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OpenID Connect Tech Summit

OpenID Foundation & Microsoft

Monday, September 12, 2011 at 12:00 PM - Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 4:30 PM (PDT)

OpenID Connect Tech Summit

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  • To provide web site developers and technologists a close look at the OpenID Connect protocol, its use cases and adoption plans by leading companies.
  • To introduce "Account Chooser" its implementation and user experience
  • To provide interop testing and feedback for next generation OpenID adoption

AGENDA: Monday, September 12, 2011 - 12:00pm-5:00pm

Noon: Lunch will be provided for attendees

12:00-12:20 - Welcome Don Thibeau, Executive Director, The OpenID Foundation

Technical Sessions

12:20-1:00 - Overview and Update of OpenID Connect and OAuth 2.0, Mike Jones, Microsoft, Director of Identity Partnerships

1:00-3:00 -“OpenID Connect Spec Overview and Discussion”, This session will present an overview of the OpenID Connect specifications, the motivations for the key choices made within them, and a summary of the developer feedback received to date. Substantial time will be reserved in this session for discussion among the summit participants. Michael B. Jones, Standards Architect, Microsoft Corporation, Nat Sakimura, OIDF Board Chairman, and John Bradley, OIDF Board Member

  • Timing goals for ratification
  • Core protocol
  • Dynamic RP registration and IDP discovery
  • Claims
  • Session Management
  • Artifact Binding
  • US Government OpenIDConnect profile

3:20 - 4:00 - Open time for Technical Interop,  Allen Tom & Mike Jones [60 min]

4:00 - 4:40 - OpenID Connect: Building Test Infrastructure, Roland Hedberg

4:40-5:00 - Wrap-up, Don Thibeau, Executive Director, The OpenID Foundation


AGENDA: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 10:00am-4:30pm

Business Session

10:00-10:20 - Welcome Don Thibeau, Executive Director, The OpenID Foundation

10:20-11:00 - Feedback Review OpenID Connect Mike Jones, Microsoft + Allen Tom, Directors, The OpenID Foundation

11:00- 11:40 - Overview and Update of Account Chooser, A presentation on a new sign in experience for the web, how to get involved, and an update on the legal status of related IP. Scott David, K&L Gates,  Basheer Tome, Independent & Eric Sachs, Google

11:40- 12:20 - Migrating Users to Identity Providers From Email/Password Logins." A summary of the experience of websites, including Google, tht have started to migrate users from traditional logins to identity providers.  Eric Sachs, Google, Product Manager

12:20- 1:00 - Lunch


1:00- 1:40 -Microsoft as an RP and IDP, Speaker (TBD)

1:40- 2:20 - Way Beyond Single Sign On,
Greg Keegstra, Janrain

2:20- 3:00 -
"The Value Proposition of OpenID Connect in the Enterprise",The OAuth 2.0 specification is poised for mainstream use, but there are challenges for Enterprises who already have SAML infrastructures and need comparable functionality from a REST based equivalent. Pamela Dingle will show how OpenID Connect bridges the gap between attribute-rich SAML and attribute-less OAuth. Pam Dingle, Ping Identity

3:00- 3:20 - Break

3:20-4:00 - Open Identity and Online Adoption,
A discussion on the trends in the adoption of social login among online businesses. Patrick Salyer, Gigya

4:00-4:30 - Wrap up Don Thibeau, Executive Director, The OpenID Foundation


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Microsoft Research Silicon Valley
1065 La Avenida
Mountain View, CA 94043

Monday, September 12, 2011 at 12:00 PM - Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 4:30 PM (PDT)

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OpenID Foundation & Microsoft

The OpenID Foundation is an international non-profit organization of individuals and companies committed to enabling, promoting and protecting OpenID technologies. Formed in June 2007, the foundation serves as a public trust organization representing the open community of developers, vendors, and users. OIDF assists the community by providing needed infrastructure and help in promoting and supporting expanded adoption of OpenID. This entails managing intellectual property and brand marks as well as fostering viral growth and global participation in the proliferation of OpenID.

At Microsoft, our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential.

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