[Global_conference_committee] AppSec Brasil 2010 financials
dinis.cruz at owasp.org
Tue Nov 30 04:44:48 EST 2010
Great work Lucas and AppSec Brazil team
850 USD is a much better number :)
On 29 Nov 2010, at 20:55, Lucas Ferreira <lucas.ferreira at owasp.org> wrote:
> Hello Kate,
> Some of the expenses were estimated higher than the actual amount due.
> We still need to get the final values from one supplier, but the loss
> is now estimated to be around USD 850.
> Anyway, we still owe Aspect Security their share in the trainings.
> Since the Foundation will need to provide funds to cover Dinis, Mark
> and Samy expenses, is it possible to have the funds transferred
> directly to Aspect? What do I need to do to have this approved and
> In summary, we should receive USD 2470 from the foundation to cover
> the travel for Dinis, Mark and Samy. We need to pay Aspect USD 2300.
> Can the Foundation pay Aspect and we keep the remaining USD 170 as
> credit to be settled later?
> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 11:06, Lucas Ferreira <lucas.ferreira at owasp.org> wrote:
>> Dear Kate and GCC Members,
>> I am finishing the wrap-up of AppSec Brasil 2010 and, despite several
>> good comments from attendees, we could not bring enough people to
>> generate enough revenue to pay all the expenses.
>> We will be short on around USD 3200. So, we need the Foundation to
>> cover the following items:
>> Dinis' hotel (Board expenses): USD 495
>> Mark's air travel (GCC new budget): USD 930
>> Mark's hotel (GCC new budget): USD 295
>> Samy air travel (Guaranteed by Dinis): USD 750
>> Financial loss USD 3200
>> Total: USD 5760
>> What can we do about it? What is the next step?
>> Desptite the financial loss, I believe the conferece had several successes:
>> - we generated a lot of press (see the Portuguese version of the page
>> for a list os links to news about the conference)
>> - we gathered around 100 attendees for our first paid conference
>> - we are starting several new local OWASP chapters, that should
>> increase the visibility of OWASP around the country
>> - we had some very good comments from attendees.
>> - we could work out a plan for a Brazilian group to go to the summit,
>> and began talks with government officials to make it happen.
>> Homo sapiens non urinat in ventum.
> Homo sapiens non urinat in ventum.
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