Frequently Asked Questions

2021 ADEA Allied Dental Program Directors’ Conference (Virtual)
“Success Through Wellness”
June 5–7, 2021

The 2021 ADEA Allied Dental Program Directors’ Conference, “Success Through Wellness,” will be held as a virtual conference in an online-only format from Saturday, June 5 through Monday, June 7.

As a program director, you know that your self-care and the wellbeing of faculty, staff and students are critical to a successful program, especially now with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 2021 ADEA Allied Dental Program Directors’ Conference—the only conference for allied dental program directors, by allied dental program directors—is your chance to recharge and build a healthy work mindset to help your program thrive.

Registration for all events includes access to all general sessions and exclusive on-demand content.

Register today and spread the word with #ADPDC2021!

The virtual conference will take place from Saturday, June 5 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time through Monday, June 7. Following is an at-a-glance agenda.

▷ What programming will the virtual conference include?

The virtual session will feature the following:

Saturday, June 5

  • ADEA Council of Allied Dental Program Directors Business Meeting
  • Corporate Presentation and Raffle
  • Joint Education Session: PechaKucha—Achieving Success While Striving for Wellness in the Midst of a Pandemic
  • Joint Education Session: Wired to Connect: Belongingness as a Pathway to Diversity and Inclusion
  • Networking Event

Sunday, June 6

  • Joint Education Session: Strategic Architecture: Building Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belongingness in Allied Dental Programs
  • Corporate Presentation and Raffle
  • Joint Education Session: Resiliency
  • Poster Presentations
  • DHCAS Event
  • Section on Dental Assisting Event

Monday, June 7

  • Joint Education Session: Using the ADEA Allied Dental Program Directors’ Survey to Your Advantage
  • Joint Education Session: Managing Your Emotions and Actions Under Stress
  • Office Yoga
  • CODA Presentation

▷ Will this session be recorded?

Yes this session sessions can be accessed at in about a week.


▷ What is included in the meeting registration?

Registration includes access to all events, plus access to on-demand content.

▷ How do I Register?

  1. Click the REGISTRATION button on the registration page. (NOTE: Registration covers access to programming for all three event days.)
  2. Upon completing your registration, you will receive a confirmation email message.
  3. Upon completing your registration, you will be given an option to add this event to your calendar.

▷ How can I address registration issues/changes?

To cancel your registration or ask questions about registration, email Shalonda King at

▷ I’m not a member. Can I participate?

Yes. This event is open to ADEA members and non-members.

▷ Can I register my colleagues for these events?

No. Group registration is not possible for these events. Individual registrations are required.

▷ Can I share my virtual conference login information with other members of my team?

For each individual registered to attend virtually, only one device (computer, laptop, tablet, phone) will be allowed to enter the virtual conference.


▷ How do I join the virtual event?

To join the live event, click the “Access Virtual Event” button in your registration confirmation or event reminder email.


To ensure a high-quality experience, your computer/phone/tablet and internet connection speed should meet the following recommended system requirements.

▷ To use Streampoint LIVE, you will need:

  • Overview
    • Internet connection—broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
    • Speakers and microphone*—built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth
    • Webcam*—built-in, USB plug-in
      *Webcam and microphone are only required for those speaking and broadcasting video.
  • Windows
    To use the Streampoint LIVE web platform, you’ll need:
    • Windows 10, Windows 8 or 8.1, Windows 7
    • Chrome, Firefox, Edge Chromium (The latest version)
    • For Edge, cookie settings need to be enabled
    • Computer or laptop with Intel Pentium 4 processor or later that is
    • SSE2 capable and 512 MB of RAM, or a Surface PRO 2 or
    • Surface PRO 3
  • Mac
    To use Streampoint LIVE on Mac, you’ll need:
    • Mac OS X, macOS 10.9 or later
    • Chrome, Firefox, Edge Chromium
    • Intel processor 64-bit and 512 MB of RAM
    • iOS (iPads)
  • iPad
    To use Streampoint LIVE on iPad, you’ll need:
    • iPad Mini 3, iPad Air, iPad Pro, iPad (2017) or later
    • Safari, iOS 11 or later

    Ensure your cookie settings are enabled on your iPad
    Home > Settings > Safari > Privacy & Security

    • Set Prevent Cross-Site Tracking in the Off position (Gray)
    • Set Block All Cookies in the Off position (Gray)


▷ To use Streampoint LIVE, you will need:

The 2021 Allied Dental Program Directors’ Conference on-demand series is just another way ADEA is committed to serving the needs of its members.

The on-demand courses are eligible for CE and are accessible in the ADEA eLearn library.


▷ Are CE credits offered for this conference? If so, how can I obtain CE credits?

The American Dental Education Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Continuing education credit is awarded for participation in individual designated educational sessions and not for overall 2021 Allied Dental Program Directors’ Conference, attendance.

To receive CE credits, please complete the evaluation process for all eligible attended sessions. Education session evaluations will be emailed to attendees by June 8, 2021 and must be completed by June 23, 2021.

▷ Questions?

Contact Eric Lund, ADEA Professional Development Manager, at (202) 289-7201 or