[Owasp-leaders] 2014 Call for Global AppSec Conference Proposals

Dirk Wetter dirk.wetter at owasp.org
Tue Feb 5 07:40:01 UTC 2013


Whoever that's gonna be, it would be great if we could announce that in Hamburg this August!

Cheers, Dirk


On 02/05/2013 12:04 AM, Justin Clarke wrote:
> On my radar :)
>
>
> Sent from a mobile device
>
> On 4 Feb 2013, at 18:55, Eoin <eoin.keary at owasp.org <mailto:eoin.keary at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>> The UK should do owasp eu 2014 :)
>>
>>
>> Eoin Keary
>> Owasp Global Board
>> +353 87 977 2988
>>
>>
>> On 4 Feb 2013, at 21:58, Dinis Cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org <mailto:dinis.cruz at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>
>>> Rock on!
>>>
>>> Now that's a slick organization.
>>>
>>> Great stuff from the OWASP OpsTeam and the Conferences Committee :)
>>>
>>> Dinis Cruz
>>>
>>>
>>> On 4 February 2013 21:53, Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org <mailto: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. Formore information about
>>>     Global AppSec conferences, see the How to Host a conference page
>>>     (http://www.owasp.org/index.php/How_to_Host_a_Conference).
>>>
>>>     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
>>>     <mailto:global_conference_committee at lists.owasp.org>).
>>>
>>>
>>>     We look forward to your proposals!
>>>
>>>
>>>     Regards,
>>>     Sarah Baso
>>>
>>>     -- 
>>>     Director
>>>     OWASP Foundation
>>>
>>>     sarah.baso at owasp.org <mailto:sarah.baso at owasp.org>
>>>     +1.312.869.2779 <tel:%2B1.312.869.2779>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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