The Open Identity Exchange will be hosting a workshop on the morning of Monday July 8, at the Cloud Identity Summit in Napa, California.

David Rennie from the UK Cabinet Office Identity Assurance Program will kick off the workshop with a report on the progress of the groundbreaking UK initiative and its partnership with OIX.

The OIX Workshop Agenda features exciting news from OIX Working Groups, including a final report by the Attribute Exchange Working Group on the attribute exchange trust framework, as well as a panel discussion on the completion of the trust framework by the Telecom Data Working Group.  Joining the Telecom Data Working Group discussion will be representatives from the GSMA who have turned to OIX for domain expertise in response to member demand for mobile identity protocols.

Finally, Don Thibeau, Chairman and President of OIX, will deliver the introductory presentation to OIX’s latest initiative, OIXnet.

The OpenID Foundation Workshop will follow providing an opportunity to learn news on the development of the latest four OpenID protocols and consider membership in this important standards organization. The OpenID Foundation workshop will begin at 1:30pm.

About Cloud Identity Summit (CIS)

Now in its 4th year, Cloud Identity Summit is the premier event for discovering how identity is enabling a new world of collaboration and business agility across cloud, mobile, social and big-data. This unique event is not only defining the future of security in a world without perimeters but showcasing the latest technologies and solutions from the leading implementers and industry luminaries.

The Summit encompasses two parts. Attendees can either experience the week-long summit by purchasing a Full Summit Pass or choose to purchase a Workshop Only or Session Only pass.

The Workshops on July 8 and 9 are designed to take attendees beyond general discussions and provide in-depth education, training and advanced information. The sessions are either 1-hour deep dives or 3-hour workshops. The content delivered July 10 – 12 includes a daily plenary session showcasing strategies, best practice and real world case-studies being deployed by leaders across every vertical plus several 30-minute lectures centered around current topics and technologies that IT professionals face when working with identity and security in today’s complex IT and business environments.