[Owasp-board] Project Summit countdown

johanna curiel curiel johanna.curiel at owasp.org
Sun Feb 8 00:26:37 UTC 2015


I think this is definitely a good idea
We can promote to the closest Universities in Amsterdam,however the
technical ones are located at Delft and Eindhoven, the last one being one
of the best in innovation and that one is quite far.

What about start a contest at defcon?
They are open to Proposals ;-) Hackaton OWASP projects?




On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 5:39 PM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>
wrote:

> An idea -
>
> Push the hackathon concept and see if we can bring in lots of new blood
> college students. They could pick from 1 of X projects that want new
> features or maybe prototype something new? You could add judging and a
> prize and advertise heavily to nearby universities.
>
> Just an idea.
>
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> On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 11:47 AM, johanna curiel curiel <
> johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Board and Project Leaders
>>
>> After a first call to get people to assist and participate into the
>> Project Summit NL, only 2 major projects(Flagship) have reacted and would
>> like to participate.
>>
>>    - OWASP ZAP
>>    - OWTF
>>
>> Right now we have 2 rooms available for this day-20th May (Martin please
>> confirm if this is still the case)
>>
>> For the rest I think we definitely need to breed in new life into
>> projects participation. It can be that for projects with leaders located in
>> USA, it will be more convenient to have a small summit there specially for
>> them or, we can try to promote participation to projects (looking for
>> volunteers, starting a project etc).
>>
>> So far , I don't think we can call this a Project Summit , and it might
>> get down to ZAP/OWTF summit
>>
>> In that case is essential to know:
>>
>>    - Identify how many people will be assisting to the ZAP and OWTF
>>    session
>>    - IF Traveling tickets and accommodation could be paid for ZAP/OWTF
>>    leaders
>>    - Coffee break sponsorship for the attendees of this summit
>>
>> That will basically resume the costs. based on this low attendance I
>> don't think I'll be present in Amsterdam.
>>
>> I think we need to think of another strategy to promote Owasp projects
>> through summits if we want to continue with this. What do we want to
>> achieve indeed?
>>
>> My impression is that no new innovative projects are being started at
>> OWASP.
>> We definitely need new 'blood' and innovative thinkers
>>
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Johanna
>>
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