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

Sarah Baso sarah.baso at owasp.org
Mon Jun 17 23:50:44 UTC 2013


Adrian -
Congratulations - AppSec Research 2014 has been approved for Cambridge!
 Please send me a message with your team's availability for a planning call
regarding the next steps.

Regards,
Sarah Baso




On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 5:54 PM, Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:

> 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> 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
>> +353 87 977 2988
>>
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>
>
>
> --
> Executive Director
> OWASP Foundation
>
> sarah.baso at owasp.org
> +1.312.869.2779
>
>
>
>
>


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Executive Director
OWASP Foundation

sarah.baso at owasp.org
+1.312.869.2779
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