2023 SDFDA Convention will be held May 10-12 in Watertown, SD.
Tentative Schedule for SDFDA Convention
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
1:00-3:00 pm - South Dakota State Board of Funeral Service Meeting
3:00-5:30 pm - SDFDA Board Meeting & Audit, all members welcome
6:00 pm - Group Dinner at Minerva's in back room (on your own)
Thursday, May 11, 2023
8:30-10:00 am - SDFDA Annual Membership Meeting
10:00-11:00 am - Dept. of Health, Vital Records - Shawna Flax
11:00 am -1:00 pm - Exhibit Hall Open and Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:00-3:00 pm - Cremation Law & Licensing - Michael Sharkey
3:00-3:15 pm - Break
3:15-4:15 pm - OSHA - Mark Arnold
4:15-5:15 pm - Racial Misclassification - Beth Crow Good Voice
5:30-6:30 pm - Social Hour on Exhibit Floor
6:30 pm - Banquet and Just Duet! Dueling Pianos!
Friday, May 12, 2023
8:00-9:30 am - Exhibit Hall Open and Breakfast Speaker in Exhibit Hall - Brad Walker, NFDA
9:30-10:30 am - Elevate the Presentation of Decedents - Kelley Romanowski
10:30-11:30 am - Speaker TBA
Hotel Reservations at Ramkota Hotel in Watertown - 605-886-8011. Block is under
"SD Funeral Directors" and ends April 10. Rooms are $94.99 plus tax and fees.