

The program will be held via Zoom on September 17, beginning at 7 p.m.

In the 21st century, new technology has led to new challenges in election security and transparency, but the 2020 pandemic has added special challenges of its own. Appel is Eugene Higgins Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University, and served from 2009-15 as Chair of Princeton's Computer Science department.  His research is in software verification, computer security, programming languages and compilers, and technology policy. He is one of the authors of Securing the Vote: Protecting American Democracy, published by The National Academies Press.

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