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Providing an introduction to InCommon and the basics of identity and access management on June 6 – 10, 2022

BaseCAMP Basics

The InCommon BaseCAMP is a workshop for those new to identity and access management (IAM), new to InCommon, or both.
2022 BaseCAMP dates: June 6 – 10

BaseCAMP Highlights

Registration Information

CategoryCAMPing Rates
InCommon Participant
Internet2 Member
International Partners

* Buy 2, Get 1 Free promotion is available for multiple participants from an institution. Once 2 individuals register from your organization, please contact us at, and we will send you a personal code to register the third person at no cost!

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Who Should Attend BaseCAMP?

  • Management and technical staff that are new to Identity and Access Management or Federated Access.
  • Those responsible for the operation of an Identity and Access Management system or components – in higher education, at a research organization, or at a service provider.
  • Those considering retooling their IAM systems to at least partially incorporate open source solutions
  • Those wanting to learn more about the IAM software suite, the InCommon Trusted Access Platform and its components. For those that have been around a while, this translates to Shibboleth, Grouper, COmanage, and midPoint.

What are the Learning Objectives?

  • Discover common solutions for enabling collaborator and guest access, student lifecycle management, access to services using groups
  • Learn how to make it easier for your faculty and scholars to collaborate with their remote colleagues.
  • Find out about federated access and the InCommon Federation and how to hit the ground running.
  • Get help with your identity project.
  • Explore open source IAM solutions built specifically for research and education, meeting your IAM and budget requirements

What’s in the Program?

We’re kicking off the week by covering IAM Basics, progressing through common IAM use cases and potential solutions, and finally jumping into Federation Basics.

Check out the full program!

CAMPer Testimonials

We love BaseCAMP, but don’t take our word for it. Check out these testimonials from recent participants:


  • “BaseCAMP is an engaging introduction to the technologies, processes, and strategies needed to successfully evolve and support IAM in educational and research institutions. It’s also the on-ramp to the services and expertise of InCommon, and its dynamic, supportive and welcoming community.”
  • “BaseCAMP is a must for anyone in higher education, IT, and IAM. The materials presented are clear and concise, and the presenters offer a wealth of experience and humor to guide conversations.”
  • “If you want an understanding of the mechanisms of how IAM works this is a great workshop.”
  • “Excellent IAM introduction for all skill levels and degrees of involvement with IAM.”

Come CAMP with us!

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All cancellations received on or before 11:59 PM EDT on Friday, May 27, 2022 are entitled to a full conference refund less a $20 administrative fee. There will be no refunds after this date. If you cancel after 11:59 PM EDT on Friday, May 27, 2022 and have not paid by any other means, your credit card will be charged the cost of the registration fee. If you cancel your registration after 11:59 PM EDT on Friday, May 27, 2022  you may name another person from your organization to take your place for meetings that allow transferred registrations. To cancel, transfer, or make changes to your registration, please contact Thank You.