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Couldn't Attend the NFDA Convention? Want to Relive Austin? Video Recordings Available Within the Next Week

If you couldn't travel to Austin for the 2013 NFDA International Convention & Expo or would like to relive all of the special events, you're in luck. Video recordings of the General Sessions, the All Star Recognition Ceremony, the special end-of-life care webinar and more will be available on or before November 8.

NFDA will share a link to the following events as soon as it becomes available. Stay tuned!

Opening General Session

The Good Funeral, presented by Dr. Thomas G. Long, Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, and Thomas Lynch, Writer and Funeral Director, Milford, Michigan.

Additionally, hear from NFDA President Bob Rosson and CEO Christine Pepper. Find out which product or service will receive the 2013 NFDA Innovation Award.

Special End-of-Life Care Web-Only Event

End of Life Care: From One Set of Caring Arms to Another

Panelists include:

  • Robert Friedman, MD, FAAHPM, is the chief medical officer at Hospice Austin and has more than 17 years of experience in end-of-life care.
  • Dr. Thomas G. Long, the Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta.
  • Thomas Lynch is a writer and NFDA-member funeral director from Milford, Michigan.
  • Dr. Alan Wolfelt is an author, educator and grief counselor, known across North America for his inspirational teaching gifts and his commitment to helping people mourn well so they can live well and love well.

All-Star Recognition Ceremony

Celebrate your fellow funeral directors who have achieved more this year. Watch as NFDA recognizes individuals who have earned:

  • 2013 NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award
  • NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant designation
  • CANA Crematory Operator Certification
  • Certified Funeral Service Practitioner designation
  • NFDA Certified Crematory Operator designation

Service of Remembrance

Join us as we honor our funeral service family members who have died while also learning more about the rich funeral customs and traditions of the Mexican culture.

House of Delegates

Hear the latest news about NFDA, including board elections, bylaw changes and other decisions being made by the leading and largest funeral service association in the world. See the installation of the 2013-14 NFDA President and the Executive Board.

Closing General Session

Building a Better You, presented by Bryan Dodge, professional speaker, author and radio show personality.

Additionally, hear about the highlights of the 2013 NFDA International Convention & Expo and find out which Expo booth was voted the Best of the Best by NFDA Convention attendees! Don't miss the sneak peak video of the 2014NFDA International Convention & Expo in Nashville!


Special Engagement

Why Funerals Matter, presented by Dr. Thomas G. Long, Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, and Thomas Lynch, Writer and Funeral Director, Milford, Michigan.