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DC News: US Commerce Dept / NIST Host Workshop on Identity Ecosystem Governance Structure on 3-15-12

The U.S. Department of Commerce and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a workshop with thought leaders from government and industry to discuss aspects of the Identity Ecosystem governance structure called for in the NSTIC.

This workshop will review and take questions on NIST's February 2012 paper, Recommendations for Establishing an Identity Ecosystem Governance Structure, and on specific issues concerning the establishment of that governance structure.


The event will begin at 9:00 am EST and end at 4:00 pm EST on March 15, 2012.

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Recommendations for Establishing an Identity Ecosystem Governance Structure:


Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Director, NIST (Invited)

Howard Schmidt, Cybersecurity Coordinator and Special Assistant to the President, White House (Invited)

Dan Chenok, Senior Fellow in the IBM Center for The Business of Government, IBM and Chair, Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board, NIST