[Owasp-board] [Global_conference_committee] Next OWASP Global Summit

Jason Li jason.li at owasp.org
Mon Jun 6 13:49:04 UTC 2011

Incidentally, I would second Mark's assertion and initiative that starting
to plan now is a good idea, and that the Conferences committee should be
leading this effort.


On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 2:47 PM, Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org> wrote:

> I don't think the GPC is the correct committee to oversee this effort.
> It was originally delegated to the Connections committee as their calling
> is to "connect" OWASPers. The Projects committee was pulled in to the
> planning of the last summit as there was a lot of project involvement.
> But the Conferences committee should have been on point with previous
> Summit planning and should be on point for future planning. They have the
> experience with managing large events and the infrastructure to handle them.
> Part of my personal frustration with Summit planning last time was that we
> were re-inventing the wheel on a lot of things that the Conferences
> committee has most likely solved many times in the past.
> -Jason
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:
>> We had discussed ever two years and GPC would organize it using same call
>> for venue guidelines as global AppSec.
>> After 2 in Europe personally I would like to see a US based summit/retreat
>> in 2013  located in new York City, Orlando, Arizona, Nevada good topic for
>> this weeks activities.
>> On Jun 6, 2011, at 9:25 AM, Mark Bristow <mark.bristow at owasp.org> wrote:
>> Board,
>> Does OWASP plan to host another Global Summit similar to the event
>> this February in 2012 or 2013?  I got a lot of positive feedback from the
>> Summit, especially the "working session" style of the event as it differs
>> from our other events.  Realizing that the Summit is a large drain on OWASP
>> resources, but is one of our most successful activities, when would the
>> board like to host the next Summit event?  I think that if we were to get
>> started on planning this now, we could be in a better position to entertain
>> additional venues, cities, countries et all (although it may be strategic to
>> place the Summit in a geographical area that OWASP wants to grow instead of
>> where it is most convenient for travel, something I'd like the board to
>> consider).
>> Regards,
>> --
>> Mark Bristow
>> (703) 596-5175
>> <mark.bristow at owasp.org>mark.bristow at owasp.org
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