Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Ceisteanna (597)

Thomas Pringle

Ceist:

597. Deputy Thomas Pringle asked the Minister for Defence if he will outline in tabular form the total cost of all conferences and seminars attended by his Department in 2012 including a breakdown of the purpose of each conference/seminar; the location; the number of delegates that attended from his Department/agencies or otherwise that were represented and the total cost of each conference/seminar; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8301/13]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Defence)

The information requested by the Deputy is set out as follows.

Purpose of Conference/Seminar

Location

Number of Delegates

Total Cost

HR Symposium dealing with HR related issues

directed towards HR Practitioners

Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin 2

2

€350.00

International Defence & Security Conference

10 St James Square, London

1

€1,148.25

UN European Seminar on Risk Management for Civil

Protection and Disaster Management Experts.

Europaische Akademie, Berlin

1

€1,652.91

Public Procurement - Practice & Procedure

Trinity College, Dublin

3

€380.00

Crisis Support for Individuals, Families & First Responders following a mass casualty disaster

Novotel Hotel, Nottingham, UK

1

€290.76

ACCA/CIPFA Seminar - Achieving Reform for the Public Sector

IPA Training & Education Centre,

Dublin

1

€310.00

Purpose of Conference/Seminar

Location

Number of Delegates

Total Cost

RUSI Blue Lights Air Assets – UK Security in 2012 and

beyond

RUSI Building, London

1

€295.14

Dealing & Negotiating with Employee Representatives

Legal island Training Centre, Dublin

2

€653.80

Mock Employment Appeal Tribunal Hearing

South Bank House, Barrow St,

Dublin 4

1

€95.00

Workplace Mediation – solving workplace disputes

and conflict

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport

1

€245.00

Legal Island Conference – HR Practitioners dealing

with absence from work

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport

2

€550.00

Legal Island Conference – HR Practitioners dealing

with absence from work

Raddison Blu, Dublin Airport

2

€550.00

Workshop on Critical Incident Stress Management

NUI Maynooth

2

€70.00

Equality & Law in Ireland update 2012 – in-depth analysis of employment equality law developments

Raddison Blu, Dublin Airport

1

€455.00

Equality & Law in Ireland update 2012 – in-depth analysis of employment equality law developments

Raddison Blu, Dublin Airport

2

€950.00

The Future of HR in the Public Sector – an annual

conference on the future of HR

Western Hotel College Green, Dublin 2

1

€276.75

Annual Review of Employment Law – a comprehensive

Update of employment law

Red Cow Hotel, Dublin

2

€1,010.00

Courtroom Training Skills – a guide to being an effective

Witness in a legal forum

25 Mountjoy Square, Dublin

1

€295.00

Practical Simulation Workshop on exercising the Critical Incident Stress Management Response

NUI Maynooth

4

€105.00

Speed Reading Seminar – efficient reading techniques for increased productivity

25 Mountjoy Square, Dublin

2

€450.00

Speed Reading Seminar – efficient reading techniques for increased productivity

25 Mountjoy Square, Dublin

3

€675.00

Report Writing Seminar - efficient report writing

Techniques for increased productivity

25 Mountjoy Square, Dublin

1

€225.00

Conference on dealing with

Incident and Emergency Response Management

Irish Management Institute, Dublin 16

1

€436.65

Practical Compliance Conference in relation to Data

Protection

The Gibson Hotel, Dublin 1

2

€1,840.75

Total

€13,310.01