FIM4R: Federated identity management for Research Collaborations

31/3-004 - IT Amphitheatre (CERN)

31/3-004 - IT Amphitheatre


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The first workshop was held at CERN in June 2011 (,
the second at RAL in November 2011 (,
the third at ISGC in February 2012 (,
the fourth at MPI Psycholinguistics Nijmegen in June 2012  (,
the fifth at PSI Villigen in March 2013 (,
the sixth at CSC in Helsinki in October 2013(,
the seventh at ESRIN in Franscati in April 2014 (,
and now the eighth at CERN on 3-4th February 2015 (

(For the 9th FIM4R meeting, please browse

Through these workshops, the research communities have converged on a common vision for FIM, enumerated a set of requirements and proposed a number of recommendations for ensuring a roadmap for the uptake of FIM is achieved. These points have been documented in a paper (


Meeting notes
  • Andrea Baldi
  • Björn Erik Abt
  • Christof Pohl
  • Christopher Menke
  • David Groep
  • David Kelsey
  • Dean Flanders
  • Edith Dumitru
  • Ian Bird
  • Jean-François Guezou
  • Jean-François Perrin
  • John White
  • Lalla Mantovani
  • Lukas Hämmerle
  • Marco Leonardi
  • Mario Reale
  • Michal Procházka
  • Mikael Linden
  • Mirjam van Daalen
  • Niels van Dijk
  • Paul van Dijk
  • Peter Gietz
  • Peter Solagna
  • Romain Wartel
  • Scott Koranda
  • Simon Stannard
  • Stefan Paetow
  • Thomas Bärecke
  • Tommi Nyrönen
  • Tuesday, February 3
    • 2:00 PM 2:15 PM
      Summary of the previous discussions, key objectives of the event 15m
      Speaker: Mr Romain Wartel (CERN)
    • 2:15 PM 2:30 PM
      Introduction 15m
      Speaker: Ian Bird (CERN)
    • 2:30 PM 3:45 PM
      AARC 1h 15m
      • General presentation 30m
        Speaker: David Groep (NIKHEF (NL))
      • The role and objectives of pilots in AARC 25m
        Speaker: Mr Paul van Dijk (Surfnet)
      • Work packages objectives and plans 20m
    • 3:45 PM 4:00 PM
      Virtual Campus Hub project 15m
      Speaker: Niels van Dijk (Surfnet)
    • 4:00 PM 4:30 PM
      Coffee 30m
    • 4:30 PM 5:20 PM
      US/EU collaboration on FIM 50m
      - LIGO global interfederation needs and plans - US landscape and INCommon - Attribute release, in particular for non-EU SPs
      Speaker: Mr Scott Koranda (LIGO)
    • 5:20 PM 5:30 PM
      EGI - Long tail of science 10m
      Speaker: Peter Solagna (
  • Wednesday, February 4
    • 9:00 AM 9:45 AM
      Trust and security issues - Sirtifi/SCI 45m
      Speaker: Dave Kelsey (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Lab. (GB))
    • 9:45 AM 10:30 AM
      Technical Discussion 45m
      • Levels of Assurance 15m
        Speaker: Marcus Hardt (Kalrsruhe Institute of Technology)
      • Geant Data protection code of conduct 15m
        Speaker: Mikael Linden (CSC - IT center for science)
      • How to Use Entity Categories to Get More and Better Attributes 15m
        Speaker: Mr Lukas Hammerle (SWITCH)
    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Coffee 30m
    • 11:00 AM 12:15 PM
      FIM4R pilots' status update 1h 15m
      • ELIXIR AII & ELIXIR EGA AAI pilot 15m
        Speaker: Mikael Linden (CSC - IT center for science)
      • ESA EO AII 15m
        Speaker: Mr Andrea Baldi (ESA)
      • WebFTS as a first WLCG/HEP FIM pilot 15m
        Speaker: Andrea Manzi (CERN)
      • DARIAH 15m
        Speaker: Mr Peter Gietz (Daasi)
      • Umbrella 15m
        Speaker: mirjam van daalen (Paul Scherrer Instotute)
    • 12:15 PM 1:00 PM
      Wrap-up 45m
      - Summary - Decisions made - Next steps - Volunteer for next meeting
      Speaker: Mr Romain Wartel (CERN)