[Owasp-board] Fwd: Samy's OWASP World Tour 2010

Eoin eoin.keary at owasp.org
Fri Aug 20 12:57:07 UTC 2010


Are we funding this?

On 20 August 2010 13:06, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:

>  FYI, another owasp tour is on the horizon :)
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
>  *From:* Samy Kamkar <samy at samy.pl>
> *Date:* 19 August 2010 19:58:39 GMT+01:00
> *To:* Lorna Alamri <lorna.alamri at owasp.org>
> *Cc:* dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>
> *Subject:* *Re: Samy's OWASP World Tour 2010*
>
>  Just learned I *will* be available 10/16, thus I can actually do a tour
> any time between 9/20 and 10/21. Would be great to also make OWASP Germany
> since this is the case.
>
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 9:06 AM, Samy Kamkar <samy at samy.pl> wrote:
>
>> Lorna,
>>
>> Awesome! I would love to do a tour of western European countries/Nordic
>> countries if possible. Sweden, Poland, UK, Italy, etc between 9/20 and
>> 10/14.
>>
>> I'm seeing if I can possibly extend by a week in case we want to choose
>> later dates (to make OWASP Germany) but I'm waiting to hear back from
>> someone.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> samy
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 8:37 AM, Lorna Alamri <lorna.alamri at owasp.org>wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Samy,
>>> Loved your presentation at DefCon and would be happy to help you get a
>>> world tour of OWASP chapter meetings set up. We'd love to have you come
>>> speak in Minneapolis for our AppSec day on Oct 8th if that works with your
>>> schedule. We usually have 250+ attendees at this event. If you were looking
>>> for something in September you could speak at our regular meeting but that's
>>> a smaller group of around 50. We'd chauffer you around and have a place for
>>> you to stay.  Did you have any specific cities you really want to hit on
>>> your tour?  If you could give me a broad outline I can start from there and
>>> fill in the details.
>>>
>>> Lorna
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 11:03 PM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Sounds good,
>>>>
>>>> Lorna, let's work together on a proposed tour schedule (we will be doing
>>>> this as part of the OWASP Connections Committee).
>>>>
>>>> Dinis Cruz
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 19 August 2010 04:37, Samy Kamkar <samy at samy.pl> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> If we started 9/20, I would have almost four weeks entirely free,
>>>>> potentially five. I'm waiting to hear back on something on 10/16...if it
>>>>> isn't happening, maybe we can push the date a little forward and then I can
>>>>> make OWASP Germany on 10/22. Only thing is I need to be back in LA by end of
>>>>> day 10/22, so that may not be doable.
>>>>>
>>>>> Do you think that would work? The only other time I have free is 11/1 -
>>>>> 11/15 which would be really tight and pushing it (would be leaving to Brazil
>>>>> right after and coming from a week of cons the day before)
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 8:17 PM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Sounds good (and yeah let's do Europe :)  )
>>>>>>
>>>>>> What date do you want to start?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Dinis Cruz
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 19 August 2010 04:11, Samy Kamkar <samy at samy.pl> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hmm...well, I assume I'd give the same presentation at each place,
>>>>>>> the "How I Met Your Girlfriend" which seems to be a big hit. Any themes
>>>>>>> around that? :)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Correct, I'm in the US (Los Angeles).
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> If it will be in the US, any major cities (except Los Angeles, they
>>>>>>> hear me enough) will be good, also any cities in Canada would be great if
>>>>>>> we're doing the US.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I would especially love to do Europe if they have funds / big OWASP
>>>>>>> chapters. Specifically Sweden/Norway/UK/etc, but we can plan that for
>>>>>>> another time if that's tough! That would also be a bit more flying I'm sure
>>>>>>> and a longer trip, but I'm pretty open.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Let me know what you guys think. Thanks!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 7:56 PM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I actually live in the UK , you're  in the US right?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The cities are the ones where there is an OWASP chapter (and we
>>>>>>>> could also do a number outside of the US), 161 at last count (
>>>>>>>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Chapter), not all are
>>>>>>>> active and have budgets, but there is plenty of choice :)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Lorna will be taking care of you, so you two can start planning this
>>>>>>>> :)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Lorna, can you start by looking at the chapters that have budgets
>>>>>>>> and try to create a proposed schedule (with maybe 3 presentations a week?
>>>>>>>> (to give Samy the extra day))
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Samy, it would be good to have a 'theme' for this tour. Any ideas?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Dinis Cruz
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On 19 August 2010 03:49, Samy Kamkar <samy at samy.pl> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Congrats, welcome back!
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Nice! This sounds cool! I'm also interested in visiting other
>>>>>>>>> countries, but would still enjoy a week or two of traveling around the US
>>>>>>>>> visiting various chapters to speak.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I'm finishing up a full time project by mid September so I wouldn't
>>>>>>>>> be able to begin until late Sept or early October. I would be busy the last
>>>>>>>>> week of October as well (speaking at LASCON, the Austin chapter of OWASP
>>>>>>>>> during the last week though).
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I'm happy to stay with OWASP'ers to keep costs down. I think 5-10
>>>>>>>>> days would be good, it would be nice to stay an extra day in the major
>>>>>>>>> cities in order to get a little more out of them. What cities do you think
>>>>>>>>> would be good?
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 4:52 PM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> well.... since you asked :)
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Why don't you do a US tour just like the one I just completed
>>>>>>>>>> today (I arrived from the US this morning): see
>>>>>>>>>> http://diniscruz.blogspot.com/2010/08/owaspo2-us-tour-aug-9-17-6-cities-in-8.html for
>>>>>>>>>> more details.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Ok, you don't need to have the same aggressive schedule (5 cities
>>>>>>>>>> in 5 days), and this time around you will probably even have a couple other
>>>>>>>>>> OWASP leaders joining you.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Regarding funding, the model would be that OWASP would cover all
>>>>>>>>>> your travel expenses since there are a number of local chapters that have
>>>>>>>>>> funds available.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Also, during my tour of the US , out of the 8 days I was there, I
>>>>>>>>>> only sleept two in hotels. You don't have to do that, but it is better for
>>>>>>>>>> OWASP's funds and it is actually more fun (since hotels are boring and the
>>>>>>>>>> OWASP crowd is usually very friendly)
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> So when do you want to do it?
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Sep 2010? Shall we pencil it for after the OWASP AppSec USA? In
>>>>>>>>>> fact you could start your tour there :)
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> How many days/dates do you want to do? 5, 10, 15?
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> We can make it happen, and as I have just shown, it is easy to
>>>>>>>>>> organize and as long as the presenter has time, it is a great experience for
>>>>>>>>>> all involved
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Dinis Cruz
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Blog: http://diniscruz.blogspot.com
>>>>>>>>>> Twitter: http://twitter.com/DinisCruz
>>>>>>>>>> Web: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/O2
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On 19 August 2010 00:42, Samy Kamkar <samy at samy.pl> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Hey Dinis,
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks so much for making this happen! I really appreciate all
>>>>>>>>>>> you guys are doing for me. I'm confident the attendees will get some great
>>>>>>>>>>> information and be well entertained!
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> That's awesome. I'm basically taking the next few months off and
>>>>>>>>>>> just working on personal pet projects and speaking at various conferences. I
>>>>>>>>>>> *really* have been enjoying speaking at conferences and the attendees seem
>>>>>>>>>>> to be pretty happy, so I'm happy to speak anywhere. Really just trying to
>>>>>>>>>>> arrange a full speaking schedule for the next few months and combine it with
>>>>>>>>>>> some travel to see the world :)
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> If there are any other conferences (anywhere!) that you think
>>>>>>>>>>> would be a good fit, please let me know! The only issue is unemployment
>>>>>>>>>>> doesn't allow me to go wild in spending so I'm really only able to make most
>>>>>>>>>>> places if the conference is able to support the airfare/stay or if I can get
>>>>>>>>>>> one conference to happen to send my "return flight" to the next conference
>>>>>>>>>>> if they're back-to-back.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Can't wait to catch up!
>>>>>>>>>>> -samy
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 4:26 PM, dinis cruz <
>>>>>>>>>>> dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey Samy (Dinis Cruz from the OWASP Board, we meet before on an
>>>>>>>>>>>> OWASP Conference)
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> I want to thank you for your effort in making this trip (i'm on
>>>>>>>>>>>> the Brazil organization team).
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> I also wanted to ask you that if you have other ideas on where
>>>>>>>>>>>> you would like to be involved at OWASP (projects, committees, chapters,
>>>>>>>>>>>> conferences), let me or Lorna (CCed) know and we will try to make it happen
>>>>>>>>>>>> :)
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Looking forward to catching up with you in Brazil
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Dinis Cruz
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> On 18 August 2010 22:52, Samy Kamkar <samy at samy.pl> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Please let me know if you can send an invitation letter
>>>>>>>>>>>>> (assuming you can have me out there!)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> I'll need to get this quickly to acquire my passport -- I have
>>>>>>>>>>>>> an appointment with an agency to acquire my passport on the 24th and they
>>>>>>>>>>>>> asked for proof of travel, either with a letter or actual travel itinerary.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 5:12 PM, Lucas Ferreira <
>>>>>>>>>>>>> lucas.ferreira at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Officially, the decision can take up to Sep 8. Give me until
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> next week, and I'll try to have an answer for you.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Depending on your nationality, you may need to get a visa to
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> enter Brazil. You can check the nearest Brazilian Consulate here:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> http://en.brazilny.org/index.php?/consulado/jurisdiction/ and
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> check if you need a visa here:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> http://en.brazilny.org/index.php?/consulado/t_c/visa_requirements_by_country/
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> If you need a visa, you may need an invitation letter. If this
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> is the case, please let me know.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Lucas
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 20:00, Samy Kamkar <samy at samy.pl>wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Submitted - only question I do have is when I would learn if
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the talk gets accepted. I'll need to get my passport renewed and everything
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> set up for travel!
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 3:44 PM, Samy Kamkar <samy at samy.pl>wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Lucas, that's amazing! I will submit immediately.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thank you so much! That's all for now :)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 3:43 PM, Lucas Ferreira <
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> lucas.ferreira at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hello Samy,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I just got the information that we CAN sponsor your hotel
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> and air tickets.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is there any other information I can help you with?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Lucas
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 14:55, Samy Kamkar <samy at samy.pl>wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Lucas Ferreira <
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> lucas.ferreira at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hello Samy,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> at this moment, we can guarantee you up to 2 hotel
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> nights. We are working to be able to provide air travel as well, but this
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> will depend on our revenue.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> If you will need the conference to cover your expenses,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> please make it clear on your proposal.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Lucas
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 14:45, Samy Kamkar <samy at samy.pl
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hello!
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I would love to submit the CFP and present at AppSec
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Brasil, however I don't work for any company or have anyone to sponsor my
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> travel/hotel. Is this something that could be covered by the conference?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Samy
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Homo sapiens non urinat in ventum.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Homo sapiens non urinat in ventum.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Homo sapiens non urinat in ventum.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Lorna Alamri
>>>
>>> OWASP Connections
>>> Dir: 651-338-0243
>>> skype: lorna.alamri
>>> lorna.alamri at owasp.org
>>>
>>
>>
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