SSI Meetup


November 28, 2018

Natalie Smolenski is an anthropologist who leads business development for Learning Machine, a blockchain technology firm specializing in self-sovereign digital identity. As an author and public speaker, she focuses on the intersections of identity, technology, and government. By bringing a scientific perspective to distributed digital technologies and social transformation, she helps audiences from all backgrounds […]


November 15, 2018

Paul Knowles, Innovation & Emerging Technology at Dativa and chair of the Schemas and Overlays Working Group at Sovrin Foundation, will be our next guest presenting a new data capture model to the global SSI (Self-Sovereign Identity) community. This talk introduces Overlays, data structures that provide extra layers of contextual and/or conditional information to Schemas. […]


November 12, 2018

Richard Esplin is currently the product manager responsible for Evernym’s contributions to the Hyperledger Indy project and the Sovrin identity network. He is an open source advocate and technology evangelist who loves creating products that not only meet business goals but also benefit the larger community and will share in this webinar why open source is […]

Webinar 15 DIDs Drummond Manu

October 14, 2018

Drummond Reed, Chief Trust Officer at Evernym and Sovrin Foundation Trustee, and Manu Sporny, CEO – Founder and Owner of Digital Bazaar feature in this DID backgrounder. With the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) annual member meeting (TPAC) coming up October 22-26 in Lyon, France, this webinar will cover one of the most exciting developments in SSI open […]

13 Clare Nelson ZKP

October 1, 2018

Clare Nelson, CISSP, CIPP/E; VP Business Development & Product Strategy, North America of Sedicii; co-founder of C1ph3r_Qu33ns; and Invited Expert of W3C Verifiable Credentials Working Group; shares her knowledge with the global SSI (Self-Sovereign Identity) community about ZKP. This talk will introduce Zero-Knowledge Proofs (ZKPs) and explain why they are a key element in a […]

Webinar 12 Brenda K Leong

September 17, 2018

Brenda K. Leong, Senior Counsel & Director of Strategy of the Future of Privacy Forum, will talk about Identity and Privacy. The problem of whether private citizens should be required to have government-issued documentation (verifying their personal identity in order to access goods and services, seek employment, travel, or obtain government benefits), long predates the current […]

Webinar 11 Verifiable Credentials Tyler Ruff

September 12, 2018

Tyler Ruff, product manager at Evernym, will be our next guest to walk us through Verifiable Credentials in the context of Self-Sovereign Identity. He will cover how they are created, issued and shared, as well as cover some common technical questions. The Verifiable Credentials discussed are based off a W3C standard for DIDs (decentralized identifiers) […]

Webinar 10 DID Auth

July 4, 2018

Markus Sabadello, CEO of Danube Tech, will talk about DID Auth, an emerging building block in the SSI ecosystem. Although the technical details of DID Auth are not well-defined at this point, its general concept is clear: With self-sovereign identity infrastructure, the most trivial and straightforward functionality for identity owners should be the ability to […]

Webinar 9 CULedger

June 28, 2018

Drummond Reed, Chief Trust Officer at Evernym and Sovrin Foundation Trustee, features in this Webinar “Trust Frameworks and SSI: An Interview with CULedger on the Credit Union MyCUID Trust Framework”. To make SSI work, verifiable digital credentials must be something that websites, businesses, governments, and many others accept. To do that, they need assurances about who issued the credential […]



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