[Owasp-leaders] OWASP Global Chapter Meetings (was OWASP Canada)

Yvan Boily yvanboily at gmail.com
Fri Aug 16 22:19:37 UTC 2013


You are now :D (assuming September works for you!)

If you want to have a quick call this weekend to hash out the details, let
me know!
Yvan Boily


On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 11:06 AM, <jason.johnson at p7n.net> wrote:

> How can Oklahoma City get on the list
>
>
> On 2013-08-16 13:35, Yvan Boily wrote:
>
>> So far we have NYC in tentatively for October and London in for
>> November.  Next week I will be at AppSecEU if anyone wants to meetup
>> and discuss taking future meeting dates!
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 9:20 AM, Yvan Boily <yvanboily at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>  Right now the big thing we need are chapters to sign up.
>>>
>>> For each of the meetings we need a local chapter host (and venue), a
>>> speaker, and someone to volunteer to work as essentially the
>>> production manager (managing the video and audio for the hangout,
>>> setting what is visible, and controlling who has the microphone ).
>>> I would prefer the speaker to be at the host venue, but that may not
>>> be feasible for each location.
>>>
>>> The technical requirements for a host venue are pretty
>>> straightforward:
>>>
>>> * a decent quality microphone
>>>
>>> * a good webcam or video camera (preferably high-def)
>>>
>>> * a reliable, high-speed internet connection
>>>
>>> As we get each of those lined up for chapter meetings we can start
>>> to do promotion work around raising awareness of the upcoming
>>> meetings.
>>>
>>> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 8:09 AM, Kate Hartmann
>>> <kate.hartmann at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> This is exciting!  How can I help?
>>>
>>> On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 5:55 PM, Yvan Boily <yvanboily at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi OWASP Leaders,
>>>
>>> Earlier this month several of the OWASP chapter leads in Canada help
>>> an OWASP Canada [1] meetup which featured multiple host locations
>>> and a single speaker that was live streamed, and supported internet
>>> based and location based audience engagement.
>>>
>>> The experience was broadcast via Google Hangouts On Air and streamed
>>> live (and archived) on the OWASP Montreal youtube channel[2].
>>>
>>> We thought the experiment was very successful, and although the
>>> original objective was to create a recurring cross-Canada meeting,
>>> we realized that was too limited in scope.
>>>
>>> After a couple of discussions Jonathan, myself, and the other
>>> Canadian chapter leads decided it would be worthwhile to put
>>> together a regular monthly chapter call.
>>>
>>> This format would provide a regular, streamed opportunity engage the
>>> OWASP community, host speakers from all over the world, and most
>>> importantly, enable true global participation.
>>>
>>> The proposed model is a regular meeting with a repeatable structure,
>>> that occurs on the first Wednesday of every month.  In order to
>>> ensure a global reach, these meetings will be scheduled to have a
>>> different chapter lead the meeting each month, and on a monthly
>>> basis the chapters will progress through time zones covered by OWASP
>>> chapters, until next August the meetup returns to PDT.
>>>
>>> I realize that OWASP has a webex account and can use that to present
>>> to audiences, but I feel that the requirements for using Google
>>> Hangouts are less onerous (browser+flash+plugin, as opposed to
>>> browser+java) and provide a great deal of flexibility to the
>>> partipants, and unless there are overwhelming objections, I propose
>>> to continue using that platform.
>>>
>>> At this point I would like to invite chapter leads to visit the
>>> newly created Global Chapter meetup page[3] and review the schedule,
>>> and volunteer (or nominate) to host the monthly meetup.  From
>>> there, the OWASP community can help identify speakers, coordinate
>>> physical locations for meetups where the time zones are compatible,
>>> and generally get the ball rolling.  Over the next couple of
>>> iterations of the chapter meetups we can shake out the technical
>>> details and document what is required so that by the time chapter
>>> meetups move out of North American time zones there will guides and
>>> documentation on how to host and run the meetups.
>>>
>>> In order to facilitate this, I have taken the liberty of setting up
>>> a Google+ page[4] (and the associated channel).  I can add others
>>> managers for the page as the project grows.  Please let me know if
>>> you have any feedback, are interested in participating as a speaker,
>>> host chapter, online organization, or any other means of getting
>>> involved.  There are only a couple of weeks left until the
>>> September 4th meetup, and while I am happy to speak at the event
>>> (redoing the talk I will give at AppSecEU next week), it would be
>>> great to get a speaker who is located in the time zone engaged!
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Yvan Boily & Jonathon Marcil
>>>
>>> [1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?**v=VZHp5Ssi67U<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZHp5Ssi67U>[1]
>>> [2] http://www.youtube.com/user/**owaspmontreal<http://www.youtube.com/user/owaspmontreal>[2]
>>> Please note that using OWASP Montreal's YouTube channel is temporary
>>> since we are looking into making a Global OWASP Channel as another
>>> project that will mix live events and pre-recorded videos.
>>> [3] https://www.owasp.org/index.**php/Global_Chapter_Meetup<https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Global_Chapter_Meetup>[3]
>>> [4]
>>>
>>>        //plus.google.com/u/0/b/**103605471334527511884/**
>> dashboard/canvas/managers<http://plus.google.com/u/0/b/103605471334527511884/dashboard/canvas/managers>
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>>> [4]
>>>
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>>> --
>>>
>>> Kate Hartmann
>>> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
>>> +1 301-275-9403 [6]
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Links:
>> ------
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>> [1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?**v=VZHp5Ssi67U<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZHp5Ssi67U>
>> [2] http://www.youtube.com/user/**owaspmontreal<http://www.youtube.com/user/owaspmontreal>
>> [3] https://www.owasp.org/index.**php/Global_Chapter_Meetup<https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Global_Chapter_Meetup>
>> [4]
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>> /plus.google.com/u/0/b/**103605471334527511884/**
>> dashboard/canvas/managers<http://plus.google.com/u/0/b/103605471334527511884/dashboard/canvas/managers>
>> [5] https://lists.owasp.org/**mailman/listinfo/owasp-leaders<https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-leaders>
>> [6] tel:%2B1%20301-275-9403
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