2nd workshop on Federated identity system for scientific collaborations

Europe/London
RAL

RAL

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Harwell Oxford Didcot OX11 0QX United Kingdom
Bob Jones (CERN) , Niki Legge (STFC) , Philip Kershaw (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
Description
Following the successful first workshop on Federated Identity Systems for Scientific Collaborations held at CERN, a follow-up workshop has been scheduled for the 2-3 November 2011. The event will be hosted by STFC at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the UK.
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  • Wednesday, 2 November
    • 1:25 PM 2:00 PM
      Introduction

      We will introduce the meeting by reviewing the findings from the first Identity Workshop at CERN earlier this year drawing out the common themes and challenges identified across the scientific communities represented: High Energy Physics, the Humanities, Life Sciences, Photon/Neutron and Climate Science.

      Conveners: Bob Jones (CERN) , Philip Kershaw (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
      • 1:25 PM
        Introduction and Welcome 15m
        Speaker: Philip Kershaw (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 1:40 PM
        Summary of Findings from the first Identity Workshop 20m
        Speaker: Mr Romain Wartel (CERN)
        Slides
    • 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
      Building a Common Vision for Federated Identity R22 Lecture Theatre

      R22 Lecture Theatre

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      STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Harwell Oxford Didcot OX11 0QX United Kingdom

      Each community represented will present a use case which is consistent with their vision of federated identity management and highlight the issues blocking them implementing this use case today.

      These inputs will be drawn together at the end of the session to present a common vision for federated identity.

      Conveners: Bob Jones (CERN) , Philip Kershaw (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
      • 2:00 PM
        Humanities 20m
        Speaker: Dieter van Uytvanck
        Slides
      • 2:20 PM
        Life Sciences: ELIXIR and Identity Management 20m
        Speaker: Andrew Lyall (European Bioinformatics Institute)
        Slides
      • 2:40 PM
        Photon/neutron 20m
        Speaker: Heinz J Weyer (PSI)
        Slides
    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Break 30m
    • 3:30 PM 5:30 PM
      Building a Common Vision for Federated Identity R22 Lecture Theatre

      R22 Lecture Theatre

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      STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Harwell Oxford Didcot OX11 0QX United Kingdom

      Part of this session. Each community represented will present a use case which is consistent with their vision of federated identity management and highlight the issues blocking them implementing this use case today.

      These inputs will be drawn together at the end of the session to present a common vision for federated identity.

      Convener: Jens Jensen (CLRC-RAL)
      • 3:30 PM
        CERN / High Energy Physics 20m
        Speaker: Mr Romain Wartel (CERN)
        Paper
        Slides
      • 3:50 PM
        Climate Science 20m
        Speaker: Philip Kershaw (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
        Slides
      • 4:10 PM
        Fusion Community 20m
        Speaker: Oliver Hemming (EFDA-JET (UK Atomic Energy Authority))
        Slides
      • 4:30 PM
        Presentation of a common vision 20m
        Based on the input provided by each of the user communities, Dave will attempt to brign these together into a common vision for federated identity management
        Speaker: Dr Dave Kelsey (STFC - Science & Technology Facilities Council (GB))
        Slides
      • 4:50 PM
        Discussion 40m
    • 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
      Drinks Reception 1h
    • 6:30 PM 6:35 PM
      Coach Departs for Oxford 5m Outside R22 Building

      Outside R22 Building

      A free coach has been laid on to Oxford for any delegates who have accommodation booked in Oxford or who wish to get dinner in the city centre.

  • Thursday, 3 November
    • 8:30 AM 9:15 AM
      Coach From Oxford to RAL Central Oxford

      Central Oxford

      Coach transport is available for those staying in Oxford. It will leave from the centre of Oxford and go to RAL ready fir the first session

    • 9:30 AM 10:40 AM
      Policy Issues R22 Lecture Theatre

      R22 Lecture Theatre

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      The national identity federations and the pan-European coordination bodies represent key stakeholders. Representatives from these organisations have been invited to speak in this session and address a set of key policy questions put to them by representatives from each of the scientific communities participating in this workshop.

      • 9:30 AM
        Introduction 10m
      • 9:40 AM
        IGTF Perspective 15m
        Speaker: Jens Jensen (CLRC-RAL)
      • 9:55 AM
        Policy Issues - US Research Community Perspective 15m
        Speaker: Jim Basney (University of Illinois)
      • 10:10 AM
        Software Interfaces and Middleware Integration 15m
        Speaker: John White White (Helsinki Institute of Physics (FI))
        Slides
      • 10:25 AM
        eduGAIN 15m
        Speaker: Mikael Linden (eduGAIN)
        Slides
    • 10:40 AM 11:10 AM
      Coffee break 30m
    • 11:10 AM 12:00 PM
      Policy Issues R22 Lecture Theatre

      R22 Lecture Theatre

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      STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Harwell Oxford Didcot OX11 0QX United Kingdom
      Conveners: Bob Jones (CERN) , Philip Kershaw (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
      • 11:10 AM
        REFEDs - Research Education and FEDeration (remote presentation) 15m
        REFEDS' mission is to be the voice that articulates the mutual needs of research and education identity federations worldwide. It aims to represent the requirements of research and education in the ever-growing space of access and identity management, working with and influencing the direction of organisations such as Kantara, OIX and Identity Commons on behalf of our participants.
        Speaker: Licia Florio (Unknown)
        Slides
      • 11:25 AM
        SURFfed 15m
        Speaker: Remco Poortinga (SURFfed)
        Slides
      • 11:40 AM
        SWITCHaai 15m
        Speaker: Thomas Lenggenhager (SWITCH)
        Slides
    • 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
      Conclusions and next steps 1h
      Some questions to address: * What are the common assets/infrastructures which the communities would need to come together in order to use efficiently? * Who benefits from this work? * Who pays for it? * How will it be managed? * Roles of stakeholders?