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Introduction to self-sovereign identity & Rebooting the Web of Trust

February 28 @ 18:30 - 20:30

During this meetup we will have a talk about self-sovereign identity by Cristopher Allen and Drummond Reed and the presentation of “Rebooting the Web of Trust”, a three-day facilitated event gathering around 50 brilliant minds to produce white papers and specifications to influence the future of decentralized identity by establishing and promoting new identity technologies.

Self-Sovereign Identity is both an ideology to reclaim human dignity and authority in the digital world and an emerging suite of technologies designed to enable that movement.

Technology specifications incubated in Rebooting the Web of Trust are also moving toward acceptance in W3C and IETF as international standards, while other companies have contributed code to Hyperledger and Ethereum as well as multiple open source repositories as well as integrated into proprietary identity platforms.

If you want also to join Rebooting the Web of Trust event, check this article to know more and visit the official website www.weboftrust.info.

During the meetup, we will use the hashtags #RebootingWebofTrust and #Devcentralised.

## Agenda
18:30 – Open doors
18:40 – Welcome by Caelum Labs
18:45 – Christopher Allen talks about self-Sovereign Identity
19:10 – Drummond Reed talks about the progress of SSI standards and infrastructure
19:30 – Presentation of Rebooting the Web of Trust #8
19:45 – Q&A
20:00 – Beers

## This event is possible thanks to:
Movistar Centre – www.movistarcentre.com
Estrella Damm – www.estrelladamm.com

## Who are Cristopher Allen and Drummond Reed?
Christopher Allen is co-chair of the W3C Credentials CG, founder of #RebootingWebOfTrust, and Executive Director of Blockchain Commons.

Before that he was Principal Architect at bitcoin blockchain startup Blockstream, VP of Developer Relations for the secure Android phone Blackphone, CTO of the cryptographic security company Certicom, and in the 90s he was co-author of the TLS 1.0 standard.

Drummond Reed has spent over two decades working on Internet identity, security, privacy, and trust frameworks. He joined Evernym as Chief Trust Officer after Evernym’s acquisition of Respect Network, where he was CEO, co-founder, and co-author of the Respect Trust Framework, which was honored with the Privacy Award at the 2011 European Identity Conference.

He has also served as a founding board member of the OpenID Foundation, ISTPA, XDI.org, and Identity Commons. In 2002 he was a recipient of the Digital Identity Pioneer Award from Digital ID World, and in 2013 he was honored as an OASIS Distinguished Contributor.

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Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
18:30 - 20:30
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/devcentralised/events/258696935/

Organizer

Caelum Labs
Phone:
637834725
Email:
info@caelumlabs.com
Website:
caelumlabs.com

Venue

Movistar Centre
Placa Catalunya + Google Map

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