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Welcome

We are pleased to announce that the Ireland chapter will host the OWASP AppSec Europe 2011 global conference in beautiful Dublin, Ireland.

The AppSec Europe conference will be a premier gathering of Information Security leaders. Executives from Fortune 500 firms along with technical thought leaders such as security architects and lead developers will be traveling to hear the cutting-edge ideas presented by Information Security’s top talent. OWASP events attract a worldwide audience interested in “what’s next”. The conference is expected to draw 400-500 technologists from Government, Financial Services, Media, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Technology, and many other verticals.

AppSec Europe 2011 will be held at Trinity College Dublin (map) on June 6th through 10th 2011. There will be training courses on June 6th, 7th and 8th followed by plenary sessions on the 9th and 10th with each day having at least three tracks. AppSec Europe may also have BOF (informal adhoc meetings), break out, or speed talks in addition to the standard schedule depending on the submissions received.
If you have any questions, please email the conference chair: appseceu at owasp.org


Who Should Attend AppSec Europe 2011:

  • Application Developers
  • Application Testers and Quality Assurance
  • Application Project Management and Staff
  • Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Deputies, Associates and Staff
  • Chief Financial Officers, Auditors, and Staff Responsible for IT Security Oversight and Compliance
  • Security Managers and Staff
  • Executives, Managers, and Staff Responsible for IT Security Governance
  • IT Professionals Interested in Improving IT Security



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Introduction

OWASP is currently soliciting training & presentation proposals for the OWASP AppSec Europe 2011 Conference which will take place at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland, on June 6th through June 10th 2010. There will be training courses on June 6th, 7th and 8th followed by plenary sessions on the 9th and 10th with each day having at least three tracks.

Call for Training

We are seeking training proposals on the following topics (in no particular order):

  • Security in Web 2.0, Web Services/XML
  • Advanced penetration testing
  • Static analysis for security
  • Threat modeling of applications
  • Secure coding practices
  • Security in J2EE/.NET patterns and frameworks
  • Application security with ESAPI
  • OWASP tools in practice

We will look favourably on laboration-based/hands-on training.

Call for Presentations

We are seeking people and organizations that want to present on any of the following topics (in no particular order):

  • Business Risks with Application Security.
  • Starting and Managing Secure Development Lifecycle Programs.
  • Web Services-, XML- and Application Security.
  • Metrics for Application Security.
  • Application Threat Modeling.
  • Hands-on Source Code Review.
  • Web Application Security Testing.
  • OWASP Tools and Projects.
  • Secure Coding Practices (J2EE/.NET).
  • Privacy Concerns with Applications and Data Storage
  • Web Application Security countermeasures
  • Technology specific presentations on security such as AJAX, XML, etc.
  • Anything else relating to OWASP and Application Security.

Submission Deadline and Instructions

Submission deadline is Sunday April 3rd 23:59 (GMT).

To submit your proposal please fill out the form here: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=appseceu2011

Please specify in the form whether you are submitting a Training or a Presentation proposal. Eg. Title: "Training - Introduction to Web Application Security"

Only for Training Proposals
To submit your training proposal please fill out the AppSec Europe 2011 Call for Training Proposal and attach it while filling out the online form.

Upon acceptance you'll be requested to fill out the Training Instructor Agreement where you'll find details on revenue split etc. The agreement will be reworked but the previous one is here: File:Training Instructor Agreement.doc.

June 6th-8th (Training)

Schedule

To be published soon.

June 9th

Schedule

To be published soon.

June 10th

Schedule

To be published soon.

Registration

Registration is now open!

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The first 25 people who register receive an additional €50 discount!

Registration Fees

Ticket Type Before 6th April After 6th April After 6th May
Non-Member €250 €300 €350
Active OWASP Member €200 €250 €300
Student €150 €200 €250
Course Fee
1 Day Training €495
2 Day Training €990

Note: To save on processing expenses, all fees paid for the OWASP conference are non-refundable. OWASP can accommodate transfers of registrations from one person to another, if such an adjustment becomes necessary.

* We need some kind of proof of your full-time student status. Either ask your local OWASP chapter leader to vouch for you by email to Kate.Hartmann@owasp.org, or email Kate a scanned image of your student ID (please compress the file size :).

Practical Info

Visitors' Guide

VisitDublin.com is the official online tourist office for Dublin. You could check their Insider Guides, designed to ensure you make the most of your time in the capital! These themed guides offer you a taste of what to see and do offering you a great start in exploring Dublin!
Here is the URL: http://www.visitdublin.com/insidersguide/insidersguide.aspx?id=396

Also they have developed an Iphone and Android app that you could use to explore Dublin. You could get it from the visitdublin.com site. Captura de pantalla 2011-01-06 a las 20.39.01.png

UK/Ireland Wall Plugs

This is how UK/Ireland wall plugs look like (image below).

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Weather Forecast

Met Ireland has good coverage of the weather in Dublin. Check it out here.

Travel

Fly to Dublin Airport:
http://www.dublinairport.com/
A taxi or bus can take you into Dublin city. (€30 - Taxi) (€10 - Bus)

Accommodation

Trinity College:
Please see here if you wish to stay within the grounds of Trinity College:
https://accommodation.tcd.ie/kxHotel/

Hotels Surrounding Trinity College:
http://maps.google.com/maps?near=Dame+Street,+College+Green,+Dublin+2,+Ireland+(Trinity+College+Campus)&geocode=Cfm6cyTmqt_IFev1LQMdLZCg_yFJu3aKhBD7GA&q=hotels&f=l&dq=Trinity+College+loc:+Dublin+Ireland&sll=53.341482,-6.258302&sspn=0.012043,0.037637&ie=UTF8&ei=U6TMSZSzKpSw2QLG_-CUCA&attrid=1036f063d3d0dafc_&ll=53.343711,-6.254568&spn=0.012042,0.037637&z=15

Social Events

Information will be published here.

Venue

The venue for both training and conference is Trinity College Dublin.

Sponsoring

OWASP is providing sponsors exclusive access to its audience in Trinity College Dublin, Ireland through a limited number of Expo floor slots, providing a focused setting for potential customers.Attendees will be pushed through the Expo floor for breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks giving them direct access to sponsors’ booths and technology.

The conference is expected to draw over 400 international attendees; all with budgets dedicated to web application security initiatives. Financial Services, Media, Pharmaceuticals, Government, Healthcare, Technology, and many other verticals will be represented.
Sponsorship opportunities are filling up rapidly. All proceeds from sponsorship support the conference and the mission of the OWASP Foundation (501c3 Not-For-Profit), driving funding for research grants, tools and documents, local chapters, and more.

All sponsorship opportunities feature significant discounts to OWASP members, allowing you year-round access the web application security’s top thinkers as well as use of OWASP materials in product and service delivery.

To find out more about the different sponsorship opportunities please check the document below:
File:OWASP sponsorship appseceu2011.pdf

Challenges

Countdown Challenges -- Free Tickets to Win!

There will be a challenge posted on the conference wiki page the 21st every month up until the event. The winner will get free entrance to the conference.


Team

Eoin Keary - eoin.keary 'at' owasp.org
Fabio Cerullo - fcerullo 'at' owasp.org
Fiona Walsh - fiona.walsh 'at' owasp.org
Rahim Jina - rahim.jina 'at' owasp.org
Kate Hartmann - kate.hartmann 'at' owasp.org