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Book of Life Conference 2019

Monday, April 1:  Pre-Conference Schedule

Location: The Read House Hotel

6:00 pm Registration and Social Hour

7:00  Dr. Harold Koenig – “Religion, Spirituality, & Health: Are They Connected?”
Director, Duke University Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health

8:00  Dinner and Fellowship


Tuesday, April 2:  Book of Life Conference Schedule

Location:  University of Tennessee - University Center – Tennessee Room 

8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30  Invocation - Rev. Dan Scott, Baylor School Chaplain 

8:35  Welcoming Remarks – Dr. Greg Phelps, Hospice of Chattanooga Chief Medical Officer

8:40  Keynote Address:  Dr. Harold Koenig – “Spiritual Dimensions of Medical Care at End of Life”
Director of Duke’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health 

10:00  Book Signing & Break 

10:30 Dr. Mukta Panda – “Recharging in Real Time: Connecting Passion with Purpose!”
UT College of Medicine Professor & Assistant Dean for Medical Student Education

11:30  Luncheon Panel:  Moderator, Criss Grant, Area Agency on Aging & Disability
Grief Counselor Susan Latta & Chaplain Christy Bonner – “Family Grief & Resilience: Parental Perspectives”   –  Hospice of Chattanooga 

12:45 pm  Break 

1:00  William L. and Carolyn Blevins – “Coping with Grief and Loss”
The William Blevins Institute for Spirituality and Mental Health at Carson-Newman University

2:15  Book Signing & Break  

2:30  Reverend Keith Norman – “The Chaplain’s Role in End of Life Care”
Vice President of Governmental Affairs at Baptist Hospital and Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Memphis, TN

4:00  Closing Remarks