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Departmental Expenditure

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 5 February 2013

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Questions (366)

Thomas Pringle

Question:

366. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will outline in tabular form the total cost of all conferences and seminars attended by his Department in 2012; the purpose of each conference/seminar; the location; the number of delegates that attended from his Department/agencies or otherwise that were represented; the total cost of each conference/seminar; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5641/13]

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In response to the Deputy’s question the following table outlines the number of staff in my Department/agencies that attended conferences or seminars in 2012:

Name & Purpose of Conference

Location

Number of delegates

T&S

Cost

The 8th National Health Summit

Dublin

1

€362.85

Legal Professional Privilege and the Protection of Communications

Dublin

1

€295.00

Judicial Review Law Conference

Dublin

1

€150.00

Health Management Institute Conference

Dublin

1

€100.00

Planning and Environmental Law Conference

Dublin

1

€395.00

Enforcing European Union Environmental Law

Cork

1

€134.99

IPA - Economic Recovery & Public Sector Reform

Dublin

4

€760.50

Judicial Review and Statutory Appeals

Dublin

1

€295.00

Grief at Work Seminars

Dublin

1

€350.00

Data Protection Conference -  Practical Compliance

Dublin

4

€1,650.10

Justice Conference 2012 – Delivering Efficient, Affordable and Efficient Services

Dublin

3

€595.00

Good Governance - Responsibilities of Managers

Dublin

1

€180.00

Governance Forum- Responsibilities of Managers

Dublin

1

€225.00

IPASS Annual Update Day

Louth

2

€575.00

ACCA Debate - Irelands President’s Debate

Dublin

1

€20.00

Mindful Leader Conference - Leadership Qualities

Dublin

1

€120.00

Excellence Through People Information Day

Dublin

1

€50.00

Saville Wave Seminar - Personality Questionnaires

Belfast

1

€33.00

ACCA Conference - Mortgage Arrears into perspective

Dublin

1

€35.00

ACCA Conference - Employee Rights & Employer Duties

Dublin

1

€35.00

ACCA Taxation Conference - Taxation Update

Louth

1

€35.00

Public Sector Reform Conference - Public Sector Reform

Dublin

1

€240.00

Excellence Through People Conference - Getting Peoples Buy-In to Quality

Portlaoise

1

€75.00

ACCA Breakfast Conference - Joe Durkin speaking

Dublin

1

€35.00

Achilles Conference - Getting the content of OJEU & National Notices right

Dublin

1

€75.00

Achilles – Choosing the Best Selection & Award Criteria

Dublin

1

€75.00

Achilles -  Contract Management for General Procurements

Dublin

1

€75.00

9th UN Careers Roundtable

Brussels

1

€318.00

IPA Conference – Accounting Reform for the Irish Public Service

Dublin

1

€295.00

ACCA Budget Briefing

Dublin

1

€35.00

Future of HR in the Public Sector – Development in Public Sector Human Resource Management

Dublin

1

€301.35

Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT) Conference – Developments in Forensic Toxicology

Boston

1

€3,194.59

United Kingdom & Ireland Association of Forensic Toxicologists (UKIAFT) Conference – Developments in Forensic Toxicology

Belfast

1

€329.04

Employment Law Seminar – Developments in Employment Law

Kildare

1

€44.70

Inaugural Willing Able Mentoring (WAM) Seminar – Debate on Disclosing Disability in the Workplace

Dublin

1

€8.00

Pathways to Work

Dublin

1

€116.85

Public Internal Control Seminar

Dublin

2

€12.40

County & City Librarians Association Seminar – Public Service Reform

Wicklow

1

€39.30

Annual Institute of Internal Auditors Conference

Meath

3

€2,408.98

Internal Audit Conference (EU) – Developing cross-EU Internal Audit liaison

Brussels

2

€1,290.61

Internal Audit Conference

Dublin

7

€208.44

Achieving Reform for the Public Sector Conference

Dublin

2

€731.23

State Aid Rules for National & EU Funds – Update

Berlin

1

€2,459.96

Technical Group Meeting – Update on technical issues for EU Structural Funds

Brussels

2

€1,779.40

IFRS Update Course – Update on Financial Reporting Standards

Dublin

1

€353.41

IBEC – HR Conference

Dublin

2

€971.70

IPA Housing Practitioners Conference

Limerick

1

€102.78

€250.00

Institute  of Chartered Accountants – Euro Zone Crisis

Dublin

1

€239.85

Total

€277.07

€22,184.96

Details regarding conferences and seminars attended by OPW in 2012 are currently being compiled and will be forwarded to the Deputy shortly.

Question No. 367 answered with Question No. 365.
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