[Owasp-leaders] Action Needed: PyCon Conference 2016 - May 28th - June 5th - Great Opportunities to Participate!

johanna curiel curiel johanna.curiel at owasp.org
Wed Mar 23 19:31:31 UTC 2016


Thanks Kelly for the update and clarification

cheers

On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 2:56 PM, Kelly Santalucia <
kelly.santalucia at owasp.org> wrote:

> Hi Johanna,
>
> Thank you for your interest in learning more about this initiative.
> Please find the answers below to you questions.  Should you or anyone else
> have any other questions or concerns, please let us know.
>
>
>    - Can anyone participate (I mean I live in curaçao so travel costs are
>    higher) or only peeps in US? Anyone can submit a request to volunteer.
>    All submissions will be reviewed. If you are already planning on attending,
>    some funding is available to assist with travel costs if needed and
>    approved.
>
>
>    - Do you need to be a Python dev?  Attendees should be familiar with
>    the language/toolset/platform. This will make the conversations much
>    easier.
>
>
>    - Is there any limit of participants? The number of volunteers needed
>    will vary for each event based on our level of engagement.
>
> Hello Leaders:
>>>
>>> PYCON 2016 <https://us.pycon.org/2016/> is coming to the Rose City in
>>> Portland, Oregon on May 28th - June 5th!
>>>
>>> OWASP Developer Survey ranked PyCon #2 (*see survey attached*)
>>>
>>> *Opportunities to attend in behalf of OWASP
>>> <https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/199PCrGLGuzAfxCSHdD-KpmT6ypSn01Wxqwq0R6y1blQ/edit?usp=sharing> *
>>>
>>
>
>> *Sign-up Today!
>>> <https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/199PCrGLGuzAfxCSHdD-KpmT6ypSn01Wxqwq0R6y1blQ/edit?usp=sharing>*
>>>
>>> <https://us.pycon.org/2016/>
>>> *PyCon 2016 <https://us.pycon.org/2016/> has offered us the option
>>> to participate and contribute to their  Open Spaces
>>> <https://us.pycon.org/2016/events/open-spaces/> and Sprints
>>> <https://us.pycon.org/2016/community/sprints/>.  *
>>>
>>> *Open Spaces*
>>> Open spaces are a way for people to come together to talk about topics,
>>> ideas, or whatever they like. They offer groups the ability to self-gather,
>>> self-define, and self-organize in a way that often doesn’t happen anywhere
>>> else at PyCon. Any subject that two or more attendees would like to talk
>>> about is a candidate for an Open Space.
>>>
>>> *How Do I Participate In An Open Space?*
>>> *It's pretty easy: Just show up :)*
>>>
>>> During PyCon, there will be Open Spaces boards somewhere near the
>>> registration desk. The boards acts as a time table for all the Open Spaces,
>>> so you know where and when to go for the Open Spaces you're interested in.
>>> If a topic is not listed yet, find an open time slot and add it! Open
>>> Spaces topic cards are included in the goodie bag you receive at
>>> registration.
>>>
>>> What Open Spaces Are There?
>>> There are Open Spaces on many subjects a bunch of PyCon attendees would
>>> like to discuss. Since the PyCon attendees are a diverse bunch, so are the
>>> Open Spaces. In past years, we've had a mani/pedi party, a feminist hacking
>>> space, an AcroYoga space, and a board games room. There's also plenty of
>>> the usual suspects of technical subjects, from computer security to your
>>> favorite Python project to professional occupations like DevOps.
>>>
>>> Where And When Are The Open Spaces?
>>> The Open Spaces are in a set of of dedicated rooms during all three of
>>> the conference days (Monday 5/30, Tuesday 5/31, Wednesday 6/1). The
>>> rooms may be needed for other events during portions of some days; please
>>> consult the Open Spaces boards for the final word on what's going on where.
>>>
>>> *How Do I Host An Open Space?*
>>> For PyCon 2016, we will be using the Open Space cards that were
>>> re-introduced a few years back. These are small postcard sized cards with a
>>> short explanation of what Open Spaces are. The back side of that card is
>>> for hosting Open Spaces. Just fill in the name and a short description of
>>> your Open Space, and then pin your card on the Open Space board in the room
>>> and time slot you want. It’s also a great idea to add your Twitter handle
>>> to the card in case anyone interested in attending your Open Space has a
>>> question or would like to contact you about it. The cards will be made
>>> available in the goodie bag which you will receive at registration. Extra
>>> cards will be available at the Open Spaces boards. In order to promote your
>>> Open Space we encourage you to tweet about it and use the hashtag
>>> #PyConOpenSpaces to make sure people see your tweets.
>>>
>>> *Planned Open Spaces*
>>> If you have an idea for an Open Space, and a time when you want to meet,
>>> list it here on this page. It's also useful to add an approximate time slot
>>> if you have any preferences, so that attendees know where to look for your
>>> Open Space on the Open Spaces boards.
>>>
>>>
>>> *Development Sprints*
>>> *Thursday, June 2nd 2016 – Sunday, June 5th 2016*
>>>
>>> Development sprints are a key part of PyCon, and a chance for the
>>> contributors to open-source projects to get together face-to-face for up to
>>> four days of intensive learning, development and camaraderie. Newbies sit
>>> with gurus, go out for lunch and dinner together, and have a great time
>>> while advancing their project.
>>>
>>> What's New with the Sprints by Naomi Ceder
>>> What are development sprints & why you should attend! by Kushal Das
>>> What's so special about Sprints? by Naomi Ceder
>>> What's A Sprint?
>>> Come for PyCon, stay for the sprints!
>>> PyCon Development Sprints are four days of intensive learning and
>>> development on an open source project of your choice, in a team
>>> environment. It's a time to come together with colleagues, old and new, to
>>> share what you've learned and apply it to an open source project.
>>>
>>> In the crucible of a sprint room, teaming with both focus and humor,
>>> it's a time to test, fix bugs, add new features, and improve documentation.
>>> And it's a time to network, make friends, and build relationships that go
>>> beyond the conference.
>>>
>>> PyCon provides the space and infrastructure (network, power, tables &
>>> chairs); you bring your skills, humanity, and brainpower (oh! and don't
>>> forget your computer).
>>>
>>>
>>> Please sign up on the PyCon 2016 Sign Up Sheet
>>> <https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/199PCrGLGuzAfxCSHdD-KpmT6ypSn01Wxqwq0R6y1blQ/edit?usp=sharing>.if
>>> you are interested in attending in behalf of OWASP.
>>>
>>
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 3:51 PM, Claudia Casanovas <
> claudia.aviles-casanovas at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Hello Leaders:
>>>>
>>>> PYCON 2016 <https://us.pycon.org/2016/> is coming to the Rose City in
>>>> Portland, Oregon on May 28th - June 5th!
>>>>
>>>> OWASP Developer Survey ranked PyCon #2 (*see survey attached*)
>>>>
>>>> *Opportunities to attend in behalf of OWASP
>>>> <https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/199PCrGLGuzAfxCSHdD-KpmT6ypSn01Wxqwq0R6y1blQ/edit?usp=sharing> *
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>> *Sign-up Today!
>>>> <https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/199PCrGLGuzAfxCSHdD-KpmT6ypSn01Wxqwq0R6y1blQ/edit?usp=sharing>*
>>>>
>>>> <https://us.pycon.org/2016/>
>>>> *PyCon 2016 <https://us.pycon.org/2016/> has offered us the option
>>>> to participate and contribute to their  Open Spaces
>>>> <https://us.pycon.org/2016/events/open-spaces/> and Sprints
>>>> <https://us.pycon.org/2016/community/sprints/>.  *
>>>>
>>>> *Open Spaces*
>>>> Open spaces are a way for people to come together to talk about topics,
>>>> ideas, or whatever they like. They offer groups the ability to self-gather,
>>>> self-define, and self-organize in a way that often doesn’t happen anywhere
>>>> else at PyCon. Any subject that two or more attendees would like to talk
>>>> about is a candidate for an Open Space.
>>>>
>>>> *How Do I Participate In An Open Space?*
>>>> *It's pretty easy: Just show up :)*
>>>>
>>>> During PyCon, there will be Open Spaces boards somewhere near the
>>>> registration desk. The boards acts as a time table for all the Open Spaces,
>>>> so you know where and when to go for the Open Spaces you're interested in.
>>>> If a topic is not listed yet, find an open time slot and add it! Open
>>>> Spaces topic cards are included in the goodie bag you receive at
>>>> registration.
>>>>
>>>> What Open Spaces Are There?
>>>> There are Open Spaces on many subjects a bunch of PyCon attendees would
>>>> like to discuss. Since the PyCon attendees are a diverse bunch, so are the
>>>> Open Spaces. In past years, we've had a mani/pedi party, a feminist hacking
>>>> space, an AcroYoga space, and a board games room. There's also plenty of
>>>> the usual suspects of technical subjects, from computer security to your
>>>> favorite Python project to professional occupations like DevOps.
>>>>
>>>> Where And When Are The Open Spaces?
>>>> The Open Spaces are in a set of of dedicated rooms during all three of
>>>> the conference days (Monday 5/30, Tuesday 5/31, Wednesday 6/1). The rooms
>>>> may be needed for other events during portions of some days; please consult
>>>> the Open Spaces boards for the final word on what's going on where.
>>>>
>>>> *How Do I Host An Open Space?*
>>>> For PyCon 2016, we will be using the Open Space cards that were
>>>> re-introduced a few years back. These are small postcard sized cards with a
>>>> short explanation of what Open Spaces are. The back side of that card is
>>>> for hosting Open Spaces. Just fill in the name and a short description of
>>>> your Open Space, and then pin your card on the Open Space board in the room
>>>> and time slot you want. It’s also a great idea to add your Twitter handle
>>>> to the card in case anyone interested in attending your Open Space has a
>>>> question or would like to contact you about it. The cards will be made
>>>> available in the goodie bag which you will receive at registration. Extra
>>>> cards will be available at the Open Spaces boards. In order to promote your
>>>> Open Space we encourage you to tweet about it and use the hashtag
>>>> #PyConOpenSpaces to make sure people see your tweets.
>>>>
>>>> *Planned Open Spaces*
>>>> If you have an idea for an Open Space, and a time when you want to
>>>> meet, list it here on this page. It's also useful to add an approximate
>>>> time slot if you have any preferences, so that attendees know where to look
>>>> for your Open Space on the Open Spaces boards.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> *Development Sprints*
>>>> *Thursday, June 2nd 2016 – Sunday, June 5th 2016*
>>>>
>>>> Development sprints are a key part of PyCon, and a chance for the
>>>> contributors to open-source projects to get together face-to-face for up to
>>>> four days of intensive learning, development and camaraderie. Newbies sit
>>>> with gurus, go out for lunch and dinner together, and have a great time
>>>> while advancing their project.
>>>>
>>>> What's New with the Sprints by Naomi Ceder
>>>> What are development sprints & why you should attend! by Kushal Das
>>>> What's so special about Sprints? by Naomi Ceder
>>>> What's A Sprint?
>>>> Come for PyCon, stay for the sprints!
>>>> PyCon Development Sprints are four days of intensive learning and
>>>> development on an open source project of your choice, in a team
>>>> environment. It's a time to come together with colleagues, old and new, to
>>>> share what you've learned and apply it to an open source project.
>>>>
>>>> In the crucible of a sprint room, teaming with both focus and humor,
>>>> it's a time to test, fix bugs, add new features, and improve documentation.
>>>> And it's a time to network, make friends, and build relationships that go
>>>> beyond the conference.
>>>>
>>>> PyCon provides the space and infrastructure (network, power, tables &
>>>> chairs); you bring your skills, humanity, and brainpower (oh! and don't
>>>> forget your computer).
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Please sign up on the PyCon 2016 Sign Up Sheet
>>>> <https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/199PCrGLGuzAfxCSHdD-KpmT6ypSn01Wxqwq0R6y1blQ/edit?usp=sharing>.if
>>>> you are interested in attending in behalf of OWASP.
>>>>
>>>
>>         Let me or Kelly know if you need additional details.
>>
>>>>>>>  2016 Developer Survey Results-2-2.pdf
>>>> <https://drive.google.com/a/owasp.org/file/d/0B3BoOR0oMwssSzVwUjRDaktsTzNGTkhXVzgwZ25wei1LR2Yw/view?usp=drive_web>
>>>> ​​
>>>>  PYCON 2016 Sign up
>>>> <https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheets/d/199PCrGLGuzAfxCSHdD-KpmT6ypSn01Wxqwq0R6y1blQ/edit?usp=drive_web>
>>>>>>>>
>>>> Claudia Aviles-Casanovas <claudia.aviles-casanovas at owasp.org>
>>>> Project Coordinator
>>>> Phone:973-288-1697
>>>>
>>>
>>        *Kelly Santalucia <kelly.santalucia at owasp.org>*
>>
>> *       Membership and Business Liaison*
>> *      Direct: 1+ 973-670-5784 <973-670-5784>*
>>
>> *      Fax: 1+ 443-283-402 <443-283-4021>*
>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> *Kelly Santalucia*
>
> *Membership and Business Liaison*
>
>
> *OWASP Foundation*
> *1200-C Agora Drive, #232*
> *Bel Air, MD  21014*
> *USA*
> *Direct: 1+ 973-670-5784 <973-670-5784>*
>
> *Fax: 1+ 443-283-4021 <443-283-4021> *
>
> *Give back and support the open source community, become a member
> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Membership> today!*
>
> *Join us at AppSecEU 2016 <http://2016.appsec.eu> in Rome, Italy & at
> AppSecUSA 2016 <https://2016.appsecusa.org> in Washington, DC!  Information
> on other** OWASP events can be found here
> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_AppSec_Conference>. *
>



-- 
Johanna Curiel
OWASP Volunteer
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