Re: Balisage: The Markup
I would like authorization and funding to attend “Balisage 2013: The Markup Conference”
and the pre-conference symposium on XForms: native XML user interfaces. They will be held in Montreal, Canada. The symposium on
August 5, the Conference on August 6 - 9, 2013.
In today's recovering economy, industries/companies/government agencies are
increasingly turning to and relying on markup-based applications to become more efficient and
Balisage: The Markup Conference is the conference
where (insert company
name) can talk to the leading theorists and
practitioners of markup about the technologies used in our (insert project name or short
description). The opportunity to exchange and share cutting edge
theory and practical methods and applications will reap long term benefits to this
Individuals with the following expertise will be attending Balisage, providing
numerous learning and networking opportunities:
XML Schema (what drives documents): W3C specification
editors, developers of many public schemas, and well-known proponents and opponents.
UBL (business data): Standards editors and
XSLT (from one format to another): W3C
editors, leading practitioners, and market-leading
XQuery (searching XML documents):
Standards committee members and cutting-edge tool vendors.
have reviewed the conference agenda and think the following
presentations are of particular interest:
conference fee is: $995.00. Taking into account travel and hotel I
estimate the cost to be $xxxx.xx.
attending this conference will have immediate benefits for
(project name) and
enable me to advance the interests of (company name) in the use of
your consideration of this request.