[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp-board] Appsec EU & USA 2014

Dirk Wetter dirk.wetter at owasp.org
Wed Jun 12 11:17:16 UTC 2013


Hi all,

good to know whom we have to handover the AppSec :-)

Congrats for the price of the University.

BR, Dirk



Am 06/08/2013 02:54 AM, schrieb Sarah Baso:
> Hi Eoin (and OWASP community members)
> 
> Great questions ;-)
> 
> First the specifics for next year's events:
> 
> We have received one proposal for each AppSec USA 2014 (Denver CO) and AppSec Europe (Cambridge UK) - so there is no selection as much as an open opportunity for anyone to voice any objections before I approve these two great proposals so they can get planning.
> 
> AppSec EU/Research for 2014 is proposed for the end of June in Cambridge, UK -- details here: https://ocms.owasp.org/events/220/
> 
> AppSec USA 2014 is proposed for Q3 (September ideally) for Denver, Colorado -- details here: https://ocms.owasp.org/events/230/
> 
> So, please take this opportunity to voice any questions, objections, support and barring no big issues, I will go forward with approving the events in OCMS on next Friday, the 14th.
> 
> 
> -----
> In terms of a transparent and audit-able selection process - when there is only one proposal received for the event (as has been the case for all the Global appsecs last year and most of them the year before that, and so far for next year) - there really is no "selection process" as much as an opportunity to review the budget, discuss expectations with the local team proposing to host, and barring no issues "approve".  The Global Conference Committee previously conducted this process and there was not a scoring, but they just voted on the location  if there was more than one submitted.
> 
> If you would like to put together a process or outline for what you would like to see, I think that would be great. Otherwise, we will put it on the wish list and when we get someone new hired for the conferences position the staff, community, and that person can work on putting something together.
> 
> Open to other feedback you have!
> 
> Best,
> Sarah Baso
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 6:14 AM, Eoin <eoin.keary at owasp.org <mailto:eoin.keary at owasp.org>> wrote:
> 
>     May I ask when venues for 2014 shall be selected and also how is the selection process conducted.
> 
>     Who makes the choice, how is the panel made up?
> 
>     I really want a transparent an auditable selection process.  What scoring mechanism is being used?
> 
>     For me this is a staff decision coupled with our (to be hired) conference manager.
> 
> 
> 
>     Eoin Keary
>     Owasp Global Board
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