Agenda


2023 ADEA Deans’ Conference
November 11-13, 2023

Help Wanted: Recruiting and Retaining Our Faculty and Staff

Recruitment and retention of faculty and staff is one of the most significant challenges facing dental school deans and organizational leaders today. The post-pandemic period has been characterized by significant employee movement due to retirements, resignations and ever-increasing competition for talent. The conference will provide an opportunity to explore the changing workforce landscape and learn tools for shaping a satisfying workplace culture.

Agenda



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 7:30 a.m. – noon
 Reynolds Room
 2nd Floor
ADEA Council of Deans Fellowship (CDF) meeting
(By invitation only)
 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
 Lafayette Suite
 2nd Floor
ADEA Council of Deans (ADEA COD) Administrative Board Meeting
(By invitation only)
 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 Lobby, 1st Floor
Registration
 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
 Pulaski Room
 2nd Floor
Joint Lunch for ADEA New Deans’ Workshop Attendees, ADEA CDF Fellows, ADEA COD Administrative Board and Members of the ADEA Board of Directors
(By Invitation only)
 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
 Harborview Room
 15th Floor
ADEA New Deans’ Workshop
(By invitation only)
 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
 Oglethorpe Ballroom
 1st Floor
Opening Session: Welcome and Introductions

Janet Guthmiller,  D.D.S., Ph.D.
Chair, ADEA Council of Deans
Dean, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Adams School of Dentistry

Ana Lopez Fuentes, D.M.D., M.P.H.
Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors
Professor and Former Dean, University of Puerto Rico
School of Dental Medicine

Karen West, D.M.D., M.P.H.
ADEA President and CEO


Keynote Session—Work Reimagined: Recruiting and Retaining in Today’s Workplace

Presenter
Hannah Ubl
Co-founder, Good Company Consulting


Learning Objectives

  • Describe mindset-shifting insights on the future of work and how to stay competitive in a continuously shifting landscape.
  • Explore best-practices from organizations with proven awesome workplaces, and how you can adapt their strategies for your workplace.
  • Develop a fresh perspective on work culture that challenges the way things “should be done.”


CE Credits:

 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
 Madison Ballroom
 1st Floor
Reception

Dinner on Your Own

 

 

 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
 Madison Ballroom
 1st Floor
Networking Breakfast 
 9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
 Oglethorpe Ballroom
 1st Floor
Addressing the Faculty and Staff Shortage

Presenters

Gulsun Gul, D.D.S., M.B.A., M.P.H., M.S.
ADEA Chief Policy Officer

Rebecca Stolberg, RDH, M.S.
Vice President, ADEA Allied Dental Education and Faculty Development


Reactor Panelists

Ana Lopez Fuentes, D.M.D., M.P.H.
Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors
Professor and Former Dean, University of Puerto Rico
School of Dental Medicine

Susan H. Kass, M.Ed., Ed.D., RDH
Chair-elect of the ADEA Board of Directors
Program Director
Miami Dade College

Nader Nadershahi, D.D.S., M.B.A., Ed.D.
Immediate Past Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors
Dean
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

Sheila Brear, B.D.S.
ADEA Chief Learning Officer

 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
 Oglethorpe Foyer
 1st Floor
Break
 10:45 a.m. – noon
 Oglethorpe Ballroom
 1st Floor
Identifying Potential Solutions to the Academic Workforce Shortage: Opportunities for Collective Action

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the level of staffing needs for faculty and staff among the oral health professions.
  • Appraise the multiple pressure points influencing current and future staffing levels.
  • Plan creative ways to improve recruitment and retention in unique oral health education scenarios.


CE Credits:

 Noon – 1:15 p.m.
 Madison Ballroom
 1st Floor
Lunch
 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
 Oglethorpe Ballroom
 1st Floor
Hot Topics in Dental Education: What Leaders Need to Know

The hot topic presentations will be a series of shorter presentations followed by time for Q&A. Each speaker will have 20 minutes total for their presentation and Q&A.

  • CODA, compacts and the changing environment for licensure
    Dr. Anthony Ziebert
    Senior Vice President
    Education and Professional Affairs
    American Dental Association

  • Building a diverse class in light of the SCOTUS decision: What leaders can do
    Dr. Carolyn Booker
    ADEA Chief of Educational Pathways

  • Exploring new models for dental education: Thinking differently about the future of dental school
    Dr. Karen West
    ADEA President and CEO
 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
 Lobby (Front Door)
 1st Floor
Group Social Activity: Tour of Historic Savannah by Trolley
Presented by Brasseler USA—Registration Required

 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
 Oglethorpe Foyer
 1st Floor
Group Social Activity: Leopold’s Ice Cream Social
Sponsored by Brasseler USA

 6:00 p.m.Dine Arounds/ Dinner on Your Own

 

 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
 Madison Ballroom
 1st Floor
Networking Breakfast
 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
 Oglethorpe Ballroom
 1st Floor
Power and Influence for Culture Change


Presenter
Rob Kramer, M.F.A., PCC
Co-founder and Partner
Spiro Coaching Institute 


Learning Objectives

  • Identify the key levers to use to drive change in your organization.
  • Differentiate between the concepts of power and influence.
  • Describe how to integrate power and influence strategies within your organization.


CE Credits:

 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
 Madison Ballroom
 1st Floor
Lunch and Adjournment of Main Conference
The remainder of the conference is for deans only.
(Corporate and other attendees depart after lunch.)

 12:45 – 4:30 p.m.
 Pulaski Room
 1st Floor
ADEA COD Business Meeting
(For members of the ADEA COD and invited guests only.)
  • Power and Influence for Culture Change: Implications for Deans Discussion and Q&A with Rob Kramer
  • Business Meeting
 4:30 p.m.Adjourn
 6:00 p.m.
 Harborview Room
 15th Floor
Dinner for Dental School Deans and Their Guests

 

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The American Dental Education Association designates this activity for up to 2.5 continuing education credits.

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All speakers agree that neither they nor members of their immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to their presentation.