FYI.<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">---------- Forwarded message ----------<br>From: <b class="gmail_sendername">OWASP Summit 2013</b> <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:owasp-summit-2013@owasp.org">owasp-summit-2013@owasp.org</a>></span><br>

Date: Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 15:45<br>Subject: 2013 Global Summit - Request for Proposals<br>To: "Feel free to browse the archives." <<a href="mailto:owasp-leaders@lists.owasp.org">owasp-leaders@lists.owasp.org</a>><br>

Cc: global_conference_committee <<a href="mailto:global_conference_committee@lists.owasp.org">global_conference_committee@lists.owasp.org</a>>, OWASP Summit 2013 <<a href="mailto:owasp-summit-2013@owasp.org">owasp-summit-2013@owasp.org</a>><br>

<br><br><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">Dear OWASP Leaders and Contributors - </p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">The Summit Planning team is looking for a venue for the 2013 Global
Summit to be scheduled for 4 days and 5 nights, preferably during Q1 2013 (but
this is not mandatory). If you are have a location in mind or would like to
host the Summit, please submit a proposal with the information specified below
by March 1, 2012. The proposal can be a rough draft with estimated expenses
based on the criteria provided; however, please provide as many hard quotes
as possible (proposals with actual quotations from venues will be more highly
scored).</p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">Summit Venue Proposals should include the following information:</p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">1. Local OWASP Planning team</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top"><br></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">2. Location of Venue</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top"><br></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">3. Proposed Dates (target Q1 2013) - event for 4 days and 5 nights</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top"><br></p>




<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">4. Nearest international airport (name and distance). Also - </p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>What countries will require a visa and what is the cost of obtaining a
visa to visit this location?</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><br></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">5. Venue:<span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">    </span></span>Minimum Required Room Set: </p>

<ul type="disc"><li>1 large room to include everyone (est. 300)</li>
 <li class="MsoNormal" style="vertical-align:top">2
     medium rooms for approx. 150 people</li>
 <li class="MsoNormal" style="vertical-align:top">3 small
     rooms for approx. 30 people</li>
 <li class="MsoNormal" style="vertical-align:top">Staff/Operations
     room</li>
 <li class="MsoNormal" style="vertical-align:top">Storage
     room</li>
 <li class="MsoNormal" style="vertical-align:top">Support
     for camera platform in each room (wired networking preferred)</li>
</ul>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">Additional Requirements:</p>

<ul type="disc">
 <li class="MsoNormal" style="vertical-align:top">List
     any additional space available</li>
 <li class="MsoNormal" style="vertical-align:top">Provide
     floor plan if available</li>
 <li class="MsoNormal" style="vertical-align:top">Availability
     of electrical power in rooms for laptops</li>
</ul>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">6. Food & Beverage</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Quotation on Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for 300 (4 days)</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Quote on a reception (beer & wine) 2 hours</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Provide full menu with pricing</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Costs for hosted alcoholic beverages</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><br></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">7. Lodging:</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>5 Nights accommodation for 300 double occupancy</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>What group/shared accommodations are available (villas, houses, cabins)</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><br></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">9. Network</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Cost for a minimum of 10 MB down 5 Up unrestricted Internet</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Ability to deploy
our own event network (for infrastructure such as collaboration servers and
streaming servers)</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Availability of
convenience network for attendees</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Accessibility of
patch panel</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Availability of us
putting in or “own” Internet</p>

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<br>
</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">10. Why is this place coolest place ever? Sell us on why we should pick
you location...or what is unique and special about this place?<br>
<br>
<br>
Additional considerations - </p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">These are not required for an RFP, but may be used to evaluate the
locations/proposals</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>What are the expected travel costs for OWASP members to travel to this
location?</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Is location easy to travel to without many connections/layovers/drive
between airport and venue?</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Does the location offer cheap lodging that facilitates group synergy and
collaboration?</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Is their on-site catering?</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Is it a quiet location conducive to getting work done?</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>What is the ease of doing business in this location?  </p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>Are there any safety/security concerns that travelers may have?</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:31.75pt;vertical-align:top"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span>What are the weather conditions and local climate at the location for the
time proposed?</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top"><br>
Timeline -Submissions must be received by March 1, 2012 and the Summit planning
team will make a decision by April 1.</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top"><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">Proposals can be submitted to <a href="mailto:owasp-summit-2013@owasp.org" target="_blank">owasp-summit-2013@owasp.org</a></p>


<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">Questions can also be directed to Sarah Baso (<a href="mailto:sarah.baso@owasp.org" target="_blank">sarah.baso@owasp.org</a>) or Mark Bristow (<a href="mailto:mark.bristow@owasp.org" target="_blank">mark.bristow@owasp.org</a>)</p>


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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">Thanks in advance for your consideration and time in putting proposals
together! </p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;vertical-align:top">Regards,</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:8pt;vertical-align:top">The 2013
Summit Planning Team</p>

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</div><br><br clear="all"><div><br></div>-- <br>Homo sapiens non urinat in ventum.<br>