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FTA Ireland Transport Manager Conference returns in March 2016

FTA Ireland Transport Manager Conference returns in March 2016

There will be a varied line-up of presenters and topics at this year’s FTA Ireland Transport Manager Conference, which takes place on Wednesday 9 March at the Johnstown House Hotel and Spa in Enfield, Co Kildare.

As well as presenters from the Garda Traffic Bureau and the Health & Safety Authority (HSA), the Road Safety Authority (RSA) will give an update on the launch of the Operator’s Risk Index, which goes ‘live’ in 2016, and delegates will hear from the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) on the safe driver programme it runs for its large fleet of light commercial vehicles. Mercedes-Benz Trucks will give a presentation on Total Transport Efficiency, and there will be an update on employment law for mobile workers from Purdy Fitzgerald Solicitors.

In view of the serious situation for its members transiting the Port of Calais, FTA Ireland has secured the attendance of a speaker from UK Border Force, who will explain their civil penalty regime and give an update on the situation in Northern France.

The Transport Manager Conference, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Goodyear, Enprova and Total and supported by media partner Fleet Transport magazine, will focus on ensuring that transport managers have all the information, guidance and best practice advice they need on forthcoming legislation and enforcement changes.

Neil McDonnell, FTA Ireland’s General Manager, who will be chairing the Conference, said:

“With an exciting line-up of speakers and a packed programme, this promises to be a popular event. As we literally had a full house last year, I urge anyone wishing to attend to book now in order to take advantage of our ‘early bird’ rate and avoid disappointment.”

The special ‘early bird’ rate of €220 plus VAT applies to any bookings made up to 29 January 2016. For bookings made after that date, the cost for FTAI members is €250 plus VAT for the first delegate and €220 + VAT for subsequent delegates; for non-members €300 plus VAT for the first delegate and €260 plus VAT for subsequent delegates.

For further details or to book a place call FTA Ireland on 01 844 7516 or email info@ftai.ie

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