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Date: 09 Oct 2021
Time: 9.30am to 5:30pm
Location: The Galway Bay Hotel (also IACAT Zoom)
Places: 42
Theme: Creativity  Adaptation  Regeneration.
Reframing Perspectives Through The Creative Arts Therapies
IACAT 2021 AGM goes to Galway - European City of Culture MEMBERS ONLY

The iacat AGM is a wonderful opportunity to network with members and hear about developments within our organisation. 

This year the IACAT council decided to take its AGM to the European City of Culture - Galway - as a source of cultural inspiration and a family friendly environment. Unfortunately due to the outbreak of Covid 19 our plans for a family friendly AGM have been altered and the numbers attending in-person have been limited to 70. 

The Galway Bay Hotel situated in Salthill and right on the beach with lots of local amenities, was initally chosen to faciliate members to attend the AGM while partners/husbands/wives/ children enjoy the local attractions. This option is still open to those who would like to attend in person but comes with all government restrictions. Please choose the In-Person ticket for this option. Only 70 tickets will be available in-person.

Please Note:

AGM requirements and guidelines
As per government guidelines for indoor conferences ALL participants must be fully vaccinated. 
Participants will be asked for their vaccine certs or recovery certs and ID at the registration table on the day.
Participants must wear masks in public spaces inside the hotel but do not need to wear them in the conference room.
Participants will be seated 4 to 6 at large tables which normally accommodate 10 people.
Capacity for the day will be at 60%. This means 70 in person tickets can be allocated as the room normally seats 112. 
Fresh air breaks will take place throughout the day in addition to the tea/coffee breaks and lunch. 
If participants have booked and paid for accomodation but can not attend due to feeling unwell, proof of a covid test (positive or negative) from an approved center will be required for a full refund. 

If you would like to attend via zoom please register on the separate online ticket portal only.

The Galway Bay Hotel is directly on the Wild Atlantic Way and is a five minute drive to Galway City, there is a local bus service that runs every 20 mins located in front of the hotel (401 Bus).
10 rooms Friday night have been provisionally set aside under IACAT Members on a first come first served basis at €135 single rate. €156 double. Children 0-3 free / children 4-12 add €26 per night / 13-16 years is €37 extra per night. Free parking.
Please mention IACAT to reception at the time of booking to receive this discounted rate. You will need to book a room BEFORE Sept 21st and use the IACAT name to avail of the discount . After this date, the members discount will no longer apply and the public booking rate will be charged.

 There is no entry fee for this full day event but booking is essential.

Please use the booking form above to register for this AGM.

Date - Sat Oct 9th
Location -  Galway Salthill
Venue - The Galway Bay Hotel Link to hotel for accommodation booking
Time - 9:30am - 5:30pm
We are currently finalising the details of this year's presentations and look forward to bringing you the full agenda shortly.


Please note that fees for April 2020- March 2021 have been reduced for professional members from €110 to €80 to assist members with recovery of practice due to Covid19.

These fees and all other membership fees will be taken in two instalments: April and Oct 2020.