2022 Annual Conference

May 16-19, 2022

Lansing Center and Radisson Hotel


Please note: You will receive a registration confirmation email after registering. This is not a payment receipt.  You will receive a separate payment confirmation email if you are paying by credit card.

Registration Rates

If Registered by
 May 9, 2022
Onsite Registration
Member / Spouse $100 $150
MFDA Retiree / Spouse $75 $75
Non-Member $300 $300
MFDA Student $0 $0
MFDA Past President $0 $0
777 Club $0 $0
Golf Outing                    $200 per person



Monday, May 16
10:00a - 3:00p Golf Outing Eagle Eye Golf Club
6:00p - 9:00p Exhibitor Move-In Lansing Center/Exhibit Hall A
Tuesday, May 17
7:00a - 2:00p Exhibitor Move-In Lansing Center/Exhibit Hall A
8:00a - 6:00p Registration Lansing Center/Exhibit Hall A Foyer
9:00a - 10:30a Annual Meeting (MEMBERS ONLY) Lansing Center/Meeting Rm 203/204
10:45a - 11:45a Workshop: Dominick Astorino - “Relevance of Restorative Art” Lansing Center/Meeting Rm 201/202
12:00p - 1:15p Past President's Lunch Lansing Center/Governor's Room
1:15p - 2:15p Keynote Speaker: Chuck Gallagher - “I Have Just Been Dying To Tell You About Ethics!” Lansing Center/Meeting Rm 201/202
2:30p - 6:00p Exhibit Hall - Grand Opening Lansing Center/Exhibit Hall A
4:00p - 5:30p Michigan Mortuary Science Foundation Meeting Lansing Center/Governor's Room
6:00p - 7:00p Rodney Wakeman Reception - Please join us for a reception honoring Michigan’s only funeral professional serving in the state legislature. Lansing Center/River Street Pub
Wednesday, May 18
7:30a - 5:30p Registration Lansing Center/Exhibit Hall A Foyer
8:00a - 10:00a Workshop: Michael Sharkey - “Legal Concerns and Best Practices for the Modern Funeral Director” Radisson Hotel/Regency I
10:15a - 11:15a Service of Remembrance Radisson Hotel/Capitol III & IV
11:30a - 12:00p Legislative Advocacy Briefing Radisson Hotel/Regency II
12:00p - 1:15p Legislative Advocacy Luncheon Radisson Hotel/Capitol I & II
1:30p - 5:00p Exhibit Hall Open Lansing Center/Exhibit Hall A
5:00p Exhibitor Move Out Lansing Center/Exhibit Hall A
5:15p - 6:15p Honors Reception Lansing Center/Banquet Rooms 1-4
6:15p - 7:15p WSU Mortuary Science Program Alumni Reception Lansing Center/River Street Pub
8:00p - 11:00p MFDA Party The Exchange
Thursday, May 19
8:30a - 11:00a Registration Lansing Center/Exhibit Hall A Foyer
9:30a - 10:30a Workshop: Jason Troyer - “Families Gone Wild: Defusing Conflict in the Arrangement Room” Lansing Center/Meeting Rm 201
10:45a - 12:45p OSHA Seminar - Stephen R. Kemp, CFSP Lansing Center/Meeting Rm 203/204

Hotel Reservation Instructions

Reserve your room at the Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol by calling the hotel reservation’s department at 1-800-333-3333 and use the promotional code MFDA22 to receive the discounted rates. Or click on Radisson Hotel Lansing. MFDA’s discounted rates are available through May 2, 2022.

Golf Outing

MFDA’s annual golf outing will be held on Monday, May 16, with a shotgun start at 10:00 a.m. at:
Eagle Eye Golf Club
15500 Chandler Road
Bath Township, MI 48808.

Golf Digest ranks Eagle Eye as one of the top 20 Michigan courses in 2022. Golf includes: a grilled lunch at the turn, a post golf reception, and 2 drink tickets (to be used either on the course or at the reception).