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

Eoin eoin.keary at owasp.org
Wed Jun 19 09:53:12 UTC 2013


Congrats All!!

On 18 June 2013 00:50, Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:

> 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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Eoin Keary
OWASP Member
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