Exhibit Hall

We hope you were able to join the 70 commercial and educational exhibitors in the 2017 ADEA Annual Session Exhibit Hall, and take advantage of the Exhibit Hall offerings and scheduled networking opportunities.

2016 Exhibit Hall

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Sunday, March 19                    

Noon           Exhibit Hall opens
Noon – 2:00 p.m.   Complimentary lunch; JDE Office Hours
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.   Poster presentations
1:30 p.m.   Raffle
5:00 p.m.   Exhibit Hall closes


Monday, March 20:    

9:45 a.m.        Exhibit Hall opens
9:45 – 10:30 a.m.   Coffee with exhibitors
10:00 – noon   Poster presentations
11:00 – 3:00 p.m.   Professional headshots in the ADEA Showcase
(Booth #302)
Noon – 1:00 p.m.   Complimentary lunch
1:00 p.m.   Raffle
3:00 p.m.   Exhibit Hall closes

Browse Poster Presentations

Categories of posters presented include:

  • Educational Research Posters: Presentations address problems or issues in dental or allied dental education.
  • New Program Posters: Presentations describe novel approaches or methods that support dental or allied dental education institutions. 

The student poster competition on Sunday was sponsored by Dentsply Sirona. For a poster to be eligible, a student had to have been the primary author. Student posters were evaluated by seasoned Association members, and awardees are provided a stipend at the end of the meeting. 

Browse New Idea Sessions

New Idea Theater presentations are designed to pique your interest and introduce unique, unusual and innovative ideas. These sessions last for only twenty minutes, so attendees are able enjoy one or two presentations during their time in the Exhibit Hall. 

The ADEA Showcase was located in booth #302 of the Exhibit Hall on Sunday, March 19 and Monday, March 20. Attendees had the opportunity to learn more about membership features, publications, advocacy and student success. Features of the ADEA Showcase were: 

  • Free professional headshots were available on Monday, March 20, between 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  •  ADEA’s Student Success Headquarters.
  • ADEA weTeachan incredible new faculty resource—was demonstrated by members of the ADEA Council of Faculties Attendees were able learn first-hand from colleagues how it can provide dental, allied dental and other health educators best practices for learning, teaching and assessment.
  • Journal of Dental Education “Office Hours” gave attendees the opportunity to learn more from editors and staff about commentaries, interest papers and the submission process.

Browse TechExpo Abstracts

Each year, the ADEA TechExpo gives attendees the opportunity to see the latest technology applications developed specifically for dental education by colleagues. 

Each ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition registrant received a raffle card in the conference tote bag at registration. In order to participate in the raffle, the card had to have been stamped by 36 exhibiting companies. Fully completed cards could be entered in the raffle for a chance to win prizes. There were two opportunities to participate in the raffle—Sunday, March 19 at 1:30 p.m. and Monday, March 20 at 1:00 p.m. Participants had to be present to win.

Information about opportunities to exhibit at the 2018 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition will be made available in late August 2018.