[GPC] [Global_conference_committee] "Speakers" Sub Committee

Mark Bristow mark.bristow at owasp.org
Sun Mar 13 16:36:57 EDT 2011


I think that this is a great idea. The Conferences Committee is already
planning to to put together an OWASP track of OWASP
projects/key initiatives this year and we currently have gotten a budget
allocated for it as well (OoTM funds can only be used for non conference
events).  This pilot program will at first be available to the Global AppSec
Conferences (targeting AppSec USA as a first go) as it is more geared to
putting a whole track of content together, however there will be a lot of
overlap with what you are proposing below.

The focus of this program is to help promote OWASP initiatives and there
will be stringent criteria for selection not just on content but on
presentation skills as well.

It may be useful to piggyback chapter initiatives with this as well.  We
should be announcing the CFP shortly.

On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 11:54 PM, Christian Heinrich <
christian.heinrich at owasp.org> wrote:

> GCC(s),
> Mark Curphey and I were having a exchange of e-mails related to
> www.softwareforhumans.com and one of the ideas that I raised was the
> possibility of forming a "Speakers" sub committee which would serve
> both the Chapters and Conference Committees.
> I would like to propose the following initial scope:
> - CFP selection i.e. www.easychair.org
> - "OWASP On The Move" funding.
> - Scheduling "Tours" i.e. speaking at multiple events at the same
> time, such as the recent effort with Sammy Kamkar
> Therefore, both the GCCs would focus on "quality", venue selection,
> shipping banners and trinkets, etc
> I searched the wiki and noticed that Martin Knobloch had undertaken
> something similar i.e.
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Speakers_Project and I
> would like to build on this.
> Please let me know your thoughts?
> --
> Regards,
> Christian Heinrich
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/user:cmlh
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Mark Bristow
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