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Identity and Access Management Topics at EDUCAUSE 2012

The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) has certainly brought to light the importance of an international dialogue about the role of identity and access management (IAM) in helping to enable online services and improve cybersecurity. At the campus level, there is a need for an enterprise strategy on IAM to enable single sign-on, authenticate users, limit access to authorized individuals, and federate with other service providers. Movement away from on-campus systems to externally hosted systems and cloud providers make the need for robust identity management even more important.

The annual EDUCAUSE Conference in Denver will provide an opportunity to explore the range and depth of issues that campuses must consider as they build their enterprise IAM strategy.  Below are the sessions that we would encourage you to attend.

Preconference Seminar

Seminar 09P - Practical Advice from Those Who've Been There: Implementing InCommon Bronze and Silver Assurance Profiles (separate registration required)

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
12:30-4:00 p.m.
Meeting Room 505

Speakers:  Mary Dunker, Jacob Farmer, Steve Kurncz, and Ann West

Featured Session

Privacy and Security Initiatives of the U.S. Department of Education

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
10:30-11:20 a.m.
Mile High Ballroom 2A/3A

Speakers:  Richard Gordon and Kathleen Styles

Poster Sessions

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
1:30-2:30 p.m.

Wi-Fi Guest Access: Exploring Users and Options with Eduroam

Speakers:  Chad Bauer and Philippe Hanset

Transitioning between Access Management Products: Sun to Oracle

Speaker:  Zdenek Nejedly

Learning Theater

Identity and Access Management Hot Topic Lightning Round

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Exhibit Hall

Concurrent Sessions

Authenticating the Campus and Beyond: How to Approach Cybersecurity Issues in Higher Education

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
11:40-12:30 p.m.
Meeting Room 407

Speakers:  Jacob Farmer and Andrew Showstead

Policy and Security Discussion

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
2:30-3:20 p.m.
Mile High Ballroom 4C/4D

Facilitators:  Michele Norin and Kent Wada

Moving to the Cloud with Our Friends: Developing and Supporting Internet2 NET+ Services

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
3:40-4:30 p.m.
Meeting Room 505/506

Speakers:  Charles Aikman, James Bradley, Jerrold Grochow, and Walt Magnussen

A Game Changer: Rethinking the Admissions Process

Thursday, November 8, 2012
8:00-8:50 a.m.
Meeting Room 301/302

Speakers:  Dave Moldoff and Jack Suess

Reaching a Higher Elevation: Supporting High-Value, High-Risk Cloud Services

Thursday, November 8, 2012
9:10-10:00 a.m.
Mile high Ballroom 4E/4F

Speakers:  Mary Dunker, Mark Rank, Chris Spadanuda, and Ann West

Implementing True Identity Management on Your Campus: Planning for Success (and Avoiding Critical Mistakes)

Thursday, November 8, 2012
2:40-3:30 p.m.
Mile High Ballroom 4E/4F

Speakers:  Eric Bird, Ashutosh Hadap, and Edward Martin

InCommon Recommended Practices: Scalability and Expanding Services

Thursday, November 8, 2012
5:30-6:20 p.m.
Mile High Ballroom 2C/3C

Speakers:  Nathan Klingenstein and Jack Suess

See you in Denver!