[Owasp-board] AppSecUSA 2016 - Discussion

Michael Coates michael.coates at owasp.org
Wed Jul 8 21:01:40 UTC 2015


Ah. That makes more sense and seems like a reasonable item to charge
towards.

Keen eye Jim - thanks for point that out.


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On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 1:38 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> Michael, he said "content selection", not "conference location".
>
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> On Jul 8, 2015, at 10:23 AM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
> By conference selection do you mean the community should pick the location
> of the conference?
>
> If so, I disagree. The purpose pf soliciting chapters for hosting the
> conference was to get a group to signup to do a fair amount of work and
> host in their city. Since no one volunteered I'm suggesting we move the
> work of fully planning the conference to the foundation.
>
> If the foundation, not a local chapter, is doing all the work then the
> foundation should pick the location that would lead to the best event given
> their restraints.
>
> All chapters in the community are free to hold regional or chapter events
> of their choosing.
>
> Either way, we should add to the agenda.
>
>
>
> On Jul 8, 2015, at 1:06 PM, Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> Michael,
>
> I support the proposal. With one modification: content selection should be
> done by members of the community.
>
> Could we add this topic to the agenda of our next board meeting for vote?
> Do you like to add this to the agenda?
>
> Best, Tobias
>
>
>
>
> On 29/06/15 21:09, Michael Coates wrote:
>
> Board,
>
>  I'd like to suggest the following for discussion and information
> gathering.
>
>  *Motion to move full responsibility of planning and execution of the
> AppSecUSA 2016 conference to the OWASP Foundation.*
>
>
>  *Current Situation*
> - Open call for hosts conducted and conference is awarded to the most
> qualified submission
> - No submissions for AppSecUSA were submitted during first or second call
> (took place December and January 2014/2015)
> - A third call was recently announced by Laura just a few weeks ago.
>
>  *Reality*
> - Conference planning needs 18 months. Planning within 12 months is
> possible, but much more difficult
> - If we don't make a decision to invest this to the full time resources of
> the foundation, we won't have AppSecUSA 2016
> - This would lead to a significant impact on foundation resources
>
>  Opening for discussion. Thanks for your thoughts.
>
>
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