Athens, Shibboleth, the UK Access Management Federation, OpenID, CardSpace and all that – single sign-on for your Web site [A1]


This workshop will investigate the relationships between institutional single sign-on, Athens, Shibboleth, the UK Access Management Federation and more recent developments like OpenID and CardSpace and will give participants an opportunity to ask questions of a panel of experts from the community.

Learning Objectives:

Attendees will gain a better understanding of the available technologies and the issues involved in their roll-out within and beyond the institution. They will also have a chance to discuss the future of access and identity management and how it impacts on the development of institutional Web sites and Web managers. Attendees should come primed with questions and issues that they would like to raise with the panel.