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With founder/CEOs Richard Hill (VoteOurVoice), Micah Sifry (Civic Hall), Tristan Louis (TNL), Jess Riegel (Motivote), Bruce Bachenheimer (Dir. Entrepreneur Lab, Pace University).
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 06:00 PM   Absolutely Free   Online

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CORRECTION- DATE CHANGE DUE TO INAUGURATION CEREMONIES: Fireside Chat! Where attendees ask the questions as a follow up to:

We'll answer questions from last Wednesday, January 13, & you can still send in questions to ORGANIZER here at Meetup or email to Lauren Keyson at info@disruptivetechnologist.

If you missed the webinar last week catch it up here on the recording:

1. Richard Hill, Founder & CEO, VoteOurVoice
2. Micah Sifry, Co-founder & President, Civic Hall
3. Jess Riegel, Founder, Motivote & Social Innovation Fellow, StartingBloc
4. Bruce Bachenheimer, Clinical Professor & Director Entrepreneur Lab, Pace University
5. Tristan Louis, Serial Entrepreneur &
published thought leader on digital innovation.

Last week we talked about a lot of social issues, we can focus on tech this time -- you ask the questions!

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jan 20,[masked]:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Topic: Fireside Chat - Disruptive Technologists: Tech Disrupts Democracy Q&A

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Possible Outline Questions:

I. Voting
A. Is it enough to register people to vote?
B. Do voter registration organizations have an agenda?
C. Alternatives to down-ballot voting

II. Data
A. What data is collected & how is it protected?
B. What data is sold to politicians?
C. Using data vs emotion to make voting decisions
1. How can data assist in voting?
2. How do we get people to change the way they think about voting?
3. Will people use data if it conflicts with what they want to do emotionally?
D. Why is political performance data important?

III. Politician accountability
A. Data transparency facts vs fake data/voting information.
B. What role can tech play in helping people understand what news/information is credible?

IV. Educating voters
A. Differences between informed voters vs down-ballot voters
B. How does our democracy operate now, & how can we improve it to be more efficient & inclusive?
C. State & local issues & elections have the greatest effect on the lives of people, however, most people do not understand the impact
D. How are people of color affected greater than the majority population?
E. What is the process for helping people understand the power of improving how democracy works?

Moderator: Bruce Epstein, AI Content Expert, AEBIS AI

MC: Sep DiMeglio, Premier Developer Consultant, Microsoft

Interactive Videographer:
Jeffrey Paul, Ziotag: advanced deep-tagging.

** EXTRA Special Thanks to our Disruptive Technologists chairman David Sorin, Partner & Chair - Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Company Practices

** Thanks to Microsoft Reactor #MSFTReactor
** Thanks to Hint Water
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** Thanks to Esther Dyson

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