• Sat, June 23, 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thanatology
  • Labatt Hall
  • $150 for early bird registration (ends May 15). $195 for regular and on-site registration.
  • Dr. Darcy Harris
  • Website


IWG Conference

A one day conference held on June 23, 2018. Hosted by the International Work Group for Death, Dying and Bereavement and co-hosted by King's. Early registration ends on May 15.

The International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement presents: Dying Matters: Current Issues and Approaches in Hospice Palliative Care.

The IWG is a non-profit, invitational organization, comprised of leaders in the field of death, dying and bereavement from around the world. Its mission is to support such leaders in their efforts to stimulate and enhance innovative ideas, research, and practice in the field.


Ira Byock, MD, FAAHPM - The Best Care Possible: Clinical and Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century.

James Downar, MD, CM, MHSC, FRCPC - MAiD in Canada: Two Years On.

Andy Ho, Phd, EDD, FT, MFT - Caring for caregivers: processing loss and building sustained resilience with Mindful Compassion Art Therapy (MCAT).

Donna Schuurman, EDD, FT - No Secrets, Please: What Youth Want Us to Know When Someone is Dying.