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2020 PFDA Mid-Winter Conference
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
1001 Lafayette Drive
Farmington, PA 15437
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 to Thursday, February 13, 2020
Category: PFDA Events

2020 PFDA Mid-Winter Conference

February 11-13, 2020
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

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Cutoff Date for hotel reservations is January 11, 2020.

The Special Room Rate is $199.00 plus 11% tax per night.





Tuesday, February 11
12:00pm -1:30pm - Arrival & Registration
2:00pm -  Welcome by PFDA President David Peake, Jr.
2:15pm - 4:00pm - Protect Yourself and Your Employees - Human Resource Issues (1.5 credits)
By: Curtis Rostad, Consultant, Retired Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer 
This presentation will provide Funeral Directors with helpful information when it comes to protecting themselves in reference to hot topics with bosses, employees, customers, etc. Topics to be discussed are: Salary vs Hourly, FMLA, Controlling Costs, Staff Structure, Employee Handbooks, Procedure Manuals, and Sexual Harassment and Discrimination.
3:15pm - 3:30pm - Break
6:00pm -7:00pm - Hosted Cocktail Reception
Dinner on Your Own

Wednesday, February 12
9:00am -10:00amContinental Breakfast
9:30am -11:15amActive Shooter – Active Threat (1.5 credits)
By: Trooper Robert T. Broadwater, Pennsylvania State Police
The Pennsylvania State Police, Community Services and Public Information Office will be providing an Active Shooter Presentation by discussing the different mental strategies, as well as response tactics, individuals will be better prepared to not only act, but react during an active shooter event. The discussion will cover associated behaviors, thoughts, and feelings, which may be indicators that someone is disgruntled in their personal life or with society. Triggering events that may cause individuals to become an active shooter will also be discussed.
11:30am -12:30pmOverdose Prevention Training (1 credit)
By: Kelli Nabuda, SPHA BehavioralHealth Case Management
The presentation will review what an overdose is, what an overdose can be the result of, overdose data, what people are overdosing on, statistic of overdoses, who is at risk of overdosing, how naloxone works, types of naloxone, how to recognize an overdose, what to do if you are in the presences of someone who has overdosed, and how to administer Narcan.
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Conference Luncheon
1:45pm - 4:00pm - Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Pricing (2 credits)
By Michael Hacker - Funeral Director & Kathy Ryan, PFDA Executive Director
This presentation will provide Funeral Directors with a few new tricks and ideas to keep their businesses profitable, while learning about the FTC.
2:45pm -3:00pm - Break

Thursday, February 13
9:30 am -11:30 am - Breakfast Buffet & Closing Session
Idea Exchange Power Program (1 credit)
Moderator: James Eirkson
Share your opinions and advice, and hear the same from your colleagues, during this relaxed session designed for peer-to-peer conversation on topics that matter most to you. Topic areas will include, but not limited to: Pennsylvania funeral law, cremation, technology, changing demographics and more! Don’t miss this opportunity to share your experiences and learn from your peers on what is impacting funeral service.
11:30 am - Conclusion of Conference


Contact: Donna Centofanti [email protected]