[Owasp-board] [Owasp-leaders] Final Call for 2016 AppSec Conference Proposals

Josh Sokol josh.sokol at owasp.org
Wed Mar 11 16:29:35 UTC 2015


I don't see any reason why an "AppSec" event couldn't be organized in
Africa.  We have plenty of other chapters organizing their own AppSec
events (AppSec California, LASCON, SnowFROC, etc).  What support can the
Foundation give you guys to make this happen?

~josh

On Sat, Mar 7, 2015 at 3:49 AM, Mohamed Alfateh <mohamed.alfateh at owasp.org>
wrote:

> +1 to Africa, the security events attract a huge number of attendees here,
>
> Here are Ec-Council Hacker halted conference successfully hosted in Cairo
> before
> http://www.eccouncil.org/news/hacker-halted-to-make-debut-in-egypt/
>
> and In our regular chapter meeting around ~100 attendee
>
> On Sat, Mar 7, 2015 at 9:37 AM, Azzeddine Ramrami <
> azzeddine.ramrami at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi Paul,
>> What about Africa ?
>> Regards,
>> Azzeddine
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 8:48 PM, Paul Ritchie <paul.ritchie at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello All:
>>>
>>> Is your Chapter or Region interested in hosting our 2016 OWASP AppSec Conference
>>> for Europe, USA, LATAM or AsiaPac?
>>>
>>> OWASP is actively seeking proposals and we encourage any Chapter or
>>> Regional group interested in hosting a​n *OWASP**​ ​**Global *
>>> *Conference* to submit a proposal.  Additionally, we are looking at
>>> other formats including static locations and regional tours to help
>>> maximize spreading the word about OWASP.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> The dates of each OWASP Global AppSec conference vary somewhat each
>>> year but ideally the conference is held:
>>>
>>> Europe ​- Q2​ 2016
>>>
>>> North America​ - Q3​ 2016
>>>
>>> LATAM & AsiaPac, regional tours covering multiple countries in Q2 & Q4
>>> have proven successful.
>>>
>>>
>>> Hosting a conference requires commitment, responsibility and a lot of
>>> time, energy and effort to properly plan and implement a conference. For
>>> more information see the How to Host a Conference page.
>>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/How_to_Host_a_Conference
>>>
>>>
>>> To bid for a 201​6 OWASP Global AppSec please complete the OCMS form
>>> http://www.tfaforms.com/301382 with the following information *by March
>>> 2**​**0th, 201**​**5**.**   Please include the following information.*
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 1. The proposed city and host chapter.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 2. The name of the intended local organizer and his/her team committed
>>> to the task for 201​6​ along with a brief explanation on why the
>>> conference committee wants to organize an OWASP Global AppSec.  Include
>>> anticipated help from volunteers before and at the conference.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 3. Previous conferences or local/regional events experience of the
>>> conference committee.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 4. The intended dates for the conference. (Typically includes 2 days of
>>> pre-conference training, followed by 2 days of conference talks).
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 5. Venue recommendations.
>>>
>>>
>>> 6. Budget. Please use the form on google docs
>>> https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AhOGWXgQrDnddE9nZnh1UEZzUHJ2cl85R2hVd2IxRGc&usp=drive_web#gid=0
>>>
>>>
>>> We really appreciate every proposal we receive, however not every
>>> proposal will be approved. The selection process will be made by the OWASP
>>> operations team with input from previous AppSec organizing teams.    *The
>>> deadline for applications is March 20th.*
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Should you have any questions concerning the proposal process or need
>>> assistance with your application, please do not hesitate to contact me.  We
>>> are looking forward to your proposals!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Paul Ritchie, OWASP Executive Director
>>>
>>> paul.ritchie at owasp.org
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Azzeddine RAMRAMI
>> +33 6 65 48 90 04.
>> Enterprise Security Architect
>> OWASP Leader (Morocco Chapter)
>> Mozilla Security Projects Mentor
>>
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