The Security Assertion Markup Language has emerged as the gold standard for building Cross-Domain SSO solutions and is a key technology in the domain of federated identity management.
David is a senior Java Developer/Analyst at Dolmen-JCS, where he is engaged in developing/designing J2EE applications mainly as a consultant but occasionally spends some time as a trainer too. Recently he worked on a single-sign-on product based on SAML (called SAML-CRI) which serves as a reference implementation for the various agencies of the Belgian Federal Government.
Javapolis is the largest Java developers conference in europe. Called 'the Apache of software conferences', it is organized by the Belgian Java Users Group and is run non-profit with a very low entrance fee. Javapolis usually takes place in the 2nd week of December.