Events Posts

April 23, 2020

An Invitation to Attend the Internet Identity Workshop #30

The 30th edition of the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) will be taking place from April 28th to 30th, and unlike previous editions, this one will be totally online. The event provides a fantastic opportunity for the Sovrin community to come together to accelerate the SSI mission of “decentralized identity for all”.   Someone once said that IIW […]

January 6, 2020

Hyperledger Aries community drives growth & interoperability in 2020

In the space of just a few short months, the landscape for the Hyperledger Identity community has dramatically altered. Three projects now exist within the Hyperledger greenhouse (Indy, Aries, Ursa) offering a plethora of tools and libraries to begin the trusted exchange of decentralized identity credentials. More contributors and maintainers than ever are working together […]

December 20, 2019

Use case spotlight: SSI Incubator & five new SSI companies

It has been thrilling to see the Sovrin community grow by leaps and bounds. With the establishment of Hyperledger Indy, then Hyperledger Ursa, and the new project Hyperledger Aries, widespread adoption of Sovrin compatible products and services is closer than ever. This growing industry of self-sovereign identity (SSI) products and services is part of what drove […]

September 27, 2019

Sovrin at Rebooting the Web of Trust IX

By Daniel Bluhm, Associate Software Engineer, Sovrin Foundation I recently had the opportunity to represent the Sovrin Foundation at Rebooting the Web of Trust IX. The conference was held at a very unique location: a three-story coffee shop in the heart of Prague that only accepts bitcoin payments, with kiosks on each floor to exchange […]

May 14, 2019

Event recap: Internet Identity Workshop never disappoints

The staff of the Sovrin Foundation always looks forward to getting the opportunity to gather together with our colleagues from around the identity community and work together on some of the most pressing issues facing decentralized identity. On April 30, 2019, nearly 270 people working in identity gathered at the Computer History Museum in Mountainview […]

January 16, 2019

Upcoming Sovrin Agent Connectathon

The Sovrin Foundation is hosting a Sovrin Agent Connectathon. We will test and develop agents against the established standards that are a part of the Sovrin Agent Protocol. Progress will also be made on establishing new standards for agents. If you have developed an agent for use within the Sovrin ecosystem, this event is for […]

November 2, 2018

Event: TPAC 2018

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop standards across the internet. Every year the W3C holds combined Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee meetings (TPAC). This year TPAC 2018 took place at Cité Centre des Congrès de Lyon, France from October […]

October 31, 2018

Use Case: Demonstrating the power of the Sovrin Network

Last week was another exciting opportunity for collaborators and contributors to solve identity issues together at the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW). A team from Sovrin attending IIW was delighted to note that a lot of the talks focused on self-sovereign identity, related systems and the technology in development to make it a reality. For those who […]

October 2, 2018

Bringing blockchain to Grace Hopper

Attending Grace Hopper Celebration has always been on my professional bucket list. Having worked in the technology industry for over a decade, this event has something of a reputation for those of us who regularly use #womenintech on Twitter and, generally, face little to no wait for our gender specific restroom in our offices. Unlike the […]

October 1, 2018

Sovrin at Rebooting the Web of Trust

This past week, Sovrin Foundation CTO Nathan George and Sovrin Security Maven Mike Lodder attended the seventh meeting of  Rebooting the Web of Trust (RWOT) in Toronto, Canada. The mission of RWOT is to share ideas, discuss important digital identity topics and write papers on the ideas and technologies being used to improve decentralization for […]

September 4, 2018

Community spotlight: Self-sovereign identity developer meetup takes DID for a spin

The Utah Sovrin Meetup group recently hosted a Developer Brown Bag in Provo, UT that brought together developers from throughout the digital identity ecosystem. Software engineers from BYU’s Pico Labs and the Sovrin community came together with programmers and enthusiasts from companies like Evernym and ControlFusion to talk about Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) and Pico Engines. […]