All our workshops take place co-located to the European Identity & Cloud Conference 2013 in Munich/Germany. With its world class list of speakers, a unique mix of best practices presentations, panel discussions, thought leadership statements and analyst views, EIC has become an absolute must-attend event for enterprise IT leaders from all over Europe.

If you are interested in attending the Kantara Workshop, you can easily register for this workshop.

14.05.2013 9:00-13:30

Bridges to Trusted Federations, Connecting Nations and Markets in a Big-Data Economy.

Tuesday, 14.05.2013
09:00-09:05 Welcome

Joni Brennan, Executive Director, Kantara Initiative
09:05-09:15 A year in review for Trust Frameworks and federation

Joni Brennan, Executive Director, Kantara Initiative
09:15-10:00 Interoperability: SAML and OpenID Connect

John Bradley, OpenID Foundation, Kantara
Roland Hedberg, Senior Researcher, ICT Services and System Development (ITS), Ume� University
Nat Sakimura, Senior Researcher, Nomura Research Institute
Colin Wallis, Authentication Standards Manager, Government Technology Services, New Zealand Government
10:00-10:45 Policy, Strategy, Standards: A Federation�s triple interop! ISO, ITU-T, NIST

Noelle Humenick, Senior Manager, IEEE
Eliot Lear, Principal Engineer, Cisco Systems
Nat Sakimura, Senior Researcher, Nomura Research Institute
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 Initiatives: EUSTIC and NSTIC vs FICAM and IDAP

Joni Brennan, Executive Director, Kantara Initiative
Matthew Trigg, UK Cabinet Office
11:45-12:30 User Initiatives: User Managed Access and Information Sharing Label

Iain Henderson, Co-Founder, Mydex Community Interest Company
Nat Sakimura, Senior Researcher, Nomura Research Institute
Colin Wallis, Authentication Standards Manager, Government Technology Services, New Zealand Government
12:30-12:45 Open Q&A
12:45-13:00 Conclusion
Kantara Initiative Kantara Initiative
Internet: http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/GI/Home

Kantara (kan-TAR-a): Swahili for “bridge”; Arabic roots in “harmony”

Kantara Initiative: Bridging and harmonizing the identity community with actions that will help ensure secure, identity-based, online interactions while preventing misuse of personal information so that networks will become privacy protecting and more natively trustworthy environments

Joni Brennan Joni Brennan
Executive Director
Kantara Initiative

Joni Brennan is the Executive Director of Kantara Initiative. Before she served in her current role she was also the Director of Operations and Technology at Kantara Initiative and Liberty Alliance. Joni is one of many players working to move Identity Standards forward though community efforts. Joni’s expertise is in Standards Development and Collaborative Virtual Organizations with specific focus on Identity, Privacy and Security. She also participates in communities including ITAC-OECD,…
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John Bradley John Bradley
OpenID Foundation, Kantara

John Bradley is an Identity Management subject matter expert and IT professional with a diverse background. Mr. Bradley has over 15 years experience in the information technology and identity management field. Mr. Bradley advises Government Agencies and commercial organizations on the policy and technical requirements of Identity Management, Federated Identity, PKI and smart card solutions. He is also Chair of the Leadership council and a Member of the Board at Kantara. He is treasurer of…
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Roland Hedberg Roland Hedberg
Senior Researcher
ICT Services and System Development (ITS), Ume� University

Roland Hedberg has received one Master degree in Biology and Chemistry from Umeå University, Sweden and another in Mechanical Engineering from Luleå Technical University, Sweden. He is senior researcher at ICT Services and System Development (ITS), Umeå University, Sweden. His main research areas includes distribute authorisation and authentication service infrastructure and identity management. He is involved in three different subtasks within the GEANT3 project (Moonshot,…
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Iain Henderson Iain Henderson
Mydex Community Interest Company

Iain Henderson, Co-founder Mydex Community Interest Company; our charter is ‘to help the individual realise the value of their personal information’. We’re based in London.
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Andrew Hughes Andrew Hughes
Kantara Initiative

Andrew Hughes is Director, Trust Framework Sustainment at the Kantara Initiative. His focus is on evolution of the Kantara Initiative Identity Assurance Framework to meet the changing needs of the Trusted Identity market. He works with Kantara Initiative members, and other industry experts to discover, invent and document the developing landscape of Trusted Identity services. As a Trust Framework Provider, Kantara works to ensure that participants in Trusted Identity ecosystems have met…
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Noelle Humenick Noelle Humenick
Senior Manager

Noelle Humenick is Senior Manager, Professional Services at the IEEE Standards Association. Over the past 15 years she has helped to drive the growth of the IEEE-SA industry services platform, holding various strategic positions of increasing responsibility across the organization. Most recently, she managed the market entry of the IEEE-SA into the alliance management services market via a strategic partnership with the IEEE-ISTO.
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Eliot Lear Eliot Lear
Principal Engineer
Cisco Systems

Eliot Lear is a Principal Engineer at Cisco Systems in their Advanced Research team. Active in the industry since 1985, prior to joining Cisco Eliot was the Internet Architect at a large S&P 500 company. Eliot has designed large scale distributed management systems, and has worked on integrating identity solutions to non-web applications. A participant in the IETF since 1989, Eliot has chaired several working groups, a research group, served on the applications directorate, a designated…
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Nat Sakimura Nat Sakimura
Senior Researcher
Nomura Research Institute

Nat Sakimura is the research lead on Digital Identity at Nomura Research Institute (NRI). He has been working on digital identity and privacy for the past decade. His main theme cosinstently has been to empower the people with the digital identity so that they can live happily and peacefully in the cyber space transacting and connecting whenever and wherever they want. To that end, he has been active in standardization sapces such as OASIS Open, OpenID Foundation, Kantara Initiative, and…
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Matthew Trigg Matthew Trigg
UK Cabinet Office
Colin Wallis Colin Wallis
Authentication Standards Manager, Government Technology Services
New Zealand Government

Colin Wallis has been involved in the New Zealand Government’s online IAM Programme since 2004, for which it won the IDDY award in 2007. This follows five years in the UK, where he worked on the UK eGIF and private sector eBusiness initiatives. Today, Colin holds leadership positions across the consortium space in the area of online Identity. In OASIS, he sits on the Steering Committee of the eGov Member Section, and on the identity-related Technical Committees of Security Services, Customer…
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Continuing Education Credits

After attending this block you will be able to:

  • Describe global trends in Trust Framework and Identity Federation initiatives
  • Identify recent breakthroughs and challenges in the Trusted Identity field
  • Understand and describe interoperability testing objectives for OpenID Connect and mechanisms to achieve the objectives
  • Describe the roles that policy making organizations play relative to Trust Framework Providers
  • Compare and contrast national and international Trusted Identity initiatives
  • Explain the core concepts and primary use cases of the User Managed Access (UMA) protocol
  • Explain the core concepts of the standardized Information Sharing Label project

Completion of the workshop qualifies for 4 Group Learning based CPEs.  

Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Learning Level: Intermediate
Field: Computer Science


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