[Owasp-board] budget for training program

Seba seba at owasp.org
Fri May 14 05:57:58 UTC 2010


Great plan, but I'd plan the training tour in September, after the holidays.
We'll have one combined with the BeNeLux Day in December

--Seba

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 10:59 PM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:
> (CCing board, GEC and GCC)
> The idea is that this should be a chapter lead event, where the chapter uses
> the funds available to them to organize these and to bring in external
> presenters (who are always locally appreciated)
> In addition to Paulo's comments below, In the course we delivered in London
> last month, we bought and distributed a number of books (which I ask
> Kate/Alison to threat as a OWASP Global expense (about $900 USD)) since I
> wanted to see their impact and interrest on the course attendees (which was
> very positive)
> The idea is to deliver a number of these training course over the next
> couple months (me and Paulo were talking today about seeing if we could
> organize an "OWASP Chapter Training Tour" in July, and there is already some
> movement in doing the same in the US). These course events should help to
> iron out the operation model, and when we have 10 of these delivered, we can
> do a review of them and finalize & launch this as something we expect ALL
> chapters to organize (when they reach a certain size)
> Finally, in order to start also enabling the the next level of these OWASP
> Chapter trainings (i.e. the idea of the "OWASP Academies") we will need to
> beef up the OWASP Central logistical team (with budget for resources, travel
> and material creation), which as I mentioned in the last Board Meeting, a
> plan for it should be soon presented for vote.
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
> On 13 May 2010 19:33, Paulo Coimbra <paulo.coimbra at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Kate,
>>
>>
>>
>> As has been agreed, please see the enclosed email, the training course is
>> being organized under the following concept:
>>
>>
>>
>> “We are proposing a Chapters driven model with local Chapter organization
>> in which the courses are free for OWASP members, the contents are OWASP
>> projects focused and the costs are supported by a mix of funding i.e. local
>> chapter budget, external sponsorship, trainers sponsorship i.e. trip and/or
>> accommodation paid by themselves and local chapter members’ sponsorship i.e.
>> taking trainers in as guests“.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/London/Training/OWASP_projects_and_resources_you_can_use_TODAY#tab=OWASP_Internals
>>
>>
>>
>> Regarding this London specific event as none sponsorship has been found as
>> of yet, everything is being supported by the London Chapter budget that
>> currently accounts for $2,215.
>>
>>
>>
>> http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=p6IFyntQTi7t-yH-peiD8Aw
>>
>>
>>
>> Until now we have spent £74,8. Justin, Alison and Dinis have been
>> informed. I have paid these expenses and have already asked for the
>> reimbursement. The data is on-line on the course’s wiki page.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> https://spreadsheets.google.com/a/owasp.org/ccc?key=0An4Puwz7EA41dFZvOTdQbURBY1Vkd0Y2cmp2MHRmdkE&hl=en
>>
>>
>>
>> As for future expenses, I can anticipate we will need to pay for four
>> flight tickets (Eoin, Fabio, Matteo and Martin Knobloch) and for two nights
>> of accommodation (Matteo and Martin Knobloch).
>>
>>
>>
>> All of these decisions have been taken with Dinis and Justin’s
>> involvement. Sometimes the decision has also been shared with the Education
>> and the Connections Committees.
>>
>>
>>
>> Please do not hesitate and get back to me if you need any additional info.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>>
>> Paulo Coimbra,
>>
>> OWASP Project Manager
>>
>>
>>
>> From: Kate Hartmann [mailto:kate.hartmann at owasp.org]
>> Sent: quinta-feira, 13 de Maio de 2010 18:25
>>
>> To: paulo.coimbra at owasp.org
>> Cc: 'dinis cruz'; 'Justin Clarke'; alison.shrader at owasp.org
>> Subject: budget for training program
>>
>>
>>
>> Do you have any sort of documented budget for your training program?  Has
>> everything been run through the foundation?  If it has, I can get the
>> numbers from Alison, but thought I’d check with you first.
>>
>>
>>
>> Kate Hartmann
>>
>> OWASP Operations Director
>>
>> 9175 Guilford Road
>>
>> Suite 300
>>
>> Columbia, MD  21046
>>
>>
>>
>> 301-275-9403
>>
>> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
>>
>> Skype:  kate.hartmann1
>>
>>
>
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