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The OWASP AppSec Ireland Conference will be held at Trinity College Dublin (map) from September 4th through 6th 2012. There will be training courses on September 4th and 5th followed by plenary sessions on the 6th. This conference, in its 4th consecutive year, is a premier gathering for Information Security leaders, executives from Fortune 500 firms along with technical thought leaders, security architects and lead developers to share cutting-edge ideas, initiatives and technology advancements. OWASP events attract a worldwide audience interested in “what’s next”. The conference is expected to draw 300 technologists from Government, Financial Services, Media, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Technology, and many other verticals.

If you have any questions, please send an email to ireland at

Who Should Attend AppSec Ireland 2012:

  • 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

How to get to AppSec Ireland?

The OWASP AppSec Ireland Conference takes place in the Hamilton Building in the grounds of Trinity College, Dublin 2.

                                                                                                                              AppSec Ireland Website

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Submit papers to Submission deadline is Wednesday June 6th 2012. Inquires can be made to ireland at

To submit a paper, you will have to sign up for an EasyChair account at


In accordance with the broader OWASP mission stemming from the 2011 OWASP Global Summit, AppSec Ireland is working to reflect the move of OWASP towards embracing all facets of Application Security, and not restricting it's content to strictly to the realm of web applications. Therefore we invite all practitioners of application security and those who work with or interact with all facets of application security to submit papers and participate in the conference.

The AppSec Ireland 2012 Content Committee is seeking presentations in the following subject areas:

  • OWASP Projects
  • Research in Application Security Defense (Defense & Countermeasures)
  • Research in Application Security Offense (Vulnerabilities & Exploits)
  • Web Application Security
  • Critical Infrastructure Security
  • Mobile Security
  • Government Initiatives & Government Case Studies
  • Effective Case studies in Policy, Governance, Architecture or Life Cycle
  • and other application security topics

Submit papers to Submission deadline is June 6th 2012. Inquires can be made to ireland at

To submit a paper, you will have to sign up for an EasyChair account at

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 300 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:

Registration is NOT open yet!


Registration Fees

Ticket Type Before 6th May After 6th May
Non-Member €125 €150
Active OWASP Member €100 €125
Student €75 €100
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, or email Kate a scanned image of your student ID (please compress the file size :).

The Morgan Hotel:

Stay in one of the best luxury hotels in Dublin, The Morgan, Design hotel is located in Temple Bar. This 4 star Hotel Dublin offers an oasis of calm in a central location. The hotel’s cool modern interiors, chic design and boutique luxury hotel rooms are all part of an experience designed to pamper guests and breathe new life and style into hotel living.

This city centre Dublin hotel is just a few blocks away from Trinity College, Grafton Street, the main shopping thoroughfare, theatres, shopping, music and nightlife along with proximity to the IFSC, Dublin’s main business district. There is no other 4 star hotel Dublin quite like it!

Stay in the heart of the conference action at a hotel specially discounted for its attendees.

Rooms can be booked by emailing and quoting OWASP.

The contact in reservations is Bernadette Doyle and you could contact her for special requests at the following number: +353 1 643 7000

Special Rates: €130 Bed & Full Irish Breakfast – Single Occupancy €140 Bed & Full Irish Breakfast – Double Occupancy

The Morgan Hotel 10 Fleet st, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Phone: +353 1 6437000 Fax: +353 1 6437060

Trinity College:

Accommodation is also available on the historic campus at Trinity College Dublin, located right in the centre of the city. The bedrooms, many of which have been recently renovated, are excellent value with prices ranging from Euro 55.00 to Euro 100.00 per night. Rooms are serviced daily and continental breakfast is included in room rates.

For more information visite:

Following the success of last year, we are going to host this adrenaline fueled event again!

Kylemore Karting, Ireland’s largest indoor Karting arena, has a choice of three 360 mtr tracks with flyovers, underpasses, hills and banked corners waiting for you.

Race for best time – Race for best crash – Race for fun

This is your chance to sit down, strap in and race for the finish line to “Rev Up” for AppSec Ireland 2012.

The doors open Wednesday 8th June at 7:30pm and there will be transportation available from Dublin city centre.

More info could be found here:

Kylemore Karting Unit 1A, Kylemore Industrial Estate, Killeen Road, Kylemore, Dublin 10

REGISTRATION IS NOT OPEN YET. Please visit URL below to register:


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AppSec Ireland Conference Team

  • Eoin Keary (eoin.keary at
  • Fabio Cerullo (fcerullo at
  • Fiona Walsh (fiona.walsh at
  • Marian Ventuneac (marian.ventuneac at
  • Kate Hartmann (kate.hartmann at
  • Sarah Baso (sarah.baso at
  • Ana Loza (ana.loza at
  • Owen Pendlebury (owen.pendlebury at
  • Niall Jordan (niall.jordan at
  • Federico Feraboli (federico.feraboli at