[Owasp-board] REMINDER _ Re: URGENT CONTRACT FOR OWASP SUMMIT 2017 - Re: Proposal of Costs: Woburn Forest - Owasp - 12.06.2017

Josh Sokol josh.sokol at owasp.org
Fri Jan 20 21:25:24 UTC 2017


Please see my response to you on Thursday, December 15th:


The short answer is that the request for funds was not approved.  The board
> is happy to see the OWASP Foundation funds being used to support OWASP
> projects, but we do not believe that putting up the seed money for a
> for-profit company is a wise investment on OWASP's part.  There were also
> concerns about on the budget side of things, whether this event would be
> sustainable over the long-term, and the date is very close to our AppSecEU
> conference.  We barely had quorum at the meeting, but it was a unanimous
> "no" vote.  Instead, we would like to encourage this team to work with
> Laura to put together an outstanding Project Summit on behalf of the OWASP
> Foundation.


On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 11:23 AM, Matt Konda <matt.konda at owasp.org> wrote:

> (+Board List)
> Seba,
> I'm confused.  If I sign this, isn't OWASP essentially agreeing to pay for
> the contract in the event all of your assumptions don't work out?
> I'm sorry, but I don't think that was the board's intent.  I've copied the
> board list so that people can weigh in.
> Matt
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 5:07 AM, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:
>> hi Laura, Matt,
>> The deadline is today: can you please make sure to get the contract
>> signed & delivered?
>> thx!
>> Seba
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