Adopting Federated Identity Across Higher Education

BCNET EduTrust Federated Identity Services offers zero-cost consulting support to help member institutions participate in CANARIE's Canadian Access Federation (CAF) to utilize its identity and access management services: Eduroam and Federated Single Sign-On. EduTrust Services offers your institution access to technical experts in identity management who can support you with knowledge and resources to ensure a smooth and cost-effective transition. In this session, you will learn about our progress this year in supporting our member campuses with connecting to CAF and using federated identity. Join us for this panel discussion to learn about:

  • Service progress and how member campuses are implementing and applying federated identity solutions
  • Available resources and support to assist you in the deployment of federated access within your institution


Corey Scholefield

Identity and Access Management Specialist, University Systems, University of Victoria

Wesley Cole

Director of Network & Technical Services, Thompson Rivers University

Steve Beaudry

Manager of Server Network and Telecom, IT Services, Royal Roads University

Sabrina Da Silva

Systems Analyst of Business Application Services British Columbia Institute of Technology

Chris Phillips

Technical Architect of Canadian Access Federations, Canarie

Luca Fillipozzi

Enterprise Architect of Information Technology, University of British Columbia