Browser Changes and Identity Federation: The Impact on Identity Flows

Informative Public Webinar Jointly Offered by NISO and Seamless Access

Tuesday, May 26, 1pm (Eastern Daylight Time)

Seamless Access

There are numerous changes both in-flight and upcoming that affect the way browsers interact with and support cookies. Cookies are a key mechanism in existing identity authentication/authorization flows. George Fletcher, Identity Standards Architect at Verizon Media, Inc. will be discussing these changes, how they impact identity flows and touch on additional topics being proposed by the browser manufacturers. Moderating the session will be Heather Flanagan, Program Director,

George Fletcher currently serves as the Identity Standards Architect for Verizon Media supporting the partner and consumer sides of the business. He is a seasoned software architect with 25+ years of software development and architecture experience covering a wide variety of disciplines including artificial intelligence, "real-time" media processing, graphical information systems, consumer electronic devices and large scale internet deployments.

In addition to his responsibilities at Verizon Media, George is also a community elected board member of the OpenID Foundation (OIDF) and serves on the OIDF Executive Committee. He is involved in a number of identity standards efforts including OpenID Connect, OAuth 2, and User Managed Access (Kantara Initiative). His past work includes contributions to OpenID 2, OAuth, XRI OASIS TC (XRD) and the Liberty Alliance Identity Web Services Framework.

This event is being provided as a public service at no cost to the NISO community and to the broader information community. There is no cost to attend. However, for technical reasons, we will have to cap attendance for the live broadcast at 500 sign-ups. 

To allow us to estimate attendance and to deliver sign-on credentials directly to you via email, we ask those interested in attending to complete this RSVP form. Webinar attendance on the Zoom platform does require sign-on with an email address.