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

Seba seba at owasp.org
Sat Jan 21 21:49:05 UTC 2017


Hi Josh,

Please read the emails / links below.
We decided in December to make this a "pure" owasp summit. There is no
for-profit company involved.

Kind regards,

Seba
On Sat, 21 Jan 2017 at 21:19, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org> wrote:

> This is not all about the money.  The ramifications of OWASP signing the
> contract is that we would be liable for the event of a for-profit company.
> This event was reviewed by the Board, using the information available to
> us, and we unanimously voted that the OWASP Foundation should not be
> supporting this event.  This should include chapter donations, signing
> contracts, and event registration.  The company that stands to profit from
> this event should be the one to sign the contracts and obtain funding for
> it.
>
> ~josh
> On Sat, Jan 21, 2017 at 4:45 AM, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> Hi Matt,
>
> I think there is a misunderstanding: we do not ask seeding funds from the
> board.
>
> See down in the email thread:
> <snip>
> Information on the event is here:
> http://owaspsummit.org/
> and here:
> http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-leaders/2017-January/017697.html
>
> all information (including the budget) was provided as part of the OCMS
> entry.
> budget link:
>
> https://github.com/OWASP/owasp-summit-2017/blob/master/Budget/owasp-summit-2017-budget%20v20170105.xlsx
> which was approved.
> Our event is listed here:
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_AppSec_Conference
>
> Regarding your funding question:
> We currently have 17,000 USD available in donations from the SAMM project
> and the London chapter (which easily covers the 30% downpayment)
> We are starting registrations this week (Kate has created the RegOnline
> page).
> </snip>
>
> The registratration link is here
> https://www.regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventId=1942827 (24h
> tickets are 1400 EUR)
>
> Thanks for your swift review & signature of the venue contract (which was
> due yesterday)
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Seba
>
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 6:23 PM 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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