Conference 2020

The QUG 2020 Annual Conference Friday May 8th to Sunday May 10th, at the Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre

The program

Friday 8th May
16:00 to 18:00 – Arrivals
18:15 – DINNER
19:15 – Welcome and house rules – Cadbury Room
19:30 – A speaker from a Christian perspective
20:30 – Breakout groups
21:20 – Break
21:30 – Epilogue – Cadbury Room

Saturday 9th May
07:45 to 09:00 – BREAKFAST
08:30 to 09.00 – Meeting for Worship – Quiet Room
09:15 – Sharada Sugirtharajah – from a Hindu perspective
10:15 – Tea/coffee
10:55 – Regather in Cadbury Room
11:00 – Murray Corke – from a Buddhist perspective
12:00 – Breakout groups
13:00 – LUNCH

Free time

15:30 – A speaker from a Muslim perspective (from the Al Mahdi Institute)
16:30 – Conference photo – Cadbury Room
16:45 – Tea/coffee
17:15 – QUG AGM – Cadbury Room
18:15 – DINNER
19:45 – Music, poetry and prose in the Cadbury Room or practical meditation session in the Quiet Room
21:30 – Epilogue – Cadbury Room

Sunday 10th May
08:00 to 09:00 – BREAKFAST
09:00 to 09:30 – Meeting for Worship – Cadbury Room
09:30 – for those departing today all rooms should be clear by 09:30
09:45 – Julian Barbour – from a Scientific perspective
10:45 – Tea/coffee
11:15 – Breakout groups
12:00 – Plenary session, led by Peter Varney – drawing things together from an anthropological perspective
13:15 – LUNCH and departure