The Cremation Society of Great Britain

Annual Cremation Conference 2000

The Majestic Hotel, Harrogate

Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th and Friday 14th July 2000

Wednesday, 12th July

14.15 Opening of Conference by the Conference Chairman, Revd Dr Peter Jupp

14.30 Dr Brighton and Dr Hyde: Deviant Doctors and Burned Bodies, Professor Michael Green, Emeritus Professor of Forensic Pathology, Consultant Home Office Pathologist

15.30 Property in Body Parts and the Cremation Regulations, Stephen White, Visiting Lecturer, Cardiff Law School, University of Wales

19.00 Welcome Evening and Viewing of Exhibition

Thursday, 13th July

9.30 What Do We Mean by Ritual?, Dr Jenny Hockey, University of Hull

10.00 The New Church of England Funeral Service Book, Reverend Charles Read, Lecturer in Liturgy, St John's College, Durham

10.30 Funerals at Crematoria: A Clergyman's Point of View, Revd Dr Roger Grainger, Honorary Curate, St John's Church, Wakefieldd

11.00 'Break Out' Session

12.00 Cremation and the Environment, Mr Andrew Bennett MP, Chairman, Commons Select Committee on the Environment

14.30 Cremation Environmental Guidelines in Japan, Mr Shoji Eguchi, President, Taiyo Chikuro Industries Co Ltd

15.00 Cremation Developments in Denmark, by Mr Claes Foghmoes, President, National Association of Crematoria in Denmark

15.30 Progress in the Revision of Process Guidance Notes, by Dr Clive Chamberlain, Vice President Technical Affairs, Evans Tabo Universal Ltd

Friday, 14th July 2000

9.30 Presidential Address, The Right Honourable The Earl Grey

9.45 "The Removal of Mournful Suggestions ... A Fresh Start": The Architecture of British Inter-War Crematoria, Dr Hilary Grainger, Associate Dean and Head of Historical and Professional Studies, Staffordshire University

10.30 From Cradle to Grave - Aspects of a New Exhibition at York Castle Museum, Josie Sheppard, Curator of Costumes & Textiles, York Castle Museum

11.15 and 12.00 Workshops

Facing the Media, Mr Harvey Thomas CBE, Member of Council of Cremation Society

Listening to the Bereaved, Ms Carole Lambert, Member of Council of Cremation Society

14.30 Cremation Technology - The Future, by Mr Frederick J Pearson, Chairman, Kingsland Energy Cremator

15.15 Presidents Panel,

Harvey Thomas, Member of Council of Cremation Society, Moderator
Paul Babington, President, Funeral Standards Councils
Peter Wilson, President, Federation of British Cremation Authorities
Alan Copeland, President, Institute of Burial & Crematon Administration
Andrew Hawley, President, National Association of Memorial Masons
Christine Murrell, President, British Institute of Funeral Directors

16.00 Close of Conference

19.30 Conference Banquet

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