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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Second International Symposium on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide on May 29-30, 2009

The theme for the Second International Symposium on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide is: Never Again. The Symposium will focus on building an effective, unified and focused group of organizations and individuals to stop the forward movement of the death lobby in North America and throughout the world.
The Symposium will be May 29 - 30, 2009 at the National Conference Center in Landsdown in Landsdowne Virginia near the Washington DC - Dulles Airport. A shuttle service from the Dulles Airport is available.
The Co-Sponsors of the Symposium are:
Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, Physicians for Compassionate Care - USA, Care Not Killing Alliance - UK, Not Dead Yet - USA, No Less Human - UK, Vermont Alliance for Ethical Health Care - USA, Compassionate Health Care Network - Canada, Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation - USA, ALERT - UK, Institute for the Study of Disability and Bioethics - USA.
The Speakers for the Symposium include:
Rita Marker - International Task Force, Wesley Smith - International Task Force, Alex Schadenberg - Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, Dr. Margaret Cottle - Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, Dr. Bob Orr - Vermont Alliance for Ethical Health Care, Dr. William Toffler - Physicians for Compassionate Care, Dr. Mark Mostert - Institute for the Study of Disability and Bioethics, Dr. Peter Saunders - Care Not Killing Alliance, Allison Davis - No Less Human, Colin Harte - ALERT, Diane Coleman & Stephen Drake - Not Dead Yet, Bobby Schindler - Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation, Randy Richardson - Life for Lauren, Lionel & Renate Roosemont - Belgium, Margaret Dore, Nancy Valko RN, and more.
Nearly every leader who focuses on euthanasia and assisted suicide in North America and the UK will be speaking or attending this Symposium.
The cost for the Symposium will be $199 for a regular registration and $139 for a student or a person with a disability. Registration includes two lunches and one dinner. The room rate at the National Conference Center includes the cost for at least two breakfasts.
There is a limit of 400 total registrants.
Early registration can be done by contacting the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition at:


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