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BaseCAMP Basics

The InCommon BaseCAMP is a workshop for those new to identity and access management (IAM), new to InCommon, or both.

BaseCAMP Highlights

View the 2022 Program

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 partially 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.

What are the Learning Objectives?

  • Discover common solutions for enabling collaborator and guest access, student lifecycle management, access to services using groups
  • Learn how to make it easier for your faculty and scholars to collaborate with their remote colleagues.
  • Find out about federated access and the InCommon Federation and how to hit the ground running.
  • Get help with your identity project.
  • Explore open source IAM solutions built specifically for research and education, meeting your IAM and budget requirements

CAMPer Testimonials

We love BaseCAMP, but don’t take our word for it. Check out these testimonials from recent participants:

  • “BaseCAMP is an engaging introduction to the technologies, processes, and strategies needed to successfully evolve and support IAM in educational and research institutions. It’s also the on-ramp to the services and expertise of InCommon, and its dynamic, supportive and welcoming community.”
  • “BaseCAMP is a must for anyone in higher education, IT, and IAM. The materials presented are clear and concise, and the presenters offer a wealth of experience and humor to guide conversations.”
  • “If you want an understanding of the mechanisms of how IAM works this is a great workshop.”
  • “Excellent IAM introduction for all skill levels and degrees of involvement with IAM.”