[Owasp-board] Eu event management resource?

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Tue May 26 08:15:29 UTC 2015


Of course and thank you for considering it Martin.

Aloha!
- Jim


On 5/26/15 8:58 AM, Martin Knobloch wrote:
> ‎Jim,
>
> May I postpone answering this after our wrap-up meeting, Wednesday 
>  June 4th.
> Then we have more insight of the whole team.
>
> Cheers,
> -martin
>
>
> *From: *Jim Manico
> *Sent: *dinsdag 26 mei 2015 08:48
> *To: *Martin Knobloch
> *Cc: *Seba; Tobias; owasp-board at lists.owasp.org; 
> paul.ritchie at owasp.org; dirk at owasp.org; adrian.winckles at owasp.org; 
> matteo.meucci at owasp.org
> *Subject: *Re: [Owasp-board] Eu event management resource?
>
>
> I think the issue with time zone difficulties is very legitimate, Martin.
>
> I am wondering if we can narrow this down more. What tasks were you 
> doing that could have been offloaded?
>
> Do you need more help with catering? With vendor relations? With 
> website building? Contracts?
>
> Hiring a full time resource is expensive and I think just a few more 
> details would help us understand what tasks are needed.
>
> Respectfully,
> Jim
>
>
>
>
>
> On 5/23/15 3:58 PM, Martin Knobloch wrote:
>> ‎The staff was very helpful and supporting. Kate and Kelly have been 
>> super on what they did.
>>
>> Nevertheless there are many things that could be taken care of by a 
>> European based resource, we now had to do ourselves for different 
>> reasons.
>> Furthermore, as Seba explains, there is the difference in time-zone.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> -martin
>>
>>
>> *From: *Jim Manico
>> *Sent: *zaterdag 23 mei 2015 15:17
>> *To: *Martin Knobloch
>> *Cc: *Seba; Tobias; owasp-board at lists.owasp.org; 
>> paul.ritchie at owasp.org; dirk at owasp.org; adrian.winckles at owasp.org; 
>> matteo.meucci at owasp.org
>> *Subject: *Re: [Owasp-board] Eu event management resource?
>>
>>
>> This seems like a very reasonable request as our European conference 
>> attendance seems to just grow and grow every year...
>>
>> May I ask, was the foundation helpful with this years conference 
>> organization? Were there services or help from the foundation that 
>> you found lacking or areas where more resources were needed?
>>
>> I think the more detail we have in terms of what you need, the better 
>> we can allocate resources in that direction.
>>
>> PS: AppSec EU was •awesome• in every way this year. The organization 
>> was excellent. I was shocked to see (and eat) such good food at a 
>> conference and it very positively added to the experience. Thank you 
>> for such a well done conference!
>>
>> --
>> Jim Manico
>> @Manicode
>> (808) 652-3805
>>
>> On May 23, 2015, at 2:51 PM, Martin Knobloch 
>> <martin.knobloch at owasp.org <mailto:martin.knobloch at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> ‎I concur Seba's statement!
>>> -martin
>>>
>>> *From: *Seba
>>> *Sent: *zaterdag 23 mei 2015 14:07
>>> *To: *Tobias; owasp-board at lists.owasp.org 
>>> <mailto:owasp-board at lists.owasp.org>; paul.ritchie at owasp.org 
>>> <mailto:paul.ritchie at owasp.org>
>>> *Cc: *dirk at owasp.org <mailto:dirk at owasp.org>; 
>>> adrian.winckles at owasp.org <mailto:adrian.winckles at owasp.org>; 
>>> matteo.meucci at owasp.org <mailto:matteo.meucci at owasp.org>
>>> *Subject: *Re: [Owasp-board] Eu event management resource?
>>>
>>>
>>> hi Tobias,
>>>
>>> it would most certainly make sense to have a dedicated European 
>>> based person (or service) that can handle the appseceu event 
>>> management. if this person/service could also support the european 
>>> administration, chapter support & chapter events it would even be 
>>> better.
>>>
>>> This resource should focus on the European teams (possibly extended 
>>> with Middle-EAst & Africa), be in the same timezone, multi-lingual & 
>>> understand the European society & culture. Hiring this in the coming 
>>> months will offload the event management / operations  from the eu 
>>> conference team, so we can focus on content
>>>
>>> kind regards,
>>>
>>> Seba
>>>
>>> On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 1:49 PM Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org 
>>> <mailto:tobias.gondrom at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     Hi Seba,
>>>
>>>     <board hat=off>
>>>     at this moment, AFAIK there is only the /question/ whether an
>>>     additional resource for event management in Europe would be
>>>     useful. So AFAIK, there is no timeline on this.
>>>
>>>     If you feel this would be needed and helpful for our event
>>>     success in Europe, please let us know your thoughts and input
>>>     whether such could make sense?
>>>
>>>     Thank you, Tobias
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>     On 23/05/15 13:38, Seba wrote:
>>>>     Hi,
>>>>
>>>>     From conversations in Amsterdam I understand that an extra
>>>>     resource is considered for event management by the
>>>>     board/foundation?
>>>>
>>>>     As Europe has the 2nd largest conference it would make sense to
>>>>     hire this resource/service in Europe?
>>>>
>>>>     Can you include the European conference team in defining the
>>>>     criteria & assisting in the selection? What is the timeline on
>>>>     this?
>>>>
>>>>     safe travels home!
>>>>
>>>>     kind regards,
>>>>
>>>>     Seba
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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