[Owasp-leaders] Chapter Leader Workshops at AppSecUSA

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Wed Aug 12 18:51:15 UTC 2015


That's a very fair point.

Chapters take many forms. We're starting the Hawaii chapter up again and 
that's an inter-island skype call. We do not even have a meeting space 
or food budget....

Aloha,
Jim





On 8/12/15 8:32 AM, Azzeddine Ramrami wrote:
> You forgoet the more important characteristics:
>
> - Budget
>
> A chapter with no budget cannot met one or more characteristics as 
> your wrote, so in your point of view this type of chapter is not 
> "successful chapter" !
>
> So I agree with 2 et 3. No need for budget. But I didn't agree with 
> you about:
>
> 1) They hold regular monthly meetings with decent speakers --> Who 
> will pay the location, the food, the speake cost, etc.
> 4) Heck, Many chapters have seen a big bump in membership just by 
> using Meetup --> Meetup is paid solution. Who can I pay?
>
>
> The same remarks for projects.
>
> Without budget, what do you propose to chapter leaders to move to a 
> successful chapter ?
>
> Azzeddine
>
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 8:10 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org 
> <mailto:jim.manico at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>     Jay,
>
>     Just a few notes while on the topic.
>
>     The successful chapters I have seen have a few characteristics...
>
>     1) They hold regular monthly meetings with decent speakers
>     2) They have more than one leader helping run the chapter
>     3) They communicate well and list chapter meetings on the
>     wiki/meetings/etc well in advance
>     4) Heck, Many chapters have seen a big bump in membership just by
>     using Meetup
>
>     Just a few thoughts to consider. I'm sure others will jump in here.
>
>     Aloha,
>     Jim
>
>
>
>     On 8/12/15 7:35 AM, Jay Schulman wrote:
>>
>>     I'd also like to see a session on keeping a chapter alive and
>>     active.  Keeping our members engaged and participating.
>>
>>     My two cents.
>>
>>
>>     On Wed, Aug 12, 2015, 12:33 PM Noreen Whysel
>>     <noreen.whysel at owasp.org <mailto:noreen.whysel at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>
>>         I am finalizing a program for a set of Chapter Leader
>>         Workshops at AppSecUSA and would love to get some feedback.
>>         We currently have a room during the AM sessions on Thursday
>>         and all day between keynotes on Friday.
>>
>>         I would like to do four hour-long sessions on:
>>
>>           * People and Capital: who can help you (meet OWASP staff),
>>             how to recruit members and volunteers, what you can do
>>             with funding and how to know what you have.
>>
>>           * Jumpstarting a Chapter - The Basics: Overview of the
>>             updated chapter leader handbook, meeting formats,
>>             collaboration tools, social media, etc.
>>
>>           * Hosting a Conference or Training event: how to host a
>>             money-making event for your chapter, event formats,
>>             working with sponsors and speakers.
>>
>>           * OWASP Wiki Edit-a-thon/Hackathon: Intro to the owasp.org
>>             <http://owasp.org> wiki and tools you can use to develop
>>             your chapter wiki page and integrate external services.
>>
>>         I am most excited about the Edit-a-thon. There has been some
>>         discussion on this list about how to better curate content on
>>         the wiki. I'd also like to explore APIs that can help
>>         integrate some of the internal and external content. Meetup
>>         has an API that should allow leaders to autopost upcoming
>>         events to their wiki page or to the mailing lists. How would
>>         you feel about having access to tools that help you integrate
>>         external resources into the wiki? What can we build to help
>>         us run chapters better?
>>
>>         Are the above sessions something you would be interested in
>>         attending (project and chapter leaders welcome)? What time
>>         would you want to attend? I'm taking all ideas in
>>         consideration and your ideas as leaders are the most
>>         important. We want these sessions to be very interactive, tip
>>         sharing from seasoned and new chapter leaders.
>>
>>         Thanks.
>>
>>         Noreen Whysel
>>         Community Manager
>>         OWASP Foundation
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