SEEFF Annual Conference 2017

SEEFF 2017 Annual Conference was held on 17 October 2017 at at the Performance Arts Centre of Worth Abbey, Crawley.


The conference heard key speakers Dr Shakil Malik, Clinical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Canon David Wilbraham, Force Chaplain Thames Valley Police and National Police Chaplain followed by joint presentations on Multi-faith Chaplaincy by Dr Amra Bone, Chaplain Bristol University, lecturer in Islamic Studies, Mrs Parkash Sohal, Sikh Chaplain to Birmingham University Hospitals, and Mrs Man Kaur, Hindu Chaplain to Birmingham University Hospitals.


Following a vegetarian buffet lunch, guests had a short tour of Worth Abbey while the SEEFF board members had their AGM. In the afternoon there were three workshop sessions:

Hospital context – Dr John Geater MBE (PRIME healthcare educator) and Rev. Graham Atfield (Chaplain of Conquest Hospital, Hastings)
, University context – Chris McDermott, Lead Chaplain, University of Sussex
 & Crisis context – Canon Jonathan Baldwin Chaplain Gatwick Airport

The workshops were followed by a Plenary Session that heard Bishop Richard Moth – RC Bishop of Arundel and Brighton, Former RC Bishop to the UK Forces


Conference ended with remarks from Bede Gerrard, Chair of South East England Faiths Forum

For full report of the conference click here.

For more conference photos, click here: SEEFF 2017 Conference Photos

SEEFF 2017 Conference Registration Form

SEEFF Annual Conference 2017 Provisional Programme

SEEFF AGM Flyer 2017