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ORCID Forum: The Connected Researcher

Don't miss out on attending Australia's national ORCID Forum in Brisbane on Tuesday 8 October 2019. You can learn how ORCID and other Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) make reporting and tracking research impact easier for organisations.

Guest speakers include:

  • Dr Laure Haak, ORCID Executive Director
  • Justin Withers, Director Policy and Integrity, Australian Research Council (ARC) 
  • Margie Jantti, Past President at Council of Australian University Librarians
  • Ian Duncan, Director, eResearch Infrastructure & Services at Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC).

For more information about the event sign up to the mailing list. To register for the event visit ORCID The Connected Researcher.


Current events underway within the AAF and the ORCID Consourtium

Keeping your software up to date

Software updates are important because they often include critical patches to security vulnerabilities, help protect your data, improves functionality. The AAF recommends that you regularly review and update your operating system and application soft

Old AAF Metadata

On Monday 15 July 2019, the AAF will be turning off the old AAF Metadata source for both the Test and Production AAF Federation environments and will only impact Service Providers. If you haven’t already migrated, please do so by 15 July 2019

Removal of port 8443 for IdPs

The AAF wishes to advise our subscribers of a deprecation in the recommended configuration for Identity Providers operating within the AAF and/or within eduGAIN. This change will assist in ensuring the longer term security of your Identity Provider.

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