2017 Fall Conference

The Cemetery Association of Oregon’s annual conference will be held September 28, 2017 at The Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton, OR. We look forward to hosting stimulating presentations and discussion on the topic of “Risk Management & Disaster Preparedness.”

Oregon Garden Resort

Register now using this form:

2017 CAO Fall Conf Registration Form

CAO has negotiated a discounted rate with the hotel. The Guest Room rate is $109 plus tax. Rooms will be held in the room block until August 28th, 2017, after which room availability will not be guaranteed. To reserve online, go to www.oregongardenresort.com. After entering your desired dates and and accommodations, click “GROUP LOGIN”. Enter CEMETERY as the ID & password. Then follow instructions to complete your reservation.Oregon Garden Resort Group Reservations DemoIf you require a room extending dates not in the group block or a room not reserved in the room block, please contact the hotel directly to assist you in making your reservation. Alternatively, guests may call 503-874-2500 Ext. 0, to make reservations.

Schedule of Events

September 27, 2017 – Wednesday

6 – 8 pm Welcome Reception

September 28, 2017 – Thursday

8 – 9 am Continental Breakfast & Registration

9 am Introduction by Bob Huskey, CAO President

9:10 – 9:40 am  Tom Woodworth, Carrier Mausoleum Construction

9:40 – 10:10 am  Geno Gray, Oregon State Medical Examiner Office

10:10 – 10:20 am  Break

10:20 – 10:50 am  Lyndsay Kooistra, LaPorte Insurance

10:50 – 11:20 am  Tim Corbett, Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery with Rachel Fox, Skyline Memorial Gardens

11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch

12:30 – 2:15 pm Facilitated Group Discussion with Jeff Musgrove (OFDA // Musgrove Mortuaries & Cemeteries), Tom Woodworth, Chad Dresselhaus (OMCB), Lyndsay Kooistra, Tim Corbett, Rachel Fox

2:15 – 2:30 pm Break

2:30 – 3:15 pm Annual Meeting, agenda coming soon

3:15 – 6:00 pm Free time: tour the Oregon Garden, book a spa appointment

6 – 8 pm Evening Banquet // Live Music by Bart Hafeman and Clark Bondie

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