[KI-LC] July's Director's Corner is up
Colin Wallis Kantara
colin at kantarainitiative.org
Tue Jul 31 18:29:49 UTC 2018
If someone doesn't get to the typo before me I will fix it later.
NB: I will be on vacation August 1 -7 with very limited 'net access..
Cell: +44 (0)7490 266 778
Kantara Consent Receipt and UMA are 2 of the top 5
Kantara Initiative <https://kantarainitiative.org/>, Kantara Educational
Foundation <https://edufoundation.kantarainitiative.org> & Kantara Europe
On Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 7:27 PM, Robert Olson <ROlson at virtualinc.com> wrote:
> For your consideration: One edit highlighted and added some bullets to
> highlight webinars. Bob
> The rain has finally come to my corner of the south west in the UK, after
> 2 months of almost continuous hot dry weather. The news is full of heatwave
> statistics and predictions – a welcome change from Brexit!
> July is the first month since January, where there has not been a
> conference to speak, showcase and workshop at which takes time and energy
> to organize and prepare for. With no conferences, Kantara typically uses
> July to pause for breath, re-energize and do long overdue maintenance on
> its documents, processes and procedures. Vacation? Not for me in July, but
> I have looked on with envy while Kantara members such as @katrynadow tease
> us with holiday plans and snaps from mountains, beaches and cities around
> the world. My turn is coming as you read this [image: (wink)]. I’m taking
> a few days out in both August and September to rest and re-energize.
> Following the announcement at Idenitiverse in late June that IDESG is
> transitioning its assets and work to Kantara, July has seen intense
> activity to settle in IDESG members and participants in their new home. If
> this news is new to you, here’s my blog
> on it. Through a series of emails to the IDESG lists, information together with
> links to the Work Group set up in Kantara,
> <https://kantarainitiative.org/groups/idef>have encouraged current and
> long-departed participants to re-engage with the great work being done in
> IDESG and support Kantara <https://kantarainitiative.org/membership/> to
> shoulder this new financial burden as increasing numbers have in recent
> months <https://kantarainitiative.org/members/>. In those IDESG emails
> lists lurk the larger organizations that were keen to be involved in IDESG
> in its early years but drifted away. If you are from one of those and
> reading this, please get involved again, now that the work has its new home
> in Kantara.
> Meanwhile, other activity in Kantara continues at pace. Kantara has the
> perfect panacea to ease the boredom that late summer’s free time brings to
> folks likew you reading this that are not used to having any!
> - Pre-Register for the Australian Digital Transformation Agency
> webinar on August 16
> The webinar, hosted by Kantara’s eGov WG, features Kantara government
> member DTA as they walk us through their Trusted Digital Identity Framework.
> - Pre-Register again for the following week’s (August 21st) webinar by
> Kantara R&D R&D (KIPI) grant funding recipient Lockstep Technologies (Steve
> he showcases MDAV (Mobile Device Attribute Verification) a fantastic new
> technology for use in first responder, healthcare and financial services
> use cases.
> Our GoToMeeting Webinar lines are strictly limited to 50, and we are
> already more than half full on each Webinar. Don’t delay, register today!
> Still need things to do?
> Think about the Work and Discussion Groups
> <https://kantarainitiative.org/groups/> you maybe joined but haven’t
> attended in a while. If you’re signed up to the Consent and Information
> Sharing Work Group <https://kantarainitiative.org/groups/ciswg/> rock up
> to their calls in August as they put the finishing touches to the Consent
> Receipt Interoperability demo to be showcased at MyData 2018
> <https://kantarainitiative.org/events/?event_id1=8043>. Huge thanks to
> solution providers collaborating together to make this happen – Consentua,
> digi.me, iWelcome, Trunomi, Ubisecure, UNLOQ and the individual
> contributor volunteers under the oversight of John Wunderlich and Andrew
> Hughes. You might want to check out the interview questions being drafted
> for clients of a similar suite of platform providers in the Consent
> Management Solutions Best Practice Work Group
> Want to go more technical? Head to the IDoT Discussion Group
> <https://kantarainitiative.org/groups/idot/> where an architecture for a
> smart city use case is being worked on.
> We have had a surge in new members joining as Individual Contributors
> arising from the IDESG transition. Thank you people! Please join me in
> welcoming to Kantara – Catherine Schultern, Mary Hodder, Dr Tom Sullivan,
> Barry Hieb, Rob Macmillan and Steve Hutchinson.
> Make the most of August, the last month off the conference circuit that
> starts with our friends MyData in Helsinki on August 29
> <https://kantarainitiative.org/events/?event_id1=8043>. Attend in person
> or stream, but whichever way you do it, be sure to catch the Consent
> Receipt interop demo.
> Kind Regards,
> *Around the Houses:*
> · You can always find us online: https://twitter.com/KantaraNews
> and https://twitter.com/UMAWG and https://twitter.com/KantaraCISWG.
> · Miss something? See our press releases here
> · Want to start a Kantara local chapter in your town? We are
> happy to help. Just Contact us <https://kantarainitiative.org/contact-us/>.
> *Program, Work Group and Discussion Group Updates:*
> · You can always keep up with the latest news from the Work Group
> and Discussion Groups directly off the Leadership Council's Blog
> See the list of public groups *here
> · *Block your calendar: Thursday August 16th, 3pm CET, 2pm BST,
> 9am US Eastern, 6am US Pacific: eGov WG is hosting a webinar featuring
> Kantara member the Australian Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on the
> world's newest released national Trust Framework, the Trusted Digital
> Idenitiy Framework. The Links to register are in the text above. *
> · Consent Receipt v1.1
> <https://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/download/attachments/76447870/Consent%20Receipt%20Specification%201_1_0%20DRAFT%207%20clean.docx?version=2&modificationDate=1511391031000&api=v2> is
> being prepared for an *interoperability demo at MyData in Helsinki August
> 29-31.* Thank you contributors Trunomi, iWelcome, digi.me, KnowNow
> Information, UNLOQ Systems Ltd, Open Consent Group, UbiSecure, John
> Wunderlich and Associates, Robert Lapes and Andrew Hughes.
> · Stand by for new news regarding the IRM work group's use of
> Graphing technology as members and non member participants begin to
> assemble around this work.
> · As always our Specifications, Recommendations and Reports are
> available for download from our Reports and Recommendations
> <https://kantarainitiative.org/reports-recommendations/> web repository -
> now with frictionless access.
> · Not sure where to find things? Staff are only too willing to
> assist. Contact them via email
> *Events: See them all here! <https://kantarainitiative.org/events/>*
> *From:* Colin Wallis Kantara <colin at kantarainitiative.org>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, July 31, 2018 11:09 AM
> *To:* Kantara Leadership Council <lc at kantarainitiative.org>;
> marketing at kantarainitiative.org; Kantara Staff list <
> staff at kantarainitiative.org>
> *Subject:* July's Director's Corner is up
> Much earlier than usual - so early, it's not even the end of the month!
> But I start some vacation tomorrow - yipee! - so it is done.
> All the usual riders for typos, theme, spelling etc..
> Thank you everyone.
> Kind regards
> NB: I will be on vacation August 1 -7 with very limited 'net access..
> Executive Director
> Cell: +44 (0)7490 266 778
> Kantara Consent Receipt and UMA are 2 of the top 5
> Kantara Initiative <https://kantarainitiative.org/>, Kantara Educational
> Foundation <https://edufoundation.kantarainitiative.org> & Kantara Europe
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