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2021 BaseCAMP Program

BaseCAMP is virtual: July 12-16, 2021

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2021 BaseCAMP Program

Registration Information

BaseCAMP registration opens April 8, 2021.

CategoryBaseCAMP Only
(July 12-16)
CAMP Week only
(Oct. 4-8)
CAMPer Combo
(BaseCAMP and CAMP Week)
InCommon Participant
Internet2 Member
International Partners
$450$275$625
Others$550$375$825

Monday, July 12, 2021

All times Eastern

TimeSession
12:00 – 1:00 pm (ET)Welcome to BaseCAMP and InCommon 101
What to expect from BaseCAMP and a brief overview of InCommon from its inception through today
1:00 – 1:10 pmBreak
1:10 – 3:20 pmIdentity Management Overview and Basics
An interactive mini-course that provides an overview of the key concepts and terminology for identity and access management programs and systems.
3:20 – 3:30 pmBreak
3:30 – 4:30 pmCAMP Fires
Small-group discussions of IAM topics and a chance to ask questions.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

TImeSession
12:00 – 12:15 pm (ET)Welcome to Tuesday
12:15 – 12:25 pmLightning Talk: What is the InCommon Certificate Service?
12:25 – 1:25 pmCampus Core IAM
This panel session will dive into key IAM concepts in practice in various university settings. We will explore some of the different ways that campuses assemble the core building blocks like identity data stores, directories and authentication systems.
1:25 – 1:35 pmBreak
1:35 – 2:25 pmInCommon Trusted Access Platform 101
This session provides an overview of the InCommon Trusted Access Platform, an identity and access management suite of software and services that can integrate with your existing IAM system. You’ll also hear an overview of the components and their purposes, as well as a summary of how the community develops and maintains the software.
2:25 – 2:35 pmBreak
2:35 – 3:25 pmSoftware Operations
Learn about containers, a workbench for testing, and other operational concepts related to using the InCommon Trusted Access Platform
3:25 – 3:35 pmBreak
3:35 – 4:30 pmCAMP Fires

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

TimeSession
12:00 – 12:15 pm (ET)Welcome to Wednesday
12:15 – 12:25 pmLightning Talk: eduroam
12:25 – 1:25 pmConcurrent Sessions:
Session 1: Identity Registration 101
Managing information about people. Concepts and terminology behind identity registry systems.

Session 2: Identity Registration 201
This session will provide an overview and demonstration of COmanage and its identity registry for such uses as guest systems and research collaborations.
1:25 – 1:35 pmBreak
1:35 – 2:25 pmConcurrent Sessions:
Session 1: Authentication 101

An overview of how you mediate secure access to services via single sign-on and an overview of SAML (Secure Access Markup Language), the secret sauce behind Shibboleth.

Session 2: Authentication 201

This dynamic session includes a demonstration of the Shibboleth Single Sign-on and Federating software in the InCommon Trusted Access Platform container.
2:25 – 2:35 pmBreak
2:35 – 3:25 pmConcurrent Sessions:
Session 1: Access and Grouping 101

The concepts and terminology, such as identifying roles and like characteristics, behind using groups to manage access to resources.

Session 2: Access and Grouping 201

Our lead Grouper developer will demonstrate common use cases for groups and grouping. 
3:25 – 3:35 pmBreak
3:35 – 4:30 pmCAMP Fires

Thursday, July 15, 2021

TimeSession
12:00 – 12:15 pm (ET)Welcome to Thursday
12:15 – 12:25 pmLightning Talk: InCommon Collaboration Success Program
12:25 – 1:25 pmConcurrent Sessions:
Session 1: Provisioning 101

This session will cover concepts and terminology related to connecting people to resources. We’ll talk about identity registries and issues concerning provisioning and de-provisioning access.

Session 2: Provisioning 201

Join this session for an overview and demonstration of midPoint and its use as an identity registry and provisioning tool.
1:25 – 1:35 pm Break
1:35 – 2:25 pmThe Basics of Federation
What is an identity management federation? What are the requirements? How do you get started? This session will describe how InCommon fits into the international community of federated identity and how Baseline Expectations plays a part.
2:25 – 2:35 pmBreak
2:35 – 3:25 pmKey Concepts in the InCommon Federation
This session provides an overview of the InCommon Trusted Access Platform, an identity and access management suite of software and services that can integrate with your existing IAM system. You’ll also hear an overview of the components and their purpose, as well as a summary of how the community develops and maintains the software.
3:25 – 3:35 pmBreak
3:35 – 4:30 pmCAMP Fires

Friday, July 16, 2021

TimeSession #1
12:00 – 12:15 pm (ET)Welcome to Friday
12:15 – 12:25 pm Lightning Talk: What’s Up at NIH?
12:25 – 1:25 pmWorking with Service Providers
1:25 – 1:35 pmBreak
1:35 – 2:25 pmPutting it All Together
Looking to start applying what you’ve learned to what you have waiting at home? Join us at the Putting It All Together session where the audience will collaborate with a panel of experts to decide how the InCommon components and services could be combined to address an attendee-supplied use case.
2:25 – 2:35 pmBreak
2:35 – 3:25 pmInCommon Catalyst Program
InCommon catalysts are trusted companies that contribute to, and work within, the community. They provide consulting and key tools that you can use to jump-start or enhance your implementation.
3:25 – 3:35 pmBreak
3:35 – 4:30 pmClosing Session

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