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Mary O’Connor Palliative and Hospice Care Conference

April 4, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Registration is now open for the 19th Annual Mary O’Connor Palliative and End of Life Care Conference that will be held on Thursday April 4, 2019 at the Grey Eagle Resort Event Centre.

The theme for the 2019 Mary O’Connor Conference is Exploring Vulnerability: Becoming Authentically Response-able.

Keynote speaker is Frank Ostaseski presenting Living Fully: Inviting the Wisdom of Death Into Life

Frank Ostaseski is the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Humanities Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is the author of, “The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully”. Frank will share the distilled, hard-won lessons synthesized from 30 years of being with dying.

Concurrent sessions include presentations by:

Dr. Hayden Rubensohn – Far Out Therapies: Psychedelics in Palliative Care

Dr. Nicola Macpherson – Tropical Lotions and Potions for Malignant Wounds and Neuropathic Pain

Heather Cobb and Tammy Troute-Wood – LGBTQ2S+ Basics: Creating Safer and More Welcoming Care

Sarah Kerr – The Healing Power of Ritual

Marie Webb and Joanne Lindsay – The Imposter Syndrome

REGISTRATION LINK: https://events.eply.com/MaryOConnor2019

Questions? Contact Laura Stow at Laura.Stow@ahs.ca



April 4, 2019
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Mary O’Connor Palliative and Hospice Care Conference Planning Committee


Grey Eagles Resort & Casino
3777 Grey Eagle Drive
Calgary, Alberta T3E 3X8 Canada
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