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Announcement - AAF Shibboleth Rollout Workshop, Oct-Nov 2008

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You are invited to free 2-day AAF Shibboleth Workshops in October/November. The workshops will provide technical information and guidance for participants to join the Shibboleth-based MAMS Testbed Federation and preparation for transition to the Australian Access Federation (AAF). The workshop will highlight tools and processes to help participants prepare for deploying Shibboleth for the AAF.

When: during October and November 2008
Where: various locations throughout Australia (see below)
Web site:

RSVP  1 week before workshop to Bruc Liong ( )

Locations and Dates:

  • October 13 - 14, Sydney, Macquarie University
  • October 16 - 17, Canberra, Australian National University
  • October 20 - 21, Queensland, University of Queensland
  • October 27 - 28, Perth, Curtin University
  • November 3 - 4, Adelaide, University of South Australia
  • November 13 - 14, Melbourne, Monash University

The first day of the workshop will describe high-level information on institutional requirements, policies and procedures for deploying Shibboleth (based on AAF Shibboleth policy), operational procedures, and the various tools/processes involved.

The intended audience for the first day would be IT Directors, IT identity managers, various decision-makers in Higher Education institutions, Librarians, and individuals involved in providing services to education and research communities.

The second day of the workshop is a hands-on course in which the participants will be able to configure, setup, and manage a Shibboleth Identity Provider and Service Provider. Advanced topics are further discussed in the latter part of this workshop.

The intended audience for the 2nd day are IT identity managers, technical architects and developers at HE institutions.


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