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Let’s Talk About Death (Over Dinner) Book Tour

Oct 18th Portland :: Powell’s Book Store. More Info

Oct 28th NYC :: ReImagine End of Life, Dinner and Talk at the Manhattan JCC. More Info + Tickets

Oct 29th NYC :: Let's Talk About Death - Book launch and conversation with Regena Thomashauer. More Info + Tickets

Nov 1st Mountain View :: GoogleX

Nov 2nd - 4th Kripalu :: Let’s Talk About Death Weekend Workshop. More Info and Tickets

Nov 12th San Francisco :: Evening book event and talk at California Institute of Integral Studies. More Info

Nov 15th Seattle :: Conversation with Lesley Hazleton and signing at Elliott Bay Book Company. More Info

December 4th Toronto :: Evening book event and death dinner with the International Death Symposium. More Info Soon

December 6th London :: Book event. More Info Soon.

Jan 26th San Francisco :: Spark at The Battery, Book Reading and Death Dinner. More Info Soon

Feb 12th Boston :: Boston University School of Public Health Dean’s Symposium. More Info

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For the past 20 years Michael has been working to understand the secrets of human connection. His projects have turned into international movements and impacted millions. His second book "Let's Talk About Death" published by Hachette/Da Capo will be available in the U.S., U.K., and Australia in October of 2018. Michael recently became a Partner at RoundGlass to further expand his efforts to impact global well being. 

Michael is the Founder of Deathoverdinner.org, Drugsoverdinner.org, EarthtoDinner.org, WomenTeachMen.org and The Living Wake. He currently serves as a Board Advisor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts; and in the recent past as Senior Advisor to Summit Series, Theo Chocolate, Learnist, Caffe Vita, CreativeLive, Architecture For Humanity, ONETASTE and Mosaic Voices Foundation . 

In 1997 Hebb co-founded City Repair and Communitecture with architect Mark Lakeman, winning the AIA People's Choice Award for the Intersection Repair Project. In 1999 Michael and Naomi Pomeroy co-founded Family Supper in Portland, a supper club that is credited with starting the pop-up restaurant movement. In the years following they opened the restaurants clarklewis and Gotham Bldg Tavern, garnering international acclaim. 

After leaving Portland, Hebb built Convivium/One Pot, a creative agency that specialized in the ability to shift culture through the use of thoughtful food and discourse based gatherings. Convivium's client list includes: The Obama Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, TEDMED, The World Economic Forum, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative, X Prize Foundation, The Nature Conservancy.

Michael is the founding Creative Director of The City Arts Festival, the founder of Night School @ The Sorrento Hotel, the founder of www.seder.today and the founding Creative Director at the Cloud Room. He served as a Teaching Fellow at the Graduate School of Communication at University of Washington. His writings have appeared in GQ, Food and Wine, Food Arts, ARCADE, Seattle Magazine and City Arts. Michael can often be found speaking at universities and conferences, here is his TEDMED talk. 

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