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Why Tuesday? At The 92nd Street Y

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Why Tuesday? 140 Conf

Tomorrow at 10AM at the 92nd Street Y in New York City come to my 140 Characters Conference panel Fixing Our Voting System One Tweet At A Time. 

I’ll be moderating with my Executive Director of Why Tuesday? hat on and we’ll be talking about how technology has a role to play in election reform. The panelists will be:

  • Joe Trippi, social media, business and political consultant; Former Howard Dean campaign manager; author of The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
  • Debra Bowen, California Secretary of State
  • Nancy Scola, associate editor at Tech President; creator of Twitter Vote Report
  • Steve Grove, head of YouTube news and politics

For the complete conference schedule which includes some awesome speakers and big names, click here.

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