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Welcome

Press Release June 3rd 2010 -- AppSec DC 2010 Conference Announcement and opening CFP & CFT!

We are pleased to announce that the OWASP DC chapter will host the OWASP AppSecDC 2010 regional conference in Washington, DC. The AppSecDC 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 600-700 technologists from Government, Financial Services, Media, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Technology, and many other verticals.

AppSecDC 2010 will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Place NW Washington, DC 20001) on November 8th through 11th 2010.

Who Should Attend AppSec DC 2010:

  • 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 Interesting in Improving IT Security


Conference FAQ




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Registration

Registration will open soon

Who Should Attend AppSec DC 2010:

  • 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 Interesting in Improving IT Security


For student discount, attendees must present proof of enrollment when picking up your badge.

Volunteer

Volunteers Needed!

Get involved!

We will take all the help we can get to pull off the best Web Application Security Conference of the year!

More opportunities and areas will be added as time goes on. Our Volunteer Guide can be downloaded which outlines some of the responsibilities and available positions.

To volunteer please email volunteers@appsecdc.org or you can e-mail the Volunteer Coordinators Josh Feinblum and Jon Rose

CFP

Building on the success of AppSec DC 2009, OWASP is pleased to announce the OWASP AppSecDC 2010 conference held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on November 8th through 11th 2010. Plenary sessions will be on November 10th and 11th preceded by Web Application Security Training on November 8th and 9th.

You can submit talks at the EasyChair Conference Page. Submission deadline is July 31st 2010. Inquires can be made to cfp@appsecdc.org.

We are seeking presentations on the following topics:

  • OWASP Tools and Projects
  • Cloud Application Security
  • Government Approaches to Application Security
  • Application Security Case Studies
  • Application Security and Business Risks
  • Metrics for Application Security
  • Web Services Security
  • Source Code Review
  • Web Application Security Testing
  • Secure Coding Practices
  • Privacy Concerns
  • Vulnerabilities/Exploits in the Web App World
  • Defense & Countermeasures in the Web App World
  • Other web application security topics

Additional information can be found in the FAQ. You will have to sign up for an EasyChair account at https://www.easychair.org/account/signup.cgi.

Program Committee

Training

OWASP is currently soliciting training providers for the OWASP AppSec DC 2010 Conference that will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Place NW Washington, DC 20001) on November 8th through 11th of 2010. There will be training courses on November 8th and 9th followed by plenary sessions on the 10th and 11th. There are a total of six classrooms over two days or 12 training days available at the conference. Three classrooms hold 30 students and the other three have a capacity of 24 students.

The following conditions apply for people or organizations that want to provide training at the conference:

  • Training provider should provide class syllabus / training materials.
  • Proceeds will be split 60/40 (OWASP/Trainer) for the training class.
  • The 60% for OWASP goes towards: Classroom Rental, Conference Logistics/Registration, and Food and OWASP Grants for Research Projects.
  • Courses must have an enrollment of 60% before class is considered operational.
  • Price per attendee: 2-Day Class $1495/ 1-Day Class $745.
  • Trainers can brand training materials to increase their exposure
  • Classes are to be focused around Application Security

Submissions must use the Training Proposal Template. Training proposals should consist of the following information:

  • Trainer contact info (country of origin and residence-mail, postal address, phone, E-mail).
  • Employer and/or affiliations.
  • Training synopsis, proposed training title, and a one-paragraph description.
  • Brief biography, list of publications and papers.
  • Any significant presentation and educational experience/background.
  • Reason why this material is innovative or significant or an important training for the OWASP conference.
  • Please list any other publications or conferences where this material has been or will be published/submitted.
  • Training format (hands-on, lecture …)
  • Provide a list of items/software students need for the training.
  • Optionally, any samples of prepared material or outlines.

Submission deadline is July 31st 2010. Submissions must use the Training Proposal Template. Submit Proposals to training@appsecdc.org.


Contests

TBD

Venue

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

AppSec DC 2010 will be taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington DC.

The convention center is located over the Mount Vernon Square/Convention Center Metro stop on the Green and Yellow lines of the DC Metro, and only a few blocks from our convention hotel, the Grand Hyatt Washington (reserve rooms here).

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Hotel

Hotel Information TBD

Sponsors

Sponsors

We are currently soliciting sponsors for the AppSec DC Conference. Please refer to our sponsorship opportunities for details.

Slots are going fast so contact us to sponsor today!

Travel

Traveling to the DC Metro Area

The Washington DC Area is serviced by three airports -- Reagan National (DCA), Dulles (IAD), and Thurgood Marshall Baltimore/Washington International (BWI). All currently have available transportation to downtown DC via public transportation, shuttles, or cab.

Washington DC is also serviced by Amtrak, VRE, and MARC train lines, which arrive in Union Station, a few metro stops or a short cab ride away from the convention center and the Grand Hyatt.

If you live in the DC Metropolitan area, we suggest taking Metro to the event. The convention center is located over the Mount Vernon Square/Convention Center Metro stop on the Green and Yellow lines of the DC Metro.

Conference Committee

Organizers

Mail List: organizers@appsecdc.org

Arch-Minions

Mail List: leads@appsecdc.org