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To: Jonas Schiffer
From: Nina Petrov
Subject: Report on Lumos conference

Dear Jonas,

Thanks for making it possible for me to go to the Lumos conference in London last week. As you know, it is the biggest technology conference in the country and very important to our work.

I learned a lot and I've made some new contacts that will be good for our company. I think we should try to attend the 'Innovation Day' in April as well.

I focused on talks about robotics, as that is our most interesting area at the moment. The presentations on robot 'hands' and robots for hospitals were particularly interesting for us. I'm attaching a detailed report on this new research with some suggestions about how we can use it.

Thanks again for this opportunity. I'm happy to discuss the report further if you're interested.

Best regards,
Nina

Tips

  1. Start your email with Dear to make it a little more formal. Hi is informal.
  2. Give the context at the beginning, e.g. Thanks for … or As you know, …
  3. Make sure you explain the importance of the event for your company:
    I've made some new contacts that will be good for our company.
    … were particularly interesting for us.
    … with some suggestions about how we can use it.
  4. Keep your email short. Add an attachment if you have more to say:
    I'm attaching …
  5. You can finish by offering to give more information:
    I'm happy to discuss the report further if you're interested.
  6. You can sign off with Best regards.

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Language level

Pre-intermediate: A2

Comments

Yes, I do. I work at school and we have to attend at several conferences during the year, at least 5-6. The talks are often about education or digitization in the claasroom.

Hello evrybody
As you know, going to related conferances and events with your work are very useful to get new information and meet intresting people and you can make some new contacts that will be good for your work.

Dear Salah,
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to attend Arab’s lawyers Forum, held in Rome.
I learned a lot about Artificial intelligence and it’s role in legal field. I also made some new contacts, from the golf so we can work together in the future.
I attached a detailed report about forum so we can discuss further details if you are interested.
Thank you again for this huge opportunity.
Best regards,
Dawn

It is very important to knowing informations and making contacts to Bild a business or do business well

I don't usually go to these types of events or conferences. However, I feel that it's very important to attend them because you can make new contacts and find new aspects in the your field. After all the experience is so important.

I very often went to events or conferences or meeting for work, both in my Region and in other Regions or abroad; these opportunities were a part of my job.

Yes, I have attended to a lot of conferences and courses for my work, they have been interested and useful for my profesional practice, I have met some interesting people, I have made some contacts, and of course I have learned a lot.

To ; Philip
From ;Lily
Subject ;Report on Amiga Technologies Conferences

Dear Philip

Thank you for making it possible for me to go to the Amiga technologies conferences in France at last week..it is the biggest technology conference in this country and it was very important to our work

I learned a lot .and i have made some new contact in there ,that will be good for our company in future. I think we should try to attend the ''future world'' conference in next September

I focused on talk about electronic car .as that is the important interested subject in this field .Presentation about solar energy use in electronic car was very interesting .I am attaching some important detail about the research with this letter,that can be implement in our country

Thank you for this wonderful opportunity . I am happy to disuses the report further if you are interested

Best Regards,

Lily

Yes, I have participated in two conferences so far. Although they were useful, they were costly.

Of course, I went conference and event for work or education.I think, It's useful for personal evolution and work but unfortunately, It's usually boring. is not it?

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