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

Tom Brennan - OWASP tomb at owasp.org
Wed Oct 7 19:37:32 UTC 2009


has the ireland chapter pot as a result of the recent conference been
exhusted? that is the 1st pot of money for everyone.. local chapter.

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> Can we raise the international coverage to € 500 for Fabio.
> He will pay his own hotel
>
> Fabio is really active in the committee and the community and it would be
> great to have him in DC
>
> Seba
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Fabio Cerullo <fcerullo at gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 12:18 AM
> Subject: Re: Invitation to the OWASP Global Summit 2009
> To: Seba <seba at owasp.org>
>
>
> hi Seba,
>
> how are you? I'm doing some numbers here in order to get to Washington DC.
>
> I would like to share the breakdown with you:
>
> Flight 500 Euro (attached pdf)
> Hotel 600 USD (3 nights at special rate)
>
> As you could see this is way above the travel funds 'limit' authorized
> to OWASP chapter leaders and committee members.
>
> Unfortunately I cannot ask for travel expenses at work and neither to
> my local chapter due to its current financial situation.
>
> However, I would kindly ask the OWASP board to consider covering the
> flight costs and I will cover the hotel costs myself.
>
> By doing so, I will not only have to opportunity to network with other
> OWASPers and security professionals but also progress some projects
> related to the Global Education Committee. For example, we are
> planning to develop a training and awareness portal with Mano, Kuai
> and Cassio that will help developers to build more secure
> applications. This OWASP event in Washington could be an excellent
> opportunity to work with them for a couple of days towards achieving
> this goal.
>
> I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
>
> Thank you very much,
>
> Fabio
>
> On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 5:02 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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Tom Brennan
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