About the eAC
The eduroam-US Advisory Committee (“eAC”) is intended to be an advisory body to the Internet2 Community Architecture Committee for Trust and Identity (CACTI). Its role is to help formulate strategies and practices for US and global research and education roaming networks, report any findings, and make recommendations to CACTI and Internet2, the eduroam-US operator
- Stay informed on relevant activities by engaging with members of the connectorcommunity (e.g., campuses, organizations, researchers, and Sponsored Partners), otherInternet2 Trust and Identity advisory groups (e.g., InCommon Federation TAC, CACTI),community groups/programs, global research and education (R&E) eduroam operatorsincluding National Roaming Operators (NROs), and subject matter experts across R&Eand other sectors. The committee may also communicate requests andrecommendations to Internet2’s representatives on the Global eduroam GovernanceCommittee
- Engage with the community and create opportunities for the larger connector communityto identify significant issues that affect the medium-to-long-term viability of theeduroam-US service.
- Charter, facilitate, and participate in community-focused working groups made up ofeduroam-US and other global R&E eduroam connectors to address the issues identifiedabove. These working groups are expected to publish recommendations andrequirements based on their findings, after review by CACTI and/or Internet2 staff.
- Review, make recommendations on, and notify CACTI and Internet2 staff about changesneeded to governance documents and other programmatic aspects of the service.
- Review community satisfaction with the eduroam US service and use this information asa basis for developing eAC work plans