[Owasp-board] AppSec EU 2011 - VOTE REQUIRED

Matt Tesauro matt.tesauro at owasp.org
Fri Jun 18 21:41:59 UTC 2010


Ireland (Dublin) has my vote.

Several successful local events & a _free_ event location both speak 
well for the success of this conference.

Dublin +1

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-- Matt Tesauro
OWASP Board Member
OWASP Live CD Project Lead
http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_Project
http://AppSecLive.org - Community and Download site

On 6/18/10 11:21 AM, Kate Hartmann 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.
>
> 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.
>
> The committee chose Dublin over Greece for 2011 for several reasons:
>
> 1. The uniting of two very strong chapters in EU provides a strong
> foundation for ground support and sponsorships.
>
> 2. Both chapters have hosted successful OWASP events in the past.
>
> 3. Economic instability in Greece raises concerns about the availability
> of sturdy infrastructure (airline, taxi, hotel, currency)
>
> 4. Dublin is “budget friendly”
>
> 5. Dublin and London are geographically and linguistically closer to the
> US with direct flights from most US cities.
>
> 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.
>
> We would like to be able to make the announcement next week in
> Stockholm, so your prompt review is appreciated.
>
> Kate Hartmann
>
> OWASP Operations Director
>
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>
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>
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>
> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
>
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>
>
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-- 
-- Matt Tesauro
OWASP Board Member
OWASP Live CD Project Lead
http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_Project
http://AppSecLive.org - Community and Download site



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