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CyberVote should improve the voting process for all voters.

 

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30 November - 1 December 2005, EADS attends the IST Prize exhibition in Brussels. EADS has been nominated for the IST Grand Prize for its highly secure industrial solution for user-friendly remote voting (Internet, Intranet, mail) and safe tallying, a major improvement on the results of the CyberVote project.
Download EADS brochure here (PDF format).

8 November 2004, all five tallies were successfully computed  after combining votes received by surface mail and Internet votes. This was the largest election proclaimed by decree with 340 000 voters from Paris, Bordeaux, Grenoble, Nice and Alen�on (France). With a renewed increase in the participation rates, this project was considered as a real success by all parties, including the French Ministry of Interior.

13 October 2004 was opened for the very first time in the world the largest election combining Internet voting and surface mail voting. It ran for 3 weeks under the supervision of the French Ministry of Interior.

May 2004, EADS is chosen  by the Assembly of French Chambers of Commerce to run the election of the election of the members of 5 Chambers of Commerce (CCIs) of Paris, Bordeaux, Grenoble, Nice and Alen�on (France).

February 2004, EADS replies to a competitive call for tender of the Assembly of French Chambers of Commerce to provide a complete voting solution for the election of the members of 5 Chambers of Commerce (CCIs) of Paris, Bordeaux, Grenoble, Nice and Alen�on. EADS' proposal is based on an industrial version of the CyberVote results.

25 September 2003: The outcome of the CyberVote project was presented at the 4th world-wide forum on e-democracy organized in Issy-les-Moulineaux. A copy of the slides presented are available here (filesize: 4 MB).

08 July 2003: The CyberVote project has officially ended. However, the Project Director will attend the 4th e-democracy forum that will take place in September 2003 in Issy les Moulineaux. He will present the results of the Cybervote project in the worshop "Voting on the Internet: Experience Feedback". Moreover, the D21 report available on this web site summarises the results of this project including prototypes, trials, and dissemination activities.

02 July 2003: Public deliverable reports (PDF format) D21 (Final Report) and D22 (4th Evaluation Report) are now available on this site.

19 March 2003: Public deliverable reports (PDF format) D18 (CyberVote Prototype Version 1.0 Including User Manual and Installation Procedure of the Prototype) and D19 (Report on elections preparation, CyberVote installation and trial applications) are now available on this site.

05 March 2003: Public deliverable reports (PDF format) D12 (CyberVote Test Plan and Evaluation Plan) and D13 (Report on the CyberVote prototype version 0) are now available on this site.

28 February 2003: The brochure of the CyberVote project are available on the Web Site in English, in French and in German.

31 January 2003: A trial election took place in the city of Stocholm in the district of Kista (Sweden). This election was a referendum on city priorities. About 220 voters (a lot of elderly people and people with low-mobility) managed to vote with the CyberVote System from one of the ten city kiosks located in hospital, library and so on. If you want to know more, check http://www.eucybervote.com/trials.html

11 January 2003: A trial election took place in the city of Bremen in Germany. This election was aimed at renewing the council of the University for Public Administration . About 50 voters managed to vote using their Smard Card with the CyberVote System. If you want to know more, check http://www.eucybervote.com/trials.html

11 December 2002: A trial election took place in the city of Issy-les-Moulineaux (France). This election, approved by the CNIL (National Commission of Property rights) was aimed at renewing the District Council. About 860 voters managed to vote with the CyberVote System either from one of the ten city kiosks (600 voters) or from home (260 voters). The tally was performed sucessfully in less than 10 minutes by 4 talliers of the town of Issy-les-Moulineaux. If you want to know more, check http://www.eucybervote.com/trials.html

27 November-4 December 2002 : The first trial election of the CyberVote system will occur in the university of Bremen. This legally-binding election (approved by the German Data Protection Officer) will enable the students, the professors and the staff of the university to choose their representatives in several councils. The CyberVoters will vote from a dozens of CyberVote kiosks and will authenticate using their personal SmartCard

4-6 November 2002 : For or against on-line voting? Come and try CyberVote at the IST 2002 exhibition that will be held in Copenhagen on 4-6 November 2002. Visitors will be offered the chance to try out the CyberVote system, which will be used in November for the first-legally binding on-line election in Bremen. They will be able to choose a fixed or mobile Internet device and use it to vote on-line. The devices available will include Nokia 9210i communicators, pocket PCs and laptop computers. In addition, visitors will be able to experiment with different forms of authentication (smart cards or PIN codes) : http://2002.istevent.cec.eu.int/

17-18 October 2002 : The CyberVote project was presented at the Global Forum 2002 conference that was held in the George Washington University in Washington DC : http://www.items.fr/global_forum.htm

09 September 2002 : Bart Preneel, from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, will participate to the 2002 ISSE (Information Security Solutions Europe) Conference (02-04 October). Check the ISSE website for further details.

25 June 2002 : A new page presenting different demos and videos of the CyberVote system is available on our site : http://www.eucybervote.org/demo.html

11 June 2002 : A flash demo of the CyberVote system (simulating the Nokia 9210 mobile phone system) is available on our site : http://www.eucybervote.org/demo/nokia.html

10 June 2002 : Check our "useful link" page for recent updates

02 June 2002 : Public deliverable reports (HTML format) D6 (Security, Authentication Mechanism and Internet Technologies), D7 (Mock-ups of architectures and overall system architecture), D9 (Ergonomic Plan) are now available on this site.

01 June 2002 : The project CyberVote has succefully been affiliated with the 2002 Stockholm Partnerships for Sustainable Cities (an international networking and awards programme for pioneering sustainability projects world wide) :

25 May 2002 : The French magazine @pplications (dealing with secure exchanges on the Internet) has published a synthesis on the electronic-vote in France. The director of the CyberVote project has been interviewed for this article.

20 May 2002 : A review of the CyberVote system by a German Data Protection Officer will be done next week for the Bremen trial election. A modified and enhanced voting system (including SmartCard Authentication) will be presented to the DPO.

11-12 April 2002 : The CyberVote project was presented during the 3rd world-wide forum on Electronic Democracy. During this event the new voting system has been shown as well as the IST 2001 prototype. Moreover, Mr. Stephan Brunessaux, from Cybervote Project has been interviewed by France 3 (national news), and Euronews.

19 March 2002 :The director of the CyberVote project will attend the 3rd world-wide forum on Electronic Democracy to be held in Issy-Les-Moulineaux (France) on 11-12 April 2002. Visitors will be able to try the new voting system that has been developped during last months.
A CSIUG meeting will be held the day before.

18 March 2002 : Public deliverable reports D6 (Security, Authentication Mechanism and Internet Technologies), D7 (Mock-ups of architectures and overall system architecture), D9 (Ergonomic Plan) are now available on this site .

3,4 and 5 December 2001: The CyberVote project was presented during the IST 2001 in Düsseldorf (Germany). During this event, the consortium has presented its first demonstration : Visitors voted sucessfully by using the device of their choice: PC, Pocket PC or mobile phone.

19 October 2001: The director of the CyberVote project will attend in Newcastle-upon-Tyne the Global Forum 2001 conference. He will report about the progress made during the first year of the project and will present the results achieved so far.

5 September 2001: The CyberVote project was presented during the events taking place within the framework of the 2nd General Assembly of the Global Cities Dialogue [GCD] in Melbourne (Australia). The GCD is a world wide network of Mayors and high political representatives working together to build up a sustainable and socially inclusive global information society. The CyberVote project was represented by its end-user partners and chair cities of the GCD, the cities of Issy-les-Moulineaux, Bremen and Stockholm.

19 July 2001 : our press release is now available in Spanish.

12 July 2001: The CyberVote project has been selected by the European Commission to be presented during the IST 2001 event that will take place Dusseldorf on 3,4 and 5 December 2001. During this event, the consortium will present its first demonstration of an Internet voting system. Visitors will be invited to vote by using the device of their choice: PC, Pocket PC or mobile phone.

11 July 2001 : Public deliverable reports D3 (Project Presentation), D4 vol. 1 (Electronic Democracy Projects), D4 vol. 2 (Legal Issues of Internet Voting) and D4 vol. 3 (User Requirement Analysis) are now available on this site.

21 May 2001 : On May 17, 2001, prof Tomas Ohlin in Stockholm gave a  presentation  about electronic voting in general, and especially Cybervote, to an audience comprising the EU  IST Committee and a number of EU Commission directors.

16 May 2001 : Mr. Stephan Brunessaux, from Cybervote Project and Mr. Regis Jamin, from elections.com have been invited in the Multimedia rubric of Nulle Part Ailleurs program, to be presented on May 16 (noon to 2 PM). At this occasion, a demonstration of the elections.com' system will be made. This interview has been organized by "Rumeur Publique" society, a partner of the 2nd world-wide Electronic Democracy conference, that will be held at Issy-les-Moulineaux, on May 17. A Real Player version of this interview will be available during one week at Canal + site.

7 May 2001 : our press release is now also available in Portuguese.

4 May 2001 : CyberVote Project Manager, Mr. Stephan Brunessaux, will carry out a talk on "m-Democracy in the enlarged Union" at the e-Mobility 2001 - EU Information Society Conference to be held on 31 May-1 June 2001 in G�teborg (Sweden).

3 May 2001 : CyberVote Project Manager, Mr. Stephan Brunessaux, will present a keynote speech about this project on 17 May 2001, 3:45 PM, at the 2nd world-wide Electronic Democracy conference, that will be held in Issy-les-Moulineaux (France).

17 January 2001 : our press release is now also available in German.

12 January 2001 : we are happy to announce that CSIUG members will have free access to the 2nd world-wide Electronic Democracy conference. To get this free access, mention "CSIUG member" on the registration form.

22 December 2000: our press release is now available in Dutch.

15 December 2000 : our press release is now available in Finnish.

15 December 2000 : the first CSIUG meeting will take place on 18 May 2001 in Issy-les-Moulineaux (France). It will be held the day after the 2nd world-wide Electronic Democracy conference to be held also in Issy-les-Moulineaux. The deadline for receiving candidatures for applying to the CSIUG has therefore been extended to 15 February.

29 November 2000 : check our press review for recent updates

21 November 2000 : the Swedish version of the Press Release is now available.

20 November 2000 : download the CyberVote Special Interest Group invitation.

16 November 2000 : the CyberVote forum is now open to anyone for discussions. Share your concerns about on-line voting or indicate why you feel this will revolutionize the democratic process.

10-12 November 2000 : CyberVote representatives attend the 1st Conference of the Network Direct Democracy Initiatives in Europe.

6, 7 and 8 November 2000 : CyberVote representatives attend the IST 2000 conference.

23 and 24 October 2000 : CyberVote representatives attend the Electronic Democracy conference in Bielefeld.

19 and 20 October 2000 : CyberVote presentation at the Global Forum 2000 event  held in Nice. Copies of the slides are available here.

13 October 2000 : the official CyberVote press release is made available on this site.

 

 

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