13, April 2021  — 11:00 PT, 14:00 ET, 19:00 UTC, 20:00 CET

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  • Assign action items for next meeting
  • Establish work plan for WG deliverables and workflow guidance
  • Gather agenda suggestions for next meeting

Antitrust Policy

Agenda Items

1 minWelcomeA. Kudra
2 mins

Antitrust Policy Notice

A. Kudra
5 minsAnnouncementsChairs
20 minsTask Force SOS (Scrum of Scrums)

Task Force Leads

Status update or preferably Show-and-tell from all task forces.
10 minsDecision PointsA. Kudra
10 minsDiscussion TopicsA. Kudra
10 mins


A. Kudra


  • Public Identity Utility Projects
    • Bedrock
      • Webinar was held today by Membership Committee
      • Dev Network Environment in process of being stood up with ~5 nodes from member businesses.
    • IDunion
      • Officially Launch April 1st.
      • Presented to EFWG.
    • Sovrin
      • TBD
    • Indicio
      • MainNet went live March 17th. 
    • Canacred
      • Applied for Government/Education Funding to aid in deployment.
  • EFWG Project List Suggestion: The UFWG co-chairs have submitted a proposal that the EFWG maintain a project list in their repo. This list would include data associated with decisions about each governance/tech layer of the stake such as trusted public identity utilities. The suggestion is up for discussion at the next EFWG.
  • Call-for-Participation to all of ToIP to aid Jessica Townsendin the development of the Decentralization by Design on April 5th. No volunteers yet.

Show-and-tell: Task Force SOS (Scrum of Scrums)

TF NameMissionMembersStatus

Utility Project Implementation Guide Task Force

Create the getting started guide for prospective Utility Projects.

IG0029: Utility Project Guide

A new repo has been created and the TF has been issued its first objective.

TF is discussing outline and questions to be answered for prospective projects. 

Draft Doc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zysi79y5vxNBxhL7yI0M6FAViC_E2VUutUfT5Eac7CA/edit?usp=sharing

Best Practices Task ForceAnalyze Project Interviews, establish list of Best Practices and submit each BP using ToIP Deliverables Process.
  • Drafting framework for evaluating public identity utilities (BP0014) (v2)
  •  Drafting v1 of three BP documents (based on feedback from interviews with decentralized PIU conveners/providers)*
    • BP0015 - Assessing Sustainability of a PIU (v1)
    • BP0016 - Determining Affordability of a PIU (v1)
    • BP0017 - Assessing Alignment to a PIU
  • Backlog
    • Dashboard Health / Network Monitoring (Example)

*At future point, consider consolidating all best practices into one comprehensive document

SUGGESTION: Interlocking with Saturn-V TF as a first user of these Best Practices.

Decentralization Task Force

Submit a BP deliverable and a design principle for what it means to be Decentralized.

Jessica Townsend  (lead) 

Dan Gisolfi 

Mathieu Glaude

Glossary Task ForceGenerate a UFWG Glossary in collaboration with the CTWG.RJ Reiser (lead) Still pending CTWG process.

Decision Points

  • We will schedule presentation from willing PIU in upcoming WG session. We will dedicate a WG session for this.
    • Andre to coordinate
    • Indicio, IDInion, BBU
  • Lynn Bendixsenis planning an IIW presentation next week. He has requested the mention of our WG, our workflow and our general activity.
    • No approval required.

Discussion Items

  • Good Health Pass - WHO Trusted Registries. What is the interlock?
    • Do we have a rep from UFWG?

Open Items

Low priority items that failed gain volunteers to champion cause.

  • UFWG Sandbox Utility
    •  The members of the UFWG need to gain experience before writing guidelines and best practices.
    • Challenge: Create a Sample Utility comprised of 3-5 nodes for testing purposes using the Blockchain Automation Framework (BAF)
    • Goal: Leverage this research exercise as a way to create BAF artifacts for Hyperledger Indy
    • Tools: Bootstrapping Node Hosting - Learn BAF