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Subject: FW: [members] OASIS Adoption Forum -- Ensuring Secure Interactions Between Government, Business, and the Citizen


Apologies for cross-posting, but I wanted to draw your attention to programme the upcoming OASIS Adoption Forum in London.
It includes presentations on a variety of public sector related topics, including several high-profile case studies.


Speaker on public sector related topics confirmed so far include:
- Karel De Vriendt, Head of Unit, European Commission, Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General
- Mark D. Ferrar, Director of Infrastructure, Technology Office, NHS Connecting for Health
- Peter Brown, Founder, Pensive.eu
- Maarten Koopmans, Manager Middleware Services, SURFnet
- Christopher Brown, Engineer, Enspier Technologies
- Søren Peter Nielsen, Chief Consultant/IT Architect, Danish National IT and Telecom Agency
- Keiron Salt, Solution Architect, British Telecommunications
- John Hughes, Identity and Passport Service, UK Government
- Andrew Townley, Managing Director, Archistry Limited

I look forward to this event very much and hope to see several of you in London.

Kind regards,

Pim van der Eijk

-----Original Message-----
From: Jane Harnad [mailto:jane.harnad@oasis-open.org] 
Sent: 29 September 2006 22:01
To: member list
Subject: [members] OASIS Adoption Forum -- Ensuring Secure Interactions Between Government, Business, and the Citizen

Reserve your space now for the annual OASIS event in Europe. "Managing
Secure Interactions in Sector Applications" will bring together OASIS
members and professionals from the public and private sectors to explore
advances and accomplishments in deploying open standards for security

Third Annual OASIS Adoption Forum
28-29 November 2006
Hilton London Kensington - London, UK

This year's programme will feature presentations from public sector experts
including Karel De Vriendt, Head of Unit of the European Commission
Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General and Mark D. Ferrar, Director of
Infrastructure, Technology Office of NHS Connecting for Health. Other
sessions will address advances and accomplishments in security standards and
the latest in open source software.

Programme Highlights

Identity Management Sessions ~ featuring:
-Practical cases within various sectors including the healthcare and
financial industries, illustrating their successes and lessons learned. -New
approaches addressing where individuals have greater control over personal
data. -The reasons behind why governments are making identity management
choices. -Potential changes offered by open source software. -Consistent
approaches to identity management, as well as projections on what the future
might hold.

SOA and Web Services in Security Sessions ~ featuring:
-Identifying and addressing security-related issues around the construction,
deployment, and maintenance of SOA frameworks.  -Considerations and
implications in selecting a federated identity model within your SOA
infrastructure. -What you can expect from the Web Services Reliable
Messaging specification. -Concepts, technologies, and standards involved in
Semantic Web Services. -Real-world deployments of WS-Security.

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) ~ featuring:
-Plans for a new draft protocol and a demo of an open-source tool that has
already implemented the protocol. -Approach used to secure communication
between federation members of the E-Authentication initiative. -Security and
implementation needs behind identity authentication and authorization within

View Full Programme at

Bonus ~ Two Events, One Location!
Immediately following this year's OASIS Forum, a related seminar, "Focus on
Current e-Identity Applications," will be hosted by European trade
association, eema. www.eema.org

Register now to receive a full-event discount and daily rate of €100 for
OASIS members. Participation is open to members of OASIS and their invited
guests. A limited number of seats will also be available for representatives
from government
agencies and companies implementing or offering security solutions.

Both the OASIS Forum and the eema event will be held at the Hilton London
Kensington Hotel. A block of rooms have been reserved for conference
attendees at a specially reduced rate of £99 + VAT single occupancy and £109
+ VAT double occupancy (including breakfast). Contact the hotel at +44(0)207
603 3355 and ask for the "eema/OASIS event" group rate before 06 November.

Sponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities
The event is currently sponsored by BEA Systems, EDS, HP, IBM, OASIS PKI,
SAP, Sun Microsystems, and Xenos and supported by ICTSB and CEN/ISSS.
Additional sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available. See
www.oasis-open.org/events/adoptionforum2006/sponsorship.php and
www.oasis-open.org/events/adoptionforum2006/exhibits.php; contact
peter.roden@oasis-open.org for details.

Space is limited to ensure ample opportunities for productive interaction
and networking. Reserve your space today!

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