[Owasp-leaders] AppSec USA 2016 - CFP and CFT is now OPEN

Tom Brennan - OWASP tomb at owasp.org
Mon Feb 29 14:21:38 UTC 2016


+3 on that Kate

alcon; going to RSA 2016 meet-up at the OWASP event tonight
http://www.proactiverisk.com/rsa-2016/

On Monday, February 29, 2016, Kate Hartmann <kate.hartmann at owasp.org> wrote:

> Abraham, the OWTF project has roughly $1800 in funds allocated to it.
> https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/11acTOmtmBGq6-5CIGsjlEByU8POSGqda0r23VNnhEGQ/pub?hl=en_US&hl=en_US&output=html#
> If you would like to use those funds, or a portion of them, to support your
> travel to give a talk on your project, or otherwise work on or promote your
> project, the money is available to you.
>
> We do have a Community Engagement funding program that would provide
> assistance, if needed, to support travel and expenses related to other
> project outreach or work.  There are a couple of restrictions that, while
> not overwhelming, do state that primary funding would be deducted from the
> chapter/project budget and that Community Engagement funds are not to be
> used by speakers to attend OWASP conferences.  Funding also needs to be
> approved in advance.  https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Funding
>
> It is possible to ask the conference chair if they would be able to assist
> with travel.  This availability of funds for speaker travel is usually very
> limited if available at all.  Also, if there is a project summit at the
> event, it may be possible to get travel assistance through the summit
> budget.  For the project summit budget, I would need to defer to my
> colleagues about the availability of funds.
>
> We have a travel system at the Foundation level where you can book your
> flights and have OWASP pay for them directly, or you can submit for
> reimbursement.
> https://docs.google.com/a/macros/owasp.org/exec?service=AKfycbwj9fKbczdHq2-B5YrgWjBZ1tpjo3d5sSjaEduzcg
>
> Average time for reimbursement is 10-14 days.
>
> Kate Hartmann
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 8:31 AM, Abraham Aranguren <
> abraham.aranguren at owasp.org
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','abraham.aranguren at owasp.org');>> wrote:
>
>> I completely discarded submitting anything to appsec USA (and did not
>> submit to appsec EU for the same reason) as soon as I read the following
>> (which is quite clear imho):
>>
>> "Unfortunately we cannot cover travel expenses or costs for
>> accommodations." - https://2016.appsecusa.org/call-for-papers/
>>
>> Are you saying that this is not the case?
>>
>> Yes, I know that as a project leader, I get a free pass. But still, if I
>> had a talk that was accepted, would you fly me over from Europe plus pay
>> for accommodation or do I have to pay for all that out of my own pocket?
>> right now the page says "your problem" :).
>>
>> "Covered expenses" is the first thing I personally look for before I
>> consider to submit to any conference, with few exceptions. Obviously, many
>> other speakers think the same way, no surprise to anybody I suppose :)
>>
>> Abraham Aranguren
>>
>> OWASP OWTF Project Leader
>>
>> *http://owtf.org <http://owtf.org>*
>> https://twitter.com/owtfp
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 2:15 PM, Tom Brennan - OWASP <tomb at owasp.org
>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','tomb at owasp.org');>> wrote:
>>
>>> There are funds available for that apply for the assistance from your
>>> chapter and from the OWASP on the move allocation
>>>
>>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Funding
>>>
>>> Since every Appsec event is FREE to chapter leaders and has a project
>>> summit component simply apply for what you need and justify how that is
>>> going to benefit the organization
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Monday, February 29, 2016, Abraham Aranguren <
>>> abraham.aranguren at owasp.org
>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','abraham.aranguren at owasp.org');>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Of course :)
>>>> However, the main issue for many (and like appsec eu) is that expenses
>>>> are not covered.
>>>>
>>>> Abraham Aranguren
>>>>
>>>> OWASP OWTF Project Leader
>>>>
>>>> *http://owtf.org <http://owtf.org>*
>>>> https://twitter.com/owtfp
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 12:33 AM, Timo Goosen <timo.goosen at owasp.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I thought it said  CTF is now OPEN.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Do you guys accept submissions from outside the USA?
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> Timo
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 12:16 AM, Laura Grau <laura.grau at owasp.org>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Dear OWASP  leader,The AppSec USA 2016 <https://2016.appsecusa.org/>
>>>>>> Selection Committee is accepting presentations and training submissions for
>>>>>> the OWASP event in Washington DC, October 11-14. We invite all
>>>>>> practitioners of application security and those who work or interact with
>>>>>> all facets of application security to submit speaker and trainer proposals.For
>>>>>> more information, read the appropriate document:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    - Call for Training
>>>>>>    <https://2016.appsecusa.org/call-for-training/>
>>>>>>    - Call for Papers <https://2016.appsecusa.org/call-for-papers/>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *Important Dates:*     Call For Training:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Deadline for proposals: May 15, 2016 – 11:59pm Eastern
>>>>>> Notification to training providers: June 15, 2016
>>>>>> Training: October 11 – 12,  2016
>>>>>>
>>>>>>      Call For Papers:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Round 1 Submission of proposal closes: April 15, 2016 – 11:59pm
>>>>>> Eastern
>>>>>> Round 1 Notification of acceptance: May 9 – May 16, 2016
>>>>>> Round 2 Submission of proposal closes: June 10, 2016 – 11:59pm Eastern
>>>>>> Round 2 Notification of acceptance: July 11 to July 15, 2016
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Please help us spread the word by sending this e-mail to all your
>>>>>> chapter members
>>>>>> ​.​
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thank you very much,
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Laura Grau
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *Global Conference Manager*
>>>>>> *OWASP Foundation*
>>>>>> *laura.grau at owasp.org*
>>>>>> +1 510 529 9563
>>>>>>
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