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Build Your Identity Solution Using Hyperledger Aries


  • Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 8 AM to noon Pacific


Registration for the event is free.  If you're interested in attending, we ask that you sign up now since space is limited.

Workshop description:

This workshop is a four hour online course that introduces the core concepts and principles of decentralized identity. As you progress, you’ll learn how to use the SelfServe and indyscan network tools, be introduced to the Indy Command Line Interface (Indy CLI) and install and run the Aries toolbox to create, issue, and verify a verifiable credential.

Topics include:

  • Decentralized identity concepts and principles
  • The verifiable credential data model
  • Decentralized identity ecosystem
  • Network tools indyscan and SelfServe
  • Intro to Indy CLI
  • What Hyperledger Aries is
  • Install and run Aries Toolbox
  • Create connections and issue a credential
  • How to verify credential

Slides From This Presentation:

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nameHyperledger Aries Workshop Nov 10_Intro to Decentralized Identity.pdf
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nameHyperledger Aries Workshop Nov 10_Aries and ACA-Py.pdf
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nameHyperledger Aries Workshop Nov 10_Indy Network Tools.pdf
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nameHyperledger Aries Workshop Nov 10_Community Engagement.pdf


Participants must meet the following prerequisites (Hyperledger Aries Training Workshop Prerequisites instructions):

If you have any questions about preparing for the workshop, one of the workshop facilitators will be available to answer any questions.  To get in touch with one of the workshop facilitators...

  • Details about how to get support over email or Discord

Previous version of the workshop:

An earlier version of this workshop was run on January 20, 2022 and is available to view on YouTube. 

Note that some of the material covered in this earlier version of the workshop may no longer be up to date and may not reflect the most recent developments in the Aries project.

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Learning Resources

If you'd like to prepare for this workshop by learning more about Aries and digital identity, Hyperledger has two free online courses that you can find at:

And all workshop attendees will receive a discount coupon to use on any of the Linux Foundation's paid training courses and certifications for Hyperledger.

Getting Involved

And if you'd like to get involved with the Aries community, you are welcome to do so.  Everything the Aries project does is open to anyone who is interested.  More details about connecting with Aries community members are below.