Justification letter

Please copy and fill in the bold text as a template on your company letterhead to send or e-mail to your supervisor for approval*.

Dear ,

I would like to attend the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) 2018 Annual Technical Meeting (ESTECH 2018), to be held April 30-May 3, 2018, at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida. I am seeking approval for the registration fee and travel expenses to attend the conference, and have itemized costs below.

The purpose of the conference is to collaborate with fellow industry professionals on developing and updating IEST peer-reviewed standardized procedures, IEST Recommended Practices, during Working Group meetings along with presenting and receiving technical scientific findings in conference sessions. In addition, the conference provides attendees with the opportunity to receive educational training from top industry experts.

At ESTECH 2018 I will have the opportunity to attend sessions and training courses that directly apply to my work, will allow me to network with industry experts, and will help me < list benefits to your responsibilities >. In addition, by participating in working group meetings, I can give < your company name > a voice in developing the recommended practices that affect our industry.

After reviewing the conference agenda, I have identified the following events that address issues currently important to our company and will provide ideas about how we can improve our processes:

<Insert titles and descriptions of conference sessions, courses, and working groups.>

The full conference fee is <$xxxx>, but can be reduced by <$xxxx> if I register by the early-bird deadline date.

Here is the breakdown of expenses to attend ESTECH 2018:
Roundtrip Airfare:
Mears Airport Shuttle: $37 plus tax roundtrip
Hotel: $159 per night or 2017 government per diem
Meals:
Conference Registration:
The total costs associated with attending the conference are:

Thank you for considering this valuable opportunity for me to develop contacts and gain knowledge that will prove a vital investment for < name of your company >.

* Approval is not guaranteed with this letter, and IEST is not held responsible if the approval is denied.