The World Canals Conference is being organised by Waterways Ireland and the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland, at the Radisson Blu Hotel, right beside the marina at Athlone on the River Shannon, on September 10-12, 2018.
The theme of the conference is “Restoring – regenerating – re-imagining”.
See the conference web site for details of the programme and organisation. Pre- and post-conference tours are being arranged, and delegates are encouraged to combine attendance with renting a boat on the Shannon for a week or two. There will be preferential mooring rates in the marina for the duration of the conference.
For IWI members the registration fee for the three-day event is exceptionally good value at €345 (earlybird rate, up to May 31, 2018). Save the dates now, for three days of presentations, talks, exhibitions, technical tours, social and partner programmes and networking with professionals and enthusiasts from all over the globe.