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2019 Annual Meeting Press Release

For more information contact:
Lauren Thomas

For Immediate Release

2019 Annual Meeting of The Conference to be held in San Diego, California

FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS, October 22, 2018– The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards (The Conference) will hold its 115th Annual Meeting February 27-28, 2019 in beautiful San Diego. The two day event, to be held at The Dana on Mission Bay, will feature various sessions including legislation collaboration, FTC Funeral Rule updates, and legal perspectives on recent regulatory cases.

Popular interactive forums, such as “Conference Fishbowl” and the “District Meetings,” will provide the opportunity to engage in roundtable discussions on funeral regulation hot topics with participants from across North America. A panel of regulatory professionals will highlight experiences with the multi-million dollar body-broker business and discuss how it relates to funeral service regulation. Additionally, attendees will welcome incoming FTC Funeral Rule Coordinator, Patricia Poss, who will discuss leadership initiatives and Funeral Rule updates.

The Conference is offering an “early bird registration fee” of $350 for members valid until December 31, 2018.  Attendees may complete the registration form on The Conference website, as well as book hotel reservations. Registrations received after January 1, 2019 will be $375. The non-member registration fee is $450. Conference Board Member Training will be offered Tuesday afternoon, February 26th continuing through Wednesday morning, February 27th. A separate registration form and fee are required.

Home to over 70 miles of dazzling coastline and near perfect weather, San Diego offers world-class attractions including diverse cultural experiences, an explosion of craft breweries, and fine coastal dining. The Conference invites you to join us as we “Navigate, Legislate, and Regulate” in “California’s Beach City.”

For more information and to register for the Annual Meeting please visit and click on “Events.” Contact Lauren Thomas via e-mail at for more information.

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