International Keynote Speaker: Frank Ostaseski

We are delighted to announce that Frank Ostaseski will address attendees at 19OPCC in a keynote about Inviting the Wisdom of Death into Life and host a pre-conference workshop on The Heart of the Service Relationship.

Frank Ostaseski is an internationally respected Buddhist teacher and pioneer in end of life care. He is the visionary co-founder of the Zen Hospice Project, and founder of the Metta Institute. He has companioned thousands on the precipice of death, trained countless clinicians and caregivers and synthesized 30 years of being with dying into his personal brand of wisdom. He has lectured at Harvard Medical School, the Mayo Clinic, leading corporations like Google and teaches at major spiritual centers around the globe.

Frank is the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Humanities Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

His groundbreaking work has been featured on the Bill Moyers PBS series On Our Own Terms, highlighted on The Oprah Winfrey Show, and honored by H.H. the Dalai Lama. He is the author of The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully.