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

Seba seba at owasp.org
Sat Oct 17 10:19:14 UTC 2009


As I am not getting a response I assum this is ok. The increase is not high
and so far there are limited requests for travel coverage to the summit.
Seba

On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 6:20 PM, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:

> update:=====
> Fabio,
> I'm i dont think so. Ireland has $380 which is earmarked already.
> I am hoping EY will pay for me as I need to attend the townhall and chapter
> lead meetings.
> Eoin.
> =====
>
> so: can we raise it to € 500 ?
>
> Seba
>
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 7:44 AM, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> I already noticed and asked Fabio to use those funds. I suppose he has to
>> have the ok from Eoin for that?
>> Seba
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 1:33 AM, Alison Shrader <alison.mcnamee at owasp.org>wrote:
>>
>>>  The Ireland chapter currently has $450.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Alison Shrader
>>>
>>> OWASP
>>>
>>> 9175 Guilford Road, Suite 300
>>>
>>> Columbia, MD 21046
>>>
>>> 301-575-0197
>>>
>>> alison.shrader at owasp.org
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *From:* owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
>>> owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Tom Brennan - OWASP
>>> *Sent:* Wednesday, October 07, 2009 3:38 PM
>>> *To:* Seba
>>>
>>> *Cc:* OWASP Foundation Board List
>>> *Subject:* Re: [Owasp-board] Fwd: Invitation to the OWASP Global Summit
>>> 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
>>> 973.506.9303
>>>
>>
>>
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