Meeting Information, Venue and Hotels

The 30th REFEDS meeting was held on Sunday 4th of October, in conjunction with Internet2 Technology Exchange in Cleveland, Ohio.


The agenda is appended below.

09:00 - 09:30Welcome, Agenda Bashing and General Update, Licia Florio and Nicole Harris
09:30 - 10:30 REF15-2: Operational Best Practice
Inputs for potential new work items:
- Federation technologies and vendors, Chris Phillips and Nick Roy.
10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 11:30REF15-3: Virtual Organisations and Federation Value Proposition
- Updates on the working plan on Groups and Virtual Organisations and Federation Value Proposition, Heather Flanagan.
11:30 - 12:30 REF15-4: REFEDS Services and Monitoring
Update on REFEDS Services:
- FedLab, Rainer Horbe and Roland Hedberg (verbal update).
- Academia Entity Category, Leif Johansson (discussion).
- MET, Nicole Harris (demo).
12:30 - 13:30LUNCH
13:30 - 14:00Proposal for a new working group: ORCID - Laura Paglione
14:00 - 15:15Updates from relevant activities:
- AARC. Licia Florio.
- GÉANT. Nicole Harris.
- ISOC T&I (verbal update). Steve Olshansky
- Internet2 TIER. Ann West and Steve Zoppi.
15:15 - 15:45COFFEE BREAK
15:45 - 16:45Community Updates:
- EduKEEP and AA Stuff (central identity) . Slávek Licehammer and Maarten Kremers.
- UK federation. Rhys Smith (verbal update).
- CIlogon2. Jim Basney and Scott Koranda.
- AAF Update. Heath Marks.
16:45 - 17:00Wrap-up and Next Meetings, Licia Florio and Nicole Harris