[Owasp-board] AppSec EU 2011 - VOTE REQUIRED

Seba seba at owasp.org
Fri Jun 18 16:38:08 UTC 2010


based on location (geographically closer to US & university instead of
hotel) and the track record of Irish events & local community: I vote
Dublin +1
--Seba

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 6:21 PM, Kate Hartmann <kate.hartmann at owasp.org> wrote:
> Board, after much debate, the GCC would like to present for approval the
> location for 2011 OWASP AppSec EU – Dublin, Ireland.  I am attaching the two
> finalist  proposals from both Ireland and Greece.
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> Dublin and London would be joining efforts for this event.  The venue would
> be Trinity University, host of the previous Ireland events, and the event
> would be held in May.
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> The committee chose Dublin over Greece for 2011 for several reasons:
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> 1.       The uniting of two very strong chapters in EU provides a strong
> foundation for ground support and sponsorships.
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> 2.      Both chapters have hosted successful OWASP events in the past.
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> 3.      Economic instability in Greece raises concerns about the
> availability of sturdy infrastructure (airline, taxi, hotel, currency)
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> 4.      Dublin is “budget friendly”
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> 5.      Dublin and London are geographically and linguistically closer to
> the US with direct flights from most US cities.
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> We are thrilled that we had two strong proposals for EU 2011.  We are hoping
> that with a ramping of EU activity this year in Sweden and next year in
> Dublin, the stage will be set for a strong draw and event in Greece in 2012.
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> We would like to be able to make the announcement next week in Stockholm, so
> your prompt review is appreciated.
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> Kate Hartmann
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> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
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