North American Mobile Driver’s License (mDL) Interoperability Test Event and Secure Technology Alliance mDL Workshop – November 2021

North American Mobile Driver’s License (mDL) Interoperability Test Event and Secure Technology Alliance mDL Workshop – November 2021

The Secure Technology Alliance will also host an AAMVA and ISO-led regional Mobile Driver’s License (mDL) Interoperability Test Event for North America November 8-10, 2021. The purpose of this event is to further industry providers’ fielding of ISO/IEC 18013-5 compliant, interoperable mDLs. Key industry leaders are participating in the event.

The Secure Technology Alliance is also hosting an mDL Workshop on November 11, following the U.S. Payments Forum’s Fall Member Meeting. The workshop will educate potential relying parties and accelerate mDL adoption through technical discussions, an exchange of piloting and early adoption information and mDL technology demonstrations. At the conclusion of the test event on Wednesday, November 10, participants from the mDL test event are welcome to join attendees at the mDL Workshop and the U.S. Payment Forum Fall Member Meeting at an afternoon introductory session for a brief overview on mDLs, insights into key use cases, discussions with adopting relying parties, and demonstrations by several of the mDL test event participants followed by a social event.

Secure Technology Alliance and U.S. Payments Forum member organizations who wish to add additional participants to attend the workshop can pay $195 for each additional person during early registration. After October 14th, fee is $295 (regular registration) for each additional person.

For organizations who are not Alliance members, please visit for further details about the Secure Technology Alliance and information about becoming a member. Non-member organizations who wish to attend can also pay the above rates to attend the meeting.

* Media and analysts are not eligible to attend the meeting
Association, Government, University, and Associate Member level limit of 1 member passes
General Member level limit of 1 member passes
Leadership Council level limit of 2 member passes

Hotel Information

JW Marriott Houston by The Galleria, 5150 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

  • Getting to the hotel from the airport
    • William P Hobby Airport (HOU)
      • Estimated taxi fare: 55 USD (one way
      • Driving Directions: Take Airport Blvd. to 45 North to 610 West/North. Exit Westheimer and turn left. Hotel is past the 2nd stop light (McCue St.) on the right before Sage Rd.
    • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
      • Estimated taxi fare: 65 USD (one way)
      • Driving Directions: Take JFK Blvd to Beltway 8 West to 45 South to 610 West/South. Exit Westheimer and turn right. Hotel entrance is past the 2nd stop light (McCue St.) on the right before Sage Rd.
  • Covid Information

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Forum is offering sponsorship opportunities to members for the meeting. Click here to see the sponsorship prospectus and contact Jason Bohrer ([email protected]) if you’d like a sponsorship.


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About the Secure Technology Alliance

The Secure Technology Alliance is the digital security industry’s premier association. The Alliance brings together leading providers and adopters of end-to-end security solutions designed to protect privacy and digital assets in payments, mobile, identity and access, healthcare, transportation and the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) markets.

The Alliance’s mission is to stimulate understanding, adoption and widespread application of connected digital solutions based on secure chip and other technologies and systems needed to protect data, enable secure authentication and facilitate commerce.

The Alliance is driven by its U.S.-focused member companies. They collaborate by sharing expertise and industry best practices through industry and technology councils, focused events, educational resources, industry outreach, advocacy, training and certification programs. Through participation in the breadth of Alliance activities, members strengthen personal and organizational networks and take away the insights to build the business strategies needed to commercialize secure products and services in this dynamic environment.

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