Kantara Initiative’s Annual Workshop March, 1 2010 promises to be educational-packed day

Kantara Initiative holds it’s annual workshop at the RSA Conference, March 1, 2010, 8am-5pm.  Gain state-of-identity insight through a series of presentations, panels & demonstrations of common Cloud/SaaS scenarios from diverse market leaders.
Title: Technology, Policy, and Compliance for Identity Services in 2010 & Beyond
What: Kantara Initiative’s Annual RSA Security Conference Identity Workshop
When: Monday, March 1, 2010, 8:00am-5:00pm, Room 301
Where: Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
2010 brings new opportunities for identity services in the enterprise & consumer markets. Hear from deployers and providers alike just why distributed applications are poised for Internet-scale adoption given recent developments in assurance, multi-protocol interoperability, liability models, usability, privacy-enablement and service certification.
Register now for our free workshop. Please use the code: 1310KANEXPO for the Expo only pass and select Kantara Initiative from the ‘Registration Package’ page. This pass only allows access to Kantara Initiative workshop on March 1. Read details about the Conference events March 1-5.

8:00- 9:00 Visit demonstration pods featuring a variety of innovations & deployment scenarios
9:00-9:40 Kantara Initiative – The Identity Ecosystem one year later: highlighting key industry and government initiatives in context and plain English. Brett McDowell, Executive Director
9:40-10:20 Market Leader Presentation with audience Q&A – speaker TBD
10:20-10:30 Break
10:30-11:10 CA – Identity as Security Glue for the Cloud. Matthew Gardiner, Director of Product Marketing, CA & Chris Sharp, Director of Application Development, MEDecision
11:10-11:50 NTT – An overview of recent developments in some key identity protocols (SAML, OpenID, OAuth, IMI etc), and a discussion of opportunities for combining these protocols in interesting ways. Paul Madsen, Identity Management Researcher, NTT
11:50-1:10 Lunch Break with extra free time to visit demonstration pods
1:10-1:50 Ping Identity – How the Cloud is Changing Federated Identity Requirements. Patrick Harding, CTO, Ping Identity
1:50-2:30 Oracle – Customer roundtable discussion featuring deployments of identity management systems. Uppili Srinivasan, Senior Director Oracle Security and Identity Products
2:30-2:40 Break
2:40-3:20 Google – Business value of federated login for consumer websites, Enterprise SaaS vendors, and Enterprises.
3:20-4:00 Panelists: Mark Coderre, Head of Security Architecture at Aetna, will serve on the closing panel to speak on behalf of the Healthcare industry: why the work of Kantara is so important to their industry, what the next 12-18 months looks like for identity ecosystem from their perspective, etc
4:00-5:00 Visit demonstration pods featuring a variety of innovations & deployment scenarios