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2022 Mid-Winter Conference
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
1001 Lafayette Drive
Farmington, PA 15437
Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 12:00 PM to Thursday, February 17, 2022, 12:30 PM EDT
Category: PFDA Events

2022 Mid-Winter
Management Conference

February 15-17, 2022
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Farmington, PA 15437


2022 Mid-Winter Management Conference attendees are responsible for making their own overnight room reservations directly with Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.

Please call 855-727-9802 to make your reservations.
Please note the PFDA room block rates have ended and prevailing rates apply

Conference Registration Fees:

Licensed Funeral Director (PFDA Member): $650
Licensed Funeral Director (Non-Member): $725
Funeral Supplier: $850
Spouse/Guest: $400

Registration Fees Include: Workshops throughout, Tuesday reception, Wednesday continental breakfast and lunch, and Thursday hot buffet breakfast
Non-refundable after January 31, 2022.


Speakers will include new NFDA general counsel, Chris Farmer, as well as Dominick Astorino and
Leili McMurrough of Worsham College of Mortuary Science, and more!

This conference is crucial to funeral service management professionals, and will cover topics ranging from technical embalming, custom approaches to internships, and the most current and pressing legal issues facing the profession.  

Conference Schedule:       (Click here for course descriptions and speaker bios)

*All sessions have been approved by the State Board

February 15
  12:00pm - 1:45pm  Registration
  2:00pm - 3:00pm Funeral Liability and Risk Management
1 CE Credit
By: Justin Harris, Federated Insurance
  3:00pm - 4:00pm

Custom Approaches to Building a Better Internship
1 CE Credit
By: Leili McMurrough, Worsham College of Mortuary Science

  6:00pm - 7:00pm Hosted Cocktail Reception
  Dinner on your own  
February 16
   9:00am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast
  10:00am - 11:00am Current Issues Facing Funeral Service Across the Country
1 CE Credit
By: Chris Farmer, NFDA General Counsel
  11:00am - 12:00pm What Does it Mean to be Innovative?
1 CE Credit
By: Chris Gomez
  12:30pm - 1:45pm Lunch
   2:00pm - 4:00pm Principles & Methods of Reconstructive Embalming
2 CE Credits
By: Dominick Astorino
  Dinner on your own  
February 17
  9:00am - 10:00am Breakfast Buffet
  10:30am - 11:30pm Idea Exchange Power Program
1 CE Credit
  11:30am - 12:30 pm

Funeral Director Best Practice Roundtable
1 CE Credit