[Owasp-board] AppSecUSA 2016 - Discussion

johanna curiel curiel johanna.curiel at owasp.org
Tue Jun 30 14:27:51 UTC 2015


What about Bsides in Amsterdam?

I checked their schedule and there was none programmed so far next year. I
wanted to organize a Bsides in Amsterdam in 2016



On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 10:08 AM, Matt Konda <matt.konda at owasp.org> wrote:

> This may not be something we want to really do, but I suppose one
> potential option would be to find a developer conference and approach them
> about collaborating.  An option might be:  http://www.thestrangeloop.com/
> or http://www.springone2gx.com/.
>
> We could do something like see if we could set up reciprocity between the
> badges and some sort of $ sharing based on attendance...  if the venue can
> handle our additional volume, it could make planning easier and give both
> organizers an economy of scale.  It also aligns with strategic objectives
> of cross pollinating with devs.
>
> I wouldn't actually *recommend* this route in its current (not even real
> proposal) state unless people rallied behind it and we found a really good
> option for partnering that worked based on size and location.  But its
> something to think about ...
>
> Matt
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 5:52 AM, Tom Brennan <tomb at proactiverisk.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Alcon; NYC is always a great place and why I choose to live in the
>> area. We did it in 2008 and 2013 and were profitable both times and I
>> invested a lot of time as well as many volunteers. Those experiences ARE
>> currently being applied  to http://www.nymjcsc.org and the direction we
>> should take in the future we OWASP already has agreements in place. (Be
>> inclusive, be cheap to attend and drive awareness)
>>
>> The crew is also planning a regional event in 2016 & 2017 that mirrors
>> the OWASP LASCON event we have a plan in motion.  I would suggest a call
>> with all involved people on July 6th 7th or morning of the 10th.
>>
>> Having been around the block with OWASP I believe that Vegas or Orlando,
>> FL should be considered ideal for a global and annual OWASP AppSecUSA will
>> discuss why on the call.  I have also motioned for the OWASP
>> USA summit event in New Jersey so lets discuss and have always supported
>> OWASP Hawaii ;)
>>
>> It's not as easy as just changing the 2013 website
>> http://2013.appsecusa.org but let's discuss
>>
>> Brennan
>> 973-202-0122
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> +1 NYC and surrounding area. Proximity  of staff and past successes make
>>> this a compelling choice if we go in this direction.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Jim Manico
>>> Global Board Member
>>> OWASP Foundation
>>> https://www.owasp.org
>>> Join me at AppSecUSA <http://appsecusa.org/> 2015!
>>>
>>> On Jun 29, 2015, at 1:58 PM, Noreen Whysel OWASP <
>>> noreen.whysel at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> I am in NYC, right in Upper West Side Manhattan. Kelly and Claudia are
>>> NJ.  I have done Amtrak to Baltimore and DC. Flights are cheap, frequent
>>> and short. Philly is another fairly central option of you are looking at
>>> proximity to east coast staff.
>>>
>>> Noreen Whysel
>>> Community Manager
>>> OWASP Foundation
>>>
>>> On Jun 29, 2015, at 7:43 PM, Alison Shrader <alison.mcnamee at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Just one note on the Baltimore area….I am the only one that is very
>>> close.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Kate would not need to pay for a flight, but is not close enough to not
>>> need a hotel.  Everybody else would still need a flight as well.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Alison Shrader
>>>
>>> OWASP Accounting
>>>
>>> 1200C Agora Dr, #232
>>>
>>> Bel Air, MD 21014
>>>
>>> USA
>>>
>>> 1-410-440-5430
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *From:* owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
>>> owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Michael Coates
>>> *Sent:* Monday, June 29, 2015 7:40 PM
>>> *To:* Andrew van der Stock
>>> *Cc:* OWASP Foundation Board List
>>> *Subject:* Re: [Owasp-board] AppSecUSA 2016 - Discussion
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Andrew,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Since we're in some ways putting the cart before the horse, from your
>>> comments can I conclude you are for a foundation driven planning for
>>> AppSecUSA 2016?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> To your notes, I do like the following ideas you mentioned.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 1. Picking a location where we've already been will drastically reduce
>>> effort and work because we've already used the location.
>>>
>>> 2. Moving to a foundation driven planning event would open up more funds
>>> since the split would be eliminated.
>>>
>>> 3. Proximity of staff is helpful. We have 2 in the bay area and several
>>> in the baltimore area
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Michael Coates | @_mwc
>>> <https://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=_mwc>
>>>
>>> OWASP Global Board
>>>
>>> Join me at AppSecUSA <http://AppSecUSA.org> 2015 in San Francisco!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 3:48 PM, Andrew van der Stock <
>>> vanderaj at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Michael,
>>>
>>> Agreed we need to get on it.
>>>
>>> My views are to first pick a city, and then that should help crystallize
>>> volunteer support once they know for sure that they are getting a major
>>> conference.
>>>
>>>    - *NYC* - we had a great event in 2013, and we know the hotel can
>>>    help us even if we don't have bodies on the ground. We can use the
>>>    additional revenue from a lack of splitting with a chapter to use more
>>>    hotel resources in the planning phase.
>>>    - *Baltimore* - this is close to OWASP HQ, and thus Foundation staff
>>>    can do be there without hotel and travel costs. BWI is a great airport and
>>>    has public transport linkages to Baltimore.This is a good option if we
>>>    don't find any on the ground volunteers, as I'm sure Baltimore has similar
>>>    convention capabilities to NYC, plus local OWASP staff.
>>>    - I would suggest we consider *DC* as a distant third option for
>>>    discussion as that DC is a hub for government agencies, but honestly, this
>>>    is almost as bad as NYC in terms of getting OWASP Foundation staff to
>>>    travel to DC as it's a good 1.5-2 hours from OWASP HQ to DC.
>>>
>>> I think we need to pick a location, and then find volunteers to help
>>> once they know that it will be in their neck of the woods.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> thanks,
>>>
>>> Andrew
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 5:40 AM, Noreen Whysel OWASP <
>>> noreen.whysel at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> 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
>>> <https://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=_mwc>
>>>
>>> OWASP Global Board
>>>
>>> Join me at AppSecUSA <http://AppSecUSA.org> 2015 in San Francisco!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>> --
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>>
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