Cremation and Burial Communication and Education 2018
CPD

in association with:

The Cremation Society of Great Britain

The Cremation Society of Great Britain

The Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities

The Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities

Programme

MONDAY 11th JUNE
09.30 hrs onwards Arrival and registration
12.30 hrs CBCE Exhibition Opens
Buffet Lunch in Exhibition Area
14.15 hrs Opening of Event by
Lord de Mauley, Honorary President, The Cremation Society of Great Britain and Councillor Edward Latham, President, The Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities
14.25 hrs CBCE 2018 Bursary
14.30 hrs The Digital Opportunity
Leona McAllister, BA, Chief Commercial Officer, PlotBox
15.15 hrs Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area
15.45 hrs Reforming the Law and the Dead: Insights and Practical Guidance
Dr Heather Conway, LLB, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Queen’s University Belfast
16.30 hrs Grave Concerns – A new project exploring the management and maintenance of cemetery space c. 1700-2000
Dr Elizabeth Craig-Atkins, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Human Osteology, University of Sheffield
17.00 – 18.00 hrs Networking in Exhibition Area
Evening  
TUESDAY 12th JUNE
09.15 hrs NOx in the City
Tony Brookes, BSc (Hons), Group Sales Manager, Facultatieve Technologies Ltd
09.45 hrs The cremation industry – an all encompassing survey
Steve Gant, Crematoria Director, Crematorium and Memorial Group &
Simon Cox, Head of Insight and External Affairs, Crematorium and Memorial Group, and
Tom Johnson, Managing Director, Trajectory
10.45 hrs Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area
11.15 hrs The Changing Face of a Profession – Funeral Directors in Modern Times
Natalie McKail, Inspector of Funeral Directors
11.45 hrs Cremation in Scotland
Robert Swanson QPM, Inspector of Crematoria Scotland, Scottish Government
12.30 hrs Buffet Lunch in Exhibition Area
14.00 hrs Ministry of Justice Update
Judith Bernstein, MA (Oxon), LLM, Joint Head of Coroners, Burials, Cremation and Inquiries Policy Team, Ministry of Justice
14.45 hrs The funeral discourse – drivers of change in Scotland
John Birrell, MA, LIB, BD, Bereavement Consultant, JohnBirrell Consultancy
15.15 hrs Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area
15.45 - 16.45 hrs Presidents’ Panel
Chaired by Harvey Thomas CBE
19.15 hrs Pre-dinner Networking in Exhibition Area
19.45 hrs Event Dinner
WEDNESDAY 13th JUNE
09.30 hrs Designs on Death: UK Twenty-first Century Crematorium Design
Professor Hilary Grainger OBE, Dean and Professor of Architectural History, University of the Arts London
10.15 hrs Procurement – A dark art or just plain common sense?
Martin Street, RICS, Managing Director, Rose Project Management
11.00 hrs Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area
11.30 hrs Innovation in the Coffin Industry
Simon Rothwell, LLB (Hons), MBA, Managing Director, LifeArt
12.00 hrs History helps deal with the future
Howard Hodgson, MBIFD (Dip), Ass RSH, Chief Executive Officer, Memoria Ltd
13.00 hrs Event closes
Buffet Lunch in Exhibition Area

(All timings are approximate. Programme and speakers are subject to change.)