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SSAB Announces System Speaker Series Event on Digital Identity

March 19, 2021

The Board will host its second public systems speaker series event on digital identity and authentication.

On Friday, March 25 at 1:15 pm EDT, Phil Lam, Executive Director of Identity at the General Services Administration, will brief the Board on the Federal government’s approach to digital identity as a shared service, including the status of At 2:30 pm, Blake Hall, Co-Founder and CEO of, will brief the Board on the identity authentication approach currently used by the Social Security Administration.

Review the Board’s Agenda

The session will be held on Zoom for Government with live closed captioning.

Register for Speaker Series Presentations

The Board’s systems speaker series is an ongoing effort aimed to help educate the public about Social Security’s information technology modernization. For past presentations, visit the Board’s meetings page.


The Board is committed to ensuring that its meetings are accessible. Please contact as soon as possible, but at least three business days in advance of the meeting, to request a reasonable accommodation.

The Board’s mission is to advise the President, Congress, and Commissioner of Social Security on the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programs. The Board is comprised of Presidential and Congressional appointees with a professional staff.