Exhibit Hall

Join the more than 65 commercial and educational exhibitors in the 2018 ADEA Annual Session Exhibit Hall, located in Florida Exhibition Hall E&F in the Gaylord Convention Center.

Take advantage of the Exhibit Hall offerings and scheduled networking opportunities, including the Connect & Collaborate Lounge, a dedicated coffee break and complimentary lunches.

2018 Exhibit Hall Floor Plan

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Please Note:
Anyone entering the Exhibit Hall must have an official conference badge. Individuals under the age of 18 are not allowed in the Exhibit Hall at any time.

Sunday, March 18                    

Noon            Exhibit Hall opens
Noon – 2:00 p.m.   Complimentary lunch
12:15 – 2:00 p.m.   JDE Office Hours
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.   Poster presentations
1:30 p.m.   Raffle (Participate via ADEA Quest!)
5:00 p.m.   Exhibit Hall closes

Monday, March 19:    

9:45 a.m.         Exhibit Hall opens
9:45 – 10:30 a.m.   Coffee with exhibitors
10:00 – noon   Poster presentations
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m Free professional headshots 
Noon – 1:00 p.m.   Complimentary lunch
Noon – 2:00 p.m.   JDE Office Hours
1:00 p.m.   Raffle (Participate via ADEA Quest!)
3:00 p.m.   Exhibit Hall closes


Browse Poster Presentations

Educational Research Posters presentations address problems or issues in dental or allied dental education.

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

Browse New Idea Sessions

This year’s New Idea Theater presentations will pique your interest and introduce unique, unusual and innovative ideas. These sessions last for only twenty minutes, so you can enjoy one or two presentations during your time in the Exhibit Hall.

Come visit us at the ADEA Showcase, booth #705, in the Exhibit Hall on Sunday, March 18 and Monday, March 19. Learn more about ADEA meetings and professional development opportunities, advocacy and government relations efforts, the ADEAGies Foundation® and ADEA publications.

Stop by Journal of Dental Education “Office Hours” to learn more from editors and staff about commentaries, interest papers and the submission process: 

  • Nadeem Karimbux, D.M.D., M.M.Sc., Editor, JDE
    Sunday, March 18, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
  • Lynn Whittaker, Ph.D., Executive Managing Editor, JDE
    Sunday, March 18, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
  • Marita Inglehart, Dipl.Psych., Dr. phil., Dr. phil. habil., Associate Editor, JDE
    Monday, March 19, Noon – 2:00 p.m. 

Browse TechExpo Abstracts

At the ADEA TechExpo, see the latest technology applications developed specifically for dental education by your colleagues. It’s a close-up, hands-on experience. Walk around and interact with new technology, share ideas and discuss exciting innovations with the presenters. The ADEA TechExpo is interesting whether you’re on the cutting edge or catching up with technology.

No more stamps. No more cards. The 2018 ADEA Annual Session Exhibit Hall raffle has gone MOBILE! Participate in ADEA Quest—a FUN, interactive and informative game taking place now in the Exhibit Hall. 

To play, simply download the #ADEA2018 mobile app (ADEA Live) to your phone or tablet and select the ADEA Quest icon. Stop by each booth during Exhibit Hall hours, locate the ADEA Quest icon and scan the corresponding QR code. Successfully answer the questions that appear on your device after scanning the code. If you need help selecting the right answer, speak with a booth representative and review information in the booth. 

In keeping with this year's VISION 2030 theme, attendees who accumulate 2,030 points will qualify for a chance to win fabulous prizes. Don’t miss out. Let the hunt—and fun—begin!

Winners will be announced on the in-app Leader Board. Track your points and get started now!

Information about opportunities to exhibit at the 2019 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition will be made available in late August 2018.