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 3rd JULY – Sessions sponsored by APCC
09.30 hrs onwards Arrival and registration
11.00 hrs Exhibition opens
12.30 hrs Buffet Lunch in Exhibition Area
14.15 hrs Opening of Event by
Harvey Thomas CBE, Chairman, The Cremation Society of Great Britain and Councillor Edward Latham, President, The Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities
14.25 hrs CBCE 2017 Bursaries
14.30 hrs CWGC – The Centenary. Community Engagement in the UK
Jennie Sweeney, BA (Hons), Head of Community Engagement, Commonwealth War Graves Commission
15.15 hrs Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area
15.45 hrs Investing in your future
James Penney, MSc, Chairman, Darwin Alternative Investment Management Limited
16.30 hrs Updated Guidelines for Groundwater Protection in Cemeteries
Simon Holbrook, Local Authority Unit (LAU) Manager, The Environment Agency
17.00 – 18.00 hrs End of Session – Drinks reception in Exhibition Area
19.30 hrs Welcome BBQ and disco at the Stratford Manor Hotel
TUESDAY 4th JULY – Sessions sponsored by NAFD
09.30 hrs The Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016 – Shaping the future of bereavement services in Scotland
by Gareth Brown, Deputy Director, Health Protection and Public Health Reform, Scottish Government
10.15 hrs Learning from the past: your energy future
Martin Nicholson, BSc, Group Services Manager and Thomas Bates, Sales Manager, Northern Gas & Power Ltd
10.45 hrs Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area
11.15 hrs Sensitive handling of pregnancy loss
Helene Marshall, BSc, RGN, SCM, Educational Project Manager Midwifery, NHS Education for Scotland
11.45 hrs Grief Across Communities
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, FMedSci Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dying Well
12.30 hrs Buffet Lunch in Exhibition Area
14.00 hrs Making a positive impact through shared knowledge
Alison Crake, MBA, FCMI, President, National Association of Funeral Directors
14.45 hrs Catholics and Cremation 2017
Monsignor Kevin McGinnell, PhB, STB, PGCE, Joint Liturgical Group (GB)
15.15 hrs Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area
15.45 – 16.45 hrs Presidents’ Panel Chaired by Harvey Thomas CBE
Presidents:
19.15 hrs Pre-dinner Drinks Reception sponsored by London Cremation Company
19.45 hrs Event Banquet at Stratford Manor Hotel
WEDNESDAY 5th JULY – Sessions sponsored by Fraser and Fraser
09.30 hrs Running out of space? The Legal and Practical Aspects of the Re-Use of Burial Sites
Nicholas Evans, LLB (Hons), LLM, Partner and Roll A Parliamentary Agent and Mustafa Latif-Aramesh, LLB (Hons), Solicitor, Bircham Dyson Bell LLP; and Peter Mitchell, FICCM (Dip), Principal, Peter Mitchell Associates
10.15 hrs Funeral Arrangements and Feuding Families: Who has the Legal Right to Decide?
Dr Heather Conway, LLB, PhD, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Queens University Belfast
11.00 hrs Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area
11.30 hrs Systemic Radiation Treatment and Cremation
Paul Hinton, MSc, CSci, CPhys, Consultant Clinical Scientist, British Nuclear Medicine Society/Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
12.15 hrs Ministry of Justice update
Judith Bernstein, MA (Oxon), LLM, Joint Head of Coroners, Burial, Cremation and Inquiries Policy Team, Ministry of Justice
13.00 hrs End of Event
Buffet Lunch in Exhibition Area

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