Greater Manchester Faith in Modern Britain Conference on 17th Nov.
Please see the full timetable of the conference below before booking. There will be 3 Tracks available, exploring the following themes: Place, Poverty and Marginalization, Challenging Extremism and Communication.
One session from each track will run simultaneously, so please make sure you only choose one session in each time slot. You can choose a session from any track, or follow one track through the day.
10.00: Welcome and Keynote address: Speaker TBC
Place, Poverty and Marginalization
10.30 – 11.20: The Place of Buildings in Faith Communities with Bolton Faith Trail and others
11.35 – 12.25: Living with Difference, Community, Diversity & The Common Good- Workshop on the Report of the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life with Simon Perfect
1.30 – 2.20: Our Climate: Our Common Good with Phil Korbel
10.30 – 11.20: Hope not Hate in Greater Manchester with Martin Miller
11.35 – 12.25: Engage and Prevent - Does Radical Dialogue Work? with Yasin Khan, Schools Link Officer for Rochdale Council
1.30 – 2.20: Faith in the Police, with Police Officers of Different Faiths
10.30 – 11.20: Faith Online- Innovative ways of engaging faith communities with Mohammed Sawar, CEO of Multicultural Art and Media Centre
11.35 – 12.25: Media and Ways of Communicating with Faheem Chisti, MD, Crescent Community Radio, Rochdale
1.30 – 2.20: Practical Neighbourlines- Near Neighbours with Carlo Schroder
2.30 – 3.20: Panel on 'We Stand Together' and British Values into the Future: Behaviours, Attitudes and Respect
3.30 – 4.00
Feedback from Workshops and Round Table Discussions to draw out actions from the three tracks
This is a free event and a vegetarian/halal/kosher lunch will be provided, but donations will be needed.