Day Zero (pre-conference) of the Privacy and Security Conference in Victoria, BC is over; here are some observations and fodder for future blog entries:
Note to self: fly direct. Transfers in Vancouver not recommended… An unexplained 2 hour delay turned this simple trip into a half-day epic…
Very interesting Identity Management workshop put on by the British Columbia Government Office of the CIO. Lots of info on the Pan-Canadian IdM work, an over view of a great identity and trust model, plus a presentation on BC’s new User Centric identity architecture. More on this (with links) to come, but start with www.cio.gov.bc.ca/idm.
Call me a Canadian sentimentalist, but you can’t beat the “CP” hotels. I’m staying at the grande dame herself, The Empress, and she’s lookin’ mighty fine for her 100 years…