[Owasp-leaders] Request for OWASP board to approves 100K for a project Summit in 2016

Tobias tobias.gondrom at owasp.org
Sun Jun 28 18:03:01 UTC 2015


+1.

Spot on, Johanna.

Best, Tobias


On 28/06/15 16:21, johanna curiel curiel wrote:
> The summit should be about getting engaged in the project. What I have 
> noticed in the time I have taken to read the projects and consume them 
> wether code of docs, there are the main project leaders, investing 
> their time to make it and occasional volunteers to help build or 
> write.and sometimes or many times just one leader.
>
> The project leaders should not expect a large group of volunteers or 
> users are going to show up for their project. In none of the summits I 
> have attended this has happened. People do not want to work for free 
> if they do not get something in exchange. Think of, what kind of 
> things can motivate new people come to a summit, to meet you and work 
> with you in the project.
>
> When I did a session in NY summit 2013' 15 people showed up for my 
> session to discuss how to achieve PCI compliance faster. This is 
> definetly a hot topic. So I focused on a topic to gather information 
> for my project instead of focusing about my project itself.
>
> If every project attending can focus on a specific security topic 
> highly controversial or close to their project, I assure you, you will 
> have a group showing up to discuss it.
>
> 2 days to work on a specific deliverable is also very productive, but 
> again, if you have a group  of volunteers,those will be the one(s) 
> showing up to work on the summit. If you have almost no volunteers, 
> focus the agenda on a hot topic regarding the project, and use the 
> sessions to discuss how to improve or gather information from peers 
> trying to solve the same issues.
>
> I will request an additional budget for a campaign through linked in, 
> so we can get security engineers and pentester attend the summit. 
> Think of you audience and what kind of work you want to get done 
> during the summit.
>
> Hope this helps clarify expectations of what the summits have been the 
> last 2 years.
>
>
>
> On Sunday, June 28, 2015, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org 
> <mailto:tomb at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>     Alcon;
>
>     Keep in mind OWASP has a cluster cluster of full time staff in USA
>     in New Jersey and New York City and a short train ride from
>     Maryland/Virginia.
>
>     - Noreen
>     - Kelly
>     - Kate
>     - Claudia - *new* project manager
>     - Dawn - dedicated NJ Chapter paid admin
>
>     I would recommend a New Jersey Summit!!
>
>     International airport (Newark Airport) we could rent a hotel space
>     (cashing in all those Hilton Points OWASP has and does not use)
>     for this property
>     http://m.hilton.com/mt/www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-jersey/hilton-newark-airport-EWRAHHH/index.html
>
>     It's affordable and easy to get to from airport with included
>     shuttle next to airport for 5 days if needed.  The proximity to
>     New York City is a quick train ride.  It's in the middle of a
>     Amtrak route from Washington DC to Boston train too.
>
>     If you break summit to code projects/document projects summit that
>     would be helpful.  Projects that have budget would send a
>     representative.  Projects without budge would be funded by
>     OWASP/OWASP Chapters
>
>     ** I am sure there are other great and easy access locations
>     around the world. this should just be considered as one of them to
>     minimize cost and maximize exposure for attendees in the USA.
>
>     NJ chapter would also spend $10k of it's chapter budget to make it
>     happen in 2016
>
>
>
>
>
>
>     On Sunday, June 28, 2015, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>         It takes time to prepare a summit.
>         Certainly if we do this on a larger scale I would aim for
>         March, not Autumn
>
>         Seba
>
>         On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 6:26 PM Eoin Keary
>         <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>             March is a long time away. Do you think Autumn would work?
>
>
>             Eoin Keary
>             OWASP Volunteer
>             @eoinkeary
>
>
>
>             On 27 Jun 2015, at 18:59, johanna curiel curiel
>             <johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>>             Hi Seba
>>
>>             I'm in to help :-)
>>
>>             I'll check with the actual flagship project leaders who
>>             is interested to join in March
>>
>>             Regards
>>
>>             Johanna
>>
>>             On Saturday, June 27, 2015, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>                 hi Johanna, all
>>
>>                 We organized this as a 2 day event:
>>                 Day 1 was a "user day" with invited speakers, round
>>                 tables & samm training. For this we asked 150 EUR to
>>                 cover the venue/catering costs.
>>                 Day 2 was the project day with the project volunteers
>>                 discussing the project progress and working on
>>                 deliverables.
>>                 In total we had about 30 people & had a great event,
>>                 more details here
>>                 http://www.opensamm.org/2015/04/opensamm-summit-dublin-outcome/
>>
>>                 We had some help from Eoin & the Dublin chapter to
>>                 find/organize the venue/social event.
>>                 The rest was put together with the project team.
>>
>>                 We are planning for SAMM summits in autumn in NY and
>>                 end of March in Europe.
>>
>>                 If the other flagship project leaders are game, we
>>                 can replicate this model and scale up the SAMM summit
>>                 next year to include all the flagship projects and
>>                 create a fantastic OWASP Summit ?
>>
>>                 regards
>>
>>                 Seba
>>
>>                 On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 3:57 PM johanna curiel curiel
>>                 <johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>                     Seba
>>
>>                     The summit organized for SAMM had a different
>>                     format than the Project Summits we have been
>>                     organizing
>>
>>                     There are training for users
>>                     Speakers invited
>>                     People have to pay 150eur to participate
>>                     The summit had sponsors
>>
>>                     More in a format of a conference than the
>>                     traditional summit
>>                     This off course helps gather funds for the
>>                     projects and the cost of the summit
>>
>>                     Imagine with did a Owasp zap summit or other
>>                     projects using the same structure
>>
>>                     how did you organize this? Which team helped you
>>                     put this together ?
>>
>>                     Regards
>>
>>                     Johanna
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>                     On Saturday, June 27, 2015, Eoin Keary
>>                     <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>                         +1
>>                         As mentioned how does the 100k (€£$¥)
>>                         breakdown? I'd suggest we let our events
>>                         staff look into it with guidance from project
>>                         leads etc....
>>
>>                         Eoin Keary
>>                         OWASP Volunteer
>>                         @eoinkeary
>>
>>
>>
>>                         On 27 Jun 2015, at 15:19, Seba
>>                         <seba at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>                         I agree, but do not put the cart before the
>>>                         horse.
>>>
>>>                         First we need a team of owasp leaders to put
>>>                         together a program, venue, timing and
>>>                         finally a budget.
>>>                         $$$ should not be the blocking factor
>>>                         looking at
>>>                         https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/1/d/11acTOmtmBGq6-5CIGsjlEByU8POSGqda0r23VNnhEGQ/pub
>>>
>>>                         that is how we did it with the SAMM Summit
>>>                         https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_SAMM_Summit_2015
>>>                         this even raised more funds for the project
>>>                         than expected
>>>
>>>                         regards
>>>
>>>                         Seba
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>                         On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 11:57 AM Eoin Keary
>>>                         <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>                             Sounds good.
>>>                             What's the breakdown of the 100k ? (is
>>>                             that €,£ or $).
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>                             Eoin Keary
>>>                             OWASP Volunteer
>>>                             @eoinkeary
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>                             On 27 Jun 2015, at 00:06, Dinis Cruz
>>>                             <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>>                             And then ask for a a team or OWASP
>>>>                             leaders to lead that effort.
>>>>
>>>>                             Josh and Andrew can provide more
>>>>                             details on the context of this request
>>>>
>>>>                             Dinis
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