Exhibit Hall

More than 70 commercial and educational exhibitors came to the 2019 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition.  #ADEA2019 Exhibit Hall offerings and scheduled networking opportunities included a dedicated coffee break, complimentary lunches and much more. 

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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 17                    

Noon            Exhibit Hall opens
Noon            ADEA Social Media + Digital Tools Lab (#1103) opens
Noon            ADEA Showcase (#1119) opens
Noon – 2:00 p.m.           Complimentary lunch
12:15 – 2:00 p.m.   JDE Office Hours (#1119)
12:30 – 5:00 p.m.            Headshot Café (#1119)
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 18    

9:45 a.m.         Exhibit Hall opens
9:45 a.m.         ADEA Social Media + Digital Tools Lab (#1103) opens
9:45 a.m.         ADEA Showcase (#1119)
9:45 – 10:30 a.m.   Coffee with exhibitors
10:00 a.m. – noon   Poster presentations
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m Headshot Café (#1119)
Noon – 1:00 p.m.   Complimentary lunch
Noon – 2:00 p.m.   JDE Office Hours (#1119)
1:00 p.m.   Raffle (Participate via ADEA Quest!)
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.    Headshot Café (#1119)
3:00 p.m.   Exhibit Hall closes


Come visit us at the ADEA Showcase, booth #1119, in the Exhibit Hall, on Sunday, March 17 and Monday, March 18. Learn more about ADEA membership and resources, including ADEA meetings and professional development opportunities, upcoming webinars, publications, the ADEAGies Foundation and more!

Stop by
 Journal of Dental Education “Office Hours” in the ADEA Showcase, Booth #1119, 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 17, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
  • Lynn Whittaker, Ph.D., Executive Managing Editor, JDE
    Sunday, March 17, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
  • Marita Inglehart, Dipl. Psych., Dr. phil., Dr. phil. habil., Associate Editor, JDE
    Monday, March 18, Noon – 2:00 p.m. 

ADEA Headshot Café 

Get your FREE professional headshot during #ADEA2019! Thanks to LinkedIn and Facebook, everyone has a public face. Make your first impression a powerful one with the ADEA Headshot Café.

Visit the ADEA Showcase, booth #1119 in the Exhibit Hall, on Sunday, March 17, from 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Monday, March 18, from 10:00 a.m. – noon and 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. to get your free headshot. Our onsite photographer and makeup artists are there to help you put your best face forward! 

Quick tips to prepare for your headshot: 
Wear neutrals, stay away from patterns, keep accessories simple, relax and smile. 

Enhance your professional digital identity with the ADEA Social Media + Digital Tools Lab!

What would you find if you Googled yourself? Chances are, you would either be pleasantly or not so pleasantly surprised. Our onsite experts are available during #ADEA2019 to review your existing digital profile and help you enhance it. Participate in 20-minute sessions available throughout the day.

Topics include:

  • 280 Characters or Less: Using Twitter to Tell a Dental School’s Story
    Hear how Dr. John Valenza, Dean, University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston (UTSD), uses Twitter to engage followers and tell UTSD’s story online.
  • From 0 to 100: Building Your Personal Website
    Whether you’re considering building a new website or redoing your current one, you’re faced with some basic, but important decisions. Get guidance on everything from deciding what type of website you need to suggested enhancements to take your site to the next level.
  • Improve Your Professional Brand Using Social Media 
    Google is the first place people go to learn about you. What does a quick search reveal about your story? Discover opportunities to enhance your digital identity through online thought leadership, professional profiles, connections and more.
  • Livestreaming Bootcamp
    Learn how to make education more interactive, educational and accessible through use of video and social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.
  • Master LinkedIn to Build Your Professional Brand
    LinkedIn—a content hub and personal branding powerhouse—has become a vital virtual business card, portfolio and online networking space for dental educators. Learn how to enhance your professional brand and voice.
  • Using Social Media as a Dental Professional
    Whether you’re a student or early- to mid-career faculty, taking control of your academic profile is important. Learn how to effectively use social media and digital tools to put your best foot forward online.

Stop by booth #1103 during Exhibit Hall hours to participate in a mini-session or sign up at the booth for a free one-on-one coaching session with our onsite experts!

In-app Exclusive: Play ADEA Quest! 

2019 Mobile App (150 px)Download the ADEA LIVE mobile app and play ADEA Quest - a FUN, interactive and informative in-app game during #ADEA2019! Once onsite in Chicago, select “ADEA Quest” in the 2019 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition mobile app to get started.

Visit with participating exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall on March 17 and 18 to unlock a series of in-app questions by scanning each booth's unique QR code. Accumulate 2,019 points to qualify for a chance to win fabulous prizes. Winners will be announced on the in-app Leader Board and prizes will be drawn live from the ADEA Showcase, Booth #1119 in the Exhibit Hall, at 1:30 p.m. Central Time on Sunday March 17 and 1:00 p.m. Central Time on Monday, March 18. Good luck!

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

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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.