2 minWelcome & Antitrust Policy NoticeJudith Fleenor
1 min Agenda ReviewJudith Fleenor
1 minWelcome New MembersJudith Fleenor
3 minFoundation Wide Updates and AnnouncementsJudith Fleenor
40 minWorking Group Updates

3 minOpen Discussion


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Judith Fleenor introduced the meeting with the Anti Trust rules governing our ToIP Foundation and then walked the members through the agenda and she shared the updates on our new members. She announced the launch of the new ToIP YouTube channel and invited members to reach out if they're interested in engaging to help create content for the new channel. Judith Fleenorprovided an update regarding our up-coming BLOGs that align with industry trends and activities. She encouraged members to engage with our Communication Committee if they're interested in contributing to our efforts focused on our ToIP stack. Judith Fleenorshared the promotional offers for IIW and Korea DID Conference recording. 

Work Group Updates:

EFWGSteve Magennisshared the new case study page and content from Yoma team in an effort for quick and easy content and updates. He went on to promote the resource directory and blog content that's growing with the effort of so many of our ToIP members. Steve Magennis shared an Ecosystem Classification Matrix that details the differences between Builders and Users tools & services against the Operational and Prospective needs of Business Models (image attached in deck). This helps folks understand where they are in the overall journey and where they intend to go as an organization. He shared the upcoming speaker series happening Thursday, March 17 by Riley Hughes (Trinsic); then he provided the details for the up-coming series . Eric Drury shared that Check and eID Easy as the next two series scheduled for late March and April. Carly Huitema provided an update regarding the newest white paper-Biological Ecosystems (Trinh will be organizing the next writing session on Wednesday March 16th at 4pm PDT | 7pm EDT | 23h UTC | midnight CET location: google doc: Focus question: how does this Ecosystem white paper relate to the ToIP Design Principles?). The upcoming writing session is scheduled for March 16 at 4pm PT. Biological ecosystems talk and meeting notes at: EFWG 2022-01-20 Meeting - Natural Ecosystems, Dr. Autumn Watkinson.

GSWGScott Perry is excited to announce the new trends of ToIP adoption and our efforts in the market. He went on to share that they're currently leading in an effort for deliverables because they're developing the foundational documents to help illustrate our principles. Scott Perry announced that the next pivot is the Layer Specific Governance Framework Templates, partnering with UFWG on Layer 1 Template. Feedback to the EU eIDAS 2.0 Digital Identity Wallet initiative. Collaboration with Open Identity Exchange on framework best practices. He went on to share the efforts to work in the market to ensure they encompass the standards that are representative on the market needs. He provided the updates regarding their meeting times and encouraged members to attend and participate for they plenary efforts. Drummond Reed shared that they're seeing a lot of traction in the market via government organizations about the meta model that we've established. We need help create learning pathways and encouraged others to engage to learn how they're drafting these currently.

TSWGDrummond Reed shared that they're hyper focused on the last of the core four deliverables: white paper, design principles, governance stack specification and technology specifications. They're currently working on the ToIP Technology Architecture Specification. They're developed several different views of the 4-layer ToIP Technology Stack. and are currently completing detailed requirements for all four layers. They're working toward a completion goal of late April. They shared a view of the ToIP Technology Stack to review in the deck and Drummond Reed encouraged members to join their task force meetings on Thursdays. 

UFWGLynn Bendixsenmentioned that the Public Utility Directory is the list of all the active Layer 1 utilities which currently have representative members at ToIP and the Public Identity Utilities for Digital Trust Ecosystems- Overview which details and identifies the key difference and considerations between the core Layer 1 utilities for clients/customers looking to adopt a ToIP compatible SSI solution. THey're looking to establish a "creating your own" separate document to make it easier for evaluation for their needs. Lynn Bendixsen mentioned Velocity Network is the next scheduled speaker to present for UFWG. Lastly, he announced the UFWG meeting cadence and encouraged members to join and participate. 

ISWGNeil Thomsonprovided updates regarding ISWG  and the alignment of Dynamic Data Economy (DDE) models, concepts and technologies with the more familiar Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI). He proposed the inquiry of, is there a separate Data perspective on the ToIP Model and KERI. He continued to share that they will continue to leverage OCA and Data intermediaries. The next ISWG monthly meeting is March 27th at 1700UTC. Neil Thomson provided a brief update on the Privacy and Risk TF and the work they're doing on flexibility to addresss current events in this space. Inputs and Semantics WG  and the upcoming meeting on March 22 @ 1700UTC. 

HXWGNicky Hickman shared that the group has been focused on outreach to engage new perspective and outside views. They've hosting expert series with presenters like Lisa Talia-Moretti regarding digital sociologist and Amber Case focused on HCI specialist titled Calm Technology, Designing for the Next Generation of Devices. Content and details from these presentations can be found on the ToIP Wiki. They have an upcoming speaker in June by Arianna Rossi & Xengie Down regarding How Might we Design Consent Experiences for Data Sharing. The deliverables that the WG is currently working on is video content for HXWG and an Introduction to Building and Using Scenarios by end of May, as well as, with Notice and Consent TF as a consent experience a topic of interest. The TF, SSI Harms will newly be called Balancing the Good, The Bad & The Ugly of SSI (BGBU) and they will focus on especially on harms and risks for excluded or marginalized communities/peoples. What can be mitigated or exacerbated by using SSI and the uniquely and newly created by SSI. They're working on a white paper and practical tools/guidance for the ToIP community and members. Nicky Hickmanprovided the updates for the upcoming meetings for HXWG & TF BGBU.

CTWGDrummond Reed shared that at the last meeting he attended in London that was focused on terminology and it was controversial and that the market is not settled on specific language, so this is important and fluid at the moment. They're currently focused on first generation content and ToIP Term Tools. They're focused on four operational terms wikis and glossaries for ToIP Core, CTWG, GSWG, Yoma. Nicky Hickmanprovide an update on a GenZ term, 'dope', because one goal is to meet the audience in a way that connects with the language used that can be targeted. Drummond Reed went on to share that they're collaborating with eSSIF Lab glossary closely with the mental models for groups of vocabulary and terminology that we can help develop and share. This collaboration effort will ensure we adopt and publish work across organizations; he provided an image of the Parties, Actors an Actions Mental Model (included in the deck) to help illustrate how we need to be accurate and specific and how they relate to each other to help folks understand the value when it comes to policy and how we can influence and establish efforts for ToIP overall. He went on to mentioned that they're backfilling the glossaries and wikis in place today and then they will get started on a 2nd generation of the documents. 

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