Humanism and Equality - a one day conference

Saturday 21 March 2015 (10 am to 5.50 pm)
The St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester M12 6FZ
(click for location details and parking arrangements)

(CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CONFERENCE PROGRAMME AND A BOOKING FORM)

Programme

0930-1000    Registration, tea and coffee

1000-1005    Welcome – Ian Abbott

1005-1125    A Convenient Truth – a Better Society for Us and the Planet  – Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson (authors of The Spirit Level)

1125-1140    Break, tea and coffee

1140-1220    Break-out sessions

1220-1245    Plenary discussion


1245-1345    Buffet lunch and Conference Fringe


1345-1400    Performance by Greater Manchester Humanist Choir (provisional)

1400-1510    Towards a Compassionate Society  – Paul Gilbert (President, the Compassionate Mind Foundation)

1510-1620    Why Humanists Should Care About Equality  – Richard Norman (BHA Vice President)


1620-1630    Break, tea and coffee


1630-1740    Question Time – Chair: Guy Otten. Panel: Paul Gilbert, Richard Norman, Kate Pickett, Richard Wilkinson

1740-1750    Closing remarks - Ian Abbott


Evening...      Informal dining  



How Much and How to Book

£28 including conference refreshments – a hot buffet lunch will be provided 
(£24 early bird reduction for bookings received by 28 February 2015)

(CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CONFERENCE PROGRAMME AND A BOOKING FORM)

For further information, contact:

John Coss: email: secretary@gmh.humanist.org.uk tel: 0161-430-3463
Ian Abbott: email: info@lancshumanism.org.uk tel: 01253-812308