Redistricting Conference 2020

Duke University TRIPODS will host a small conference at Duke around Quantitative Investigations of Gerrymandering and Redistricting from 10am on Monday March 2nd to 1pm on Wednesday March 4th. It will take place in Room 330 of Gross Hall on Duke's West Campus.

Experts from around the country will present short to medium length talks.  We leave time to discuss and exchange ideas and perspectives. 

The conference will be centered around an event sponsored by the Duke Law school on Tuesday March 3rd which will feature lawyers involved in the landmark North Carolina Gerrymandering cases. We will also interact and hold discussions with with the lawyers from the Duke Law event.

All are welcome to this event and there are no registration fees.  Please let us know with the linked survey if you plan to attend.

For any questions please email Jonathan Mattingly and Gregory Herschlag at jonm@math.duke.edu and gjh@math.duke.edu.

Schedule
Monday, March 2

Time Event/Speaker
10:00 - 10:20 am Opening Remarks
10:20 - 11:00 am Daryl DeFord (MIT)
11:20 - 12:00  Lorenzo Najt (University of Wisconsin)
12:00 - 12:30 pm Discussion
12:30 - 1:45 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:45 - 2:25 pm Nicholas Eubank (Duke University)
2:45 - 3:25 pm Jonathan Mattingly (Duke University)
3:45 - 4:25 pm Sarah Cannon (Claremont McKenna College)
4:45 - 5:15 pm Discussion

 

Tuesday, March 3

Time Event/Speaker
9:00 - 9:40 am Justin Solomon (MIT)
10:00 - 10:40 am Kosuke Imai (Harvard University)
11:00 - 11:40 am Ashwin Machanavajjhala (Duke University)
12:30 - 1:30 pm Duke Law School Event: Redistricting Litigation in North Carolina
2:00 - 3:00 pm Conversation with Lawyers (subject to be moved to the morning)
3:20 - 4:00 pm Greg Herschlag (Duke University)
4:20 - 5:00 pm Wesley Pegden (CMU)

 

Wednesday, March 4
 

Time Event/Speaker
9:00 - 9:40 am Tyler Jarvis (BYU)
10:00 - 10:40 am Blake Esselstyn (Mapfigure Consulting)
11:00 - 11:40 am Elizabeth Sbrocco
12:00 - 12:45 pm Directed group discussion
12:45 - 1:00 pm Closing remarks