The Communication and Education Working Committee goal is to deliver communications best practices and educational resources for key payments industry stakeholders that promotes an efficient, timely and effective migration to EMV-enabled cards, devices and terminals and emerging payments technologies in the United States.
Communication and Education Working Committee co-chairs are:
- Lori Breitzke, E&S Consulting
- Mansour Karimzadeh, SCIL
The Communication and Education Working Committee has completed a wide range of resources to assist the U.S. payments industry with EMV migration, including:
- Best Practices in Support of EMV Instant Issuance webinar, discussing the best practices for issuers transitioning to instant issuance of EMV chip cards.
- Cardholder Verification Methods: Concepts, Implementations, and Impacts video recording, reviewing EMV Cardholder Verification Method concepts, implementation and impact on issuers, ATM owners, merchants, and cardholders.
- Recommended Communications Best Practices, guide providing a step-by-step resource for issuers and merchants to develop effective messaging and education approaches during the U.S. migration to chip technology.
- Contact Chip Card Online Authentication video, providing a clear description of how an EMV transaction is secured using “cryptograms.”
- Knowledge Center resource library, providing links to resources for all stakeholders involved in U.S. EMV implementation
- Effective Communications Practices for U.S. Chip Migration webinar, providing guidance to help industry stakeholders create sound communication strategies that will help the U.S. market understand and embrace chip payments and their many security benefits.
- EMV Receipt Best Practices, reviewing recommendations and requirements for data elements found on receipts for chip-on-chip transactions
- Implementing EMV in the U.S.: How the U.S. Common Debit AIDs Facilitate Debit Transaction Routing and Ensure Durbin Compliance video recording, providing an overview of the U.S. Common Debit AIDs and how they facilitate debit transaction routing and ensure Durbin compliance.
- Standardization of Terminology Glossary, defining a set of standard terminology for common chip, EMV, and EMV migration terms for use in educational and marketing communications relating to the U.S. migration.
- Testing & Certification Terminology, defining terms used in acquirer EMV testing and certification forms
Working Committee participation is open to all U.S. Payments Forum members. Contact Mike Strock, [email protected], for information on Working Committee participation or projects.