Elections in the Age of AI: New Tech’s Impacts on Democracy

Mar 12, 2024

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

The emergence of artificial intelligence technologies has game changing implications for American Democracy – and not all of them good. While disinformation has been used in recent election cycles to sow doubt in elections and democratic processes, AI takes this threat to new levels. How do we protect our democratic institutions, make sure voters receive accurate information, and ensure American Democracy survives in the years to come? Hear first-hand from officials who oversee elections, experts in the field of AI and national security and see what the future may hold for American elections.

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Joan Donovan

Boston University

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Tiana Epps-Johnson

Center for Tech and Civic Life

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Lindsay Gorman

German Marshall Fund’s Alliance for Securing Democracy

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Jena Griswold

Colorado Department of State

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