Biennial Delegate Conference 2016


IMPACT Biennial Report 2014-2016

IMPACT  Agenda 2016

Stronger Union: Better Results


The IMPACT biennial delegate conference 2016 takes place in the conference centre of the Gleneagle hotel, Killarney, County Kerry from Wednesday 18th – Friday 20th May 2016, inclusive. This letter contains information about the conference. If you have further queries you should contact your branch secretary or chair in the first instance.

Conference documentation

Copies of the conference agenda and other conference documents have been sent to your branch secretary and are now available on the IMPACT website. Links to all essential conference documents are now available on the IMPACT website. They will also be made available to delegates on a computer memory stick at the conference.

Registration and ballot papers

The principal delegate of each branch (usually the branch chair or secretary) is responsible for registering the entire delegation. Other delegates do not have to register separately. Principal delegates are also responsible for the collection of ballot papers.

Conference dinner and social events

The conference dinner will be held at 8.00pm sharp on Friday 20thth May in the same room as the conference is being held. Principal delegates usually make arrangements for tickets on behalf of branch delegations. Social events have also been arranged in the Gleneagle hotel on the evenings of Wednesday 18th May and Thursday 19th May.

Childcare facilities

Delegates who require childcare facilities should immediately contact the Gleneagle hotel or the hotel they are staying in.

Members with disabilities

If you require specific arrangements because of a disability you should contact your branch secretary, who should inform Margaret Gorman (01-817-1568 or in the union’s Dublin office.

Transport and parking in Killarney

The Gleneagle hotel is located a short distance outside the centre of Killarney, and is well signposted from the town. Shuttle buses to the hotel from the train station and the airport will be available on Wednesday 18th May. Further details of local transport arrangements will be announced at conference. There is ample free parking at the conference centre.

Restaurants and other local information

You can access a list of restaurants in Killarney HERE. You can access information about local tourist attractions HERE.