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 <name of supervisor>,

I would like to attend the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) 2015 Fall Conference, to be held November 9-12, 2015, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Chicago O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois. 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 receiving educational training from top industry experts.

By participating in Working Group meetings, I can give <your company name> a voice in developing the recommended practices that affect our industry. In addition, I will have the opportunity to attend 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>.

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

<Insert titles and descriptions of 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 the 2015 IEST Fall Conference:
Roundtrip Airfare:
Roundtrip transportation from airport to conference hotel: $0 with complimentary hotel shuttle
Hotel: $129 per night
Breakfast: $0
Lunch and Dinner 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.