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Federated Identity Management Meeting

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This workshop in the fourth in a series that started in summer 2011 to investigate Federated Identity Management (FIM) for research collaborations. The first workshop was held at CERN in June 2011 (, the second at RAL in November 2011 ( and the third at ISGC in February 2012 ( Through these workshops, several 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 ( for which comments are welcome (

An objective of this workshop is to gather feedback from the research communities on the recommendations and roadmap described in the paper with the intention of endorsing the common vision. The organisational and financial aspects of ensuring a common FIM will also be addressed.

Please register here. If you intend to attend the meeting only for 1 day, please indicate this in the Remark field.


FIM meeting June 21, 22 - MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands


Thursday June 21


12.00 Lunch


12.45 Welcome, Wolfgang Klein, Director of the MPI for Psycholinguistics


Session 1. FIM and the bigger picture.


13.00 FIM paper status, Bob Jones

13.20 The Manifesto; requirements of Research Infrastructures and FIM, Peter Wittenburg


Session 2. Organizational and financial sustainability of


13.45 An industry perspective on FIM and Open Data Centre Alliance work,  Mike Symonds ATOS

14.15 Organizational issues at the level for FIM, Wolfgang Pempe DFN

14.45 Science organizations guiding access and attribution requirements for FIM, ORCID. Ramin Yahyapur GWDG/MPG


15.15 Break


Session 3.  Roles of Coordination and standardization


15.45 & EC activities on FIM, Licia Floria TERENA

16.15 FIM support by NGIs, an EGI perpective, Gergely Sipos

Session 4. FIM solutions and Limitations


16.30 Data Protection Code of Conduct,  Mikael Linden, CSC

17.00 FIM shortcomings revealed, Ludek Matyska, CESNET

17.30 FIM & Contrail, Phil Kershaw, STFC



Friday June 22


Session 5. Community reports.

Special reports from the Social Sciences and Humanities communities
9.00-9.30   DARIAH - experiences and plans, Peter Gietz, DAASI International
9.30-9.45   CESSDA experiences, Ornulf Risnes, NSD
9.45-10.00 CLARIN attributes, Daan Broeder, TLA-MPI

10.00 – 11.00 reports and experiences from the research communities focusing on FIM position paper:
Heinz Weyer, David Kelsey, Dieter van Uytvanck

11.00 Break 

11.30 – 12.30 discussion and next steps


12.30. Lunch


13.00 Special subjects. TBA




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Further contacts:

Daan Broeder daan.broeder [at] (daan[dot]broeder[at]mpi[dot]nl)

Dieter van Uytvanck dieter.vanuytvanck [at] (dieter[dot]vanuytvanck[at]mpi[dot]nl)