[Owasp-leaders] Project leads/members list?

Matt Tesauro matt.tesauro at owasp.org
Thu Sep 27 14:18:27 UTC 2012


I'd suggest you reach out to David Hughes, James Wickett and Josh Sokol
(OWASP Austin Chapter leaders).  Until I recently moved, I attended the
Austin chapter meeting and they have consistently found good speakers and
grown the chapter from a small group to a large stable chapter.  They can
probably provide good incite into what worked (and didn't).

If you're going to be at AppSec US in a couple of weeks, let me know and
I'll get you guys together.  If nothing else, there should be a chapter
leader meet-up at the event.

I also know the Austin chapter has been a big user of the services the
Foundation purchased from GoToMeeting.  Austin is using GoToMeeting to
broadcast out the meeting speakers but you may be able to reverse the
process and let a remote speaker present and interact with your chapter
without actually being there.

I've got the OpenStack Summit, AppSec US and AppSec Latam (Uraguay) lined
up but as of late November, I'm game to try out a remote GoToMeeting
session on OWASP WTE and its status.  Its about to get a bit upgrade in
preparation for AppSec US so I'll have some new cool stuff to talk about.


-- Matt Tesauro
OWASP Board Member
OWASP WTE Project Lead
http://AppSecLive.org - Community and Download site

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Patrick Laverty
<patrick.laverty at owasp.org>wrote:

> Is there a good list for finding project leaders who like talking
> about their projects?
> As I mentioned on a previous thread, I usually like to start my OWASP
> Rhode Island meetings with something about OWASP. In the past, I've
> shown Mantra, I've gone over a cheat sheet and lately I helped promote
> the Boston Application Security Conference (BASC, great conference by
> the way, tickets are still available! October 13 basc2012.org) for my
> buddies up there.
> One thing that I realize is that I haven't used very many of the tools
> and I'm not really the best person to be talking about these things.
> That got me to thinking, why not just ask someone on a project team to
> present their project for 10-15 minutes? I'd do this
> over GoToMeeting or Skype and it'd just be at the beginning of the
> presentation. So far, this part of the meeting has been well-received
> and it could be a great opportunity for the project lead or team
> members to get people more aware of their project or cheat sheet or
> anything else about OWASP.
> My next meeting is October 9, 7 pm Eastern time. Is there a good place
> or list for me to fish for a presenter? I tried looking through the
> list of lists, but that's a little bit of a needle in a haystack.
> Thanks!
> Patrick
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