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2011 OpenID Retail Summit

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Meeting Topic:

Leveraging OpenID, OAuth, Portable Contacts, Activity Streams, and other Open Standard Technologies for Online Retail Applications


The objective of the OpenID Foundation Retail Summit is to provide an overview of the retailer and consumer benefits of open standard identity platform solutions including OpenID, OAuth, Portable Contacts, Activity Streams, Open Social, etc.   Additionally, technology and solution providers will be soliciting input and feedback from retailers on how these technologies should evolve to provide further benefits to retailers and their customers.


  • OpenID Foundation members
  • OpenID Technology and Service Providers
  • Retailers


Keynote Speakers

  • Rob Harles (Global Head of Social Media Bloomberg and formerly VP Social Media and Community at Sears)
  • Steve Braunschweiger (IT Architect and IS Worldwide Application Tech Support at Kodak)
  • Other retailers TBD.  If you are interested in presenting, please contact Don Thibeau (don@oidf.org), the Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation
  • Andrew Nash (Senior Director of Information Risk Management, PayPal) 
  • Eric Sachs (Identity and Security Product Manager, Google)
  • Brian Kissel (Board Member, OpenID Foundation) 
  • Expecting representatives from Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and others

Background Information


  • 12:00–13:00: Lunch and Introductions
  • 13:00-14:30: Presentations by the OpenID Foundation and representative technology/solution providers including PayPal, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and others
  • 14:30-16:00: Presentations by retailers who have deployed these platforms covering objectives, results, and lessons learned
  • 16:00-17:00: Discussion and feedback between platform providers and retailers to help guide future platform development priorities relative to the needs of retailers


  • Sign up at Eventbrite: http://openid-retail-summit.eventbrite.com
  • Hotels nearby
    • DOUBLETREE SAN JOSE:  located about 1/2 mile from San Jose International Airport, and 45 minutes from San Francisco International Airport, and only one hour south of San Francisco.  Not too far from shopping and restaurants. Rates: Per night is roughly $138.00 - $158.00 + taxes.  (USD) http://www.doubletreesanjose.com/default.asp
    • HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS SAN JOSE AIRPORT: located about 1.8 miles from San Jose International Airport, and 45 minutes from San Francisco Inernational Airport.  Just a few blocks from the light rail transit system that gives you access to downtown San Jose. Shopping within 5 miles.  Rates Per night is approximately $88.00 - $108.00 + taxes.  (USD) http://www.sanjose.com/holiday-inn-express-airport/
    • HOTEL VALENCIA SANTANA ROW: Luxury hotel with all the amenities you would need.  Located on the European inspired Santana Row, approximately 3 miles to downtown San Jose and about a 9 minute drive from San Jose International Airport.  Santanta row is adjacent to Westfield Shoppingtown Valley Fair (250 stores). There is also a variety of restaurants providing you several dining options. Rates: Per night is approximately $158 - $175.00 + taxes.  (USD)  http://sanjose.hotelvalencia.com/san-jose-santana-row-home.php
    •  OAKWOOD SAN JOSE: Oakwood extended stay corporate apartments offer accomodation in a central location, close to shopping, dining, nightlife and the international airport only minutes away. Rates: Per night is approximately $62.00 + taxes.  (USD) http://www.oakwood.com/corporate-apartments/furnished/US/CA/San-Jose/prop20.html#
    • SAN JOSE HILTON & TOWERS: Located three miles from the airport, and connected to the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.  Standard hilton hotel.   Rates: Per night is approximately $135.00 + taxes.  (USD) http://www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/SJCSHHF-Hilton-San-Jose-California/index.do
    • STAYBRIDGE SUITES - SAN JOSE:  Offers a home-like setting with its extended stay suites.  Fully equipped kitchen and separate livingroom with a large desk, and free high speed internet access in each suite.  Complimentary daily breakfast included.  Convention Center.  Located approx 1-1/2 miles from San Jose Airport and only 4 miles to downtown San Jose. Rates: Per night is roughly $119.00 - $145.00 + taxes.  (USD) http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/sb/1/en/hotel/sjcjo?_requestid=197119
    • TOWNEPLACE SUITES SAN JOSE CAMPBELL: Marriott Townplace suites for extended stay, located in the heart of the Silicon Valley and only minutes from downtown San Jose and the San Jose International Airport.   Rates: Per night is roughly $109.00 - $129.00+ taxes.  (USD)  http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sjccb-towneplace-suites-san-jose-campbell/
    • LARKSPUR LANDING - CAMPBELL: Located in the Silicon Valley community of Campbell, and only minutes away from downtown San Jose and San Jose Mineta Internatinal Airport.  Rates: Per night is roughly $109.00 - $129.00+ taxes.  (USD) http://larkspurlanding.com/hotels/campbell/index.html
    • PRUNEYARD PLAZA HOTEL: Located in the Silicon Valley community of Campbell, and only minutes away from downtown San Jose and San Jose Mineta Internatinal Airport.   This hotel features complimentary breakfast, parkinig, and late check out at 3:00 pm.  Rates Per night is roughly $109.00 - $129.00+ taxes.  (USD)  http://www.pruneyardplazahotel.com/index.html



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