[Global_conference_committee] Amendments to the recently approved GCC Governance Document (was: vote thread)

Mark Bristow mark.bristow at owasp.org
Sun Dec 19 19:42:38 EST 2010


Personally I'm not that sticky about the AppSec name being used by regional
cons.  However the Global AppSec title should be reserved for the class 1
events in North America, South America, Europe and Asia each year.

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 7:38 PM, John Wilander <john.wilander at owasp.org>wrote:

> 2010/12/20 Lucas Ferreira <lucas.ferreira at owasp.org>
>
> John,
>>
>> Doesn't the new OWASP Global AppSec name solve this issue?
>>
>
> No. Check the plan thread and you'll see that there's a policy change
> clearly stating that the OWASP AppSec "title can only be used by global
> cons, and by conferences who have already used this name twice by the end of
> 2011, moving forward, only new Global AppSecs can use this name".
>
> So from now on only the lucky ones who managed to use the AppSec
> name regionally twice before 2012 get to use it in the future. So we know
> there will never be an AppSec Nordic, an AppSec France or an AppSec
> Argentina.
>
> I think this is a biased decision. Either we allow for future regional
> AppSecs (my vote) or we kill them all.
>
> Quote from the plan thread:
>
> Policy Changes
>
>    - Change Conference Types to include:
>    - OWASP Global AppSec Conferences (Currently AppSec Conferences)
>       - OWASP AppSec Conferences (*Title* can only be used by global cons,
>       and by conferences who have already used this name twice by the end of 2011,
>       moving forward, only new Global AppSecs can use this name)
>       - OWASP Regional/Theme Conference (currently Regional, *DROP *all
>       regional cons will now have to have a unique theme,
>
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