June 7 - 9, 2022

2022/06/07 09:20:06

Gila River Resorts & Casinos Wild Horse Pass

5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226

AFCCA has secured a special room rate for AFCCA Annual Conference attendees/exhibitors. Please use the link below to reserve your room, rates are good for nights booked June 6 – 10, 2022

Standard Room: $99.00 | Suite: $199.00

All guest room accommodations are subject to the current occupancy tax rate. Cut off date for reservations is May 13, 2022, rooms subject to availability after this date.

Schedule of Events & Speaker Information

Tuesday, June 7

6:30 am Golf Tournament Registration – Continental Breakfast
7:00 am Shotgun Start
12:00 pm Golf Tournament Luncheon
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm President’s Welcome Reception

Wednesday, June 8

7:30 am Registration & Breakfast  
8:30 am Opening Ceremonies
Memorial Video
8:45 am What’s Up in Arizona?
State Board Updates
Natasha Culbertson & Tracie Smith
CGCC Mortuary Science Program Updates
Donna Backhaus & Chris Hadder
B CEU
10:00 am Introduction to Alkaline Hydrolysis: Understanding the Process & Procedures
Dean Fisher, Consultant
C CEU
11:00 am Expo Hall Activities
AFCCA Group Discussion – Share Your Story
C CEU
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm The Autopsy case: Thinking it Through
Steps to Ensure thoroughly Embalmed Autopsy Case
Rory McKeown, Dodge
A CEU
2:00 pm Arizona State Veterans’ Cemeteries Benefits
Joe Larsen, Southern Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery
B CEU
3:30 pm AFCCA Annual Business Meeting
B CEU
4:30 pm – 6:00 PM Exhibitor Reception

Thursday, June 9

8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am Delayed Preparation of the Emaciated Case
Rehydration and preservation of the deceased after significant time passage between death and embalming.
Rory McKeown, Dodge
A CEU
10:00 am The Grieving Brain: How We Learn from Love and Loss
Mary-Frances O’Connor Ph.D., University of Arizona
C CEU
11:00 am Expo Hall Activities
C CEU
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Awards Ceremony
Lifetime Achievement Honorees: Brad Hansen & Harold R. Adair
Special President’s Award
2:00 pm Installation of Officers
NFDA Presentation

Bea E. Lewanduski, NFDA
C CEU
3:00 pm Leading Your Team for High Performance
Dave Shank, Johnson Consulting Group
C CEU

Register to Play!

Early Bird Pricing Ends May 15

Individual Golfer: $140 Early Bird | $155 Regular

Foursome: $500 Early Bird | $565 Regular

Your Registration includes: Golf, Cart, Range Balls, Breakfast, Lunch, 1 Drink Ticket & Prizes!
Registration closes end of day, June 3

Attendee Registration

Must be an employee in the Funeral Profession (Funeral Home, Cemetery, Crematory), but not a supplier.

AFCCA Members

Attendee Pricing

Early Bird Pricing Ends May 15

Two-Day Registration

Early Bird $300 | Regular Pricing $350

One-Day Registration

Early Bird $175 | Regular Pricing $225

Non-Members

Attendee Pricing

Early Bird Pricing Ends May 15

Two-Day Registration

Early Bird $375 | Regular Pricing $425

One-Day Registration

Early Bird $200 | Regular Pricing $250

Exhibitor Registration

AFCCA Supplier Members

Exhibitor Pricing

$600 for one tabletop, if prepaid by May 15

$700 for one tabletop, after May 15

Second tabletops are available for $300

Non-Member

Exhibitor Pricing

$800 for one tabletop, if prepaid by May 15

$900 for one tabletop, after May 15

Second tabletops are available for $300

Sponsorship Opportunities

Your sponsorships are what make this event possible! Please consider showing your support to AFCCA and Funeral & Cemetery Professionals throughout Arizona by selecting a sponsorship package. 

Thank You 2022 Sponsors