[Owasp-board] Denver Project summit -budget

Tobias tobias.gondrom at owasp.org
Mon Jun 30 10:50:59 UTC 2014


Hi Johanna,

I agree, that this would be a great opportunity for our projects.
We have note made our budget, so Eoin is indeed right, please make a
plan and tell us what you need so we can include it in the budget plan
for 2015.

Thanks a lot for all your efforts and energy!

Tobias


On 30/06/14 09:53, Eoin Keary wrote:
> 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 <mailto: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
>> <mailto: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 <mailto: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 <tel:%2B353%2087%20977%202988>
>>>
>>>
>>>         On 26 Jun 2014, at 20:15, johanna curiel curiel
>>>         <johanna.curiel at owasp.org <mailto: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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