[Owasp-leaders] pycon CFP - outreach opportunity

Eoin Keary eoin.keary at owasp.org
Wed Sep 10 18:43:38 UTC 2014


Linking from the education pages might work?


Eoin Keary
Owasp Global Board
+353 87 977 2988


On 10 Sep 2014, at 17:19, Matt Konda <matt.konda at owasp.org> wrote:

> Its great to hear about all of these crossover talks.  
> 
> I think it would be neat to collect links to video / presos and present them in a single place.  I also think it would be cool to offer support to other efforts to bring AppSec to devs.  I'd like to see us test some models for systematically engaging with local developer meetups, but I'm getting ahead of myself there.  :)
> 
> As a starting point, does anybody object to exploring listing them on the wiki at owasp.org in such a way that devs can easily find them?  Would I be stepping on existing content if I went ahead and put up a strawman for people to review?
> 
> Matt
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 3:54 PM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>>  I'm in Iceland talking delivering a keynote on the 24th September:
>> https://www.european-lotteries.org/event/joint-elwla-internet-new-media-seminar-0
>> 
>> 
>> Eoin Keary
>> Owasp Global Board
>> +353 87 977 2988
>> 
>> 
>> On 9 Sep 2014, at 21:43, Colin Watson <colin.watson at owasp.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> 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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