The Cremation Society of Great Britain

Cremation and Burial Conference and Exhibition 2009

The Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth

Monday 6th, Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th November 2009

Monday 6th July 2009

14.15 hrs Opening of the ConferenceWelcome by Chairman: Revd. Dr. Peter Jupp followed by words of Opening from President of the Cremation Society of GB and President of Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities

The Rating Valuation of Crematoria and Burial Grounds by Graeme Smale, Specialist Rating Unit, Valuation Office Agency

Technologies for Cremation by Salvatore Mineo, Quality Assurance, Gem - Matthews International S.R.L.

15.15 hrs Refreshment Break

15.45 hrs Conference continues

Tell Us Once by Melanie Scott, Local Authority Liaison Tell Us Once Programme, Department for Work and Pensions

Between Two Fires: Cremation in the 20th-21st Centuries, Romania by Dr Marius Rotar, Researcher, '1 Decembrie 1918' University of Alba Iulia

17.00 hrs Drinks Reception in Exhibition area

Tuesday 7th July 2009

09.30 hrs Chairman John Clark OBE, Director of the Association of Burial Authorities

Water Conservation Through Efficient Land Drainage by Steve Gant, General Manager, Dignity Crematoria and Cemeteries

Cremation in Greece by Antonis Alakiotis, President of The Committee for the Right of Cremation in Greece

10.30 hrs Refreshment Break

11.00 hrs Conference continues

Memorial Safety by Anton Matthews and Stephen Laing, Stone-Safe

Not Quite King Tut! by Peter Mitchell, Peter Mitchell Associates

12.30 hrs Buffet Lunch

14.00 hrs Chairman Stephen White, Member of the Council of the Cremation Society

Bereavement Awareness Training by John Parson, Service & Development Manager, Cruse Bereavement Care

Resomation® Update - A great concept becoming reality by Sandy Sullivan, Managing Director, Resomation Ltd

15.15 hrs Refreshment Break

15.45 hrs Conference continues

Cremation (England and Wales) Regulations 2008 - The First Six Months:
Stakeholder Panel, Chair: Harvey Thomas CBEB

Brian Patterson, Coroners Unit, Ministry of Justice
Dr Chris Stretton, Medical Referee, Gloucester Crematorium
Patrick Gallagher, President, National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors
John Rotherham, President, Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities

17.00 hrs Drinks reception in Exhibition area

Wednesday 8th July 2010

09.30 hrs Chairman Gordon Hull, Member of the Executive Committee of the Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities

Money to Burn? Gas Consumption in Crematoria (Management Techniques) by Andrew Mallalieu, Vice-President Technical Affairs, Facultatieve Technologies Ltd

Four Funerals and a Wedding - Reforming Parochial Fees Legislation by Sarah Smith, Senior Policy Adviser, The Archbishops’ Council of the Church of England

10.30 hrs Refreshment Break

11.00 hrs Conference continues

Crematoria Abatement of Mercury Emissions Organisation (CAMEO)

Brendan Day, CAMEO Manager
Richard Barradell, Secretary and Treasurer, Association of Private Crematoria and Cemeteries
Adrian Britton, Commercial Director, Westerleigh Group Ltd
Tony Hall, Stuton Associates Limited

12.30 hrs Buffet Lunch

14.00 hrs Chairman Anthony D McCarthy, Member of the Council of the Cremation Society

Pandemics - How Prepared Are You? by Andrew Platts, Managing Director, Technochem UK Ltd (incorporating Anubis Consulting) and Duncan McCallum, Secretary of The Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities

15.15 hrs Refreshment Break

15.45 hrs Conference continues

Presidents’ Panel, Moderator: Harvey Thomas CBE

Phil Hoggarth, Co-operative Funeral Service Managers’ Association
John Rotherham, Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities
Martin Birch, Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management
Sue Saville, National Association of Funeral Directors
Patrick Gallagher, Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors

17.00 hrs Closing of Conference

19.45 hrs Conference Banquet


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