One of the people who has been extremely valuable to have as part of the DataPortability Project that i am involved in is Kaliya Hamlin who is an old pro at building communities in the tech world. Since 2005, Kaliya has been facilitating the Internet Identity Workshop and has received considerable praise for helping achieve real results, including the incredible progress of OpenID and other user-centric identity projects. She along with others in the Identity Community have an open invitation to all for the upcoming Data Sharing Workshop on April 18th and19th and the Data Sharing Summit on May 15th.
Why should you consider attending?
The primary goal is to provide a gathering space for everyone to work together to build consensus around and get adoption of emerging dataportability standards. Both events are part of an ongoing collaboration with DataPortability.org, which we all hope to evolve into a larger-scale Data Portability conference in the near future.
Here are the details from their event listing:
The Data Sharing Workshop (April 18th and 19th)
As a first step, the Workshop will provide a gathering space for different groups to have in-depth discussions about emerging data sharing standards and initiatives, and continue ongoing work by establishing Action Items to be carried out at subsequent events.
The Data Sharing Summit (May 15th )
The Summit will take place a month later, providing enough time to further develop the ideas discussed at the Workshop while still being able to track progress. With the larger venue, participants from the Workshop will be able to share their ideas with a broader audience.
The Summit will be at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Ca, immediately following the Internet Identity Workshop, allowing those in the user-centric identity community to participate in the Summit. Add it to your upcoming.
Additional information is available on the Data Sharing Summit Wiki.If you have any questions about any of these events, or would like to get involved as a volunteer or sponsor, please contact Laurie Rae at firstname.lastname@example.org
See you there!
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