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

johanna curiel curiel johanna.curiel at owasp.org
Mon Jun 29 13:13:01 UTC 2015


Tom Brennan is Joining the committee
+ me
@Claudia: Automatically part of the committee as Project coordinator ;-)

Who else wants to join?

Deadline: 30th July. We will create a proposal and discuss the next
approach.

On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 2:33 PM, johanna curiel curiel <
johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:

> 100K can allow us to involve more projects but I believe in regulations.
>
> After having review so many projects, there are many people that were
> starting a project with no content and after a year or 2, an empty wiki
> page has hanging with the title project, but there was no project content
> to be found.
>
> I don't think we want to sponsor this kind of behaviour.
>
> We want to sponsor and support those projects that are working hard to get
> things done. Recession period is not the point here. It's about starting a
> project in a wiki page that never comes with a deliverable. But lets also
> consider that if a project has been inactive for more than 3 years and
> suddenly a project leader wants to 'revive the project', the summit should
> not be used as a kind of paid vacation and 'by the way' participate in the
> summit.
>
> Thats why we need some kind of rules for participation and regulation to
> avoid abuses.
>
> I think we need to make clear that anyone that wants to make use of funds
> for summits, have to produce a clear deliverable that contributes to their
> project. That's why now, our rules for starting projects must have some
> deliverables, but even so, there are still many projects that produce very
> little and are called projects. Like once Josh said, we should not confuse
> concepts or ideas and call them projects.
>
> I also like the idea of small events based on different regions that are
> more accessible for project leaders in different regions and time zones.
>
>
> On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 2:16 PM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Spot on Tobias.
>> A breakdown of the 100k would be a first step. Do we need 100k or
>> more/less?
>>
>> I'm happy to help with this given my decent track record with flagship
>> projects.
>>
>> I'd still suggest having more than 1 summit and having them more frequent
>> globally as projects may need a summit event at different times. - more
>> frequent and smaller events.
>>
>>
>> Eoin Keary
>> OWASP Volunteer
>> @eoinkeary
>>
>>
>>
>> On 28 Jun 2015, at 21:00, Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> I agree. And big thanks to all the interest and voluntary announced
>> contributions.
>> It will be great see all this come to fruition.
>> And I believe it will also be good to see some basic plan for this to see
>> how much money we like to spend and how. Some more details down the road
>> will also help motivate chapters and sponsors even more.
>> Best regards, Tobias
>>
>> Ps.: Small addition: if people feel that a committee is too complicated,
>> we could also handle this as an "initiative". Whatever works best for the
>> team.
>>
>>
>> On 28/06/15 19:35, Josh Sokol wrote:
>>
>>  It's great to see a discussion already happening around this.  For
>> context, this was something that Dinis, Andrew, Mark, and I talked about on
>> the OWASP Podcast that we recorded last Friday.  It was an "initiative"
>> that Dinis suggested as a way to encourage Chapters and Projects to donate
>> some of their "ring-fenced" account money and further the OWASP mission.
>> With Tom already offering a $10k donation from the OWASP NJ Chapter, it
>> looks like we could pretty easily raise the $100k that Dinis suggests and
>> then some.  I believe that the Board would be in full support of this
>> initiative.  What I would propose is that those interested should establish
>> a new "OWASP Project Summit Committee" under the new Committees 2.0 model (
>> http://owasp.blogspot.com/2014/07/owasp-committees-20.html).  The first
>> step in this process is for a community member to propose the new committee
>> here on the Leaders List stating their rationale and desired scope for
>> creating a new committee.  Basically, we need someone to step up to lead
>> the initial effort of scoping what this committee will be responsible for
>> doing.  Once we have that, the Board will determine if there is an existing
>> conflict (I doubt it) and then will initiate a public call for people
>> interested in membership.  By creating a committee for this initiative, we
>> are empowering those committee members to take action as defined in the
>> scope and spend money as allocated by the budget.  Is there someone who
>> would like to take lead on forming the committee?
>>
>>  ~josh
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 5:06 PM, 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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