Identity and Access Management (IAM) WG
ChairsMotonori Nakamura [motonori AT]
Kazu Yamaji
Suhaimi Napis
Terry Smith

This session will encourage the collaborations of developers/operators those who responsible for identity management with directory services and a variety of services with access control to discuss ways to get campuses ready for advanced authentication technologies so that end users can connect to the network and access resources (online journals, collaborative services, grid applications, wireless roaming, etc.) in a secure, scalable and manageable way.

Target AudienceOpen for any attendees, especially researchers, application developers and operators working on academic networks, AAI, Grid and NREN.
No. of Participants40
AgendaSession 1
Date: 2016-01-27
Time: 09:00 - 10:30
  • Value proposition of federated identity for decision makers (General discussion plus AARC specifics) - APAN41-ValueProp.pdf
    Alessandra Scicchitano, Heather Flanagan

  • TIER Project update
    Benjamin Oshrin

  • Round table - 3 to 5 minutes update on level of IAM deployment across universities and organizations within your nation
    Vladimir Mencl - REANNZ

Session 2
Date: 2016-01-27
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
  • Round table - 3 to 5 minute update on national identity federation activities focusing on new initiatives and activities
    Suhaimi Napis

  • How to increase awareness and interest in the APAN Task Force? - APAN_IAM_Task_Force_-_Update_-_TNC15.pdf
    Terry Smith

  • Is something of interest to the IAM WP or TF
    Terry Smith

  • Challenges and opportunities for researchers
    Heather Flanagan, Terry Smith
    discuss what tools are available for campuses or NRENs to support their research community, discuss the roadblocks to using those tools

Session 3
Date: 2016-01-27
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
  • Update on the XeAP project

  • eduroam discussion - various topics - update.pdf
    eduroam update in APAN (incl. reports from GeGC, if exists)
    National eduroam updates (round table, 3 to 5 min each)
    New technologies, experiences, directions, etc., upon requests by prospective presenters.
    Discussion: eduroam deployment/expansion in APAC, especially for the counties/territories not covered by the XeAP.
    Other eduroam-related discussions (guest accounts?)

Session 4
Date: 2016-01-27
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
  • The Philippines Federation model - iGovPhil_Presentation_20160127.pdf
    Rage Callao

  • NZ Federation Use Case
    Sat Mandri - REANNZ [TBC]

  • Joining eduGAIN - from the perspective of a nation currently going through the process, what have they learned?
    Terry Smith

  • Round table - How to launch the identity federation in your country
    Kazu Yamaji

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The registration rates are as follows:

Type Regular
Early Bird
(Register before 31 Dec 2015)
USD 350 /
Php 16,500
(Closing Date: 29 Jan 2016)
USD 400 /
Php 19,000

All of the payment will be charged in Philippine Peso (PhP).
All conference participants are strongly recommended to register online at the official website.

The Regular registration fee includes:
  • Full conference participation
  • Lunch / Banquet and Refreshments