The 33rd meeting and the 50th anniversary of the formation of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada)
Dates: IWG Meeting – Sunday October 1 to Friday October 6, 2023
Conference: Saturday September 30, 2023
Venue: The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel – The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel
Organising Committee: Mary Ellen Macdonald, Susan Cadell, Phil Carverhill and Betty Davies
*If you would like to extend your trip, you can utilize the contracted rate of $219 CAD for a Queen bed or $239CAD for a king or double beds for three days prior and three days after the meeting. You will book this on your own.
Meeting registration fee includes:
- Lodging for Sunday through Thursday nights
- All meals from the start of the meeting except Wednesday dinner which is on your own after the local excursions
- Local excursions
- The offsite banquet at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
- Coffee breaks
- Coffee ice cream social
You may have a second person in your room who is not participating in meeting events at no extra charge.
Questions or concerns, please reach out to Jim Monahan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Notes on Fees
Please note that fees have recently increased given the pandemic’s impact on global inflation.
Rates: The following are Early Bird rates. After July 1st, the registration fee is $1900 and $1500 for accompanying others. Onsite registration is $2000 and $1600.
Cancellations: Permitted until July 25th less a $100 (USD) administrative fee. After July 25th there will be no refunds.
Accommodations: Rooms accommodate 2 adults. There is a fee of $20 (CAD) for a third adult (18yrs and over) in a room, and a fee of $25 (CAD) for a cot. Children (up to 17yrs) can stay with parents in a bedroom. There is a fee of $25 (CAD) for a cot; a crib can be added complimentary but is based on availability.
Meals for Children: Children under 5 years old can eat buffet meals for free. Children aged 6 to 12 will be charged half price for all buffet meals. Children over 12 years will be charged full price for all meals. When meals are not buffet-style, or ordering from the menu, the fees will be charged to the personal account.