Cremation and Burial Conference and Exhibition 2012

The Hilton Hotel, Newcastle Gateshead

Monday 2nd, Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th July 2012

 

Monday 2nd July 2012 (sponsored by the Association of Private Crematoria and Cemeteries)

14.15 hrs

Opening of the Conference by Rt. Hon. the Earl Grey, President of the Cremation Society of GB and Gordon Hull, President of Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities

Revisiting British Crematoria in Public Profile Professor Douglas Davies, Ph.D., D.Litt., Hon.Dr.Theol., AcSS, FLSW.

14,55 hrs

The new PG5/2(12) Guidance Notes for Crematoria Andrew Mallalieu, BSc, FEI, C.Eng, Vice President Technical, Facultatieve Technologies

15.30 hrs

Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area

16.00 hrs

CAMEO: Implementation arrangements for 2013 Brendan Day MBA FInstCCM, CAMEO Manager

16.30 hrs

Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011 Dr C George M Fernie, LL.B., MB., ChB., MPhil., FFFLM, FRCGP, FRCP Edin., DFM, President, Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians

17.00 hrs

Drinks Reception in Exhibition area


Tuesday 3rd July 2012 (sponsored by Wesley Music)

09.30 hrs

What happens if you cannot afford a funeral? Reviewing the Funeral Payment Scheme Dr Kate Woodthorpe, PhD, MA, BA(Hons), Dip.

10.00 hrs

Current Changes in Burial & Cremation Law - A New Approach Ron Dunn, Dunn & Co and Graham Reddie, Solicitor (Retired)

10.30 hrs

Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area

11.00 hrs

Death Certification Update Dr Paul Ader, working with the DH Death Certification Programme/

11,45 hrs

Natural Burial and The Church of England (film) Professor Douglas Davies, Ph.D., D.Litt., Hon.Dr.Theol., AcSS, FLSW.

12.30 hrs

Buffet Lunch in Exhibition Area

14.00 hrs

Green Flag - its Application and Impact Michele Walde, Assoc CIPD/

14.45 hrs

Update from the Ministry of Justice on Coroner, Cremation and Burial Matters Judith Bernstein, MA, LLM, Head of Coroners, Burials, Cremation and Inquiries Team, Access to Justice, Justice Policy Group, Ministry of Justice

15.15 hrs

Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area

15.45 hrs

Panel Discussion - Issues Facing Burial and Cremation Authorities: Coffin Standards; Retention of Cremated Remains; New Registration Offices, Children's Fees (etc) Moderator: Harvey Thomas CBE

Judith Bernstein, MA, LLM, Head of Coroners, Burials, Cremation and Inquiries Team, Access to Justice, Justice Policy Group, Ministry of Justice
Alan Daws, Consultant, Funeral Furnishing Manufacturers Association
Steve Pearce, President, National Association of Funeral Directors
Rick Powell, Secretary of the Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities and Vice-President of the International Cremation Federation

17.00 hrs

Drinks reception in Exhibition area


Wednesday 4th July 2012

9.30 hrs

Making savings and increasing income through low carbon energy Adam Davidson, Director, Walker Morris/

10.30 hrs

Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area

11.00 hrs

Cremation Act 1902 s. 5 (the 'distance' or 'radius' clause): the balloon and string theory of statutory interpretation Stephen White, MSc. (Wales). Dip.Crim., (Cantab) 1965 (Criminology), BA (Oxon) 1964 (Jurisprudence), Member of the Council, The Cremation Society of Great Britain/

11.45 hrs

New Frontiers in End of Life Celebration - Space Tom Walkinshaw, BA (Hons), Founder and CEO of Alba Orbital

12.30 hrs

Buffet Lunch in Exhibition Area

14.00 hrs

Wyre Forest - a move away from tradition Steve Gant, General Manager of Dignity Crematoria and Cemeteries/Authorities

14.30 hrs

Spirituality in Contemporary Funerals Professor Margaret Holloway PhD, BA, CQSW, Professor of Social Work and Director of the Centre for Spirituality Studies, University of Hull

15.15 hrs

Refreshment Break in Exhibition Area

15.45 hrs

Presidents´┐Ż Panel, Moderator: Harvey Thomas CBE

Phil Hoggarth,British Institute of Embalmers
Gordon Hull, Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities
Anthony Davenport, Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management
Steve Pearce, National Association of Funeral Directors
Brian Taylor, Co-operative Funeral Service Managers Association

17.00 hrs

Closing of Conference

19.45 hrs

Conference Banquet in Gateshead Suite