Below is a template you can use to justify your attendance at SEMICON West 2017. Just complete the Justification Note and send it off to your manager or supervisor to convey how attending the conference will benefit you and your organization.
To: <Insert Manager or Supervisor Name>
Subject: Why I Should Attend SEMICON West 2017
I’d like to get your approval to attend SEMICON West at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, July 11-13, 2017. SEMICON West connects the entire extended electronics supply chain — from materials, equipment, design, manufacturing, system integration, and demand channels to new verticals and adjacencies such as flexible hybrid electronics, MEMS and sensors, and more. It’s where the industry gets a glimpse at what’s next and finds its innovation engines.
With more than 600 exhibitors and 115 hours of programs and networking, the conference provides access to the technical and business intelligence needed to get ahead in today’s disruptive, fast-changing business environment. Plus, the conference offers new cutting-edge educational and training sessions covering today’s most advanced applications and technologies—all presented by leading industry speakers:
- Smart Automotive, Smart Manufacturing, Smart MedTech, IoT
- Advanced Packaging, Materials, MEMS & Sensor, Flexible Hybrid Electronics
- IEEE World of IoT Sessions and Embedded Systems Training Workshops
- High-level networking at industry receptions and more!
Costs & Expenses
Registration costs vary depending on timing (early registration = better value), SEMI membership, and the conference package selected (details are here):
- All-in Pass provides access to everything the conference has to offer — all sessions, training, and special events, including Keynotes & Executive Panels, SEMI/Gartner Bulls & Bears Industry Outlook, and more.
- Thought Leadership Pass includes programs at the TechXPOT theaters including advanced manufacturing, materials, and packaging sessions, Test Vision 2020, World of IoT, and more.
- Expo Only Pass provides full access to 600+ leading-edge exhibitors on the Expo floor.
- Upgraded Registration lets you purchase select workshops, training, and networking events separately, à la carte.
In addition to conference fees, I estimate other expenses as follows:
Travel: $ (Enter expense)
* SEMICON West has arranged for discounted hotel rates at select area hotels.
I believe attending SEMICON West would be of great benefit to me and to our organization, and enable us to stay on top of the latest industry trends and developments. Please let me know if you have any questions, and thanks in advance for your support.