[Global_conference_committee] Request for Sarah to Support AppSec LATAM
mark.bristow at owasp.org
Fri Jul 15 15:43:42 EDT 2011
Please see request below. The AppSecLATAM planners are requesting that the
GCC support 50% of Sarah's travel to AppSec LATAM in order to support their
event. The Chapters Committee is planning on picking up the other half of
the travel to allow Sarah to support some Chapters meetings while there.
Based on the projected needs, we should have money in the GCC Liasion
travel budget to cover this.
Personally, I think we should support this. Furthermore I would like to see
OWASP hire a dedicated conference resource, with travel budget and reporting
to the GCC, to provide more direct support for events.
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: L. Gustavo C. Barbato <lgbarbato at owasp.org>
Date: Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 2:39 PM
Subject: Re: AppSec LA - Brazil
To: Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org>
Cc: Mark Bristow <mark.bristow at owasp.org>, Lucas Ferreira <
lucas.ferreira at owasp.org>, Tin Zaw <tin.zaw at owasp.org>
Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:
He means the Conferences Committee:) And I think just confirmation that you
are asking for my help to provide operational support (my role while there).
On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 12:42 PM, L. Gustavo C. Barbato <lgbarbato at owasp.org
> Which GCC? chapter or conference?
> ... I dont think I get your point...
> Mark Bristow <mark.bristow at owasp.org> wrote:
> So to be clear Gustavo, AppSec LATAM would like the GCC to help send Sarah
> Baso to AppSec LATAM so she can assist in providing operational support?
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 12:45 PM, L. Gustavo C. Barbato <
> lgbarbato at owasp.org> wrote:
>> That's great to know.
>> Of course we would like to have you here. We need people to help us out
>> with admistrative tasks during the conference especially English speakers
>> We are already saving about U$ 7k for not hiring a company to outsource
>> local organization. Your experience with others events like Summit is very
>> valueable mainly on logistics subjects.
>> Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:
>> Gustavo & Lucas,
>> Here is where things are at currently -- Since the chapters committee
>> would very much like to have a chapters workshop and possibly a working
>> session to actually draft a section (or more) of the chapters handbook, they
>> are willing to fund 1/2 my trip (pending final approval). Tin, as the
>> Chapters Committee Chair, has asked whether my cost could be shared with the
>> Conferences Committee.
>> I have talked with Mark about the possibility of the Conferences Committee
>> paying for the other 1/2 of my trip. This is POSSIBLE but before a decision
>> can be made, Mark would like to hear from you (and the LA planning team) --
>> asking for my support/assistance for your event. I think the key is that
>> while they are willing to help with the funding, they want to avoid
>> unnecessary travel costs. From my perspective I think I could be useful,
>> but you are the event planners so obviously they would like to hear from
>> you:) I have cc'ed Mark on this and if you could talk to the LA committee
>> and then let Mark know what you think, that would be great.
>> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 3:54 AM, L. Gustavo C. Barbato <
>> lgbarbato at owasp.org> wrote:
>>> Hi Sarah,
>>> I will use your paragraph structure to organize my answers... :-)
>>> First, yes, there is no such information yet. Just waiting for finishing
>>> contract with a local university to publish that.
>>> Second, that's a great idea. We could organize that. A possible question
>>> would be, would OWASP sponsor chapter leaders travels in somehow?
>>> Third, yeah, of course we would like to have you. How could we make it
>>> happen? We are still having budget trouble, if OWASP could support it, we
>>> wouldn't feel so alone and disconnected... :-)
>>> Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:
>>> Hi Gustavo -
>>> I have a couple of questions for you...
>>> First, I wasn't able to figure out from the wiki page where in Porto
>>> Alegre the AppSec conference will be held?
>>> Second, I am thinking about helping the Chapters Committee organize a
>>> Chapter Leader Workshop (similar to that happening at AppSec EU and AppSec
>>> USA) - what do you think about this? Would there be space for such a
>>> gathering? Do you think many chapter leaders will attend and could benefit
>>> from this? It would also be an opportunity for people who are thinking
>>> about starting a chapter to find out more information.
>>> Third, do you think you would have other usefulness for my help at the
>>> conference? I don't think Kate is coming and I know she usually helps with
>>> registration and similar operational things, and I thought you might be
>>> interested in having me help.
>>> Hope all is well with you!
>>> Sarah Baso
>>> Dir: 312-869-2779
>>> skype: sarah.baso
>> Dir: 312-869-2779
>> skype: sarah.baso
> Mark Bristow
> (703) 596-5175
> mark.bristow at owasp.org
> OWASP Global Conferences Committee Chair - http://is.gd/5MTvF
> OWASP DC Chapter Co-Chair - http://is.gd/5MTwu
> AppSec DC Organizer - https://www.appsecdc.org
mark.bristow at owasp.org
OWASP Global Conferences Committee Chair - http://is.gd/5MTvF
OWASP DC Chapter Co-Chair - http://is.gd/5MTwu
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