[Global_chapter_committee] Fwd: Agreed upon terms for new conferences/chapters policy

Christian Heinrich christian.heinrich at owasp.org
Tue Jul 12 19:19:13 EDT 2011


On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 9:50 AM, Tin Zaw <tin.zaw at owasp.org> wrote:
> Prohibiting chapters to charge for events, including conferences, will
> negate the very idea that local events are put under the policies of the
> chapter committee. That idea is to encourage chapters to organize events and
> promote OWASP mission. Chapters should be able to recover their financial
> investments in events such as conferences. Prohibiting them from collecting
> fees from conferences essentially puts local conferences back under
> conference committee. Chapter committee strongly oppose it.

Are you able to quantify this as a split between the Chapters and
Conference Committees in terms of financial cost above i.e. based on
the profit from OWASP AppSec USA 2010?

Also, are you able to specify the intangible benefits, such as
promotion in light of the fact that you are an end user this should be

Christian Heinrich

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