[Owasp-board] Denver Project summit -budget

Eoin Keary eoin.keary at owasp.org
Mon Jun 30 08:53:08 UTC 2014


We need to support this and any other drives to both improve and mature projects. It's a good spend of money and core to what we do.
We should be asking; "how much do you want" and work from there.


Eoin Keary
Owasp Global Board
+353 87 977 2988


On 30 Jun 2014, at 10:58, johanna curiel curiel <johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:

> Hi Jim
> 
> Main questions to you is : can we afford this?
> For Amsterdam, how much budget can be allocated?
> 
> Again, I think that the last summits have very low attendance and I believe if we do them, they should serve to empower projects.
> 
> I would like to organize a summit during appsec EU 2015 Amsterdam with these main tracks
> -OWASP tools/documentation Open Showcase: Allow project leaders to promote their projects during the conference(similar to Blackhat Arsenal tools)
> -Security Arena workshops:Moderated Sessions where we discuss with industry experts about how to improve security , threats and vulnerabilities not properly cover by the industry. Here we want to invite people from Microsoft, Mozilla, Apache etc. and create specific sessions with them (similar to Google summits)
> 
> I believe that the summit has to be an incubator of exchange, research and exposure to allow us profile as an organization that helps improve security.
> 
> regards
> 
> Johanna
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 3:34 AM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>> This seems quite reasonable and well thought out and I'd like to support it.
>> 
>> What more info do we need to support this as a board, and in general can we afford this?
>> 
>> Aloha,
>> Jim
>> 
>> 
>> On 6/27/14, 4:13 AM, johanna curiel       curiel wrote:
>>> What do you propose?
>>> 
>>> First of all, we want to be able to properly promote the summit among project leaders/industry experts to contribute and participate together
>>> Create clear proposals per project assisting to the summit
>>> Meet with industry resources at Denver to contribute and solve very specific issues and have a clear output plan results for each project participating
>>> 
>>> Have you consulted with Laura?
>>> yes, she mentioned that rooms for the summit has been allocated (space/rooms) this is done in advance and actually the summit is been promoted on the appsec us website.
>>>  She could confirm this information.
>>> 
>>> The board can rubber stamp it after Laura has worked with you if it was not already budgeted and associated with AppSec event.
>>> 
>>> Do I have to fulfill specific requirements regarding organizing the project summit? if this is the case, please send me which are and I can set a plan with Laura and submit it to the board.
>>> 
>>> I don't believe and amount has been agreed. Do you have an idea of costs?
>>> Actually I want to encourage everyone to pay his own accommodation and costs, with exception to those volunteers that will be there to organize the summit.
>>> In past conferences, members assisting to the summit received a free           pass to the conference as a reward for their volunteer efforts (thus work). 
>>> I have been busy during the summit that I didn't have anytime to assist to the conference, and actually if I organize the summit I will not be assisting to the conference
>>> So you let me know how much can be made available and I see how many volunteers I can set to work.
>>> 
>>> This is my basic plan that can be worked out in detail.
>>> 
>>> The main purpose of this summit is to work on improving the tools with industry participation of experts of other           foundations/organizations that are interested and have shown interest in these OWASP project and tools such as
>>> (as example of ongoing activities)
>>> Python Framework project(Enrico Branca) with Mozilla (Python developers will be invited by Simon Bennetts) and GE developers that have contacted Enrico regarding his project
>>> Code review (Larry/Gary) , invite some industry experts/developers from Microsoft,Oracle(java),Python and anyone wanted to join
>>> PCI toolkit(Johanna) invite PCI experts and provide feedback/contribution
>>> Creating continuous build security  and QA review process (Jason Johnson/Johanna)
>>> Mind Mapping of OWASP tools(Enrico/Johanna)
>>> Record summit sessions(Jonathan Marcil)
>>> Other projects==> Must be invited , they must provide a clear plan just as we will do (Code Review,Python Framework, PCI) with participation of industry experts for feedback
>>> Promote industry participation to the summit using a campaign through linked-in and Google Ad sense
>>> Identified costs for summit
>>> USD 1000,- to promote the summit through Google adsense and Linkedin
>>> 2 Printers(color) to print materials ==> Sponsored by HP?
>>> Food for 5 volunteers working at the summit===> 5 x USD 50/day allowance ==> USD 250,-
>>> Travel costs and accommodation for Project summit organizer(me) ==> +/- USD 1300,-
>>> Travel accommodations for volunteers to work in the summit (4)==> USD 5000,-
>>> Promotion materials such as banners, booklets, give away cards ==>USD 500,
>>> Total==> USD 8050,= Round up to USD 9000,=
>>> 
>>> 
>>> regards
>>> 
>>> Johanna
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 3:24 PM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>> I don't believe and amount has been agreed. Do you have an idea of costs?
>>>> 
>>>> Eoin Keary
>>>> Owasp Global Board
>>>> +353 87 977 2988
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 26 Jun 2014, at 20:15, johanna curiel curiel <johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> > Dear Board members
>>>> >
>>>> > I have a question regarding the organization of the Project summit at Denver.
>>>> >
>>>> > As mentioned to some of the board members I volunteered to organize the Project Denver summit  I want to submit a clear plan and proposal regarding this.
>>>> >
>>>> > Regarding the budget, has it been allocated and how much do we count on?
>>>> >
>>>> > Regards
>>>> >
>>>> > Johanna
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