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Session

Empowering People and the Coming Identity Layer of Everything

Kaliya Hamlin, Identity Woman

Date: Wednesday, February 28
Time: 10:45am - 11:00am
Location: Salon ABCDE

User-centric identity starts with the individual, and his or her needs, not with enterprise or technology vendors. This paradigm is driving the development of an "identity layer" for the Web by a community loosely called the Identity Gang. The active participants include Nuestar, Mozilla, Microsoft, IBM, Novell, Liberty Alliance, WS*, Verisign, Red Hat, Sxip, NetMesh, Janrain, Cordance, SixApart, and many others. Identity Woman will speak on how the user-centric worldview and technologies like OpenID and CardSpace shift the way existing telecos and telephony providers think about their customers and business models.