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Revision as of 19:25, 17 February 2014


We are pleased to announce that the UK Cambridge chapter invites you to join OWASP AppSec Europe 2104 global conference, June 23rd-26th.

This conference is an opportunity to hear about the latest research on a myriad of topics related to web security, as well as establish connections between developers, security experts, and business leaders who are all stakeholders in ensuring applications are as secure as possible.

What will be going on in AppSec Europe 2104

  • Cutting-edge topics presented by renowned security professionals from industry and academia.
  • Training and talks on a variety of security topics including: web security, mobile security, cloud security, vulnerability analysis, defence and much more
  • Premier gathering place for executives from Fortune Global 500 companies and technology thought leaders
  • Group sessions, panel discussions, workshops and learning opportunities for developers, business owners and security experts
  • Learn and network for four days, while taking in the historical ambiance of one of the oldest University cities in the world

Facts in a nutshell:

  • Trainings: June 23-24, 2013
  • Conference: June 25-26, 2013
  • Location: Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Registration: Coming soon!
  • Call for presentations, papers and training OPEN!
  • Entries @ Open Source Showcase (opening soon)

If you have any questions, please email the conference committee[email protected]

OWASP AppSec Europe 2014 Conference Team

The following are the members of the Organising Committee:

  • Jason Alexander (OWASP Leeds Chapter)
  • Simon Bennetts (OWASP Manchester Chapter)
  • Justin Clarke (OWASP London Chapter)
  • Tobias Gondrom (OWASP London Chapter)
  • Martin Law (OWASP Leeds Chapter)
  • Steven van der Baan (OWASP Cambridge Chapter)
  • Adrian Winckles, Chair (OWASP Cambridge Chapter)
  • Mike Woodhead (OWASP Leeds Chapter)

In addition, the following permanent staff from the OWASP Foundation are also helping make the conference a success:

  • Sarah Baso (Executive Director)
  • Laura Grau (Global Conference Manager)
  • Samantha Groves (Project Manager)
  • Kate Hartmann (Operations Director)
  • Kelly Santalucia (Membership and Business Liaison)
  • Alison Shrader (Accounting)
  • Matt Tesauro (IT)


We invite all practitioners of application security and those who work or interact with all facets of application security to submit speaker and trainer proposals.

For more information, read the appropriate document:

All submissions should be sent via EasyChair. Please select the appropriate track once you have registered.

Important Dates:

  • CFP/CFT Open: Feb 1st
  • CFP/CFT Closes: March 21st
  • Acceptance Notification: April 25th
  • Conference Schedule Publication: May 16th

Anglia Ruskin University is a British university, one of the largest in the East of England, United Kingdom, with a total student population of around 31,500. Its campuses are located in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough, England, UK. It is is one of the largest universities in the East of England, and one of the largest providers of face-to-face part-time training in the country. It has its Royal Charter, being fully accredited by the British Accreditation Council.

Anglia Ruskin University is ranked as the 949th best higher educational intitution by globally, and the 2486th best university in the world according to The primary purpose of this ranking is to promote Internet publication, including formal and informal communication, by supporting Open Access initiatives, electronic access to scientific publications and other academic material thus increasing the visibility of universities.

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Cambridge campus (in Green on the map: East Road, Cambridge CB1 1PT) is in heart of the city and has recently reached a milestone in its history with the opening of the new £35-million redevelopment. The regenerated campus opened in September 2011 and provides a wealth of new facilities which will benefit our Anglia Ruskin community. We offer all the advice and support you'll need for your studies, career aspirations and personal issues. Halls of residence for first year students are on-site, as well as facilities for leisure activities and societies.

We've secured the use of the Bradmore Street entrance (just off East Road and round the corner from the main entrance) which is the main entrance for the Lord Ashcroft International Business School where the main conference activities are taking place.


We have confirmed rooms at the below accommodation options for the benefit of Conference delegates.
You are encouraged to secure your accommodation via the registration form to ensure that you receive the negotiated competitive rates.

Rate of $95 USD (57 GBP) per night (20% taxes included). Subject to availability.

Travelodge Cambridge Newmarket Road Hotel 180-190 Newmarket Road Cambridge, UK

Cambridge Newmarket Road Hotel is the ideal base for those looking to explore the quaint, historic university town.

The hotel has good transport links, just a short taxi ride from Cambridge Railway Station and Cambridge Airport. If you’re looking for accommodation close to Cambridge University, the hotel is just a ten minute drive away. This is a new hotel with our fresh new look and features Travelodge’s new room design complete with Dreamer Bed so you can be sure of a great night’s sleep.

Travelodge Cambridge Central Hotel Cambridge Leisure Park Clifton Way Cambridge. UK

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Located just 1.1 miles from the city center and 2.9 miles from Cambridge Airport, the Cambridge Central Hotel is the ideal place to stay in this historic city. If you’re looking for hotels near Cambridge University, it is only 1.7 miles away.

The area boasts a number of celebrated museums and art galleries, as well as a wide range of intricate architecture and majestic college buildings all of which are within walking distance.

We are looking for sponsors for the Global AppSec Europe 2014

This is a truly unique opportunity to increase your brand recognition as a company dedicated to the highest standards of professional technology & security not only in Europe but also internationally throughout the world while supporting the continued activities conducted by OWASP both in the UK and abroad.

  • Sponsorship benefits for organizations specializing in IT & Security:
    • Opportunity to use the latest technological trends for professional training / development
    • Strengthen your company strategy by learning the latest trends in web software security
    • Improve your business development strategy with leading information from the security industry
    • Get networking and headhunting opportunities with world-class specialists and professionals
    • Get the chance to interact with high-need discerning users to improve product development
    • Increase your image as a professional company through this unique branding opportunity
  • Sponsorship benefits for organizations utilizing the internet in their business:
    • Opportunity to increase the international brand awareness and conduct business networking
    • Strengthen your company strategy by learning the latest trends in web software security
    • Improve your service development by understanding the latest trends in security issues & risks
    • Contribute to information society as a company by developing safe and secure services
    • Get the chance to interact with high-need discerning users to improve product development
    • Opportunity to brand your company as one that focuses on the highest standards in technology

If you are interested in sponsoring Global AppSec Europe 2014, please contact Kelly Santalucia: [email protected]

To find out more about the different sponsorship opportunities please check: Sponsorship Oportunities