Editorial

Colin Wallis, Director at Kantara Initiative, confirmed to speak at Think Digital Identity for Government in June

Colin will be one of the speakers on our International Identity panel session

Posted 24 April 2019 by

Think Digital Partners is very pleased to be able confirm that Colin Wallis, Director at the Kantara Initiative will be one of our panel of experts in the session that focuses on International Identity. Colin will be joined in the session by Mike Crockart, Transformation Lead from the Scottish Government and Alan Shipman, Chair of the ISO Committee.

Colin’s session:

INTERNATIONAL IDENTITY

This session will put identity into an international context, discussing areas such as Electronic IDentification Authentication and trust Services (eIDAS) as well as discussing identity developments from countries as far afield as Australia to more local ones such as Scotland.

About Colin Wallis:

Colin leads the Kantara Initiative Inc. an international ethics based, mission-led Trust Framework Operator, specification developer and new concept incubator in the domains of digital Identity and personal data. Kantara’s open and inclusive philosophy to community development attracts the leading edge of identity and privacy thought leaders passionate about improving the trustworthy use of identity and personal data through innovation, standardization and good practice. ID Pro – the association of digital identity professionals – was conceived in Kantara, and IDESG – the US focussed voluntary, public-private partnership built around the Obama Administration’s National Strategies for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) – has recently been absorbed into Kantara.

Colin’s 15 years combined public and private sector background in digital identity in the UK, US and his original homeland New Zealand, ensures that Kantara’s programmes are aligned with multiple eGovernment strategies in additional jurisdictions such as Australia, Canada and Sweden while influencing others in Europe and worldwide. He has contributed to international standards consortia including ISO and ITU-T, as well as the OECD’s ITAC (Internet technical Advisory Committee).

Now living in Dorset, Colin was named in OWI’s Top 100 Influencers in Identity in 2018.

You can register to attend our digital identity conference here.