The 5th annual Before I Die New Mexico Festival will be held in-person and online October 30 to November 2, 2021. It features death-positive conversations and experiences in Albuquerque and online at www.BeforeIDieNM.com. The Festival has entertaining and educational elements, including speakers and panel discussions, hands-on workshops, Death Cafe conversations, and more. View the full schedule here.
November 1 sessions include "Accessing Medical Aid in Dying in New Mexico," "Grumpy, Cranky, Fussy: The Unspoken Symptoms of Grief," "The Art and Craft of Excellent Obituary Writing," "Behind the Scenes in the Prep Room," and a virtual Death Cafe conversation.
A donation is requested to register for Festival events. One registration covers all four days of Festival events. In-person events may become virtual due to pandemic conditions.
The Festival is coordinated by pioneering death educator Gail Rubin, Certified Thanatologist and The Doyenne of Death®.