Abstract accepted for IOUG...company has no/little money to send me?!??!?!?!

From: Grabowy, Chris <chris.grabowy_at_lmco.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 08:45:04 -0500
Message-id: <974B0BC4C9F3BB40B2651F8FC12B7B9814F87239@emss04m12.us.lmco.com>

So I got the word from IOUG that my abstract has been accepted. Hurray!!

I forwarded that acceptance email to my manager asking for some travel money, and state the obvious that I won't need any money to pay for the conference fee.

I eventually get a response back from his manager that the overhead money is tight...maybe we can send you for a day or two...??!?!?!??!?! Overhead money is tight? Isn't it January?

So that was yesterday, and today I have calmed down a bit. And I was wondering if other folks have encountered this problem? Wondering if this is common? I have always assumed that if you get accepted to present then your company "stepped up" and sent you. I guess I am wrong?

Received on Wed Jan 16 2008 - 07:45:04 CST

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