A one hour pre-conference boot-camp for those looking to hit the ground running with deeper insights into the history and structure of digital ID and authentication in Canada and around the world. Boot Camp is Included in all tickets, however we ask that you pre-register.
Kaliya Young Kaliya Young also known as “Identity Woman,” is an independent advocate for the rights and dignity of our digital selves. She is an internationally recognized expert in the field of user-centric digital identity and personal data. The Internet Identity Workshop that she co-founded in 2005, twice a year brings together brings the largest concentration on the planet of talent dedicated to designing and building identity systems that empower individuals. She has worked directly with the US Government (NSTIC & DHS S&T) and the Government of British Columbia. She is enrolled first ever class of students in the Masters of Science in Identity Management and Security at the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently honored as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Kaliya the interactive conference designer and facilitator. She has designed and facilitated over 200 unconferences in the past 10 years. She works with a range of organizational & community clients who hire her for their events . Inc Magazine’s December ’09 issue covered the Mass Technology Leadership Council Innovation Unconference that Kaliya facilitated. She has has co-founded several unconferences including She’s Geeky: Connecting Women in Tech, Digital Death Day covering what happens to your data after you die and Open Government Directive Workshop Series among others. She is active in several facilitator communities of practice including the Bay Area Fabulous Facilitators and National Coalition on Dialogue and Deliberation. She was an active contributor to the community developing the Group Works Deck.
Telus House 25 York Street, 3rd Floor Toronto, Ontario
Telus Garden 777 Richards Street Vancouver, British Columbia
What Attendees are saying
“The only conference in Canada where one can meet the who’s who of knowledgeable people and champions of digital identity to discuss the real issues and opportunities in this space.” Dave Nikolejsin, Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines at Government of British Columbia
“A fantastic platform bringing together Canadian thought leaders and key industry experts to promote innovation in digital identity and authentication.” Mike Vanderkaden, VP Corporate Development, Equifax Canada