[Owasp-boston] AppSec USA Boston 2016 and beyond

Joshua Abraham jabra at spl0it.org
Mon Feb 23 04:36:42 UTC 2015

Hey Jim,

Thanks for the email. I am interested in helping with this process.


On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 10:42 PM, Jim Weiler <jim.weiler at owasp.org> wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> We're trying to create a proposal to OWASP International for AppSec USA
> 2016 in Boston. An OWASP AppSec USA conference is designed, planned and put
> on by the local chapter, and the local chapter decides on and does
> everything - the desired venue; the number, themes and content of the
> tracks; the number and duration of training classes; admission cost; the
> additional tech activities; OWASP store; giveaways; fun events; marketing;
> endorsements (AppSec Denver had a letter from the Governor); publicity etc.
> AppSec brings in about half the annual OWASP revenue so it's very important
> to OWASP.
> This means we need a planning / operations committee comprised of people
> who are able to commit increasing amounts of time as the date nears to
> implement a 1000 to 1500 people technical conference. The committee needs
> project managers, marketing, publicity, catering experts.
> Unfortunately, while we have some pretty unique angles to offer with a
> Boston conference (bio and health science security, other internet of
> things and social media, foliage and duck boat tours)  the submission date
> for AppSec USA 2016 proposals is Feb. 27. So if we have enough people
> willing to take on this commitment by Wednesday we may put in a proposal.
> Otherwise we won't put in a proposal for 2016 and we'll start the long game
> for a 2017 proposal, and maybe you can help with a bigger BASC 2015.
> Thanks, Jim
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