[Owasp-board] [Governance] OWASP to hire a FTE conference manager

Dennis Groves dennis.groves at owasp.org
Thu Jun 6 00:02:47 UTC 2013


Again, I strongly agree and as stated in my prior emails - I think we simply can not afford to neglect this any further - **we have *TWO* major conferences around the corner**. 

This is worth having an **emergency board meeting** and a vote on; the second issue of funding can be handled as ordinary business. We will all still spend many weeks identifying a suitable candidate, before we need to have a solution for funding - and we have no further time to waste on this issue.


On 5 Jun 2013, at 16:57, Tobias wrote:

> +1 for yes we need a conference manager.
> Adding two reasons:
> 1. there is a lot of learning to transfer from one conference to the
> next. No need to make the same mistakes over and over again.
> 2. conferences are one of our key flagship contact points with the
> public, so we should focus on doing them well.
> 3. we generate major funding through our conferences. It is good
> business sense to invest in handling them well; possibly this can even
> generate more revenue.
> Just my 5cents.
> Tobias

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