Conference Attendance Justification Resources


SIOP Annual Conference 2022


Conference Attendance Justification Resources


For 37 years, the SIOP Annual Conference has brought together thousands of I-O psychology practitioners, educators, researchers, and students from around the world to network, share knowledge, and form lifelong professional connections and friendships.

We are excited to share that the 2023 event will continue to feature both in-person and virtual offerings:

The Program Committee is confident that 2023 SIOP Annual Conference attendees will appreciate this year’s robust educational offerings.

But we recognize that you may need help building the case to attend with your employer, so we have prepared these resources.

4 Tips for Speaking With Your Supervisor

  1.   Select the sessions you plan to attend and share how they align with your organization’s strategic goals or needs.
  2.   Share how specific areas in your recent evaluation could be addressed by attending the conference.
  3.   Highlight educational opportunities and research presentations that can advance your research agenda or build your competence in specific practice areas.
  4.   Offer to share information learned with your colleagues who did not attend.

Template Letter

Customize this template letter to request a meeting with your supervisor.

We look forward to seeing you in person, or virtually, at the 2023 SIOP Annual Conference!

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