[Owasp-leaders] Need energy for sorting out the Summit's REMOTE PARTICIPANTS Fwd: Great news we have a sponsor for the Video uplink and broadcast

Matthew Chalmers matthew.chalmers at owasp.org
Wed Jan 26 10:23:19 EST 2011


Dinis,

I'm still confused about this. It sounds like we have a solution (a vendor),
and plenty of streaming capacity, so why the big push to get people to put
their names on a list? What if people want to participate anonymously? Isn't
OWASP free and open?

Matt


On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 2:31 AM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:

> Filipe, that is a great idea, and I guess what I'm trying to say is that *unless
> we create a 'solution' for the remote participants, it will not happen at
> the scale and quality-level that it could.*
>
> FYI, we currently have 140 confirmed attendees (with 2 weeks to go, so the
> final number will be higher). But the key question is* 'how many remote
> participants could/should we have'? *(the video broadcast provided by
> SAPO.pt can handle up to 1000 streams)
>
> If all works accordingly to plan, we will have very good digital coverage
> of the Summit (video streams, live blogging, onsite journalist), but will we
> have anyone listening? and contributing remotely???
>
> I've had numerous exchanges with key players in our industry (including
> OWASP leaders), that are not about to make it to the Summit, but are
> committed to find the time to participate remotely. The problem is that I
> have nowhere to point them to!
>
> The' physical' Summit Participants are treated as '1st class' citizens
> (with a huge amount of time, energy and focus being put on making sure that
> they have the most productive time at the Summit), but unfortunately , the
> remote Summit participants are being treated as 'off-the-chart' class
> citizens :(
>
> If we can't pull this off, it will be massive missed opportunity, since
> there is a lot of talent (and decision makers) that we could be reaching out
> and remotely engaging with the Summit
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
>
>
> On 26 January 2011 08:16, Filipe Lacerda <filipe.lacerda at lusolabs.com>wrote:
>
>>  Dear Ones,
>>
>> I'm in Madrid at the moment. I crossed with an attendee just like me, that
>> was at the Lisbon Meeting last December. I spoke to him over the phone so we
>> could met here in Madrid, and one of the subjects was if he was going to the
>> Summit. We will not join for the summit, he said, for professional reasons.
>> Therefore i told him about the internet broadcast and he was very pleased
>> with that.
>>
>> I just did my "little" networking and with that i do believe that him and
>> his two friends, that were also at the Lisbon meeting, will attend to the
>> Summit Online.
>>
>> Why not grabbing owasp members emails and send them over a quick tip !?
>> And if possible create an inscription board? So that way we would now how
>> much attendees we will have (expected ones)...
>>
>> Is it a bad idea ?!
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Filipe Lacerda
>>
>>
>> On 01/26/2011 07:56 AM, dinis cruz wrote:
>>
>> Come on owasp leaders, we really need some more energy and focus on this.
>>
>> If we don't know who is going to participate remotely we will not be able
>> to help then :(
>>
>> If  you can help, start with the email bellow and continue here
>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2011/Remote_Participants :)
>>
>> Dinis Cruz
>>
>>
>> On 20 January 2011 19:15, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> As you can see by the email below, we will have 1 high quality 24h video
>>> stream of the Summit
>>>
>>>  This means that remote participation can now be a reality, BUT we need
>>> a team to manage it!!!!!!
>>>
>>>  I sent an email a couple days ago  (
>>> https://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-leaders/2011-January/004324.html)
>>> which received NO (i.e. zero) response
>>>
>>>  *The owasp leaders on this list that are NOT going to the Summit, are
>>> the ones that have the most interest in making this happen, so some of you
>>> really need to step-up and help to make this happen.*
>>>
>>>  This could set-up a great precedent where we are able to figure out how
>>> to allow remote participation into important working sessions, like the ones
>>> that will happen at the Summit.
>>>
>>>  This also opens up the opportunity for popular Working Session to have
>>> remote participation of key players that were not able to make it to the
>>> Summit (Browser guys, I'm looking at you and the 'missing' browsers :)   )
>>>
>>> Dinis Cruz
>>>
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>
>>> Date: 20 January 2011 19:01
>>> Subject: Great news we have a sponsor for the Video uplink and broadcast
>>> To: owasp-summit-2011 at lists.owasp.org
>>> Cc: Nuno Loureiro <nuno at co.sapo.pt>
>>>
>>>
>>> I'm very happy to say that we found a Portuguese sponsor for the video
>>> broadcast of the Summit.
>>>
>>>  The company is called SAPO (see www.sapo.pt) and it is the Portuguese
>>> equivalent of AOL.
>>>
>>>  Below you can see the list of items that they are providing as part of
>>> their sponsorship:
>>>
>>>    - Temporary ADSL link for 1 video stream
>>>    - Equipment to convert the video signal
>>>    - Broadcast up to 1000 concurrent users
>>>    - Simple personalization of the broadcast video page (logo, etc)
>>>    - Setup and Support
>>>
>>>  The cost of this sponsorship (if OWASP was paying for it) is 4,350€ (which
>>> we are rounding up to $6,000 USD)
>>>
>>>  This is really exciting since it will provide 1x high quality 24h video
>>> stream of the Summit which is going to be provided by a professional team
>>> who has experience of doing this for other events.
>>>
>>>   We will also try to provide video coverage for the other 2 rooms, but
>>> that won't have the quality and level of service.
>>>
>>>  Dinis Cruz
>>>
>>> Blog: http://diniscruz.blogspot.com
>>> Twitter: http://twitter.com/DinisCruz
>>> Web: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/O2
>>>
>>>
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