The 36th REFEDS meeting will be held on Sunday 15th October 2017 kindly hosted by Internet2 as part of the Internet2 Technology Exchange.

Time Activity Speakers Description
09:00 – 09:30 Arrival, find your seats, get connected.  Please note breakfast is not provided for the pre-conference meetings.
09:30 – 10:00 REFEDS Overview Nicole Harris An overview of REFEDS developments in the year so far and looking forward to 2018.
10:00 – 11:00 Panel 1 – Changing the way we think about federations Leif Johansson, Brook Schofield, Maarten Kremers, Nick Roy The panelists have been asked to present one idea that they think we need to working on in order to move forward with the next generation of federation.  The audience will get the chance to vote and prioritise the ideas!
11:00 – 11:30 BREAK
11:30 – 12:30 Federation Sliding Doors  Nicole Harris and Brook Schofield Participants will be invited to participate in a walk back in time to see what might have happened if we were still working with projects proposed at TF-EMC2 in 2007.
12:30 – 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 – 15:00 Working Group Updates
OIDC(re) – Niels van Dijk
Sirtfi – Hannah Short
Assurance – Mikael Linden (presented by Nicole)
IoLR – Keith Hazleton
15:00- 15:30  RA21  Heather Flanagan and Leif Johansson  The RA21 group is looking at improving the discovery interfaces for publishers.  Heather and Leif will give an update on progress so far with the project.
15:30 – 16:00 BREAK
16:00 – 16:15 InCommon Deployment Profile Update  Nick Roy An update on the InCommon Deployment Profile Working Group.
16:15 – 16:45 Federation Service Catalogue  Heather Flanagan and Nicole Harris  An update on requirements gathering for a Federation Service Catalogue.
16:45 – 17:00  eduGAIN Update Brook Schofield  A brief update on eduGAIN, including a report back on the eduGAIN support pilot.