OpenID Foundation Workshop

  • TYPE: Workshop DATE: May 05, 2015 TIME: 09:00-13:00
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This OpenID Foundation Workshop provides early insight and influence on important new online identity standards like the EIC Award-winning OpenID Connect. We will provide updates on the OpenID Connect Self Certification Test Suite and Mobile Profile Working Groups of OpenID Connect as well as other protocols in the pipeline like Account Chooser and Native Applications. Leading technology experts from Microsoft, Google, Ping Identity and others will update developments with these key protocols, review work group progress and discuss how they help meet enterprise business challenges.

  • OpenID Connect Self Certification and Registration by Don Thibeau of the OpenID Foundation
  • OpenID Connect Conformance Testing by Roland Hedberg of the Umea University of Sweden
  • OpenID Connect by Co-Chairs Mike Jones and Nat Sakimura of the NRI 
  • Mobile Profile for OpenID Connect by Jörg Connotte of Deutsche Telekom
  • Account Chooser by Pam Dingle of Ping Identity
  • "HEART" Health Relationship Trust Profiles of OpenID Connect and Related Specifications by Co-Chair Eve Maler of ForgeRock
  • Native Applications Work Group by Co-Chair John Bradley of Ping Identity



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...

Jörg Connotte has been working in identity management at Deutsche Telekom for the last 5 years. As a technical expert he contributes Deutsche Telekom’s experiences and ideas to cross operator initiatives like Mobile Connect. He is one of the editors in the OpenID Mobile Profile...

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...

Continuing Education Credits

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

After attending this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of using the OpenID Connect technical test suite and technical components of the OpenID Connect Standard
  • Explain the benefits arising from the self-certification and registration of the legal assurance of technical conformance to the OpenID Connect Standard
  • Describe the general status of the OpenID Foundation standards development process and technical focus of active and chartered OpenID Foundation Work Groups
  • Describe how organizations like Microsoft, Google, Paypal and others have implemented OpenID
  • Connect and are working on future profiles and extensions

Completion of the workshop qualifies for 4 Group Learning based CPEs

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  • May 05, 2015 09:00-13:00

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