Dates: November 9-12, 2019
Venue: Charleston Marriott
Location: Charleston, SC

Conference Theme: It's About the People

The goal of 2019 ADEA Deans’ Conference is to provide insights, tools and leadership development opportunities to assist deans in cultivating and sustaining an inclusive environment in which faculty, students and administrators work together to create the future of dental education in an increasingly diverse and interconnected world.

Online registration is closed for this event; please register onsite.

Onsite Registration Hours and Locations:

  • Saturday, Nov. 9
    8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Crystal Promenade
  • Sunday, Nov. 10
    7:30 – 9:00 a.m., Crystal Promenade

For onsite registration questions, please contact Shalonda King at or 202-289-7201 ext. 177.

For programming questions, please contact Linda Mabrey at or Tracy Beale at


Registration is open to all deans and their second faculty representatives

Registration includes all materials, hosted meals, refreshment breaks and receptions. Lodging and travel costs are at the registrant’s expense.

The deadline for all conference registration is Tuesday, Oct. 8. After this date, registrations will only be taken onsite.


If you are unable to attend, please submit a written cancellation message to Shalonda King, ADEA Registration Manager, at


Registration of guests will be limited to one adult guest (18 years or older) who is not a dental education colleague. The registered adult guest may attend all meal functions and evening receptions.


ADEA photographs and videotapes events. By registering, you give ADEA permission to use for promotional purposes any images taken at the conference in which you appear, as well as any written comments you submit on evaluation forms.


Registrants of ADEA events are not permitted to invite media to ADEA events without the express written consent and approval of the ADEA Chief of Staff.

Requests for media attendance should be sent to Nirah Forman at no later than Tuesday, Oct. 8.


If registration changes are required, please contact: 

Shalonda King
Meetings Registration Manager

Questions regarding registration, housing and transportation, please contact:

Nirah Forman
202-289-7201 ext. 133

Questions regarding program content, please contact:

Tracy Beale
202-289-7201 ext. 554.