Pre-Conference Workshop: Supporting Grieving Children and Adolescents – A Multi-Modal Exploration

Date: 29 – 30 Oct 2018

Time: 8.30am – 5.30pm

Venue: Singapore Cancer Society

For Who: Healthcare, social care and educational professionals who support children and adolescents experiencing losses through illness and death


Main Conference: Our Collective Voices

Date: 31 Oct – 1 Nov 2018

Time: 8.30am – 5.30pm

Venue: Furama RiverFront Hotel

For Who: Social Workers | Counsellors | Therapists | Educators | Grassroots, Community, Faith Workers & Volunteers | Funeral Directors | Doctors | Nurses and other Professionals in Grief, Bereavement and Death-related Services.


Day 1 0830-1030 Welcome Ceremony and Opening Keynote
  1030-1100 Morning tea break and Poster Viewing
  1100-1230 Plenary 1
  1230-1330 Lunch and Therapy Engagement
  1330-1515 Breakout Sessions 1A, 3A, 1B and 1C
  1515-1545 Afternoon tea break and Poster Viewing
  1545-1730 Breakout Sessions 2A, 3A, 2B and 2C
Day 2 0830-0900 Memorial
  0900-1100 Plenary 2
  1100-1130 Morning tea break
  1130-1300 Breakout Sessions 1A, 2A, 3B and 3C
  1300-1400 Lunch  
  1400-1530 Plenary 3
  1530-1600 Afternoon tea break
  1600-1730 Closing Keynote and Closing Ceremony


Post-Conference Workshop: Grief and Bereavement 101

Date: 2 – 3 Nov 2018

Time: 8.30am – 5.30pm

Venue: Assisi Hospice

For Who: Early professionals and volunteer leaders in healthcare, social care, education, spiritual or community work and professionals whose work involves support for the bereaved.

Public Talk (in English)

Date: 2 Nov 2018

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: To be confirmed

For Who: Professionals and members of the public who are interested in the provision of grief care in an aging society.