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Voting participants: Ken Dagg; Scott Shorter; Richard Wilsher; Mark Hapner; JJ Harkema

Non-voting participants:  Stuart Young; Martin Smith. 

Staff: Colin Wallis, Ruth Puente

Quorum: 4 of 7. There was quorum.


  1. Administration

a. Roll Call

b. Agenda Confirmation

c. Action Item Review: action item list

d. Minutes Approval: 2019-02-21 DRAFT Minutes 

e. Staff reports and updates - Keep up with Kantarians - February 2019 and  Director´s Corner January 2019 

f. LC reports and updates

e. Call for Tweet-worthy items to feed (@KantaraNews or #kantara)

2. Discussion

a. KIAF 1050 - New approach on Kantara Identity Assurance Framework Overview and Glossary 
b. Request for Review and Comment: Pan Canadian Trust Framework Model Overview
c. Criteria Guidance (Any participant suggestions for adding or enhancing guidance for understanding assessment criteria)

3. Any Other Business

Minutes Approval

2019-02-07 Minutes were approved by Motion. Moved: Mark Hapner. Seconded: Scott Shorter. Minutes approval. Unanimous approval. 


Report provided by Colin Wallis

  • Experian has been approved as Kantara Component Service, conformant with NIST 800-63-3 at IAL2. 
  • Some Kantara Assurance Program members are in the Top 100 Influencers in Identity,  Blake Hall and Kathleen Peters


  • NGI_Trust grant funding call is open, with scope on identity and privacy topics just perfect for Kantara's European
    based community. Up to €400,000 grant funding (incl. matching funds).

LC Report provided by Ken Dagg 

  • LC is in the process of archiving DG and IAWGs that have been inactive for a while or that have finished the work, such as Identity of Things DG, IRM WG, Blockchain and Smart Contracts DG, and UMA Dev WG.

KIAF 1050 - New approach on Kantara Identity Assurance Framework Overview and Glossary 

  • Richard Wilsher walked the IAWG through Kantara IAF-1050-Glossary v0.3z.pdf
  • He stressed that he aimed to keep the scope and simple, and made a quick overview of the IAF. He said that he produced some pictures to relate the entities within the IAF to one another. He added that it was included IAWG role; Service approvals, type of approvals, applicable criteria, and service approval cycle. 
  • He clarified that some terms could be in the glossary that do not appear in the Overview.  
  • Several participants said that they liked the overall flow of the document. 
  • Martin, Scott said that they have some details to point out but they are under the minutiae category. 
  • Colin said that this is a marketing document and that there is a huge improvement from the original text. 
  • It was agreed that the IAWG will provide written comments by Wednesday, February 27 at 5:00PM ET. 
  • The IAWG should decide in which category of document it should be released (policy, report or recommendation). 

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