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Joél Simone "The Grave Woman" Maldonado

Death Care Professional & Educator | Sacred Grief Practitioner | Preneed Specialist & Life Insurance Agent | Speaker

Johanna Lunn

Award-winning Producer, Director, and Writer

Delta Waters

Delta Waters LifeCare - Panel Moderator

Rev. Dr. Jamie F. Eaddy-Chism, D. Min.

Thoughtful Transitions CEO, Ordained Minister, Death Doula & Educator, Dir of Program Development at INELDA

Rev. Dr. Theo Ben Janzen


Crystal Webster

(Co)founder: Sharing Solace, Author: Confessions of a Griever, Creator: Feel Your &*@#% Feels, Mama: Madelyn Elizabeth

Amanda Meeks

Community & Partnerships Manager, Permanent Legacy Foundation

Ed Bixby

Green Burial Council President, Founder of Destination Destiny Memorials

Jane Asher

The Next Room with Jane Podcast

Gretchen Spletzer

Green Burial Council

Sandi Capuano Morrison

CEO Institute On Violence, Abuse and Trauma

Wendy Jane "WJ" Carrel

Wellness Shepherd, Spanish-speaking SeniorCare Consultant, Emergency CareCoordinator, End-of-Life Educator & Doula

Anita Neff

Care Coordinator, Death Doula & Patient Advocate - Panelist

Laurel Brookes

MS, Grief Coach - Panelist

Shari Geffen (Sacred Heart Coach)

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Practitioner serving patients w/serious illness & creating sacred space for the dying

Chelsea Hoagland

Associate Producer / Event Coordinator When You Die Project

Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, HEC-C

Hospice and Nursing Home Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer, Geriatrician/Hospice-Palliative Care Specialist

Mitsuo Tomita, M.D.

Compassion & Choices

Barbara J Bartolome

Jane's podcast guest, Founder & Director IANDS Santa Barbara - International Association for Near-Death Studies

Kaitlyn Jarnagin

Member Success Manager, Permanent Legacy Foundation

Marge Heegaard

MA, Retired Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Registered Art Therapist, Author of over 25 books on Grief

Pushkar Rastogi

Proprietor Soma Exports, Manufacturer and Exporter of Designer Handicraft Products (India)

RamDev Dale Borglum

Founder and Executive Director of the Living/Dying Project

Hassan Qureshi, OD

VITAS Healthcare - DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)

Angelina Winslett

VITAS Healthcare, R.N., Patient Care Administrator

Dr. Cynthia Niioo-bineh-seh-kwe Stirbys

PhD - Indigenous Peoples Panel

Treena Mikinakoos Gibson

Indigenous Peoples Panel

Richard Jackman

JD, Facilitator of Empowering Processes - Indigenous Peoples Panel

Lavinna Pemmican

Paralegal Studies - Indigenous Peoples Panel

William Peters, M.A., M.Ed., MFT

Guest of When You Die Podcast and Founder of the Shared Crossing Project

Jude Higgins

End-of-Life Doula and Spiritual Care Provider and When You Die Podcast Guest

Michele Little

Expo Visioneer, Creator, Producer, CEO, Death Midwife, Author, End of This Life Event Planner

Patricia Danaher

Dr. of Ecopsychology

Kristin Rigsbee

Education and Outreach Specialist for the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program-County of San Diego

Sonja S. Koenig

Founder of TX Doula Movement, LLC, End-of-Life Specialist for 30+ years -Panelist

Pastor Emma Jane Frazier

Education Director, TX Doula Movement, LLC, and Co-founder of Pastoral Care Beyond Prayer - Panelist

David Geffen

Lawyer, Mediator, Law Professor, Consultant, and Professional Negotiator

Shelley Ensz (aka Smartly)

Widow, stand-up comedian, Creator/Writer/Actor in the award-winning comedy TV, Radio, & Podcast Series, “The Smartlys”.

Eric W. Setz

Widower, from Glasgow, Scotland, patriarch of THE SMARTLYS where his lively expressions leave audiences in stitches.

Althea Halchuck

Death Maven™, founder Ending Well! Patient Advocacy, BCPA, EJD, POA, FEN’s Surrogate Consultant - Panelist

Rachel Essig

Green Burial Council 501(c)6 Director, Executive Director of River View Cemetery Funeral Home, Oregon

Romel Hokanson

End of Life Doula and Transition Services, Reiki Master/Teacher, Death Cafe Host- Panelist

Hannah Morgan

Palliative Care Project Coordinator - LGBTIQ+ Health Australia - Panelist

Pat McClendon

Pat McClendon RN, DNP, EOL Doula

Karen Reppen

Death Awareness Educator, EOL Doula, Grief Specialist, Hospice Advocate, Home Funeral Guide

Emily B. Miller

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, Director on the Board of the Green Burial Council

John Polo

Coach, Author and Speaker

Rev. Jenn Cormier

Grief Guide, host of the 'Walk Through Grief With Grace' Podcast, 'Grief and Grace' FB Group and Heal Immersion Program

Christina Marquez

Certified corporate trainer, certified POLST educator, palliative expert

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Beautiful Dying Expo

We are a collaboration of heart-centered and compassionate team of community leaders connecting with a worldwide audience illuminating the process of dying and death. We provide innovative ways to create action plans for life, love, celebration, dying, death and grief. It's time to expand awareness and encourage meaningful conversations for our end of this life journey.

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The Next Room

Jane Asher is an Author and Podcaster of The Next Room- "Where Death is Dinner Conversation"

The Grave Woman

I am here to help you plan for death and navigate grief

Thoughtful Transitions

Cultivating A World Where Compassionate And Equitable Deathcare And Grief Support Are Available For All.

Sharing Solace

Sharing Solace: Remember. You're not alone.

VITAS Healthcare

When Quality of Life matters most - Hospice is our specialty.

Beautiful Dying, LLC

This is the only moment we have, make it the most precious moment you've got

Green Burial Council

Thank you for visiting the Green Burial Council!

When You Die Project (aka J&J Motion Picture Company)

When You Die: Documentaries, podcasts, resources, and more!


IVAT links practice, policy research and advocacy to end violence

Permanent Legacy Foundation

Make it permanent. Create, curate, and collaborate on living archives for yourself, your family, and your community.

Living/Dying Project

Imagine Living Life Without Fear

Smartly Entertainment

THE SMARTLYS Comedy TV, Radio & Podcast Series - Classic comedy with a smartly twist!

Delta Waters LifeCare

An inclusive offering of community Life and DeathCare services

Compassion & Choices

Dementia and End-of-Life Planning and Medical Aid in Dying

Urban Nomad

Modern Handcrafted Luxury for the Everyday Nomad

Destination Destiny Memorials

Resting with Nature

Sacred Heart Coach-Shari Geffen

I tend to clients with compassion and a holistic approach by helping them identify the source of their pain, using EFT to release them from emotional and physical pain.