Registration Information

Dates: March 19-22, 2022
Venue: Pennsylvania Convention Center

Registration Includes Access to:

  • Member forums (virtual only),
  • Exhibitors with lunch provided on Sunday and Monday,
  • Networking with corporate partners and colleagues,
  • Plenary sessions, ADEA Chair of the Board Symposia and
  • Continuing education credits.

For a list of answers to commonly asked questions, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

Visit the Schedule at a Glance for an overall view of the conference schedule.

Registration fees for this conference are based on individual ADEA membership. You must be a current ADEA member to qualify for the member registration rate. If you are not a current ADEA member, the nonmember rate will apply.

Join or renew your ADEA membership online.

Note: To receive the member rate, your membership must be active through March 31, 2022. If your membership expires before March 31, 2022, you will be assessed the non-membership rate during registration.

You can check your membership status online at


 Early Bird Rate
(ends Feb. 18)
Regular Rate 
(starts Feb. 19)
Attendee – Member$517$631
Attendee – Nonmember$667$791
Attendee – Student Member$224$239
Attendee – Student Nonmember$254$271
Attendee – Retired$0$0
One-day Member**$337$359
One-day Nonmember**$487$519
Additional Corporate Exhibitor – Member$517$631
Additional Corporate Exhibitor – Non-member$667$791
Educational Exhibitor Member$667$791
Educational Exhibitor Nonmember$667$791

*A guest is a spouse, partner, friend or adult child (18 years or over) who is not in a dentistry-related occupation and who registers with an ADEA member or nonmember. Guest registration includes admittance only to social events (receptions, etc.) noted in the event program. Tickets for fee-assessed events are not included in the guest registration fee. Guests will not have access to meeting sessions or to the Exhibit Hall and will not receive meeting materials. A dental education colleague who will attend educational and professional programming may not register as a guest. They must pay the appropriate registration fee.

**One-day registration fees apply to each day of attendance.


  • All cancellation requests must be received in writing by Friday, Feb. 18, 2022. Send requests to the ADEA registrar at ADEA does not accept telephone cancellations.

  • Cancellation requests received before Feb. 18, 2022, are eligible for a full refund, including cancellation of events and guest registrations. ADEA has waived the $75 administrative fee formerly assessed on cancellation. Cancellation requests received after Feb. 18, 2022, are not eligible for refund or credit.

  • Refunds or credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival, unattended events or early departure.

  • Refunds will be issued via the same method of payment. If a credit card was used, refund will be issued to the original credit card only.

  • NOTE: Tickets to ADEA Signature Series are nonrefundable after the cancellation deadline. However, tickets are fully transferable.


Ticketed Events*EARLY BIRD
(ends Feb. 18)
(Starts Feb. 19)
ADEA Signature Series (Member)$74 $79 
ADEA Signature Series (Nonmember)$172 $183 

* All ticketed events are nonrefundable after the cancellation date but are transferable.

*Please note that at this time, individual attendees have access to the virtual program only. After sponsor schools are confirmed, the event coordinator will determine if space is available to individuals for in-person access to the cocktail celebration and watch party.

2022 Gies Awards Cocktail Celebration and Watch Party

NOTE: Out of an abundance of caution during the ongoing pandemic, we have decided to restrict in-person participation to corporate and institutional supporters and their guests. We hope you will join us virtually in 2022, and we look forward to seeing everyone in-person in 2023!

To register for the virtual event, please visit the Gies Awards page.

For general inquiries and to secure sponsorships, contact Savannah John at or (202) 289-7201 ext. 101.


Registration Questions:

2022 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition Registration Center
Phone:  1-888-985-9737
Fax:  1-844-256-3378
Customer Service Hours:  9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET

Housing (booking or an existing hotel reservation) Questions:

Resiada Support Team 
Phone:  1-888-985-9737 (press 2 for housing)
Housing Customer Service Hours:  9:00 a.m. − 6:00 p.m. ET

Membership Questions:

Tracy Beale
ADEA Manager, Membership and Council of Deans
Phone:  202-289-7201

Please note that telephone registrations are not accepted.