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Media Advisory: DHS to Host Virtual Event on $25K Digital Wallets Design Challenge

Media Advisory: DHS to Host Virtual Event on $25K Digital Wallets Design Challenge

Release Date: 
October 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
S&T Public Affairs, 202-254-2385
E-mail: STMedia@hq.dhs.gov

WASHINGTON – The credentials, standards, and design communities are invited to attend a virtual community engagement event presenting the stage 1 finalists for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Trusted User Interface (UI) Digital Wallets Challenge. The event, hosted by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP), will also kick off the second stage of the prize challenge, which has a total prize purse of $25,000.

The prize finalists will present their UI and user experience (UX) designs and receive feedback from the standards community to prepare for stage 2 of the challenge. Experts from the government and standards communities will provide insights into application integration and standards-based Digital Wallet implementations. 

The event will also feature experts from the government community, and members of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) who will provide domain expertise and insights into application integration and standards-based Digital Wallet implementations.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST - Anil John and Kathleen Kenyon, DHS S&T; Ibby Khan, DHS U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; Michelle Wilson, U.S. Department of State; Sharon Leu, U.S. Department of Education; and Kim Hamilton, Heather Vescent, and Wayne Chang, W3C Credential Community Group, will speak about the Digital Wallets Challenge and provide domain expertise and insights into application integration and standards-based Digital Wallet implementations.

Register at: https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/digital-wallets-challenge-community-engagement

For more information on the Digital Wallets Challenge, visit: https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/prize-competitions

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