Speaker details

Andrew Hughes

Director of Identity Standards

Ping Identity


Andrew Hughes CISM CISSP is Director of Identity Standards at Ping Identity. He is a digital identity strategist contributing to international standards development. He works with international associations and standards bodies as a domain expert, developing standards and related conformity assessment materials. Andrew serves on the Board of Directors of Kantara Initiative, and as the Chair of the Kantara Leadership Council. As a national expert delegate for Standards Canada on digital identity, he contributes to development of international standards at ISO SC 27 for identity management and ISO SC 17 for mobile driving licenses and mobile eID. Andrew is currently investigating how the worlds of Government Issued Photo ID can co-exist with the emerging Verifiable Credentials models, in a mobile-first manner.


Date Title

European Identity and Cloud Conference 2023

May 10, 2023
Combined Session
Verifiable Digital Credentials: Comparison of Characteristics, Capabilities and Standardization of Emerging Formats and Issuance Protocols

European Identity and Cloud Conference 2022

May 10, 2022
Kantara Workshop
Standards Matter. Trustworthy use of Identity and Personal Data
May 11, 2022
Building the Future of Identity
Panel: Identity Fabrics: The Mesh and the Factory for Identity Services
May 11, 2022
Decentralized Ecosystems Track
The 'Credentials-first Mobile-first' Identity Ecosystem

European Identity and Cloud Conference 2021

Sep 13, 2021
Kantara Workshop
Driving Digital Trust

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2019

May 14, 2019
Kantara Workshop
Bringing you Transparent & Trustworthy Specifications, Assurance Programs and Research Funding
May 15, 2019
Privacy, Identity & Security
LIVE Demo of an Interoperable Personal Data Receipt Ecosystem – the Kantara Initiative Privacy Control Panel System

Consumer Identity World USA 2018

Sep 21, 2018
Consent and Identity Management
Workshop: The Rhythm of Kantara

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2018

May 15, 2018
Kantara Workshop
Kantara Showcase: Tools to Create Opportunities out of Regulatory Compliance
May 16, 2018
(C)IAM Standardisation Trends
EIC 18 Elephant Round on Standards Trends & Developments
May 17, 2018
Consent Management Solutions - Best Current Practices

Consumer Identity World USA 2017

Sep 11, 2017
Pre-Conference Workshop
Kantara Workshop: CIAM Is the Emerging New Genre in the Ever-Evolving Domain of Digital Identity

Kantara Pre-Conference Workshop

Sep 11, 2017
Break-out Session: Choose between CIAM & IRM - head to head

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2017

May 09, 2017
Kantara Initiative Workshop
Rolling out the New Generation of Assurance Service Programs for the GDPR and eID (eIDAS) Era
May 10, 2017
Security, Privacy & Governance by Design
Finding a Practical Approach to Meet Compliance with GDPR, PSD2, NIS Directive and eIDAS
May 11, 2017
Open Identity Standards
How do Standards and Conformity Assessment Schemes Increase Trust in Digital Identity Systems?

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2013

May 14, 2013
KANTARA Workshop
Bridges to Trusted Federations, Connecting Nations and Markets in a Big-Data Economy