Providing an introduction to InCommon and the basics of identity and access management
The InCommon BaseCAMP is a workshop for those new to identity and access management, new to InCommon, or both.
2021 BaseCAMP dates: July 12-16
- An introduction to the basics of identity and access management — whether you manage identities, make resources available to those from other organizations, or both.
- An introduction to the InCommon Federation, the U.S. identity federation serving education and research.
- An overview and demonstrations of the community-developed identity and access management suite, the InCommon Trusted Access Platform, and the role it can play in your IAM system.
Typical BaseCAMP topics
- Common solutions for enabling collaborator and guest access, student lifecycle management, access to services using groups
- Making it easier for your faculty and scholars to collaborate with their remote colleagues.
- Finding out about federated access and the InCommon Federation and how to hit the ground running.
- Getting help with your identity project.
- Open source IAM solutions built specifically for research and education, meeting your IAM and budget requirements
See past BaseCAMP programs for details
- 2020 BaseCAMP program (2020 BaseCAMP was held virtually)
- 2019 BaseCAMP program (2019 BaseCAMP was held in-person)
Who should attend BaseCAMP?
- Management and technical staff that are new to Identity and Access Management or Federated Access.
- Those responsible for the operation of an Identity and Access Management system or components – in higher education, at a research organization, or at a service provider.
- Those considering retooling their IAM systems to at least partically incorporate open source solutions
- Those wanting to learn more about the IAM software suite, the InCommon Trusted Access Platform and its components. For those that have been around a while, this translates to Shibboleth, Grouper, COmanage, and midPoint.