[OCC] [Owasp-leaders] PR Support for AppSec APAC

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Sat Mar 24 20:20:02 UTC 2012


No problem. Just say "when". I'm going to delete this email (crazy 
inbox) please just resend the final press release when you are ready and 
I'll blast it everywhere.

Aloha!
- Jim
> Hello Jim,
> (cc to appsecasia2012 at owasp.org)
>
> ok, it took a week to get to the press release, but I just finished 
> writing the press release for AppSec APAC.
>
> It is ready to ship, but please hold it back until a final "go" from 
> me, as I still want to get Justin Derry's sign-off that he is ok with 
> the press release and the citations I put in his name in it.
>
> Best regards, Tobias
>
>
>
> On 08/03/12 09:18, Jim Manico wrote:
>> This is a very good idea. Tobias, I am heavily pressed for time. Can 
>> you help re-write the press releases, and I will post them everywhere 
>> I can?
>>
>> Aloha,
>> Jim
>>
>>> Hello Jim,
>>>
>>> maybe a small idea: depending on what we get from the PR firm, as we 
>>> generate the press releases etc. for AppSec DC, maybe keep in mind 
>>> whether we could re-use some of that PR or material also for the 
>>> AppSec APAC in Sydney just a week later.
>>>
>>> (if you see anything transferable and help is needed for that, I 
>>> will volunteer to help transfer some of the new PR material to 
>>> AppSec APAC, although of course am no PR person and probably not as 
>>> good...)
>>>
>>> Best regards, Tobias
>>>
>>>
>>> On 02/03/12 23:22, Jim Manico wrote:
>>>> Leaders,
>>>>
>>>> We recently hired a professional PR firm to assist us with 
>>>> promoting AppSec DC as an experiment. The cost was very inexpensive 
>>>> as far as PR support goes. ($2000, USD for a month of support).  We 
>>>> hope to recoup this investment significantly (AppSec DC 
>>>> registration numbers are currently low).
>>>>
>>>> TomB initiated this effort, and Mark Bristow and Doug Wilson are 
>>>> doing the work feeding the PR firm with the right information.
>>>>
>>>> You will be seeing a great deal of material coming from this effort.
>>>>
>>>> We just released a formal press release, a copy of which I posted 
>>>> here.
>>>>
>>>> http://owasp.blogspot.com/2012/03/owasp-appsec-dc-2012.html
>>>>
>>>> Please help us distribute this press release!
>>>>
>>>> We appreciate any assistance in passing the word to help make 
>>>> AppSec DC a success.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks all,
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>


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Jim Manico

Connections Committee Chair
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