APAC Digital Identity unConference

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WHAT IS APAC DIGITAL IDENTITY UNCONFERENCE?

The goal of the event is to foster innovation and collaboration between emerging digital identity companies and projects across the APAC region.

unConferences are particularly generative, with a facilitator we will co-create the agenda live each day of the event. There are no keynotes or panels, it’s all about exploring the topic with professional peers from a range of identity areas. Click here to learn more. 
  • Who are the people?
  • What are the organizations?
  • Where are the things (products, commodities, shipping pallets) and where did they come from?
There are many reasons that secure identity systems are needed for connecting to others, tracking trade, supporting labor markets, crossing borders. Significant investments have been made into the development of interoperable standards, protocols, systems application layers, conceptual use cases, and more.

WHO IS THIS EVENT FOR?

This event is for individuals, practitioners, researchers, regulators, implementers, government leaders, technologists, digital and privacy rights activists. A neutral event where people from a range of different standards, efforts and businesses can come together, learn from each other, build connections and move the work forward
  • Anyone who is implementing digital identity technologies, in government, enterprise and civil society
  • Startups working on emerging digital and decentralized identity technology
  • Enterprises who are exploring digital and decentralized identity technology
  • Ecosystems of interoperability are a key emerging topic and companies cultivating networks of interoperability
  • Government leaders seeking to understand digital identity technology choices
  • Those new to the concepts of Decentralized Identity and want to learn what it is all about
  • Consumers of Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) products and services 

IMPORTANT AREAS TO BE DISCUSSED IN THE APAC REGION

  • Readiness and maturity of the standards and components required to design, build, deploy and maintain a digital identity system for people at scale
  • Enabling digital identity systems which offer protection against surveillance and preserve privacy
  • Designing economically sustainable models for citizen services built around digital ID systems
  • Application of decentralized identity to the Internet of Things (IoT)
The APAC Digital Identity unConference serves as an efficient platform to meet and discuss, share your knowledge, work on and learn about anything & everything related to Digital and Decentralized Identity in the APAC region TODAY. See the list of topics proposed by participants of APAC Digital Identity unConference 2023

EVENT BACKGROUND

The APAC Digital Identity unConference is inspired by the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW). The two facilitators and producers of IIW, Kaliya Young, also known as the Identity Woman, and Heidi Nobantu Saul collaborated with a local partner Newlogic to host and produce the first edition of APAC Digital Identity unConference in Bangkok in March 2023. 

The event was hosted with the same Open Space unConference format that the Internet Identity Workshop uses. The event brought together innovative startups and bold large companies who are building products and developing services using emerging digital identity technologies. One of the goals for the event is to foster a more connected ecosystem of companies working in the APAC region.

Stay tuned to learn more about the APAC Digital Identity unConference in 2025!

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