OWASP & WASC AppSec 2007 Conference
Registration is now open for the OWASP U.S. conference, eBay in San Jose, CA Nov 12-15, 2007.
Web Services Track: The conference will have 3 tracks on the first day instead of 2. The 3rd track will be focused on Web Services Security which is a new area for OWASP. If you are interested in speaking at this conference on a Web Services Security topic, please contact Gunnar Peterson, who is organizing that track.
Application Security Technology Expo: This conference will also have a technology expo for the first time. Application Security product vendors will be able to demonstrate the technical capabilities of their products in the technology expo area. More information about conference sponsorship is available here.
This year's US OWASP conference will be held at eBay at their facility at: 2211 North First Street in San Jose, CA Nov 12th-15th.
Main Conference: November 14th-15th
Agenda and Presentations: Wednesday-Thursday - Nov 14th-15th
The agenda will follow the (current) standard OWASP conference format of two tracks, with opening keynotes and presentations in the main auditorium, split tracks in the middle of the day, and closing presentations back in the main auditorium both days. In addition, on the first day, there will be a third track focused on Web Services Security.
This conference will include presentations from many different OWASP contributors and leading Application Security professionals, and will include one panel each day.
The OWASP AppSec San Jose 2007 agenda is still being developed.
Training: Monday-Tuesday - Nov 12th-13th
OWASP has arranged for a suite of two day Application Security training courses to be offered prior to the conference. The tutorials being offered are:
Technology Expo: Tuesday-Wednesday Nov 13th-14th
Leading vendors in the application security space will be at the conference for the first time this year giving technology demonstrations and providing access to their technical staff so they can answer in-depth questions and demonstrate the capabilities of their products or managed services.
The technology expo will be open from 12PM - 2PM on Nov. 13th (and all tutorial attendees will be given a large lunch break during that time to attend the expo). It will also be open from 11AM until 5PM on Nov. 14th which is the first day of the conference.
Standard: $400, OWASP Members: $350, Students: $225, Early Registration Discount (by Oct 12): $50 ($25 for students)
Conference Dinner (Evening of Nov 14th): $50
Conference Tutorial (Two day tutorials Nov 12-13): $1300, $1450 [If not attending the conference], Student Fee: $675
Note: To save on processing expenses, all fees paid for the OWASP conference are non-refundable. OWASP can accomodate transfers of registrations from one person to another, if such an adjustment becomes necessary.
Here is the registration page.
Hotel and Transportation Info
OWASP is currently negotiating rates with local hotels
From San Jose International Airport (SJC): eBay is located about a mile from this airport
From San Francisco International Airport (SFO): eBay is located 40 miles from this airport
OWASP Conferences Chair: Dave Wichers - Aspect Security - dave.wichers 'at' owasp.org
Web Services Security Track Chair: Gunnar Peterson - Arctec Group - gunnar 'at' arctecgroup.net
Vendor Exhibition Chair: Pravir Chandra - Cigital - chandra 'at' list.org
Refereed Papers Chair: Frank Piessens - KU Leuven - Frank.Piessens 'at' cs.kuleuven.ac.be
The following organizations are sponsors for this conference. If you are interested in sponsoring either of the 2007 OWASP conferences, please contact OWASP at: conferences 'at' owasp.org.
We are also going to have vendor booths at this conference for the first time. If you are interested in demonstrating your application security product to a sophisticated audience of application security professionals, please contact us for more information. Please contact either Dave Wichers (the OWASP Conferences Chair) or Pravir Chandra, who will be organizing the vendor area for this conference.
More information about conference sponsorship is available here.