[Owasp-board] Invitation to the OWASP Global Summit 2009

Seba seba at owasp.org
Thu Oct 1 05:42:13 UTC 2009


Hi All,
If you want to we can send the option 1 "letter" to your employer!
Just send me and/or kate the coordinates and we'll make it happen

Thx

seba

On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 6:02 PM, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:

> Hi committee members,
> We are setting up the 2009 summit in Washington on Nov 11, one day prior to
> the DC conference.
>
> The Summit page online: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2009
>
> The program will be :
> 1) OWASP overview (board)
> 2) 6 committee workshops (one after the other - to have everybody
> participate)
> 3) vote for the 6th board member
>
> Each committee should prepare it's own workshop and start putting their
> outline on the Summit page
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2009
> In essence this is the place where you - as committee members - explain
> what your are doing and to get the rest of the OWASP community involved!
>
> Entrance for committee members is free.
> Regarding travel costs we have discussed long within the board on how to
> handle this. We really want every committee member to come and travel
> funding should be no blocking factor. But you all know that this year is
> difficult budgetwise for OWASP.
> We have come up with the following steps:
> 1. We prefer your employer funds your travel/hotel expenses. There is a
> sample letter you can use to convince your employer to come up with the
> budget. Link:
> https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/Doc?docid=0AQkwJ4Fmt3R3ZGdzN3NtNG5fNDRocTU0MjZkNg&hl=en
> 2. If the previous step is not an option, check your local chapter to cover
> (some) of your costs. Chapter budgets online
> http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=p6IFyntQTi7t-yH-peiD8Aw.
> 3. If the previous steps don't work - and you can not pay your travel
> yourself - OWASP can cover your travel expenses up to a certain limit
> depending on where you come from, US or abroad (will require board
> approval).
>
> We hope to see you all in Washington!
>
> Seba, Dinis, Paulo & Kate
>
> PS: let us know if you will make it?
>
>
>
>
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