Booking open for FTA Northern Ireland conference

Belfast, Northern Ireland: The Freight Transport Association Transport Manager Northern Ireland Conference, sponsored by Iveco takes place on Thursday 24 May at the Culloden Estate and Spa, Belfast.

The conference speakers include John McGrath, deputy secretary transport and resources at the Department for Infrastructure on infrastructure and Brexit-related issues, and Kathleen Callanan, head of enforcement at the Road Safety Authority in the Republic of Ireland, on what to expect in terms of enforcement when operating vehicles south of the border.

Other sessions include:

  • An essential legislative round-up and technical update
  • Using vehicles as a weapon – preventing vehicle use in terrorism activity with Mark Welshman of Police Service Northern Ireland
  • City centre truck restrictions and the manufacturer’s perspective with FTA’s Natalie Chapman and Martin Flach of Iveco
  • Apprenticeship Levy – one year on with FTA’s Head of Skills Campaigns, Sally Gilson
  • Van Excellence – Why and How? with FTA’s Head of Vans, Mark Cartwright
  • An interactive session with the FTA Member Advice Centre, highlighting the most common and more obscure issues the MAC helps members.

Seamus Leheny, FTA’s Policy Manager for Northern Ireland, said: “We have an exciting line-up for Transport Manager Northern Ireland this year and it promises to be an informative and stimulating day.  I encourage anyone who has yet to book to do so as soon as possible as places are selling fast.”

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