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 The Future of Digital Identity Evening 

 Identity management for a changing world 
 18:00 - 21:30 
 Wednesday 19 Sept 2018 
 The Ivy, Soho

The digital world is expanding, in new ways and in unpredictable directions. Customers expect to interact in a ‘frictionless’ fashion. You must know who they are and what they want. Secure identity is a hygiene factor, and customers' digital identities are proliferating.

How people experience the world around them is also evolving, as AI, AR and IoT bring digital and physical worlds closer together. What does this mean for identity? How do you put customers at the centre of this new experience?

Join us for an evening of debate to explore how digital identity is evolving, and innovative approaches to identity management of your customers.


18:00 Registration opens.  Drinks reception

18.25 Welcome and introduction

18.30 The evolution of digital identity

Chris Hankin, Professor of Computer Science, & Director, Institute for Security Science and Technology, Imperial College London

18.45 A taxonomy of identity

In this interactive session, explore who and what possesses a digital identity and the complexity of managing these interdependent relationships.  

Alex Laurie, Senior Director EMEA Solution Architecture, Forgerock 

18.55 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Identity is changing. What are the critical developments on the horizon that will impact how your customers engage with your brand?

Steve Jones, Principal Consultant, Amido

19.10 Real world examples of complex IAM delivery

Colin Brown, Identity & Access Management Architect, BBC

19.25 Panel Discussion

  • How is the notion of identity changing?
  • What technologies are having the most impact on digital identity management?
  • What is the role of identity in building digital ecosystems?
  • How are blockchain, AI and AR influencing identity management?
  • Will future generations have different experiences of digital identity? How might things differ?
  • As physical and cyber worlds fuse, is a singular identity inevitable?

Chris Hankin, Professor of Computer Science, & Director, Institute for Security Science and Technology, Imperial College London,  Steve Jones, Principal Consultant, Amido, Colin Brown, Identity & Access Management Architect, BBC and Nick Caley, VP, Industries, Forgerock

19.55 Closing remarks
20.00 Drinks, canapés and networking



Steve Jones, Principal Consultant, Amido


Steven Jones is a Principal Consultant at Amido, an independent technical consultancy that specialises in implementing cloud-first solutions. Over his 20 year career, Steven has worked in strategic product and software development roles at blue-chip companies in the finance, logistics, media, automotive, retail and recruitment sectors.

Alex Laurie, Senior Director EMEA Solution Architecture, Forgerock

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Colin Brown, Lead Identity & Access Management Delivery Architect, BBC

Colin Brown croppedColin has worked in Identity & Access Management for over 15 years, delivering solutions to meet complex business requirements for a range of clients. Typically cast as the solutions architect, Colin frequently acts as the subject matter expert, leading the business and technical design for major IAM programmes in global organisations, including EY, World Pay and the Co-operativer Bank.


 Nick Caley, VP Financial Services and Regulatory, Forgerock

Nick CaleyWith twenty years' experience covering all aspects of Information Security, Nick Caley has advised global clients in industry and government on security strategy and the operational capabilities that enable organisations to protect their most valuable assets. With ForgeRock, Nick is responsible for Financial Services and Regulatory with a focus on guiding organisations to deliver successful outcomes beyond compliance with GDPR, PSD2 and Open Banking.





Amido           ForgeRock


This is a private event for members of our community. Membership is free and takes less than 5 minutes. As a member, you will have access to this and other complimentary events. Learn more

This event is for C-level, VPs, Directors, and Heads whose remits include: digital, customer experience, IT, products, information systems, marketing, ecommerce, insight, transformation, security, architecture, infrastructure, strategy, mobile, business technology, CRM, customer journey, data scientist, omni-channel, or platforms.

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