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Beautiful Dying Expo 2021

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Rosie Innman Cook

Manager of Association of Natural Burial Grounds and the Natural Death Centre

Paige Dansinger

Founder, Better World Museum, FB Horizon VR Game Developer

Luis R. Torres-Hostos

Founding Dean/Professor of the School of Social Work at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Estuardo Valdez Bonilla

Doctor en Salud Mental, Coach Ejecutivo, Personal, Empresarial y Tanatológico

Lorena Uribe-Echevarría

Directora de Proyectos Fundación Cuidamos la Vida Capítulo EKR Chile

Jorge Mario Del Cid

Vicepresidente de Asociación Guatemalteca de Tanatología y Cuidados al final de la vida

Dr. Victor Rolando Samayoa

Chief of Palliative Care Unit. Institute of Cancer of Guatemala.

Smriti Rana

Director - Programmes at Pallium India

Marie Claire Mouhawej

RN specialised in Palliative care

Joan Marston

Professional Nurse; Educator ; Palliative Care Advocate

Dr. Christian Ntizimira

African Center for Research on End of Life Care, Kigali, Rwanda

Francis Weller

Psychotherapist, Writer, Soul Activist

Mary Rockwood Lane, RN. Ph.D.

Healing with the Arts, Educator, Author

Kate Munger

Threshold Choir, Founder

Lois Tucker Keating

Soaring Spirits Int'l

Stacey Brown

Soaring Spirits Int'l, Regional Group Leader

Greg Mais

Soaring Spirits Int'l

Teresa Beshwate

The Sudden Widow Coach

Bobby Moss

Soaring Spirits Int'l

Carolyn Jenkins, MS

Special Education Teacher, Consultant, and Trainer, Soaring Spirits Int'l

Paul Schlunt

Soaring Spirits, San Diego Regional Group

Sade Ariyo

RGL for Soaring Spirits Int'l, Wellness Coach

Elias Alexander

Singer, Multi-Instrumentalist, Actor, Educator

Hassan Qureshi DO

VITAS Healthcare, Medical Director

Angelina Winslett

VITAS Healthcare, Patient Care Administrator

Dawn Carson

Chair Green Burial Nova Scotia ~ Death Matters

Janice Miner Holden, Ed.D, LPC-S

President, International Assoc. for Near-Death Studies; Editor of Journal of Near-Death Studies

Graham Maxey, M.Div., M.A., LPC.

Associate Director: Center for Grief and Traumatic Loss

Stephen Berkley

Jenny Pictures

Tamsin Ramone and Alyssa Wormald

Heaven and Earth Eco Burial Products

Taylor Disch, MSW

VITAS Healthcare

Mark Blackham

Natural Burials NZ Founder, Author

Miguel Bayona

Pediatra Paliativista Colombiano Fundador EKR Capítulo Colombia

Wendy Pineda

Fundación Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Guatemala

Michelle Ramirez, MS, FT

Hope for Grievers Bereavement Education

Enedina Enriquez

Kindred Spirit Latino Center for Grief and Loss

Flor Leon

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Cynthia Frahne

Psychologist, Teacher, Coordinator Argentina/Uruguay EKR Foundation

Dr. José (Pepe) Valencia

Médico gerontólogo, Médico Hospice, tanatólogo, vicepresidente de la Fundación EKR México Centro

Luz Loo de Li

Doctor, Health Humanization Manager, Health Manager, Thanatologist

Luisa Ruiz

Transpersonal Therapist, Online Death Cafe (in Spanish)

Kris Kington-Barker

End-of-Life Doula, Instructor, Board Member INELDA

Garrett Drew Ellis

Owner/Beyond Morning LLC, Author, Death Doula/INELDA

Julia Andino, LCSW-R

Psychotherapist/Emotional Landscaping, Inc. Death Doula/INELDA

Claudette Peterson, Ed.D.

INELDA End-of-Life Doula

Joanne Kelly

End-of-Life Option Advocate, Author

Tom Whaley

End-of-Life Option Advocate

Julie Stroud

Grief Educator, End-of-Life Care Activist and Advocate

Mitsuo Tomita, M.D.

Retired Family Practice Physician, Volunteer for Compassion and Choices

Christina Marquez

Los Robles HealthCare San Diego

Shelby Kirillin

INELDA End-of-Life Doula

Wilka Roig

President of EKR México Centro, BIPOC Council Co-Chair INELDA

Karl Steinberg MD, CMD, HMDC, HEC-C

San Diego Coalition for Compassionate Care

Maureen Pisani

Hypnotherapist, Author, International Speaker

Edward Bixby

President, Green Burial Council

Karina Laranjeira

Tree of Life Foundation, Author and Advocate

Jamie Hunt

Owner/CEO Topkare Hospice, RN, Entrepreneur

Jennifer Owens

From Butterflies to Angels; Death Doula/Midwife, Elder Care Doula

Rev Robert Drake

interfaith chaplain, end of life educator and Medical Outreach Manager at Compassion & Choices

Kristin Rigsbee

Regional Coordinator and the Education and Outreach Specialist for the Ombudsman Program

Adriana Corral

Funeral Director and Founder, Mourning Thymes

Crystal Webster

Founder of Sharing Solace, Author, Speaker, Mentor, Entrepreneur and Mother

Michael McDuffie

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at CSU San Marcos,

MSgt. Glenda Villegas, USAF (Ret.)

Thresholds Home & Family Directed Funerals

Gary Malkin

Composer, Public Speaker, Educator, Music and Health Innovator

Dr. Jamie Eaddy Chism

Founder/CEO of Thoughtful Transitions, INELDA Director of Program Development

Ben Janzen, Dr. Theol., Ph.D.

Bereavement Services Coordinator, VITAS Healthcare

Arlene Stepputat, MA

Dying in Grace, Speaker, Author, Presenter

Althea Halchuck

EJD, CT, BCPA Final Exit Network

Susan Hannifin-MacNab

Soaring Spirits Int'l, MSW, PPSC, Social Worker,Educator, and Author

Dr. Saul Ebema

President & Founder of Hospice Chaplaincy, Co-Host of "The Hospice Chaplaincy Show" Podcast

Yvonne Heath

Founder of Love Your Life to Death, TedX Speaker

Patch Adams

Gesundheit Institute

Dr. Terri Daniel

Interfaith Hospice Chaplain, End-of-Life Educator, & Grief Counselor

Jesse Brisendine

Life Coach, Speaker, and Author

Sarah Bamford Seidelmann

MD turned Shamanic Healer and Author

Casey Gauntt

Author, Blogger, Speaker, "Fraternity" Grief Support Co-Founder

Jan Warner

Grief Warrior, Writer, Storyteller, Blogger, Producer

Diane Ray

Director of Programming for Unity Online Radio and Host of Be Present: The Diane Ray Show podcast

Jane Asher

The Next Room Podcast Host

Pamala Oslie

Author, Consultant, Radio Show Host, Professional Psychic Intuitive, and Aura Expert

Michele Little

Beautiful Dying Expo Visionary and Founder

Joe'l Anthony

The Grave Woman | Death Care Professional | Sacred Grief Practitioner

Sandra Rodriguez

Juntos Nos Ayudamos/Better Together Panel

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Expand awareness & meaningful conversation, demystifying dying & death bringing industry experts together sharing tools ideas & resources w/the public

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The Next Room

with Jane Asher

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation

In the spirit of embracing all of life, which includes death, we further the mission and vision of Elisabeth through the work of the Foundation that bears her name through collaboration, education, and advocacy.

Green Burial Council

Nonprofit Organization Management

Compassion and Choices

Improving care, expanding options and empowering everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

VITAS Healthcare

When quality of life matters most - Hospice is our Specialty

Final Exit Network

My life, my death, my choice.

Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

Aligning healthcare with patient preferences since 1998

A2Z Healing Toolbox®

A2Z Healing Toolbox® ~ Navigating grief and trauma with powerful tools and resources

Beautiful Dying Expo Grief Sanctuary

A Safe Space to Find Support

Los Robles HealthCare San Diego

Bringing Together the Best People, Practices, and Ideas for Healthcare in the Home


A Positive Path for Spiritual Living

Love Your Life to Death

Learn how to Just Show Up for yourself and others, so you are empowered and resilient when grief arrives.

Keefe Funeral Homes

We're here for you.

White Rose Aqua Cremation

Eco-friendly Deathcare

Topkare Hospice

Transforming conversations around end-of-life care

Jenny Pictures Presents: Living With Ghosts


Destination Destiny Memorials

America's Premier Eco Friendly Funeral Options Provider

Tree of Life Ceremony Foundation

Living Trees to Honor a Loved One With the Ceremony of Life

Beautiful Dying LLC

This is the only moment you have.. Make it the most precious moment you've got!

Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma

IVAT links practice, policy research and advocacy to end violence.

Think Goodness

Think Goodness, Give Goodness; A Little Goes a Long Way

Final Transitions, LLC

Death Care Education is Our Passion

Pro Thrive Science Based Hypnotherapy

Change your mind, transform your future!

The Conference on Death, Grief and Belief

Are fear-based, toxic religious beliefs impacting your ability to cope with loss, trauma and grief in a healthy way?