ORG Georgetown University Title BIO Arnie Miles is the manager of the Thebes Consortium, funded by Sun Microsystems and housed at Georgetown University. Tasked with discovering more scalable methods for performing authentication and authorization across administrative domains, the conversations held by the Consortium have led to the successful creation of a demonstration proof of concept. Thebes is concentrating on creating web services and clients that leverage web services SAML. Mr. Miles works in the Office of the Principal Technologist at Georgetown University, where his duties include supporting research and education. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Science. Mr. Miles is an active member of PostSecondary Electronics Standards Council, serves on the PESC EdUnify Working Group, and co-chairs the PESC Attribute Standardization Working Group.