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Revision as of 17:07, 12 January 2011

Contents

About the Committee

The Global Conferences Committee was created during the OWASP EU Summit in Portugal 2008. The primary purpose of this Global Conferences Committee is: determine location, frequency and to oversee and direct global conferences, speakers and training. The committee is governed by the Global Conferences Committee Governance document

Global Conference Committee Records

Mailing List | Archives

Committee meeting minutes - Committee Meeting minutes taken by the GCC Chair at each GCC meeting.

Global Conference Committee Policies - Authoritative source for all GCC passed Policies (data may be replicated elsewhere, however this page is the authoritative source)

Resources

How to Host a Conference - The comprehensive guide for hosting an OWASP event.

OWASP Registration System - Official OWASP Event registration system for ALL OWASP events (Conferences, Events and Chapter Meetings) email Kate Hartmann for access

AppSec Sample Conference Wiki Page - Sample Wiki page code for hosting an event

2011 Goals

2011 Comprehensive Committee Plan | 2010 Plan

  1. Have a Global Appsec in NA, SA, EU, Asia in 2011
  2. Promote OWASP Projects/Initiatives at OWASP Conferences
  3. Enhance Services for Conference Planners
  4. Reach out to developers (have 20% of attendees in a dev position)
  5. Reach out to non-members (have 70% of attendees at cons non-members)
  6. Bring more into the fold (Generate 300 new/renewed members at conferences)
  7. Streamline Sponsorships (Global Conference Sponsors, Targeted Conference Sponsors)
  8. Revise GCC Governance
  9. Have a profit of $200k in 2011 across all conferences

Major Initiatives

Initiative Priority Associated Goals Description Status Deadline Assignees
Revise GCC Governance 1 8 Generate self governance document for voting rules, quorum and other functional committee requirements Complete - Global Conferences Committee Governance January 2011 All Committee Members
OWASP Conference management system 1 1, 3 Develop a system to take in applications for all non-chapter meeting events, vet them, and schedule them. This system shall serve as the "official" registration path for all events and allow the GCC to get a firm grip on the OWASP Event Calendar. In Development Beta - 1/15/2011
Release - 1/31/2011
Mark (Code), Lucas & Neil (Alpha Testing, Requirements)
OWASP Global Conference Sponsors 2 3, 7 Provide unified sponsorship mechanism for all Global AppSec conferences. This will help us plan our conference revenue annually and help sponsors plan for their spending (identified as an issue by several vendors). This is intended to augment, not replace individual conference sponsorships. In Development V0.01 Feb 2011 Mark (Draft), All Review
OWASP AppSec Track 3 2 Joint venture with the GPC. The track would consist of a cadre (10-20) of speakers from inew/high profile OWASP projects. The GCC would manage these speakers through an internal call for papers that would be vetted by the GCC/GPC for some of our best speakers from high profile projects. As a new conference requests an OWASP Speaking track (or for Global AppSec conferences, this will be required) the GCC would reach out to the selected presenters to verify their availability for the event and provide a list of 6-7 speakers to the local event coordinators for the schedule. Not Started June 2011 None
OWASP Conference Marketing 3 4,5,6 Promote OWASP at targeted industry and developer events. Provide OWASP support and schwag for OWASP booths at other conferences Not Funded TBD, Not Funded None
Conference Web Marketing 4 3 Obtain Twitter accounts, domain names, and @owasp.org email addresses for use by approved conferences. Twitter accounts and emails set up, awaiting funding for domains TBD, Not Funded None
Central Conference Support Services 4 3 RegOnline is setup. Investigate costs for hiring a conference organizer. RegOnline - Complete
Conference Organizer - Investigate
TBD None
OWASP Short URLS 5 3 Provide short URLs on the OWASP website (e.g. https://owasp.org/AppSecBR) to make it easier to access content on the wiki, especially in emails and the like Need to investigate with Larry TBD None
Regional targeted mailing lists 5 3 Provide email lists for targeted, regional email distributions. Only GlobalAppSec conferences will be advertised on OWASP-ALL Need to investigate leveraging Salesforce for this. TBD None
OWASP Merchandise Model 6 3,9 Provide OWASP Merchandise for sale at conferences May be a bit OBE as Kate has established something similar already. May just need an "inventory" we can send places. TBD None

Monthly Report

Date of last update: 2010-07-10 Updated by: Mark Bristow

Accomplishments for this Month

Planned for Next Month

Issues/Risks/Challenges