Programme Conference 2021

2021 BLMA AGM & Conference

Programme

Saturday 13th November, The Grainger Suite, The Maldron Hotel, Newcastle

0830 - 0900 Coffee & Registration

0900 - 1005 Annual General Meeting of BLMA (members welcome)

1010 - 1030 Welcome and introductions +
Kim O'Connor, Chair BLMA

1030 - 1110 Training Module Launch + practical sessions
Kim O'Connor, Chair BLMA

1110 - 1130 Tea/Coffee

1130 - 1220 Feedback on Training Module

1220 - 1320 Lunch.

1320 - 1335 The Lourdes Pilgrimage and the Impact on Pilgrim Quality of Life
Jenny Klimiuk, BMLA Secretary & Chief Doctor, Salford Diocese

1335 - 1500 Travel + Insurance
(Tangneys/Walsh/Thoms tbc)

1500 - 1515 Tea/Coffee

1515 - 1615 Current situation Lourdes
Dr Alessandro de Franciscis, President of the Medical Bureau

1615 - 1645 Panel Discussion & Close
(*Incoming Council Meeting 1645 immediately after Close)

1730 VIGIL MASS - venue and celebrants to be confirmed

1930 Conference Dinner.

Sunday 14th November, The Maldron, Newcastle

0930-0945 Tea/Coffee

0945 Morning Prayers

1000 -1045 Workshop 1: Supporting people with long COVID on pilgrimage
Dr Donna Tooth

1045 - 1100 Tea/Coffee

1100 - 1215 Workshop 2: Health & Wellbeing of volunteers
Anne Palmer, Therapist

1215 - 1230 Discussion & Closing Prayer (Conference Close 12:30)

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