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ITIA AGM Thursday 31st March

This year’s ITIA Conference & Dinner will take place on Thursday, 31st March in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone.

The Irish Tyre Industry Association says that this year will offer presentations on many pertinent topics relating to the tyre trade such as, recruitment and retention.

Hugh Connor from Athlone Training Centre will be presenting some new ideas on how new talent can be brought into the industry. As well as this, there will be technical presentations on the latest in TPMS and ADAS.

There will also be a session with a HR expert on the latest in employment legislation. The digital session will be delivered by .IE, Ireland’s domain registry body. Here you learn some valuable information on digital trends and tips for your business.

The conference will be followed by dinner and Sam Waide, CEO of the RSA will join as guest speaker. There will also be entertainment on the night with The Rensbergs band and along with a charity raffle.


  • ITIA AGM 12:00-13:00
  • Light Lunch 13:00-14:00
  • Conference 14:00-17:00

Conference Presentations:

TPMS Trends & Technology
Speaker: Ethan Davenport – BH SENS

Digital Trends and tips for business
Speaker: Oonagh McCutcheon – Communications Director – .IE

ADAS Presentation
Speaker: Jim Long, President Society of Automotive Forensic Engineers, Lecturer TU Dublin

Latest in HR legislation with Q&A
Speaker: Emma Crowley, HR Specialist, SFA

Recruitment & Training for Tyre Technicians
Speaker: Hugh Connor, Athlone Training Centre

The cost of tickets for the conference and dinner is €75pp +VAT. You can book online at or email

For prices on accommodation please contact the Hodson Bay Hotel directly by calling (0) 90 6442004. Members should reference the ITIA when booking.