Speaker details

AARNet (Australia)

Neil Witheridge

Neil Witheridge is AARNet’s Manager, Authentication and Authorisation Services. He has worked in the Australian HE&R sector for the past 10 years, involved in federated identity projects at Macquarie University introducing Internet2’s Shibboleth federated identity infrastructure to Australia & establishing a pilot federation, then the Australian Research Collaboration Services (ARCS) project, integrating federated identity and access with ARCS services (e.g. Grid & Data Services). Neil is currently responsible for the “eduroam AU” service operated by AARNet, as well as providing technical support for federated services and contributing to AARNet’s services strategy, recently focusing on SURFnet’s OpenConext. Neil has Bachelors degrees in Engineering (Elec) & Science (Psych) and Master of Eng. Science degree from The University of Sydney.

Neil Witheridge is a speaker in the following presentations: