Justification Toolkit

The resources in this toolkit have been developed to assist you in demonstrating the value of attending the TMS 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting & Exhibition (TMS2021 Virtual) to your supervisor.

Justification Resources

Justification Letter: These simple templates provide basic information you can share with your employer about the benefits of attending TMS2021 Virtual. If you’ll be presenting at the conference, download the Presenter version of the letter. If you’ll be participating as an attendee, download the Attendee version of the letter. Customize your letter and submit it to your supervisor when requesting funding to participate in the conference.

TMS2021 Virtual Registration Flyer: Many employers require a print piece describing the event as part of the funding request process. Download this PDF flyer outlining TMS2021 Virtual highlights to submit with your funding request.

Cost-Saving Opportunities

Consider these suggestions to help reduce the cost of attending TMS2021 Virtual:

Update Your TMS Membership: Current TMS members can save up to $120 on their meeting registration compared to non-members, so join TMS or renew your membership before you register for TMS2021 Virtual. Please allow two business days for your membership to be processed before registering for the conference. If you need assistance, please contact TMS Customer Service at 1-724-776-9000 and press ‘1’ to speak to customer service.

Register Early: Submit your registration form and payment by January 25 to receive the discounted registration rate (a savings of up to $50). Remember that if you will be presenting at the meeting, you must register by January 25 to be eligible to present.