2021 Summer Deans’ Institute

Dates: July 29-30, 2021
Venue: Virtual

The 2021 Summer Deans’ Institute will be held as a virtual conference in an online-only format

Come together to celebrate and connect with some of the best minds in academic dentistry this summer at the 2021 Summer Deans’ Institute—a series of two virtual, interactive events on July 29 and 30!


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Sessions are listed below.

July 29

  • General Session: Issues facing Health Care in the Post-pandemic World by Suresh Gunasekaran, CEO, University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics
  • DiSC* Exercise on Behavioral Assessment for the Workplace
  • Deans’ Panel
  • New Deans Discussion Session

July 30

  • General Session: Legal Issues in Dentistry by Mert Aksu, Bob Trombly
  • General Session: Accreditation Post-COVID by Bruce Rotter
  • Deans Panel


Registration for all livestream events is by invitation only, including access to on-demand content.

▶ How to Register:

  1. Click the REGISTRATION button to register for the event.
  2. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to connect to the event.
  3. Three days prior to the start of the event, you will receive two reminder emails (one for each day of the event) that will include a JOIN button for connecting to the event.

▶ How can I address registration issues/changes?

To cancel your registration email Shalonda King at KingS@adea.org.

▶ Can I register my colleagues for these events?

No. Group registration is not possible for this event. Individual registration is required and is by invitation only.


▶ How do I join the virtual event?

An email will be sent prior to the event with a link to access the event.


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:

    • 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
      • Webcams are only required for those speaking and broadcasting video.
      • Speakers and microphones are required for all attendees.
  • 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” to the “Off” position
      • Set “Block All Cookies” to the “Off” position


▶ Are there CE credits for this event?

CE credits are not available for this event.


▶ Will this be recorded?

Yes, this session will be recorded and emailed to all attendees.