OWASP AppSec DC 2009
We are pleased to announce that the OWASP DC chapter will host the OWASP AppSec 2009 conference in Washington, DC. The conference will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Place NW Washington, DC 20001) on November 10th through 13th of 2009.
There will be training courses on November 10th and 11th followed by plenary sessions on the 12th and 13th with each day having four tracks.
We have closed our CFP responses, and notified all speakers. We will be publicly announcing accepted speakers shortly.
You can register for the conference here
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Registration is now open!
You can register here
Current pricing reflects an "Early Bird" discount of $50 off the at the door price of $395.
OWASP membership ($50 annual membership fee) gets you a discount of $50.
For student discount, attendees must present proof of enrollment when picking up your badge.
We will take all the help we can get to pull off the best Web Application Security Conference of the year!
Please contact the appropriate arch-minion to volunteer for a specific area:
- Security -- Angel Contreras
- Speakers and Trainers -- Wade Woolwine and Jeremy Long
- Vendors -- Dave Sachdev
- Facilities -- Doug Wilson and Barry Austin
More opportunities and areas will be added as time goes on.
Or, you can email the organizers at mark.bristow(at)owasp.org, doug.wilson(at)owasp.org or rex.booth(at)owasp.org
Or email appsec_us_09(at)lists.owasp.org or sign up for the mailing list!
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
AppSec DC 2009 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).
Grand Hyatt Washington DC
We've partnered with the Grand Hyatt Washington to bring you luxury accommodations at a reasonable price for your stay during our conference.
The Grand Hyatt is only a few blocks from the DC Convention Center and adjacent to a wide variety of restaurants and night life in downtown DC.
Our convention rate for reservations can also be applied shortly before or after the conference, if you wish to stay longer and enjoy the Washington DC Metropolitan Area.
You can register for a room at our convention rate of $209/night here.
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! Sponsorships will be announced soon
Talks at AppSec DC
Tom Eston and Kevin Johnson: Social Zombies: Your Friends Want to Eat Your Brains
Lars Ewe: Dev Issues Within AJAX Apps
Joe McCray: Advanced SQL Injection
Matt Fisher: The Big Picture: Web Risks and Assessments Beyond Scanning
Chris Wysopal: AppSec Metrics
Jeff Williams: OWASP ESAPI
Ed Bellis: SCAP
Tom Brennan: Application Security Statistics
Robert Auger: Transparent Proxy Abuse
John Steven: Threat Modeling
Cory Scott: Improving App sec after an incident
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.
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.
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There are a total of five classrooms over two days or 10 training days available at the conference. Two classrooms hold 30 students and the other three have a capacity of 24 students. We are working to confirm our selected trainers so check back soon for some great classes!