<div dir="ltr"><div>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?<br><br></div>~josh<br></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Sat, Mar 7, 2015 at 3:49 AM, Mohamed Alfateh <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:mohamed.alfateh@owasp.org" target="_blank">mohamed.alfateh@owasp.org</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="ltr"><div><div>+1 to Africa, the security events attract a huge number of attendees here,<br></div><br>Here are Ec-Council Hacker halted conference successfully hosted in Cairo before<br><a href="http://www.eccouncil.org/news/hacker-halted-to-make-debut-in-egypt/" target="_blank">http://www.eccouncil.org/news/hacker-halted-to-make-debut-in-egypt/</a><br><br></div>and In our regular chapter meeting around ~100 attendee <br></div><div class="HOEnZb"><div class="h5"><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Sat, Mar 7, 2015 at 9:37 AM, Azzeddine Ramrami <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:azzeddine.ramrami@owasp.org" target="_blank">azzeddine.ramrami@owasp.org</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="ltr"><div><div>Hi Paul,<br>What about Africa ?<br></div>Regards,<br></div>Azzeddine<br></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div><div>On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 8:48 PM, Paul Ritchie <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:paul.ritchie@owasp.org" target="_blank">paul.ritchie@owasp.org</a>></span> wrote:<br></div></div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div><div><div dir="ltr"><div><span style="color:black;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px">Hello All:</span><br></div><div><span style="color:black;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px"><br></span></div><div><div class="gmail_default" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Is your Chapter or Region interested in hosting our <span>2016</span> OWASP <span>AppSec</span> Conference for Europe, USA, LATAM or AsiaPac?  </span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">OWASP is actively seeking proposals and we encourage any Chapter or Regional group interested in hosting a</span><span style="color:black">​</span><span style="color:black">n <b>OWASP</b></span><b><span style="color:black">​ ​</span></b><b><span style="color:black">Global </span></b><b><span style="color:black">Conference</span></b><span style="color:black"> 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.</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">The dates of each OWASP Global <span>AppSec</span> conference vary somewhat each year but ideally the conference is held:</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px;color:black">Europe </span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px;color:black">​</span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px;color:black">- Q2</span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px;color:black">​</span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px;color:black"> <span>2016</span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px;color:black">North America</span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px;color:black">​</span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px;color:black"> - Q3</span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px;color:black">​</span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px;color:black"> <span>2016</span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px;color:black"><span>LATAM & AsiaPac, regional tours covering multiple countries in Q2 & Q4 have proven successful.</span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:47.25pt"><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px">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.</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px"> </span><a href="https://www.owasp.org/index.php/How_to_Host_a_Conference" style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:12.8000001907349px" target="_blank">https://www.owasp.org/index.php/How_to_Host_a_Conference</a><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black"><br></span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">To bid for a 201</span><span style="color:black">​6</span><span style="color:black"> OWASP Global <span>AppSec</span> please complete the OCMS form <a href="http://www.tfaforms.com/301382" target="_blank">http://www.tfaforms.com/301382</a> with the following information <b>by March 2</b></span><b><span style="color:black">​</span></b><b><span style="color:black">0th, 201</span></b><b><span style="color:black">​</span></b><b><span style="color:black">5</span></b><b><span style="color:black">.</span></b><b><span style="color:black">   Please include the following information.</span></b></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">1. The proposed city and host chapter.</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">2. The name of the intended local organizer and his/her team committed to the task for 201</span><span style="color:black">​</span><span style="color:black">6</span><span style="color:black">​ </span></font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;color:black;font-size:12.8000001907349px">along with a brief explanation on why the conference committee wants to organize an OWASP Global </span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;color:black;font-size:12.8000001907349px">AppSec</span><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;color:black;font-size:12.8000001907349px">.  Include anticipated help from volunteers before and at the conference.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">3. Previous conferences or local/regional events experience of the conference committee.</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">4. The intended dates for the conference. (Typically includes 2 days of pre-conference training, followed by 2 days of conference talks).</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">5. Venue recommendations. </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">6. Budget. Please use the form on google docs </span><a href="https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AhOGWXgQrDnddE9nZnh1UEZzUHJ2cl85R2hVd2IxRGc&usp=drive_web#gid=0" target="_blank">https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AhOGWXgQrDnddE9nZnh1UEZzUHJ2cl85R2hVd2IxRGc&usp=drive_web#gid=0</a></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;color:black">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</span><span style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;color:black"> </span><span style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;color:black">AppSec</span><span style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;color:black"> </span><span style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;color:black">organizing teams.    </span><b style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The deadline for applications is March 20th.</span></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">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!</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Paul Ritchie, OWASP Executive Director</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><a href="mailto:paul.ritchie@owasp.org" target="_blank">paul.ritchie@owasp.org</a></font></p></div></div><div><br></div><div><div><div dir="ltr"><div><br></div></div></div></div>
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