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May 14 - 17, 2013

Dolce BallhausForum
Andreas-Danzer-Weg 1
85716 Unterschleißheim, Munich
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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 OIDF: Overview and Update of Key Internet Identity Protocols: OpenID Connect, Backplane and Account Chooser, you can easily register for this workshop.

Complimentary Workshop: OIDF: Overview and Update of Key Internet Identity Protocols: OpenID Connect, Backplane and Account Chooser

14.05.2013 09:00-13:00

A high level overview of the protocol, and an explanation of why major technology companies have standardized on it including Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, etc. We will discuss how the functionality of OAuth 2.0 to create OpenID Connect. The session will also review the new Backplane Exchange and Account Chooser protocols and discuss the security problems of websites that run their own password based login systems.

  • Don Thibeau, Executive Director OpenID Foundation, and Axel Nennker, DT, will provide an overview of the OpenId Foundation protocols.
  • Mike Jones, Microsoft, and Nat Sakimura, NRI, will brief on the status of OpenID Connect Working Group.
  • Greg Keegstra, JanRain, will brief on the status of Backplane Working Group.
  • Jonathan McPhie Google, will brief on the status of Account Chooser Working Group

Platinum Sponsor

Microsoft Corporation Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way • WA 98052-6 Redmond
Internet: http://www.microsoft.com

Microsoft is world's leading manufacturer of standard software, services and solutions which supports people and companies of all industries and sizes to develop their full potential. Security, reliability, innovation and integration as well as openness and interoperability are considered to be the main focus in the development of Microsoft products. A fundamental business model of Microsoft is providing the portfolio via cloud computing, in which the company will continue to invest in future.

Microsoft's Identity and Access solutions are a set of platform technologies and products that are designed to help organizations manage user identities and associated access privileges. With a focus on security and ease of use, these solutions help businesses boost productivity, reduce IT costs, and eliminate the complexity of identity and access management.


Dr. Michael B. Jones Dr. Michael B. Jones
Standards Architect
Michael B. Jones is a Standards Architect at Microsoft. He is an editor of several IETF OAuth specifications, the IETF JOSE (JSON cryptography) specifications, and the OpenID Connect specifications.  He serves on the board of the OpenID Foundation . He was a researcher at Microsoft Research from 1992 to 2005. Michael earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1992. His interests include digital identity, computer security, privacy, distributed...
Greg Keegstra Greg Keegstra
Strategic Alliances Director
Greg is head of Strategic Alliances for Janrain where he works with identity providers, ISVs and services partners to create social identity solutions for the enterprise.  Greg has a background building consumer online services, including software development, business development, product marketing and developer outreach.  Greg actively promotes open standards and he currently sits on the board of the OpenID Foundation, contributing to the Backplane Protocol work group and...
Jonathan McPhie Jonathan McPhie
Product Manager
Jonathan McPhie has been a Product Manager at Google since 2007. His current work involves improving Google Accounts and other identity related work. His past projects at Google include Google+ (where he led efforts on privacy), Personalized Search, Mobile Search, and Google Talk. Prior to joining Google, Jonathan worked as a software design engineer at Microsoft Corp. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Computer Science from Harvard University.
Axel Nennker Axel Nennker
Telekom Innovation Laboratories
Axel Nennker is employed by a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom "Telekom Innovation Laboratories", short T-Labs. The focus of his current work for T-Labs is the Future Mobile Wallet that integrates user identity, payment, ticketing etc on mobile devices with hardware (SIM/UICC) security support and NFC. Axel is the maintainer of the openinfocard project and the OpenID for Firefox addon. Has was a founder and board member of the Information Card Foundation. He contributes to the OSIS...
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...
Don Thibeau Don Thibeau
Executive Director
OpenID Foundation
Don is President and Chairman of the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) a non-profit organization of leaders from competing sectors, including enterprise, data services, telecommunications, consulting services, SaaS, banking, retail and government. OIX is helping to build solutions to roadblocks for online transactions and serving as a test bed for business, legal and governance policies in the emerging identity ecosystem. Don is also the Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation, where he...

Continuing Education Credits

After attending this block you will be able to:

  • Define the current markets where identity data is kept and describe their market potential.
  • Describe current state of the open identity data market.
  • Explain the benefits that information sharing through listings, directories, registries, and exchanges have on emerging markets.
  • Define the benefits an information sharing registry would have on the open identity data market.

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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