[KI-LC] March 2012 Kantara Initiative highlights report

Joni Brennan joni at ieee-isto.org
Fri Apr 6 14:25:50 EDT 2012

Hello Trustees, Leadership Council, ARB and IRB,

Below are highlights of interest from March 2012.  Please feel free to
share this information and details with your colleagues and networks.
Should you have any questions or suggestions to improve this highlight
report please don't hesitate to contact me.

Items of Interest
•	Kantara Initiative participated in the Attribute Ecosystem Workshop,
convened by Internet Society (ISOC), where attendees from enterprise,
research and education, consortia, and local, federal and
international governments were present.
•	Kantara Initiative participated on a panel at the IDTrust symposium
hosted by NIST at their headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
•	Kantara Initiative participated at the NSTIC Governance workshop
hosted by NIST in Washington, DC.  This meeting discussed the NSTIC
Recommendations for governance as well as next steps for the
initiation of a Steering Group.
•	The Identity Assurance Approval and Accreditation program (as part
of the US FICAM) has 4 parties showing strong interest for CSP
Approval.  Additionally, Experian has an application in progress.
There are 2 Applications in for Assessor Accreditation.
•	New Members: UnboundID, NeuStar, VANguard, Exostar, Europoint

Newsworthy Items
•	Video: Kantara Executive Director, Joni Brennan, talks about NSTIC
at the Smart Card Alliance
•	Where: Washington DC, November 2011
•	Link: http://youtu.be/YKoCLuT_B7c

•	Video: Kantara Executive Director, Joni Brennan, provides Keynote
Address for .SE Experiences in Federation event
•	Where: Stockholm, Sweden, September 2011
•	Link: http://youtu.be/AHFqMUe04lQ

•	Video: Kantara Executive Director, Joni Brennan participates in
interview for .SE regarding Experiences in Federation
•	Where: Stockholm, Sweden – September 2011
•	Link: http://youtu.be/k1dSErWut-I

Upcoming Meetings/Events
•	What: Kantara Face-to-Face Workshop
•	When: April 13 & 14, 2012, 9am-5pm
•	Where: Fraunhofer SIT Meeting facility in Garching near Munich, Germany
•	Highlight: more details coming soon
•	More Info: Registration - http://kantaramunichmtg.eventbrite.com/ |
Agenda - http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/GI/Kantara+Initiative+Conferences

•	What: EIC Conference - Kantara Summit
•	When: April 17, 2012, 8am-1:30pm
•	Where: Dolce Ballhausforum, Munich/Unterschleissheim, Germany
•	Highlight: Presentations from Joni Brennan, Colin Wallis, Christine
Runnegar, John Bradley, Roland Hedberg presenting OpenID Connect
Deployment verification tool and UMA WG will run a short Interop Demo
•	More Info: Agenda -
| Registration - http://www.id-conf.com/events/eic2012-kantara

•	What: EIC Conference – Panel: Barn-Raising At Internet Scale: Trust
Framework Development for Open Identity
•	When: April 18, 2012, 11:30-12:30
•	Where: Dolce Ballhausforum, Munich/Unterschleissheim, Germany
•	Highlight: Panel including Joni Brennan
•	More Info: Details - http://www.id-conf.com/events/eic2012/agenda

•	What: Vision Conference (Produced by Experian)
•	When: 2012 May 6-9, 2012, 9am-5pm
•	Where: The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Arizona
•	Highlight: Panel including Joni Brennan
•	More Info: Details - http://www.experian.com/corporate/vision-conference.html

•	What: Kantara International Governments Identity Management Virtual Roundtable
•	When: May 14th
•	Where: Web Conference
•	Highlight: International Governments sharing Identity Management Experiences
•	More Info: by invite only


Joni Brennan
Kantara Initiative | Executive Director
voice:+1 732-226-4223
email: joni @ ieee-isto.org

YouTube: Kantara Initiative - The Bridge to Assurance Communities

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