2010 BASC Call For Papers

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Summary

The OWASP Boston chapter would like to announce a call for papers for the 2010 Boston Application Security Conference (BASC) on Saturday, November 20th at Microsoft New England Research and Development Center (NERD) in Cambridge MA.

This will be a free, one day informal conference, aimed at increasing awareness and knowledge of application security in the greater Boston area. You can find more information about the BASC on the its homepage.

The BASC will have two parallel tracks. Track 1 will focus on the basics of application security and the practical uses of application security tools and techniques. Track 2 will focus on more advanced application security topics including research on application security as well as .

Each presentation will be 50 minutes which should include any time for Q&A.

We hope to attract people who are new to application security as well as thought leaders who are experienced in application security. We expect the attendees to include application security professionals, professional software developers, software quality engineers, computer science students, security software vendors and others.

Process

If you would like to present at the BASC, please email an abstract of your presentation to each member of the program committee:

  • jim.weiler@starwoodhotels.com
  • Mark.Arnold@computershare.com
  • zach@n0where.org

Please refer to the OWASP Speaker Agreement. The schedule below should be used rather than the schedule in the speaker agreement.


Schedule

  • October 10th, 2010: Last day to submit proposals.
  • October 17th, 2010: Notifications about proposals will begin to be sent out.
  • November 20th, 2010: The conference.


We kindly thank our sponsors for their support.
Please help us keep future BASCs free by viewing and visiting all of our sponsors.

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You can find out more about this conference at the BASC homepage: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/2010_BASC_Homepage.
Conference Organizer: Jim Weiler