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Don’t Miss A Great Opportunity: Register Now for Upcoming ADEA Meetings [August 2011]

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2011 ADEA BFACA Mid-Year Meeting 

The 2011 ADEA BFACA Mid-Year Meeting will be held at the Kabuki Hotel in San Francisco, California from October 13-16. This meeting is open to all of those interested in Business, Financial, and Clinic Administration (BFACA). Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from exciting keynote speakers, network with other professionals, and tour a local dental school (preregistration is required). Topics will include quality assurance, risk management, electronic health records, faculty incentive plans, and teaching practice management. For additional information and to register, visit the ADEA BFACA meeting page.

ADEA Fall 2011 Meetings 

The Crown Plaza Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas, will host the ADEA Fall 2011 Meetings, including the Fourth ADEA Summit on Advanced Dental Education, from October 20 to 22. Among the groups convening at this event for education and networking are

ADEA AFASA (Sections on Admissions Officers and Student Affairs and Financial Aid), an ADEA meeting of academic deans, and the ADEA Councils of Faculties; Sections; and Students, Residents, and Fellows. Visit the ADEA website to register and view the meeting agendas.

The ADEA Fall Meetings each year are an important time for ADEA members to come together across interests and specialties to benefit from networking and sharing ideas around critical issues. This year, all members of our community must prepare to take action on those issues, including:

  • New CODA accreditation standards
  • Changes in National Board Dental Examinations (NBDE)
  • ADEA Strategic Directions 2011-14

Together, we will identify and create resources for meeting these challenges, which are critical to the success of all academic dental institutions. Move your institution forward by attending so you can gain resources and develop your expertise.

53rd Annual ADEA Deans’ Conference 

The 53rd Annual ADEA Deans’ Conference will be held at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida, November 5-8, 2011. The focus of the meeting will be Deaning in the New Environment: The Evolving Job of the Dental School Dean. This invitation-only event is designed to inform and support dental school deans in their evolving roles and responsibilities. U.S. and Canadian dental deans and their designated representatives are invited to learn about financial management, crisis management, public policy, and other emerging topics of interest. The deadline to register is October 21, 2011, and an online registration form can be found here.

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