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Countering Transnational Organized Crime: An Important Component of Counter-Terrorism Strategy
I would like to attend the 12th Annual Border Security Expo on January 31- February 2, 2018 in San Antonio, TX.
The conference and trade show are focused on advancing border security and the facilitation of legitimate trade and travel. Attending this event will allow me to gain insights about issues vital to securing our border, and enhancing the flow of legitimate trade and travel at ports of entries.
The program is developed by experts in the area of border security, and sessions are presented by U.S. and international border security leadership and operational field commanders.
I am requesting approval for the registration fee, travel expenses to the conference and minimal incidental expenses during the conference. The estimated cost breakdown is listed below:
[Insert your expenses below]
Total Cost [$X,XXX]
The Conference Fee entitles me to attend two days of conference sessions, including keynote addresses, luncheons, networking events, the Salute to Fallen Heroes Memorial Ceremony, the exhibition and Demo Day. Session providing education in [insert sessions of interest from the program] will be put to use upon my return to the [select one: office or field] to advance our agency’s mission.
This opportunity will allow me to expand my knowledge in my area of expertise, network with my peers, and hear from federal, state, local and international border security leadership on joint initiatives and programs. This makes attending the Border Security Expo a very worthwhile investment for our agency.