The team presented the submission generally during the past OWASP BOD call February 7th and in all details during the executive meeting afterwards.
- The activities would be geographically focused in NYC. As a global entity, we should prioritize activities with a global interest.
- The activities potentially involve a commercial interest which we feel can introduce a conflict of interest to our mission.
- The foundation has substantial commitments and existing priorities with AppSec conferences, Projects and Chapters, which are already stressing our existing resources.
- We believe both the RFP process and further work around this initiative would be a significant amount of work for the Foundation staff, which could introduce risk to the core mission of OWASP.
On behalf of the OWASP BOD,