Creating Connections – Nottingham Itinerary

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Date: 18th November 2021
Time: 2:00pm – 6:30pm
Venue: Adams room, Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University, 30 Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
Tickets: Via Eventbrite here >>
Inquiries: [email protected] | 0203-970-0709

ITINERARY

2.00pm Coffee and tea
With stalls from faith groups around the room
2.10pm Introduction with our MCs:

– Clive Foster, Multi-Faith Manager at Nottingham Trent University
Rev Frances Finn, BBC Radio and Notts TV presenter
Michael Wakelin, executive chair Religion Media Centre
2.15pmWelcome from:

Professor Harminder Singh Dua CBE, the High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire
2.25pmPresentation: the religious landscape of Nottingham & race in religion

– Ken Johnson, Nottinghamshire Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education
– Clive Foster, Multi-Faith Manager at Nottingham Trent University
– Rev Paulina Hlawiczka, Lutheran chaplain at the University of Nottingham
2.45pmPresentation: Religion and digital storytelling

Dr Tim Hutchings, University of Nottingham
3.00pmBreak and networking
3.20pmMedia panel: Who are the local media, what stories are they interested in and tips of the trade?

Chaired by Michael Wakelin with speakers:
Rosie Dawson, journalist and broadcaster
Marcus Alton, Arch Communications
Rev Frances Finn, BBC Radio Nottingham and Notts TV
Simon Ford, Digital Content Producer and Skills Trainer
Sarah Jane Chapman, Managing Editor, Reach PLC Midlands
4.00pmBreak
4.15pmWorkshops & Networking

Opportunity to find new stories and make new contacts, as faith representatives explain how they are involved in the public life of the city:

Workshop 1: Youth Work, including mental health issues
Facilitator: Michael Wakelin
Rev Dr Michèle Hampson, Warden at Sacrista Prebend Retreat House
Musharraf Hussain OBE DL, of the Karimia Institute

Workshop 2: Front line commitment in the health service
Facilitator: Georgia Powell, Nottingham university’s Social Prescribing Link
– Dr Jeetendra Rathod, NHS Registrar and member of the Hindu Temple in Nottingham
– Dr Anna Larvin, who works in A&E at the Queens Medical Centre
– Rev Arthur Shivas, chaplain Nottingham University Hospitals

Workshop 3: Race and Justice
Facilitator: Clive Foster, Multi-Faith Manager at Nottingham Trent University
– Rev Paulina Hlawiczka, Lutheran chaplain at the University of Nottingham

Workshop 4: Help for the vulnerable on the front line
Facilitator: Rev Canon Phil Williams, Archdeacon of Nottingham
Rev Liam O’Boyle, Diocesan Partnerships Officer
Patricia Stoat, interfaith Salaam Shalom Kitchen
– Gurpreet Singh Ji, Siri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Nottingham

Workshop 5: Climate Change and the Environment
Facilitator: Bishop Patrick McKinney – Catholic Bishop of Nottingham
Paul Bodenham, Diocese of Nottingham lead on the environment
Rachel Woodburn, Trustee of Nottingham Buddhist Centre
 5:30pmPlenary session: Drawing together themes from the day

Chaired by Frances Finn, with:
Rt Rev. Patrick McKinney, Catholic Bishop of Nottingham
Dr Jon Hoover, Theology and Religious Studies, University of Nottingham
Hisham Jafar, Muslim Chaplain, University of Nottingham
Gemma Wilkinson, Senior Producer, Communities, BBC Radio Nottingham
Sarah Jane Chapman, Managing Editor, Reach PLC Midlands
6:30pm Thanks and close

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