ADEA Fall 2009 Meetings
Converge, Connect, Create
This conference-a three-day gathering of ADEA groups from across
dental education, now convening for the fourth time-encourages ADEA
members to Converge, Connect, and Create. Together they develop
links that bring the dental education community closer together and
closer to its goals. This is one of the Association's premier
The ADEA Fall 2009 Meetings will be held at the Hilton Anatole
in Dallas, Texas. The incorporated meetings are:
- ADEA AFASA (Sections on Admissions Officers and Student Affairs
and Financial Aid) Meeting
- ADEA Council of Faculties Interim Meeting
- ADEA Council of Hospitals and Advanced Education Programs
- ADEA Council of Sections Interim Meeting
- ADEA Council of Students, Residents, and Fellows Interim
- ADEA Meeting of Academic Deans
- Meeting of American Dental Association (ADA) Student
Ambassadors (For all information regarding this meeting, please
contact Beverly Skoog of the ADA at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Download the grid showing all meetings.
Download the complete final conference program.
Registration for this meeting has closed. However, you may
register on site during the meeting. Registration will be located
in the Hotel Lobby Atrium II, Thursday, October 22, from 9:00 a.m.
to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, October 23, from 7:00 a.m. to noon.
Read important information about travel and accommodations in
the ADEA Fall 2009 Meetings FAQs. Save money by
booking through ATC, ADEA's travel agency.
Member: To register as an ADEA member, your membership
must be active when you register. If your membership application
with dues (if applicable) has not been processed by the time you
register, you will be charged the nonmember rate.
Guest: Guests are accompanying persons who may be
traveling to Dallas with a meeting participant and have no
scientific or educational interest in the meeting. Students, lab
technicians, colleagues, etc., do not qualify as guests and are
required to pay the appropriate registration fee if they wish to
attend. If a guest wishes to hear a speaker's presentation, he or
she must pay appropriate registration fee. Guests may attend all
Cancellation policy: Meeting cancellations must be
received in writing NO LATER than September 30, 2009, to be
eligible for refunds. A $75 processing fee will be deducted from
all refunds for cancelled registrations. Refunds are issued after
the meeting has concluded. Cancellations received after September
30, 2009, are NOT ELIGIBLE for refunds or credits.
Single Occupancy - $189 per night plus tax
Double Occupancy - $214 per night plus tax
Please be advised our hotel reservation block closed on
September 21. However, you may contact the hotel directly at
1-214-748-1200 to make a reservation. Our group rate is not
guaranteed and is at the discretion of the hotel.
To cancel your hotel reservation, contact the Hilton Anatole at
800-955-4281. You may cancel without penalty up to 72 hours prior
to your reserved arrival date.
ADEA is a recognized provider through the American Dental
Association's Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP).
Selected programs of the ADEA Fall 2009 Meetings are eligible for
CERP credit. The maximum CE credit that can be earned while
attending ADEA Fall 2009 Meetings educational activities is 4.0
contact hours. Please reference agendas for detailed information.
Contact hours are earned by attending a session in its entirety and
completing the post-conference evaluation, which will be emailed to
participants. Once the evaluation closes, a CE verification form
will be sent to you.
All ADEA Fall Meetings participants come together to benefit
from networking and notable speakers:
On Thursday, October 22, it's "Welcome to the Digital
Immigration Service," where Dr. Jack L. Long, Associate Dean for
Student Affairs at the Baylor College of Dentistry, and a panel of
students, will offer you a tour of a new world. The students,
"digital natives" who grew up with technology, will demonstrate how
you can use technology for both educational and personal
On Friday, October 23, engage in today's hottest issue, "Oral
Health Care Reform," as ADEA explores different approaches for
building consensus among stakeholders with legitimate interests in
tackling the major stumbling blocks of reform as well as ways to
ensure the oral health needs of all Americans are met.
Saturday, October 24, features two stimulating plenaries.
Over breakfast, learn more about curricular change in the Plenary
on the ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation in Dental Education
Next up, "Is an Academic Career for Me?" This interactive
examination of career choices includes a diverse panel of faculty
members and student moderators discussing obstacles and
opportunities, the findings of a survey measuring student attitudes
toward faculty careers, and Q&A for the panel based on the
results of the survey. The audience will also ask questions, make
comments, and participate via the electronic Audience Response
ADEA Thanks the Sponsors of the ADEA Fall 2009
Downtown Dallas offers numerous restaurants, shops, and
other amenities just a short cab ride from the Hilton Anatole.
Check these resources for more details:
For assistance with obtaining a cab, please contact the bell
Note that this site contains preliminary schedules and all
information is subject to change.
DatesOfEvent:SW|October 21-24, 2009