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Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) and W3C – Manu Sporny and Drummond Reed – Webinar 15

Webinar 15 DIDs Drummond Manu

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 standards: the push for W3C to form a new Working Group for DIDs (Decentralized Identifiers).

Our guests are Manu Sporny and Drummond Reed, co-editors of the current DID specification at the W3C Credentials Community Group. In an free-ranging interview, they will cover how DIDs have become the fundamental building block of SSI—the origin story, development of the first spec, community adoption, the move to the W3C CCG, and now the process of forming a full Working Group.

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