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Justify Your Trip

What people are saying

JMP puts on the best conference of any that I have attended; they are committed to improving their software and making sure they meet all of their users’ needs. The conference focus is on how to use JMP to improve your success and productivity in your own work.

—Discovery 2013 attendee

Let us help you make your case

We’ve put together a letter template that you can use to justify your trip. Every decision maker will require different information before giving the OK, so be sure to alter this template to fit your needs. The red text notes places where you will need to fill in details.

Download the Discovery Summit 2014 Conference Proposal

We hope this helps demonstrate the value of attending the summit and that you will receive approval to attend in no time!

Talking points for asking in person

What is Discovery Summit?
An interactive forum for analytic beginners and pros who work at organizations that utilize JMP.
Keynote talks from authorities in statistics, technology and innovation.
Opportunities to expand my network of JMP users and analytics experts.
Demonstrate to your colleagues and managers how analytics benefits your organization.
Time with JMP developers to investigate ideas, suggest new software features and tackle issues.
Inspiration and ideas that will help us spread the power of analytic excellence across our organization.
How much does it cost?
Just $695. Early birds who register before June 30 only pay $600.
Students, government employees and members of JMP or SAS users groups get half off the registration fee, bringing the cost down to $347.50.
Any individual who registers with a colleague paying full price will pay only $400. That’s a deal an entire team can take advantage of!
All meals, beginning with dinner on Monday, Sept. 15 and ending with lunch on Thursday, Sept. 18, are included.

How is Discovery Summit different from training?

Discovery Summit and training courses complement each other. Pre- and post-conference training is available at a 20 percent discount if I register for Discovery Summit. That’s a nice deal on courses designed to give me hands-on JMP practice with the guidance of seasoned trainers. The great thing about attending the conference is that I will get to learn firsthand from experienced JMP users who have had great success using the software to overcome business challenges. Breakout sessions, led by these users, include demonstrations of best practices, and many of them are based on real-life case studies – we’re talking about using real data to solve real problems.

You’ve just started using JMP; won’t this be above your level?

Past participants who were new to JMP say that the conference was exciting and exposed them to new ideas. I can select the breakout sessions geared to my experience level and interests.

You’ve been using JMP for years; shouldn’t you know all the answers by now?

I’m always looking for techniques that enable me to implement strategy more efficiently. Discovery Summit offers best practices for advanced users who want to make the most of JMP.  And it would be great to build my network of analysts for bouncing ideas back and forth.

Discovery Summit 2014

Sept. 15 – 18
SAS World Headquarters
Cary, North Carolina

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