Why AAI (Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure) matters: current developments in EOSC and in the Life Science area

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Signing into a range of services with the same account seems the most natural and simple thing to do. The reality is that seamless access is possible because in the past years lots of resources and efforts have been spent on Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure (AAI) developments.

The EOSC Finnish Forum has invited Mikael Linden, Senior Applications Specialist at CSC – IT Center for Science and member of the EOSC Association Task Force on AAI, to clarify why Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure (AAI) is essential for users and providers and what is the current state of the art in the EOSC landscape and specifically in the Life Science area. Mikael will also present what are the future plans and how users and providers can benefit or contribute to it.

The webinar will be held in English and moderated by Sara Garavelli, EOSC Program Manager at CSC – IT Center for Science and member of the Board of Directors at the EOSC Association.

10.00-10.05 Welcome
10.05-10.15 Introduction to EOSC AAI
10.15-10.25 Zoom in to life sciences
10.25-10.45 Discussion

We kindly ask you to register in advance to get the zoom link.

Everybody interested in EOSC AAI are warmly welcome! Especially AAI professionals, Finnish universities with departments of Biological & Medical Sciences or universities that provide IT services to international life science research infrastructures may find this webinar interesting.



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