2020 Summer Deans’ Institute

Dates: July 30-31, 2020
Venue: Virtual

The 2020 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 2020 Summer Deans’ Institute—a series of two virtual, interactive events on July 30 and 31!


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Registration for all livestream events are by invitation only, including access to both sessions and exclusive on-demand content.


The virtual session will be from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time each day.

Sessions are listed below.

July 30

  • General Session 1: University Perspectives for the Coronavirus Era and Beyond by Neeli Bendapudi, President, University of Louisville
  • General Session 2: Wellness, Self-Care, and Resiliency
  • Deans’ Panel

July 31

  • General Session 3: Future of Dental and General Health Care Delivery by Peter Damiano, Director, Public Policy Center, University of Iowa
  • Discussion: Curriculum Management, PPE, Patient Care, Patient Flow, Research Management, Other Topics
  • Virtual Tea Hour Networking


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.


▶ How do I join the virtual event?

  1. Click the JOIN button in your confirmation email of the appropriate event to open the ADEA eLearn site.
  2. Click the JOIN LIVE WEB EVENT button on the event page to enter the session.
    (The button will appear 30 minutes before the specified start time.)


▶ System Check:

  • To ensure your computer is compatible for the live event, please perform a system check by clicking on the link below or by copying and pasting it into your internet browser: https://bsb.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm
  • Please perform the system check on the same computer you will use for the live event. If your computer is compatible, you will receive a confirmation message on your screen and hear audio. Otherwise, please contact the Help Desk to resolve any issues. 

▶ Audio

Audio can be heard through your computer speakers. Please be sure your computer speakers are on and the volume is turned up.

▶ Technical Support During Live Event

The live event Help Desk is staffed from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday to Friday, and from one hour prior to the start of the event through its completion.

Phone: United States and Canada: +1 (888) 364-8804
Email: support@blueskyelearn.com


▶ 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 placed online at adea.org/elearn in about a week.

▶ Can I register my colleagues for these events?

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