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BON Conference Presentation Proposals Deadline

May 10, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


BON is changing its Conference Format- to meet the planning needs of our participants- YOU!

Bereavement Ontario Network’s 33rd Annual Conference will be VIRTUAL starting in October 2023 through to June 2024

The conference will take place 1 day in each 3 months throughout 2023-24


The BON conference committee is seeking submissions from professionals and academics in the field of bereavement, grief support and end-of-life care.


Thursday, October 12, 2023

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Submissions will be received until May 10, 2023.  If you have a great presentation designed to share knowledge, practical applications and expertise, please submit your proposal to the chair of the conference committee by email:

Our aim is to provide conference participants with a schedule of informative, interesting sessions on topics that will help them deepen their understanding and strengthen their skills in providing excellent care.

If you have a topic that is grief-focused- please submit it!

Please include the following information in your submission:

  • Presentation Title
  • Focus area (end of life, grief) and intended audience (new practitioners, families, experienced practitioners, therapists)
  • Presentation Description (up to 250 words)
  • 3 Learning Outcomes to be met
  • Presenter contact Information (address/phone/email)
  • BON membership status
  • Presenter Biography (up to 200 words) including professional credentials, certifications (if applicable)

**All potential presenters need to be comfortable presenting on Zoom and have adequate microphone/camera access to be able to present their topic successfully.  If you have questions about this, please reach out to and ask that your question be forwarded on.

Please submit to BON head office by May 10, 2023 (even if you have already connected with BON about a potential submission)

Presentation Length is 1 hr and 15 minutes including questions from participants.

Review of the submissions will be completed in April and contact will be made with presenters by June 20, 2023

Successful presenters will be provided available dates/times on a first come/first response basis. You are welcome to let us know in your submission if there are certain dates that you would like to present on.  Each day will run from 0830-4 pm EST


Lori Ives-Baine and Natalie Proulx

BON 2023 Conference Co-chairs


May 10, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm