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The 2016 Region III Information Exchange is coming up next week, October 25-27 in Oak Brook, Illinois. You can make hotel reservations and register today by visiting the Region III Information Exchange Landing Page.
AAMVA is seeking a Region IV police/highway patrol member to serve on the Card Design Standard (CDS) committee. The preferred candidate could be an officer of any rank, but must have current or recent field traffic law enforcement experience to provide that perspective to the committee. The CDS committee has been jointly working with the Electronic Identity (eID) working group (WG) on the topic of mobile driver licenses (mDL). The Joint WG has been charged with reviewing and potentially leveraging existing identity credential standards and recommending standards for the AAMVA membership relating to the emergence and rising popularity of electronic identity (mDL being a prominent use case). Learn more about the CDS Committee here. Find out if you qualify to take advantage of this opportunity to lend your expertise to the community by checking out the "Working Group Opportunities" tab of the Committees & Working Group page.
Three volunteers are needed to fill vacancies on the Fraud Detection & Remediation (FDR) Maintenance Committee. The Maintenance Committee works under the direction of the AAMVA Law Enforcement Standing Committee and provides technical expertise and oversight for the FDR program/training content. The Working Group typically meets in-person only once annually, and members are funded for travel to this meeting. Additionally, members are expected to complete occasional assignments between meetings. Learn more about the FDR Maintenance Committe here. Qualifications for this volunteer position are available in the "Working Group Opportunities" tab of the Committees & Working Groups section of AAMVA's Web site..
Here are the most popular stories from AAMVA Regional News - October 14, 2016.
The ability of Massachusetts residents to access certain federal buildings and airplane departure gates in future years could depend on the success of a $62.2 million contract with a Colorado company hired to revamp the state's three-decade-old driver's license software system. Read the full story at Walpole.WickedLocal.com.
Oh, Department of Motor Vehicles. When it comes to government agencies, they are right up there with the IRS. Nonetheless, DMVs around the country have been diligently working away on how to handle the future. Self-driving cars are coming – soon. And when they finally do pull up, it'll mean some big changes at the DMV. What's the government agency that's responsible for issuing drivers' licenses going to do when it's unclear who the driver of the future will be — a human or an operating system? Read the full article in the Marketplace.
Oklahoma citizens will soon need a passport if they plan to fly anywhere, because Oklahoma drivers' licenses will no longer be accepted as a form of identification. Read the full story at 5NewsOnline.com.
The Federal Department of Homeland Security has notified Pennsylvania that state residents will face new restrictions gaining admittance to federal facilities in January because Pennsylvania's driver's licenses and IDs are not in full compliance with federal REAL ID requirements. Read the PennDOT press release.