[Owasp-board] AppSecUSA 2016 - Discussion

Michael Coates michael.coates at owasp.org
Tue Jun 30 04:36:23 UTC 2015


Another option (not necessarily the best, but it is one possible)

4. Outsource the planning to a professional planning group.


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On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 6:28 PM, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org> wrote:

> Can we start the discussion by listing all of our options?
>
>    1. Find out why the Chapters are not wanting to step up and drive
>    AppSecUSA.  Figure out how to incentivize them to do so.  If we don't do
>    this, then this is a problem that we're not solving and will perpetuate
>    into future years.
>    2. Have the OWASP staff drive the AppSecUSA planning.  By having
>    AppSec become a Foundation-driven event, do we lose some of it's
>    personality in the process?  How do we ensure that we have enough
>    volunteers to pull it off?
>    3. Cancel or postpone it.  Obviously this would have a negative affect
>    on OWASP's bottom line.
>
> Are there any other options that I'm missing?
>
> ~josh
>
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 2:09 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.
>>
>>
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