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Decentralized ID Basics, Trends & Adoption: Strategic Insights Sprint for Executives

Decentralized ID Basics, Trends & Adoption: Strategic Insights Sprint for Executives

Pre-conference Event
Tuesday, June 04, 2024 08:30—10:00
Location: B 05
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This first part of the EIC2024 Decentralized ID Deployment Bootcamp is a fast-paced, high-level overview on the rapidly evolving landscape of decentralized identity offering executives a high-velocity tour through its core concepts, driving trends, real-world applications, and strategic implications.

  1. The Rise of Decentralized Identity (10 min). We set the stage by elucidating the concept of decentralized identity. This segment clarifies how decentralized identity systems function and how they stand to revolutionize traditional identity verification paradigms by enhancing user control and privacy, ensuring interoperability, and reducing fraud.
  2. Why Now (15 min) In this segment, we explore the confluence of factors propelling the adoption of decentralized identity in 2024:
    • New Regulations: Insight into how frameworks like eIDAS2, TFR, and AMLR are shaping the landscape.
    • Emerging Identity Ecosystems: Examination of burgeoning platforms like EBSI and their role in the ecosystem.
    • Wallet Adoption: The increasing integration of wallets in payment and crypto spheres, facilitating seamless identity transactions.
    • Standards Maturation: How evolving standards from bodies like W3C, ISO, and OIDF are creating a more stable and interoperable environment.
    • Developer Infrastructure: The burgeoning tools and platforms that are enabling developers to build decentralized identity solutions more efficiently.
  3. Adoption (30 min): We pivot to real-world applications, illustrating the adoption of decentralized identity across sectors through case studies:
    • Customers Case Studies: A diverse array of applications ranging from public sector projects in MENA, banking consortia in Asia, fintech scale-ups, to blockchain & DeFi protocols, showcasing use cases in government, education, finance, health care, and more.
    • Integrations & Partnerships: Highlighting integrations that marry decentralized identity with traditional ID verification, open source IAM tools, and leading KMS solutions, showcasing the synergy between decentralized and traditional identity paradigms.
  4. Opportunities & Threats (20 min): We conclude by equipping decision-makers with strategic insights. This segment distills the opportunities afforded by embracing decentralized identity and the potential threats to watch out for, empowering executives with the foresight to navigate this nascent yet transformative field confidently.
  5. Deployment Roadmap (15 min): This final segment provides a structured pathway for integrating decentralized identity into your organization. We outline critical steps, best practices, and common pitfalls, ensuring you have a clear, actionable plan to leverage decentralized identity technology effectively. From initial assessment to full-scale deployment, this roadmap is designed to guide executives through the complexities of implementation, ensuring a smooth transition into the decentralized identity paradigm.

By the end of this session, participants will be equipped with a profound understanding of decentralized identity, appreciating its potential, understanding its current state, and prepared to harness its power to innovate and lead in their respective domains.

Dominik Beron
Dominik Beron is the founder/CEO of walt.id, an open source company that is building decentralized identity solutions for businesses and governments. Over the last years, he also served as an...
Martin Kuppinger
Principal Analyst
Martin Kuppinger is Founder and Principal Analyst at KuppingerCole, a leading analyst company for identity focused information security, both in classical and in cloud environments. Prior to...
Drs. Jacoba C. Sieders
Consultant, Strategic Digital Identity
Jacoba is a digital identity expert, eager to make digital life better and a lot more secure than it is today. Keynote speaker at international IAM congresses and teacher of masterclasses. ...
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