OpenID Foundation Workshop

  • TYPE: Workshop DATE: May 12, 2020 TIME: 09:00 - 13:00
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OpenID Foundation Workshops provide technical insight and influence on current Internet identity standards and global initiatives. The Workshops includes an interactive panel discussion on key digital identity topics and includes identity experts from global organizations. The Workshops also provide updates on all OpenID Foundation Working Groups as well the OpenID Certification Program providing participants an opportunity to interact with those leading these efforts.


  • Welcome: Don Thibeau – OpenID Foundation Executive Director

  • Current Digital Identity Topics Panel Discussion: Host & Panelists to be confirmed

  • OpenID Certification Program Update: Don Thibeau – OpenID Foundation & Mike Jones – Microsoft
  • OpenID Foundation Working Group Updates:
    • OpenID Connect: Mike Jones – Microsoft
    • Enhanced Authentication Protocol (EAP): Mike Jones – Microsoft
    • eKYC-IDA: Torsten Lodderstedt –
    • Financial API (FAPI): Nat Sakimura – OpenID Foundation Chairman
    • Fast Federation (FastFed): Darin McAdams – Amazon
    • HEART: Eve Maler – ForgeRock
    • iGov (International Government Assurance Profile): John Bradley – Yubico
    • MODRNA (Mobile OpenID Connect Profile): Bjorn Hjelm – Verizon
    • Research & Education: Davide Vaghetti – GARR
    • Shared Signals & Events: Annabelle Richard Backman – Amazon



Mr. 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...

Bjorn Hjelm is a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in Verizon Corporate Technology organization with over 20 years of experience in network planning, architecture, and implementation of advanced communication systems. He is currently involved in various Mobile Identity projects as well as...

Dr.-Ing. Torsten Lodderstedt is CTO of, a startup building an identity scheme for banks and their customers. Before joining, he served for a decade in different roles at Deutsche Telekom’s identity team, building and operating large-scale consumer identity services. In his...

Nat Sakimura is a well-known identity and privacy standardization architect and the Chairman of the OpenID Foundation. He is a co-author of many of the frequently used international standards such as OpenID Connect, JWT, JWS, OAuth PKCE, etc. He is currently editing ISO/IEC 29184 Guidelines for...

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...

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