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Stay ahead with the industry experts!

The Freight Transport Association’s popular Transport Manager Ireland Conference takes place at the Johnstown House Hotel and Spa on Thursday, March 26.

No matter what the size of your operation the Transport Manager Conference ensures Transport Managers, and in turn your business, are right at the forefront of the very latest information, guidance and best practice advice surrounding forthcoming legislation and enforcement changes to assist in the delivery of a safe, efficient and sustainable operation.

Delegates will hear from keynote speaker Tom O’Mahony, Secretary General, Department of Transport; Health and Safety Authority (HSA), Road Safety Authority (RSA) and industry and FTA policy experts who will cover important developments, the latest legislation and the impact on operators.

Key sessions

Keynote speaker – delegates will get the exclusive opportunity to hear from Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Transport, on the latest roadside enforcement and future proposals and legislation.

Guidance and best practice requirements in the safe loading of vehicles along with the new proposed EU Directive 2014/4EC, its roadworthiness package, the implications for roadside inspections and enforcement.

Hear from the head of the Road Transport Operator Licensing Division, Ray Malanaphy, on the developments in training and qualifications for Transport Managers and the implications for operators of Ireland connecting to ERRU, the European Electronic Register.

Conor Faughnan, who has become known as the face and voice of the Irish motorist over the last number of years, will detail AA Ireland’s experience of the changed road landscape for private and commercial drivers in recent times.

Trucks of the future – new EU regulations aimed at improving the environmental and safety performance of lorries and the impact this will have on the way lorries are designed and used.

Hear from Moyagh Murdock, CEO, Road Safety Authority (RSA) on the CVR refrom to date, their latest enforcement activity and the priorities in their Road Safety Strategy 2015 – 2018.

How to secure financial support for energy savings programs

Transport Manager Calendar 2015/16 – an essential legislative round up and technical update for the year


Book today and receive out early bird rate of €220 + VAT per delegate, expires 31 December 2014

FTA members                                              

€250 + VAT first delegate
€220 + VAT subsequent delegates

Non – FTA members 

€300 + VAT first delegate
€260 + VAT subsequent delegates

The conference will provide delegates with breakfast, lunch and refreshments and a comprehensive delegate pack featuring the day’s presentations.