[Owasp-board] AppSecUSA 2016 - Discussion

Noreen Whysel OWASP noreen.whysel at owasp.org
Mon Jun 29 19:40:26 UTC 2015


The most successful events I've attended already had a location and team in place for the next year to announce at the current year's event.

Noreen Whysel
Community Manager
OWASP Foundation

> On Jun 29, 2015, at 3:09 PM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org> 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.
> 
> 
> --
> Michael Coates | @_mwc
> OWASP Global Board
> Join me at AppSecUSA 2015 in San Francisco!
> 
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