9th November 2018
10.10 Suleman Nagdi: Muslim perspectives on end of life care, dying well and the promise of an afterlife
10.50 Liz Toy: Developing conversations about death and dying
11.30 Introductions from speakers for breakout sessions (2 minute each)
11.40 Refreshment break
11.55 Breakout sessions: Dying matters
Contributors: Myfanwy McCory (Buddhist), Jackie Watson (Humanist), Suleman Nagdi (Muslim), Confortia*, Maia Miller (Pagan), Robin Kanarek (Jewish Community), Liz Toy (Catholic Christian)
3 x 15 minutes sessions in separate rooms, pupils/delegates choose which sessions to attend
1.00pm Packed lunch (please bring your own)
1.30 Debate: ‘Assisted dying should be legalised’
Opposed: Tim Harlow, Suleman Nagdi (Muslim), Liz Toy (Catholic Christian)
In favour: Richard Scheffer (Christian), Humanist?
Chair: Jeremy Roberts
2.30 Group discussion
3.05pm Reporting back
*CONFORTIA is a developing group that aims to comfort, support and inform all who wish to talk about and to be better informed about death and dying.