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.”

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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 Mausoleums 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

                            Jeff Musgrove (OFDA // Musgrove Mortuaries & Cemeteries)

                           Tom Woodworth (Carrier Mausoleums Construction)

                           Chad Dresselhaus (OMCB)

                           Lyndsay Kooistra (LaPorte Insurance)

                           Tim Corbett (Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery)

                           Rachel Fox (Skyline Memorial Gardens)

2:15 – 2:30 pm Break

2:30 – 3:15 pm Annual Meeting

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

Please join us in our hospitality suite: Wednesday 4 – 6 pm & 8 – 11 pm and Thursday 3:15 – 5:30 pm & 8 – 11 pm

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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. To reserve online, go to www.oregongardenresort.com. Alternatively, guests may call 503-874-2500 Ext. 0, to make reservations.