[Wg-uma] FYI: W3C workshop on access control application scenarios

Iain Henderson iain.henderson at mydex.org
Mon Sep 28 05:28:56 PDT 2009

Thanks, I might well go to that event.


On 28 Sep 2009, at 05:41, Eve Maler wrote:

> (I'm just starting to dig out from under, now that I'm back home.   
> Will try to respond to list traffic soon!  And let's definitely plan  
> on a Thursday call this week.  -Eve)
> From http://xml.coverpages.org/newsletter/news2009-09-22.html ...
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> W3C Workshop on Access Control Application Scenarios
> Staff, W3C Announcement
> A Call for Participation has been issued for a "W3C Workshop on Access
> Control Application Scenarios," to be held November 17-18, 2009 in
> Luxembourg. "This workshop brings together worldwide research and user
> communities to explore evolving application scenarios for access  
> control
> technologies, such as XACML. Results form a number of recent European
> research projects in the grid, cloud computing, and privacy areas show
> overlapping use cases for these technologies that extend beyond  
> classical
> intra-enterprise applications. At this workshop, we will explore
> commonalities between different application scenarios, and
> standardization needs (at W3C and elsewhere) above and beyond the
> technology substrate that exists today. The workshop is co-financed by
> the European Commission 7th framework program via the Primelife  
> project.
> W3C membership is not required in order to participate in the  
> Workshop.
> The workshop is intended to discuss issues around access control in  
> very
> wide sense, encompassing conditions and rules derived from the fact of
> accessing information. Topics that might serve as appropriate  
> discussion
> points for position papers include, but are not limited to:  
> (1)interaction
> between access control and privacy policies; (2) language extensions  
> to
> connect access control languages to novel types of credentials; (3)
> large-scale cloud and grid computing use cases for access control
> technologies; (4) policy management; (5) mechanisms for controlling
> progressive disclosure of information by user agents and servers; (6)
> the emerging role of trust delegation and supportive mechanisms in
> cloud computing, grid, and Web use cases; (7) mechanisms for richer
> user control over downstream data controllers...
> http://www.w3.org/2009/policy-ws/cfp.html
> See also XACML references: http://xml.coverpages.org/xacml.html
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> Eve Maler
> eve at xmlgrrl.com
> http://www.xmlgrrl.com/blog
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