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This space is for consultations carried out by the Internet2 Trust and Identity working groups produce reports, recommendations, standards, best practices, and related documents. These are then provided to the community for review in the form of a consultation. In addition, policy and other documents developed by Internet2 Trust and Identity division staff may undergo the community consultation process to gather broader input and awareness before becoming finalized.  

Consultations are typically open for 4-6 weeks for community review and input.


. The feedback gathered during the consultation is taken into consideration in the final draft of the document. 

Thank you to our community members who take the time to review and comment on documents during the consultation period.

Open Consultations

Item Being Reviewed

Table to Provide Your Feedback


Comment Period

SP 800-63 / Digital Identity GuidelinesPlease add your comments to this tableNIST Standard
Deployment Guidance for REFEDS Access Entity CategoriesFeedback hereDeployment GuideApril 1, 2024 to April 30, 2024
through March 15, 2017

Closed Consultations

Item ReviewedTable to Provide FeedbackTypeComment Period
Consultation for the CACTI Next-Generation Credentials Working GroupFeedback hereWorking Group ReportFebruary 8, 2024 to March 8, 2024
Consultation for the Big Ten Academic Alliance Provisioning CookbookFeedback hereWorking Group ReportDecember 1, 2022 to January 31, 2023
REFEDS Assurance Framework Implementation Guidance for the InCommon FederationFeedback hereCommunity GuideMay 27, 2021 to June 25, 2021

eduroam User/Device Onboarding

Feedback hereWorking Group ReportNov 4, 2021 to Dec 14, 2021
eduroam Guest Access ServicesFeedback hereWorking Group ReportNov 4, 2021 to Dec 14, 2021
eduroam-US Best Practices GuideFeedback hereCommunity GuideOct 20, 2020 to Dec 1, 2020
Baseline Expectations 2.0Feedback hereProcess DocumentSept 8, 2020 to Oct 19, 2020
eduroam-US Advisory Committee CharterFeedback hereCharterJune 11, 2019 to Monday, July 24, 2019
FIM4Rv2 Assessment for Internet2 Trust and IdentityFeedback hereWhite PaperOct 12 to November 12, 2018
Baseline Expectations Community Consensus ProcessFeedback hereProcess documentJune 12 to July 17, 2018
Attributes for Collaboration and Federation Working GroupFeedback hereWG reportMay 7, 2018 to June 4, 2018

Outputs from the Streamlining SP Onboarding Working Group

Feedback hereWG reportApril 30, 2018 to May 28, 2018
SAML V2.0 Interoperability Deployment Profile V1.0 (Draft)Feedback hereProposed StandardApril 9, 2018 to May 7, 2018
Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) CharterFeedback hereCharterDecember 6, 2017 to January 2, 2018
InCommon Federation Participant Domain Use PolicyFeedback hereNew Proposed PolicyOctober 2, 2017 to October 30, 2017
Processes to Maintain Baseline Expectations by InCommon and its MembersFeedback hereNew Proposed ProcessJune 22 to August 18, 2017
TIER Grouper Deployment GuideFeedback hereWorking Group DocumentMarch 17 through April 14, 2017

Trusted Relationships for Access Management: The InCommon Model

Feedback hereWhite PaperMarch 13 through April 10, 2017
Final Report of the OIDC Survey Working GroupFeedback hereWG ReportMarch 6 through March 24, 2017
SP 800-63 / Digital Identity GuidelinesFeedback hereNIST StandardFeb. 14 through March 15, 2017
CACTI (Community Architecture for Trust and Identity) CharterFeedback hereCharterNovember 10 through December 9, 2016
Per Entity Metadata working group Final ReportFeedback hereWG ReportNovember 21 through December 5, 2016
InCommon Steward Program Community ReviewFeedback hereNew ProgramAugust 30, 2016 through September 29, 2016
Trust and Identity Document Stewardship and The Document Repository ServiceFeedback HereNew Proposed ProcessConsultation closed Nov. 4, 2016
Baseline Expectations for Trust in FederationFeedback in table at bottom of page hereProposed Standard7/6/16 - 8/10/16
Certificate Service Review WG Final ReportFeedback HereWG Report7/7/16 - 8/10/16


Previous Consultations

MFA Interoperability Profile ----- Consultation (public comment threads) 


New Entities Working Group  

See Also:

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REFEDs Consultations Home

Guidelines for Working Group Chairs and Flywheels