Schedule at a Glance

This schedule is preliminary in nature and is subject to change. Please check back for updates.

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Tuesday, April 9
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Courses 

Wednesday, April 10
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Specialty Workshops 
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Courses
5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. New Member/First-time Attendee Gathering
5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Welcome Reception 

Thursday, April 11
7:00 - 7:45 a.m. Yoga for Grief Relief
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. President's Welcome/Awards Presentation & Keynote Presentation
9:00 a.m. Silent Auction Opens
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Ritual Archives Project Room Open

Contemplation/Reflection Room Open 
  Exhibits Open
  Artful Grief Studio
9:40 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break/Poster Presentation 1/Authors Fair
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Session I 
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own - Authors Fair
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Concurrent Session II
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Session III 
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Refreshment Break/Poster Presentation 1/Authors Fair
4:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Concurrent Session IV 
6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. ADEC - In Conversation
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Pet Remembrance Service 
7:00 - 7:30 p.m. Student and New Professional Meeting

Friday, April 12
7:00 - 7:45 a.m. Certification Informational Meeting 

Yoga for Grief Relief
8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Awards Presentation & Keynote Presentation
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Contemplation/Reflection Room 

Ritual Archives Project Room
  Exhibits Open
  Artful Grief Studio
9:40 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break/Poster Presentation II/Networking Groups
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Session V 
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting
  Living Legacy Circle Lunch (invitation only)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Concurrent Session VI 
2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Session VII 
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Refreshment Break/Poster Presentation Session II/Networking Groups
4:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Concurrent Session VIII
6:30 p.m. Silent Auction Closes
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Service of Remembrance 

Saturday, April 13
7:00 - 7:30 a.m. Yoga for Grief Relief
7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Business Meeting 
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Session IX
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Contemplation/Reflection Room

Ritual Archives Project Room
  Exhibits Open
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Session X
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Refreshment Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Concurrent Session XI
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch on own
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Session XII
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Session XIII 
4:00 p.m. - 5:25 p.m. Closing Keynote Presentation 
5:25 p.m. Conference Adjourns