[Global_chapter_committee] Fwd: Fwd: [Global_conference_committee] OWASP On the Move Funding for AusCERT 2011

Kate Hartmann kate.hartmann at owasp.org
Fri Apr 22 07:59:01 EDT 2011


There is/was no OOTM funding for the conferences.  If a conference wishes to
pay to bring in a speaker, that comes from the individual conference budget.

Kate Hartmann
Operations Director
301-275-9403
www.owasp.org 
Skype:  Kate.hartmann1

-----Original Message-----
From: Christian Heinrich [mailto:christian.heinrich at owasp.org] 
Sent: Friday, April 22, 2011 5:12 AM
To: Kate Hartmann
Cc: OWASP Chapters Committee; global_conference_committee; press at owasp.org
Subject: Re: [Global_chapter_committee] Fwd: Fwd:
[Global_conference_committee] OWASP On the Move Funding for AusCERT 2011

Kate,

On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 10:02 PM, Kate Hartmann <kate.hartmann at owasp.org>
wrote:
> Christian, AusCERT 2011 does not fall within the scope of OOTM 
> funding, and as Mark Bristow, chair of the Conference Committee has 
> already replied, there is no line item for this expense within the 
> Conference Committee Budget.  I will recommend that the purpose of 
> "operational costs" in OCMS be clarified.

Is there a reason as to why the GCC (i.e. Conference) doesn't have a budget
because I was lead to believe that for OWASP Asia Pacific 2009 there was
OoTM Funding for speakers as there was for OWASP USA 2008 so this budget
should be transferred to them i.e. GCC (Conference)?

> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_on_the_Move
>
> The first "rule" around the funding is:  "Primary funding would be 
> deducted from the local chapter budget..." So the request would need 
> to come from the chapter leader to reclassify this as a chapter 
> meeting.  We would then look to the chapter first for support.

The OWASP Brisbane Chapter has $20 according to
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Donation_Scoreboard so this using this
budget would appear pedantic.

Would this then be funded by the
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Connections_Committee due to their "PR
Support for Conferences" scope?

The OCC doesn't quote a mailing list on
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Connections_Committee hence I sent
this to press at owasp.org as their listed contact e-mail.


--
Regards,
Christian Heinrich
http://www.owasp.org/index.php/user:cmlh



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