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InCommon at the 2010 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

Going to the 2010 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Anaheim? There are several InCommon and federation-related sessions, including a preconference seminar the morning of Tuesday, October 12: "Identity and the Cloud: Preparing Your Campus." The seminar is aimed at those getting started with InCommon. (Note: Separate registration fee required.)

InCommon will also host a session for campus CIOs interested in federated IdM, a summary of a recent remote identity proofing survey by the InCommon Student Services collaboration group, and a session about campus-vendor partnerships in developing federated identity.

Detailed information is available in the online program. You can also visit for a list of identity and access management-related sessions.

Here are the details.

Tuesday, October 12
8:30 a.m. - noon
Pre-conference seminar - Identity and the Cloud: Preparing Your Campus

Managing security and privacy is an ongoing challenge, compounded by the expanding interest in software as a service and cloud computing. John O'Keefe and Justin Sipher will discuss the value the federation can provide to your campus infrastructure, explain the concept and benefits of participating in InCommon, and cover all of the facets of joining.

Wednesday, October 13
4:30 - 6 p.m.
InCommon and the CIO

Join CIOs from InCommon participants and non-participants alike for an informal session concerning the strategic integration of federated identity management with the campus computing infrastructure.

Wednesday, October 13
4:50 - 6:30 p.m.
Market Research - Aegis USA - Identity and Access Management in Higher Education

InCommon Affiliate AegisUSA is releasing the Aegis Trident Identity Suite for Higher Education at EDUCAUSE 2010 - a new, open standards, enterprise-class identity and access management solution. This session seeks feedback on the overall IAM market as well as requirements and features to enhance Trident IAM for the education community.

Thursday, October 14
1:00 - 1:50 p.m.
IAM Working Group Community Update

The EDUCAUSE Identity and Access Management Working Group provides community leadership on topics related to identity and access management, including policies, processes, technologies, and effective practices and solutions that advance adoption within higher education. This year's session will be simulcast with IAM Online, a monthly series sponsored by the InCommon Federation and will provide an update on the working group's goals, priorities, projects, and volunteer opportunities. It will also feature a discussion of EDUCAUSE's implementation of federated identity management.

Thursday, October 14
4:30 - 5:20 p.m.
The InCommon Federation: What's New in the Community?

Learn more about the InCommon Federation and federated identity management and discuss success stories and lessons learned with your colleagues. Hear the latest news from the Federation, including the new certificate service. Find out how to get help and information about the new service providers.

Friday, October 15
8:00 - 8:50 a.m.
IdM/IAM and Remote Student Services:
Risk Assessment and Identity Management Practices

Most campuses offer personalized remote services; some are considering remote identity proofing practices to support higher security access, but all must assess the institutional risk and level of regulatory compliance. In this session, IT and student service professionals will discuss the link between risk and identity management practices.

Friday, October 15
9:30-10:20 a.m.
Getting Started with Federations: Build or Buy?

Moving to a federated world entails getting your head around new policy implications, business process considerations, and technical implementations. This session will present case studies of campus and vendor partnerships and a checklist of what you need to plan and start your move.

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