[Owasp-leaders] pycon CFP - outreach opportunity

Colin Watson colin.watson at owasp.org
Tue Sep 9 20:43:43 UTC 2014


Very minor in comparison with the other events mentioned, but I'm
speaking at the London API meetup about AppSensor next week.

Colin

On 9 September 2014 08:54, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm talking about ZAP at JavaOne this year:
> https://oracleus.activeevents.com/2014/connect/sessionDetail.ww?SESSION_ID=5320
>
> Could we have a wiki page that lists all of the up and coming developer
> conferences?
> We could then list the OWASP people who will be speaking or attending, or
> not as the case may be!
>
> We have a similar "Wheres Mozilla" page:
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/events
>
> Or would this just end up as a page thats used a few times and then not
> maintained :/
>
> Simon
>
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 11:05 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Matt,
>>
>> I was invited to speak at at JavaOne this year from Milton Smith, the
>> director of Java Security at Oracle. I am using this opportunity to speak on
>> open source libraries for secure web development. I'll be discussing several
>> of the OWASP (and other) Java "secure coding" control projects.
>>
>> There are plenty of other OWASP folk who interact with the Java community
>> in a variety of different ways.  Several OWASP'ers are speakers in the Java
>> One security security track (I was part of the track selection committee
>> last year). Williams participates in the JCP (Java Community Process) and
>> helped get things like null character file injection fixed in the JVM.
>>
>> I think, in General, OWASP has a very good footprint in communicating
>> AppSec issues to the Java community. But there are 8-10 million or so Java
>> dev's out there and there are plenty more who need to hear the message of
>> secure coding.
>>
>> Aloha,
>> Jim
>>
>>
>> On 9/8/14, 11:38 AM, Matt Konda wrote:
>>
>> Nice!
>>
>> What other conferences can we target?
>>
>> I think we've seen Java One (Manico, Keary), SpringOne (Winch), RubyConf
>> (Smith), RailsConf (Bedra, Collins, etc. .. ), PyCon, Node (Adam Baldwin),
>> Clojure (Bedra) etc. maybe we should keep track of these?  It would be cool
>> to have a technology stack tuned way to get to AppSec presentations and
>> experts...  then we can start to build communities around these ...
>>
>> I've had good success with smaller local dev meetups too.  Seems like
>> something we could suggest doing at a chapter level, maybe making stories
>> out of the different approaches people take and distilling out which things
>> seem to work.
>>
>> Good stuff Jonathan!
>>
>> Matt Konda
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Jonathan Marcil
>> <jonathan.marcil at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi leaders,
>>>
>>> it is settled, OWASP is gonna be represented at pycon by OWASP Montreal
>>> Chapter.
>>>
>>> Attendees reached : 2,500 (mostly python programmers)
>>> Total cost: 0$ (not including swag)
>>>
>>> https://us.pycon.org/2015/sponsors/
>>>
>>> I'll add the event to our official system later, and there's is no
>>> contract involved.
>>>
>>> I wanted to tell you that since the CFP is closing in one week. See below
>>> for details.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> - Jonathan
>>>
>>> On Aug 24, 2014 10:28 PM, "Jonathan Marcil" <jonathan.marcil at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi leaders,
>>>
>>> pycon (the biggest baddest "hugest" conference about python) is in
>>> Montreal next year from April 8 to April 16 in Montreal.
>>>
>>> While I'm be doing by best to have a non-profit sponsor table and
>>> represent OWASP, it would be great if some leaders could applies for the
>>> CFP. Any subject related to python is good, so if your project is using
>>> python, or you have a subject that have python somewhere in the tech
>>> stack, it's good as well.
>>>
>>> Info for CFP is here:
>>> https://us.pycon.org/2015/speaking/cfp/
>>> It closes September 15th.
>>>
>>> Note that pycon is special in regards of expense coverage as per default
>>> people are sent by their companies so nothing is covered. You can
>>> however use their assistance program to get reimbursed (and I bet if
>>> your project is something done on a voluntary basis you'll get more
>>> chances):
>>> https://us.pycon.org/2015/assistance/
>>>
>>> If you happen to get accepted hit me up to do more things in Montreal
>>> that week.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> --
>>>  - Jonathan Marcil
>>>    OWASP Montreal Chapter Leader
>>>    https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Montreal
>>>    jonathan.marcil at owasp.org
>>>
>>>
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