Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, GBC 2021 is entirely virtual. View the programme of the pre-conference here and main conference here.


Yes, click here to make one registration for yourself.

Yes, click here to make one or more registrations on behalf of others. There are no discounts for groups or students.

Yes, you can register for either the pre-conference, main conference or both.

Programmes for the pre-conference workshops and main conference have been approved by the National Council of Social Service VWOs-Charities Capability Fund (VCF). Please upload your official “Approval Email For VCF Application” from NCSS during registration.

Click here to register

Click here to find out if you are eligible for VCF.
Available CoursesFee Per Pax^Fee Per Pax^ for Singaporean / PR
(after VCF Funding)
Fee Per Pax^ for Work Permit / Employment Pass /
S Pass holder
(after VCF Funding) 
GBC 2021 Main Conference
(22-24 Sep 2021)

Early Bird –
SGD 428.00

Register after
31 Aug 2021 –
SGD 535.00

Early Bird –
SGD 299.60

Register after
31 Aug 2021 –
SGD 374.50

Early Bird –
SGD 363.80

Register after
31 Aug 2021 –
SGD 454.75

Pre-Conference Workshop 1 – Grief and Bereavement 101 
(20-21 Sep 2021)
SGD 342.40SGD 239.68SGD 291.04
Pre-Conference Workshop 2 –  Masterclass
(20-21 Sep 2021)
SGD 267.50SGD 187.25SGD 227.37

^ Inclusive of 7% Goods and Services Tax


Bank transfer, credit card or local cheque. Click here for more information.

You will receive an email confirmation upon full payment via credit cards. For payment via bank transfer and local cheque, you will receive an e-invoice for payment. 

Upon full payment, participants of the main conference will not be allowed to change the 3 tracks they have registered for.

There is no refund for cancellation. An applicant who is unable to attend the conference may nominate an alternate. This is not applicable to VCF-funded applicants.

Yes, requests must be made in writing to the GBC Secretariat at no later than 8 September 2021.

Yes, you can input the billing details of the organisation’s contact person (e.g. HR/finance department) in the payment form under Customer Note.

Pre-Conference Workshop 1: Grief and Bereavement 101
20 Sep 2021, 9:30am – 12:30pm (Singapore Time)
21 Sep 2021, 9:30am – 12:30pm (Singapore Time)

Pre-Conference Workshop 2: Masterclass
20 Sep 2021, 9:30am – 5:30pm (Singapore Time)
21 Sep 2021, 9:30am – 5:30pm (Singapore Time)

Grief & Bereavement Conference 2021: Tapestries of Grief
22 Sep 2021, 2:30pm – 5:30pm (Singapore Time)
23 Sep 2021, 9:30am – 12:45pm (Singapore Time)
24 Sep 2021, 9:30am – 3:30pm (Singapore Time)