[Owasp-leaders] Appsec USA 2014 Proposals

Sarah Baso sarah.baso at owasp.org
Tue Jun 18 20:30:38 UTC 2013


No - There are two different links for the budgets submitted by each team.


On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 1:29 PM, Eoin <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:

> Sarah,
> The budget figures are the same for both?
>
>
> Eoin Keary
> Owasp Global Board
> +353 87 977 2988
>
>
> On 18 Jun 2013, at 20:45, Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> All -
> We have received an additional proposal for AppSec USA 2014 from the
> Omaha, Nebraska Chapter.  So, now that we have 2 proposals to consider
> (Denver and Omaha)  I think it is appropriate to have an open comment and
> vote on the about the two proposals.
>
> In the future, as Eoin noted in his original email, we need to develop
> some scoring criteria for proposals.  Since time is of the essence though
> with the AppSec USA proposals and I don't think it is fair to set scoring
> criteria AFTER the submissions have been received, I think the best way to
> handle this is to have an open voting.  I have included some previous
> AppSec conference hosts on this thread hoping they will weigh in on any
> considerations or thoughts on the proposals, base on their past
> experiences.
>
> *I have set up this google moderator page for voting
> https://www.google.com/moderator/#15/e=20c908&t=20c908.41 *
> *
> *
> *We will be accepting votes until the end of the day FRIDAY, JUNE 21.*
>
> *Information on the two proposals:*
>
> *DENVER, CO*
> *Submission from Snofroc Team (Denver & Boulder Chapters) -  *
> https://ocms.owasp.org/events/230/
>
>    - Team leads: Mark Major & Steve Kosten
>    - Presentation (Why Denver?)
>    https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/file/d/0B5cq5xuMqNYSRWlUbUZSckhNMlk/edit?usp=sharing
>    - Budget -
>    https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Apcq5xuMqNYSdHMyUnAwaDBlQ1Nxa3AyWDEwN0Zya3c#gid=0
>
>
> *OMAHA, NE*
> Submission from Omaha Chapter -- https://ocms.owasp.org/events/231/
>
>    - Team leads: Fred Donovan and Rob Temple
>    - Presentation (Why Omaha?)
>    https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/file/d/0B6ftS9CyBPmqYThQR1NPYko4Yjg/edit?usp=sharing
>    - Budget -
>    https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/file/d/0B6ftS9CyBPmqaTgwdXdteWpzd2c/edit?usp=sharing
>
>
> Looking forward to hearing everyone's thoughts and feedback!
>
> 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
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Executive Director
> OWASP Foundation
>
> sarah.baso at owasp.org
> +1.312.869.2779
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