Event Recordings

In case you missed it, here are our webinars we’ve recently hosted:

Building Aotearoa’s Digital Identity: Regulatory Framework & Guidelines with DIA

This webinar will provide an overview of the Framework (which comes into effect 1 July 2024), the role of the new digital identity services regulator, and an update on the development of DISTF rules and regulations. We walked through an example use case, showing how digital identity services and verifiable credentials might be applied in every day, real-world scenarios. 

Event Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2024

Digital Health Identity: Past, present and future

Collaboration is essential in shaping digital identity within the healthcare sector, involving a diverse array of stakeholders including healthcare providers, tech experts, policymakers, regulators and patients. Watch the webinar where two important units within Te Whatu Ora discuss their collaborative efforts. 

Event Date: Wednesday, 3 April 2024

The emergence of euCONSENT in the digital economy and Age Verification’s crucial role

Watch the webinar to learn more about the nature of the challenges faced in the age verification domain, particularly concerning children’s data privacy rights and how the emerging euCONSENT framework, with the support of entities like the Age Verification Providers Association (AVPA), aims to overcome the challenges.

Event Date: Tuesday, 21 November, 2023

Discussion: Digital Identity Services Trust Framework

An analytic discussion with Aotearoa New Zealand industry members around the Digital Identity Services Trust Framework (DISTF)

Come and hear Richard Wilsher, Founder and CEO of Zygma, share his observations on the DISTF rules, and the related assessment that could be developed, which digital identity service providers should think about in advance of the assessment process. There will be time for Q&A and discussion with Richard, facilitated by DINZ Executive Director, Colin Wallis. While Zygma has no special insight into the DISTF rules, nor its potential assessment process, its experience could help service providers prepare. 

Event Date: Thursday, 13 April, 2023

Webinar: What is digital identity and what does this mean for Māori?

Join Digital Identity New Zealand and Te Matarau Māori Tech Association (Te Matarau) for a panel discussion about all things digital identity, some of the changes that are happening in this space, and what it means for Māori and Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • What is digital identity and what does it look like today?
  • Why do digital identity systems exist and what benefits do they provide?
  • What are the potential risks and what can be done to prevent them?
  • What are the opportunities?
  • What does the future of digital identity look like?
  • How can people get involved?

Event Date: Thursday, 6 April, 2023

Perspectives on Decentralised Identity: Summer Series 2023 – Webinar

Join us for our live webinar session in DINZ’s Summer Series on Decentralised Identity. You will have the opportunity to hear from DINZ members with a decentralised service or pilot as they lead discussion and debate with their perspectives on this topic.

Event Topic: Is Aotearoa NZ ready for Self-Sovereign identity?

Event Date: Tuesday, 4 April, 2023

Perspectives on Decentralised Identity: Summer Series 2023 – Webinar

Join us for our live webinar session in DINZ’s Summer Series on Decentralised Identity. You will have the opportunity to hear from DINZ members with a decentralised service or pilot as they lead discussion and debate with their perspectives on this topic.

Event Topic: Verifiable Credentials, what they are, how they work and the opportunity they represent for digital identity

Event Date: Thursday, 16 March, 2023

Digital Identity in Aotearoa – Report and Research results – Virtual

Gain deep insights into the current state of digital identity in Aotearoa and what the future holds. Please join us on 9 March as we present our landscape report on digital identity in Aotearoa. This report incorporates the results of our research from last year’s surveys of the general public and businesses.

Event Date: Thursday, 9 March, 2023

Perspectives on Decentralised Identity: Summer Series 2023 – Webinar

Join us for our live webinar session in DINZ’s Summer Series on Decentralised Identity. You will have the opportunity to hear from DINZ members with a decentralised service or pilot as they lead discussion and debate with their perspectives on this topic.

Event Topic: Government’s role is supporting a decentralised world

Event Date: Wednesday, 1 March, 2023

Verified ID | Microsoft’s identity capabilities

With special guest speaker, Brandon Murdoch, Partner Director of Engineering in Microsoft’s Identity and Network Access Division. Microsoft is excited to have a genuine industry leader in digital identity coming to New Zealand, and has partnered with DINZ to offer a special one hour webinar session. View this webinar to hear Brandon speak to Microsoft’s all up strategy and roadmap for Microsoft Entra, give an overview of Microsoft Entra Verified ID, and discuss questions of interest to DINZ members, which you may like to signal in advance.

Brandon is very familiar with the digital identity landscape in New Zealand, having made regular visits to meet with NZ policy-makers and Microsoft identity customers and partners since 2017. Microsoft is very pleased that, following a hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, Brandon is able to return to New Zealand once again. You will also hear from Russell Craig, National Technology Officer (CTO) at Microsoft NZ and the meeting will be facilitated by Colin Wallis, DINZ Executive Director.

Event Date: Wednesday, 02 November, 2022

Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Financing of Terrorism

View the webinar to hear us discuss the latest trends and issues regarding Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Act 2009. In this korero we discuss the DINZ-commissioned analysis of the Reliance and Re-Use of Identity Verification for AML/CFT Act purposes. We share the full report and discuss the key findings and recommended actions. We also discuss the review of the AML/CFT Act which is currently underway. Attendees then had the opportunity to share their views and provide feedback to those directly involved in the review process.

Event Date: Thursday, 20 October, 2022