[Owasp-leaders] Global Summit and AppSec USA
dave.wichers at owasp.org
Mon Jul 26 16:52:39 EDT 2010
I think two of the reasons we are thinking about DC (again) is:
1) it gives us more time to plan it, and
2) Its closer to Europe which makes it easier for people in Europe to
I simply don't think there is any feasible way to move it up to the Irvine
conference because it's simply too soon.
But I do share your concerns as well. There really is no ideal solution to
this issue. We could wait until OWASP Ireland next year, but that is
probably too far away.
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Subject: Re: [Owasp-leaders] Global Summit and AppSec USA
I totally share your concern and I am glad you raised the issue.
If you have time, let's chat around 4:30 today?
On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 9:25 AM, Michael Coates
<michael.coates at owasp.org> wrote:
> I was a bit surprised to see that the global summit for 2010 is not
> going to be held at 2010 AppSec USA (Irvine). Instead it appears the
> summit will be at the regional conference - AppSec DC 2010 in November.
> I raised the concern a few months back about the proximity of two major
> OWASP conferences in the same region. The "big" US conference is AppSec
> USA and held in September while AppSec DC is being held in November.
> Aside from the potential concern of splitting attendees, I'm also a bit
> concerned that the global summit event may not be as well attended since
> many OWASP'ers have already committed to AppSec USA.
> Perhaps this isn't yet set in stone. If not, I would recommend
> considering holding the global summit in Irvine. Also, this would be
> the second year in a row that the global summit is in the US. We should
> be careful to not become too geographically restricted in these events.
> Holding the summit in various locations throughout the world increases
> our commitment to a worldwide organization.
> Any thoughts from others?
> Michael Coates
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> OWASP-Leaders at lists.owasp.org
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