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The Kantara Initiative is the global consortium improving trustworthy use of identity and personal data through innovation, standardization and good practice.

Leadership Council Homepage

The roles and responsibilities of the Leadership Council (as defined in the Kantara Initiative Bylaws) include:

  • Approve of Work Group Charters;
  • Oversee operations and expenditures of all Groups;
  • Disband Groups;
  • Approve of Work Group output for All Member Ballot
    (Approval and publication procedures are summarized here);
  • Prepare annual and supplemental LC budget requests to the BoD;
  • Elect up to two representatives to Board of Directors;
  • Develop & maintain the Operating Procedures, subject to BoD approval.
  • Oversee liaison activities  of the WGs and DGs. 

Current Meetings

Group Status Stack

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IAWG Update
Work continues on overhauling the IAF Overview which will combine the current IAF Overview (IAF1000) and the IAF Glossary (IAF1100) into a single document. The new document will also be the IAF Overview but will have a new number IAF1050 to reflect that it is a combination.
UMA WG Update
The Work Group's chair and vice-chair presented the specifications to the OAuth group (remotely) at the IETF 104 meeting in Prague and several other UMA2 stakeholders were present in the room. Discussions are ongoing with the OAuth group leadership about when and how to do a call for adoption of the documents. The UMA Work Group chair plans to do an extended in-person Q&A session IETF 105 in July in Montreal, in which there seems to be good interest.…



  • Chair: Andrew Hughes, Independent Consultant
  • Vice-Chair:  Vacant
  • Secretary: Sal D'Agostino, IDmachines

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Upcoming Meeting Schedule

Calls are held ever four weeks beginning on September 7. Upcoming meetings:

  • October 6
  • November 3
  • December 1

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Time: 13:00 PT | 16:00 ET | 20:00 UTC (time chart)


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