**MACE Call 12-October-2009**
RL "Bob" Morgan, U. Washington (chair)
Scott Cantor, The Ohio State U.
Ken Klingenstein, Internet2
Tom Barton, U. Chicago
Mark Poepping, CMU
Leif Johansson, SUNET/NORDUnet
Keith Hazelton, U. Wisconsin
David Wasley, independent
Renee Shuey, Penn State
Steve Olshansky, Internet2 (scribe)
*Carryover Action Item*
[AI] (All) interested in participating in the international collaboration activity contact RL "Bob."
[AI] (RL "Bob") will contact a representative of Kuali Rice about coordinating a call.
[AI] (Ken and Mark) will distribute some information on trust anchors in the context of dynamic network configuration in GENI testbed, as well as for general access control.
[AI] (Ken) will circulate some meeting notes from the last TERENA/ REFEDS meetings.
- Fall Internet2 Member Meeting
Oct. 5-8, 2009, San Antonio, TX
Turnout at, and response to, the middleware-related sessions was very good.
September 14-16, 2009, Las Vegas NV
Scott and RL "Bob" attended. Kantara is working to establish itself and has several working group. Some are carried over from Liberty, while others are new. The "Universal Login Experience" WG is being led by RL "Bob."
- Jasig Unconference
September 28-30, 2009, Champaign, IL
Tom and Jens attended. There was some discussion of uPortal using Grouper for its native groups management, but Grouper does not (yet?) have the capabilities required. There is however potential for tight integration, and discussions on this are ongoing.
There was also discussion about what open source communities should say about themselves to engender confidence among the target user community (i.e. "customers") in their project output esp. as compared to commercial alternatives, including the criteria for becoming committers, cycle times for responding to bug and vulnerability reports, and the process for evaluating and incorporating external contributions.
September 23-24, 2009, Virtual
- Tao of Attributes workshop
September 28-29, 2009, Washington DC
There is a proposed follow-on activity of setting up a schema repository (schemapedia?). More to come on this as it develops.
- Fall EuroCamp
Date TBD (likely late Fall), Budapest Hungary
This will be similar to Advanced CAMP. There is growing momentum around aligning IAM/security efforts across projects...
October 21-22, 2009, Rome, Italy
RL "Bob" will be attending.
November 8-13, 2009, Hiroshima, Japan
Nov. 3-5, 2009, Mountain View, CA
- EDUCAUSE Annual
Nov. 3-6, 2009, Denver, CO
- Kuali Days
Nov. 17-18, 2009, San Antonio, TX
Integrating Grouper with KIM will be a topic of discussion, as well as more generally the relationship between KIM and I2MI.
There is interest from the iPlant and GENI communities in I2MI and federation. More to come as this develops.
- InCommon/I2MI planning and budget
There was a brief discussion about the outlook for 2010. More to come as information becomes available.
- the MACE brand and I2MI projects
What is MACE's (1) general purpose, (2) purpose in describing an approach to the IdM landscape, and (3) purpose in endorsing specific products in the IdM space? How does MACE relate to other activities, such as ECAM, Kantara, GÉANT, etc.? This will be discussed in more depth on the next call.
- interfederation and business models
InCommon in a competitive landscape was the subject of a brief discussion, including political pressure on SPs to join one federation or another.