[Owasp-leaders] 2014 Call for Global AppSec Conference Proposals
azzeddine.ramrami at owasp.org
Mon Feb 4 21:57:12 UTC 2013
I am interested to Host the Global AppSec North Africa – Q2 2014 or Q3
2014 in Casablanca/Morocco.
What is the requirement ?
On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 10:53 PM, Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:
> OWASP Leaders -
> Are you interested in hosting a Global AppSec Conference for 2014? Now is
> the time to submit your proposal!
> Each year OWASP hosts four international AppSec conferences that are aimed
> at raising money for the Foundation while fulfilling our mission of
> improving the security of software through awareness and education. OWASP
> Global AppSec Conferences include 2 days of pre-conference training,
> followed by 2 days of conference talks. For more information about
> Global AppSec conferences, see the How to Host a conference page (
> We are currently soliciting proposals for four
> Global AppSec conferences in 2014. Conferences will be selected to
> facilitate one Global AppSec conference in each quarter of the year
> with conferences held in North America, South America, Europe and the Asia
> Pacific regions. *New for 2014, we will be moving the North American
> event to Q2!*
> · Global AppSec Asia Pacific - Q1 (Applications due by March 1st 2013)
> · Global AppSec North America – Q2 (Applications due by April 1st 2013)
> · Global AppSec Europe - Q3 (Applications due by July 1st 2012)
> · Global AppSec Latin America - Q4 (Applications due by September
> 1st 2012)
> Putting on a Global AppSec conference is a rewarding experience, but also
> a tremendous amount of work. Having a team of volunteers (or at least a
> core group of individuals) willing to lead the event planning efforts, with
> experience with a local or regional event is strongly recommended.
> Some things to consider before sending in an application:
> · First, *review the How to Host a conference page* (
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/How_to_Host_a_Conference). This page
> hosts a variety of information about planning an OWASP event, as well as
> various requirements and policies that have been put in place by the
> foundation to govern Global AppSec Conferences.
> · *Gather a small team together who are interested in working the event.* Trust
> us, you can’t do it all yourself.
> · Work with your local planning team to *acquire some basic information
> (location, tentative dates, possible venues, costs, theme, etc) about your
> event. *
> · Prepare a *rough budget plan* using the OWASP Budget Planning Tool (
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Conference_Budget_Planning_Tool). We
> understand that you may not have quotes and good estimates for all of the
> budget items but please put forward the best information you have.
> · Some events have chosen to put together a *short presentation* describing
> the organizing committee, previous conference experience, existing local
> supporting organizations, local attractions, access to transportation,
> local culture and more. In general, these are presentations to 'pitch' your
> city to the committee. Examples of successful presentations
> http://bit.ly/i9rgA1 andhttp://bit.ly/gsA2wI.
> · *Submit your application at *https://ocms.owasp.org/
> We really appreciate every proposal we receive. Just by submitting an
> application, you are demonstrating your commitment to OWASP by offering to
> host one of its best public outreach initiatives. Please keep in mind that
> there are many factors that go into selecting Global AppSec Conference
> locations and not every proposal will be approved. We also realize that
> this could be very early in your planning process, and therefore
> challenging for you to provide detailed information, just provide the best
> available information.
> If you have any questions or need assistance with your application, do not
> hesitate to contact me or the Global Conferences Committee (
> global_conference_committee at lists.owasp.org).
> We look forward to your proposals!
> Sarah Baso
> OWASP Foundation
> sarah.baso at owasp.org
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