#SSIToronto - Meetup 2 | Use Cases for SSI

Self-Sovereign Identity Toronto Meetup Group
Self-Sovereign Identity Toronto Meetup Group
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Given the global precautions for the COVID-19 Coronavirus, and building upon recommendations from the World Health Organization, we’ve decided to shift the second meetup of our #SSIToronto event series, from a face-to-face event to an online event, still to be held on March 10th at 6:00pm. The content will remain the same, will Drummond Reed giving an online presentation to everyone on real use cases and applications of SSI. We remain very excited for his presentation!

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Following our greatly successful inaugural meetup, where we gave a presentation on SSI Basics , we’re honoured to announce that Drummond Reed, Chief Trust Officer at Evernym will be giving a presentation at our second installment of #SSIToronto.

Drummond is a true visionary and thought leader in the SSI space. He will be taking us through a deep dive into the REAL PROBLEMS self-sovereign identity can solve.

Many of you have expressed interest in learning about SSI use cases – here’s an opportunity to learn from one of the top experts in the space!


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Presentation by Drummond Reed
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Q&A and Open Discussion

Speaker Bio

Drummond has spent over two decades working on Internet identity, security, privacy, and trust frameworks. He joined Evernym as Chief Trust Officer after Evernym’s acquisition of Respect Network, where he was CEO, co-founder, and co-author of the Respect Trust Framework, which was honored with the Privacy Award at the 2011 European Identity Conference. Drummond has served as co-chair of the OASIS XDI Technical Committee since 2004, the new semantic data interchange protocol that implements Privacy by Design.

Prior to starting Respect Network, Drummond was Executive Director of two industry foundations: the Information Card Foundation and the Open Identity Exchange, the international not-for-profit clearinghouse for Internet trust frameworks. He has also served as a founding board member of the OpenID Foundation, ISTPA, XDI.org, and Identity Commons. In 2002 he was a recipient of the Digital Identity Pioneer Award from Digital ID World, and in 2013 he was honored as an OASIS Distinguished Contributor.