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Sep 07, 2016


Representation NameAttended
Connected Life Innovation Groups
IRMWG11stSalvatore D'Agostino (LC Secretary) Yes
IRMWG22ndBill Nelson No
UMAWG11stEve Maler Yes
UMAWG22ndMaciej Machulak No

John Wunderlich


CISWG Mark Lizar (LC Vice-Chair) Yes
CISWG Mary Hodder No
IDoTDG Ingo Friese No
BSCDG Thomas Hardjono No
BSCDG Eve Maler Yes
Trust Services Interoperability Groups
IAWG11stKen Dagg


IAWG22ndAndrew Hughes (LC Chair) Yes
HIAWG11stNON-VOTING 2016-09-07-

Rainer Hoerbe

eGovWG22ndKeith Uber No

John Bradley


FIWG22ndWalter Forbes Hoehn No
OTTOWG11stMichael Schwartz Yes
OTTOWG22ndJanusz Ulanowski No
CISBPDG1Neil McEvoy -
Kantara-Colin Wallis Yes
Kantara Intern-Eric Prigden 


Virtual-Shannon Taylor Yes

Agenda and Meeting



TopicDesired Outcome
Meeting Administration
Roll Call

Achieve quorumRoll call was taken and quorum was achieved.

NOTE: Health ID Assurance WG has no chair, and is excluded from voting status and quorum calculation until a new Chair is selected and in attendance.

Agenda ConfirmationReview agenda and call for additions

The agenda was reviewed.

Ken noted that there is a Board meeting tomorrow. He is providing the Board with WG/DG updates electronically and will be pulling all updates from the LC Status Blog. If you haven't yet updated your status blog please do so ASAP.

Ongoing Meetings

Discuss Discussed moving the Leadership Council meetings to once per month going forward.

  • Every 4 weeks or 1st Wednesdays ?
  • Push harder to use electronic status updates instead of meetings

    Please use the electronic status updates in between meetings.

    Motion: Andrew made a motion to change the frequency of the LC calls to once every four weeks with the first meeting being September 7.

    Seconded: Eve Maler

    Motion carried.

    Meeting Minutes

    Approve past meeting minutes:

    Motion: Eve made a motion to approve the minutes as presented.

    Seconded: John Wunderlich

    Motion carried.

    Blockchain & Smart Contracts DG Discussion

    The Blockchain and Smart Contracts Discussion Group is two months into its six month life span. The group has been having discussions on scope. Eve Maler discussed with the LC where the DG is at, what is rising to the top to focus on noting that the ultimate goal of the DG is a report with recommendations. Updates on the DG can be found in the Status Blog.

    Should anyone have questions, comments suggestions for this DG please email to Eve.

    Organization Updates
    Executive Director Report

    Status update from the ED.

  • Recent events attended by Kantara
  • Organization health check
  • ID Pro status
  • Memberships (question)

    Colin provided an ED report, highlights include:

    • Two events were held in May.
      • MyData in Helsinki: great event, very good awareness for Kantara.
      • Future of Identity Conference in Estonia: invite only event
    • ID Pro
      • Project has taken a lot of staff time as we have taken the opportunity to refresh the GPA and Privacy Policy.
      • Survey to the pledgees launched today
    • Org Health Check
      • Kantara has received non-profit status from the IRS.
    • Membership
      • Looking for ways to provide value to members.
      • Membership in general over the summer is a bit slow but was predicted.
      • Looking to gain new members from the MyData event.
    Staff Report

    Status update from the staff.

    • All-member Ballots status
      • Identity Assurance Framework approved
    • LC Ballots status
        Group Participation Agreement update / Consent Receipt beta
        • NIST DG approved
        • Cloud Identity DG closure approved
        • ID Pro Charter approved
      • Code of Conduct
        • There is no code of conduct in Kantara, something that is on the Kantara project list and will be looking for LC input.
      • Operations
        • Staff is looking at the membership value and structure, more to come.
        • Operating Procedures will be redlined and shared with LC.
    LC Chair Report

    Status update from LC Chair

    • Andrew reminded everyone that these calls are for all officer's of WG and DG's. Each WG receives one vote. If you are not able to attend send an alternate to the call to represent your WG/DG.
    Board of Director Liaison Report & Action RequestsStatus update from the LC Board repKen reported that the last meeting of the Board was informal, there is a formal meeting tomorrow. Ken is providing the Board with WG/DG updates electronically and will be pulling all updates from the Status Blog. If you haven't yet updated your status blog please do so ASAP.
    New Business

    WG/DG Updates

    • IRM
    • UMA, UMA-DEV
    • CIS
    • IDoT
    • BSC
    • IA
    • HIA
    • eGOV
    • FI
    • OTTO

     Updates from each WG/DG Updates

    IRM WG

    • Sal reported that a draft report is being created and reviewed.
    Focus for Sept 7 meeting will be on the Blockchain and Smart Contract DG.
    • Would like to see this done within eight weeks and then figure out where the group goes next.


    • Mike reported that the group is still working on their document and hope to have it ready for feedback at the IIW event.

    CIS WG

    • Progress is being made on the two projects.


    Launching WG/DG Discussion

    Discussion of potential new WG/DGs

    A parking lot of potential new WG/DG is listed below, as these become closer to reality there will be an opportunity to learn more information.

    • Ken Klingenstein - Scalable Consent
    • Mark Lizar - Consent Conformance
    • Andrew Hughes - Next-Gen IAF
    • Andrew Hughes - FIDO-aware IAF
    • Peter Davis - IoT policy enablement for XACML

    Past topics discussed but not yet chartered:

    • Ken Dagg - RP Requirements
    Long-running Topics
    Action Items ReviewReview action items
    Contributor IPRStatus update on changing to Contribution Agreement type
    Tips and Tricks

    Continued conversation on group and conversation management tips and recommendations.

    • Seeking a tutorial on how to use github to do collaborative document editing
    Kantara Policy AuditDiscussion on audit of Kantara policies - including changes to GPA and privacy policy
    2017 Project FundingRequests due by the end of September
    Document repoStructure revamp and solidification of process
    Kantara Publications LibraryAndrew to draft proposal for processes
    AOBOpen discussion