Midwest Dental Assembly May 14-16, 2021

 

 

Held jointly with Indiana University School of Dentistry Alumni Association and formerly known as the IDA Annual Session, our Midwest Dental Assembly 2021 will take place at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, IN, May 14-16, 2021. The IDA Annual Session has not just a new name but a new feel, flow and relevance to Indiana dentists, their teams and families. The Midwest Dental Assembly has become the new name of the IDA Annual Session to energize your practice with innovative thinking, create new memories and fuel new experiences for you, your entire team, and families. Our vibrant meeting format will CONNECT colleagues through numerous social events and new Marketplace activities, ENVISION the possibilities of an energized and enhanced dental team, and IGNITE practice growth.

Registration is now open for the 2021 Midwest Dental Assembly CE, special events and IU School of Dentistry Alumni Dental and Hygiene activities by clicking on the registration links below. More information regarding registration fees, CE sessions and the event schedule may also be found by clicking the tabs on this page. We look forward to hosting you, your team and your families next year!

 

Midwest Dental Assembly Attendee Registration: CLICK HERE

 

Midwest Dental Assembly Marketplace (Exhibitor) Registration: CLICK HERE

 

IUSD Alumni Dental Registration: CLICK HERE

IUSD Alumni Dental Paper Registration: Coming Soon

 

IUSD Alumni Hygiene Registration: CLICK HERE

IUSD Alumni Dental Paper Registration: Coming Soon

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

THURSDAY, MAY 13

 

6 p.m. IDA Past President’s Dinner (by invitation only)
7:30–10 p.m. Dr. Wolf’s Hospitality Suite open

 

FRIDAY, MAY 14

 

7:30 a.m.–4 p.m. On-site registration desk open
7–9 a.m. Pierre Fauchard breakfast (by invitation only)
8:30–8:50 a.m. Opening Keynote Address – Leaders of the Pride:
Becoming the Leader You Were Born to Be! with Katherine Eitel Belt
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Continuing Education opportunities
9:45 a.m. House of Delegates (first session) followed by Reference Committee Hearings
2–3 p.m. Associates Meet and Greet
2–4 p.m. Dr. Wolf’s Hospitality Suite open
2–8:30 p.m. IDPAC Silent Auction Bidding & Wine Pull Open
4:30–6:30 p.m. Progressive Dental Team Crusade (Local Restaurants) ($) Limited space.
5-6 p.m. Awards Ceremony
6:30–8:30 p.m. Marketplace Welcome Reception, stop by for Saturday’s free breakfast ticket

 

SATURDAY, May 15

 

7:30 a.m.–4 p.m. On-site registration desk open
8–9 a.m. Marketplace Breakfast, stop by for today’s free lunch ticket
8–9 a.m. Reference Committee Reports Available
8 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Marketplace & Member Center Open
8 a.m.–6:15 p.m. IDPAC Silent Auction bidding & Wine Pull Open
8–9:30 a.m. IUSD DDS Alumni “50th” Breakfast Celebration for Classes of ’71 and
prior classes (by invitation only)
8–9:30 a.m. IUSD Hygiene Alumni “50th” Breakfast Celebration for Classes of ’71 and
prior classes (by invitation only)
8:45 a.m.–4 p.m. Continuing Education opportunities
9–10 a.m. Component Caucus meetings
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. IUSD Alumni Huckleberry Golf Outing @ Saddlebrook Golf Course ($)
Noon – 1:30 p.m. IUSD Hygiene Alumni Class Reunion Luncheon ($)
Noon–1:30 p.m. Marketplace Lunch co-sponsored by IDA Insurance Trust
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. ICD/ACD Luncheon (by invitation only)
1–1:30 p.m. Marketplace Door Prize Winners Announced
2–4 p.m. Open Caucus
3–5 p.m. Dr. Wolf’s Hospitality Suite open
3–4:30 p.m. New Dentist Social
5–6:30 p.m. IDPAC Social and Reception
6-7 p.m. IUSD DDS Alumni Reception ($)
7–9 p.m. IUSD DDS Alumni Dinner ($)
8–10 p.m. Dessert Reception
9–11 p.m. IUSD DDS Alumni Private Class Reunion Reception and Class Photos ($)

 

SUNDAY, MAY 16

 

 

7:30–9 a.m. On-site registration desk open
9 a.m. House of Delegates (second session)

 

FRIDAY, MAY 14

 

8:30–8:50 a.m. Opening Keynote – Leaders of the Pride: Becoming the Leader You Were Meant to Be! with Katherine Eitel Belt
9–10:30 a.m. Dr. Bethany Valachi: Neck, Back & Beyond
9–11 a.m.. Lancette VanGuilder: What the Juul?
9-11 a.m.. Dr. Susan Maples: Perio, Diabetes and CVD
9–11 a.m. Dr. Harvey Weingarten: IN Ethics, Jurisprudence and Professional Responsibility
9:00–11:15 a.m. Shannon Brinker: Excellence in Dental Assisting, Part One
9:00–11:15 a.m. Lynn Atkinson: Excellence in Dental Hygiene, Part One
9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Kay Maddox & Jay Williamson: Basic Life Support Recertification
10:30-11:30 a.m.. Amanda Apple: AAP Guidelines for the Hygienist
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Dr. Bethany Valachi: 5 Steps to Practicing Dentistry Pain Free Luncheon ($)
1:15–3:15 p.m. Dr. George Kirtley: The Art of a Beautiful Smile
1:15–3:15 p.m. Shannon Brinker: Excellence in Dental Assisting, Part Two
1:15–3:15 p.m. Lynn Atkinson: Excellence in Dental Hygiene, Part Two
1:30–2:30 p.m. Speaker TBD: HIPAA Update for the Dental Professional
1:30–3 p.m. Dr. Bethany Valachi: Fitness 101 for Dental Professionals
1:30-3 p.m. Lancette VanGuilder: Oral Health and Homeopathic Trends
1:30–3 p.m. Kay Maddox & Jay Williamson: First Aid in the Dental Practice
1:30-3:30 p.m. Dr. Susan Maples: Seeing in the Mouth with Super-Powered Eyes
3-4 p.m.. Kay Maddox: OSHA & Infection Control

 

SATURDAY, MAY 15

 

8:45–10:45 a.m. Katherine Eitel Belt: Courageous Conversations: Mastering the Important Conversations You’ve Been Avoiding
8:45–11:15 a.m. Dr. Charles Blair: Stay Out of Jail – Avoid Coding Errors
9–11 a.m. Prof. Karen Baker: Prescription Opioid Crisis: Impact on Dental Pain Management
9–11 a.m. Dr. David Hornbrook: Cementation and Ceramics 2021, Part One
9:15–10:15 a.m. Dr. Steve Green: Wake Up to Sleep! Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine
9:15–11:30 a.m. Shannon Brinker: Excellence in Dental Assisting, Part One
9:15–11:30 a.m. Lynn Atkinson: Excellence in Dental Hygiene, Part One
10:45–11:45 a.m. Dr. Steve Green: Sweet Dreams Are Made of Zzz’s! Advances in Dental Sleep Medicine
11 a.m.–Noon Dr. Elizabeth Simpson: Drinks Destroy Teeth
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Dr. Charles Blair: New Dentist Program – Start Smart/Stay Smart Luncheon
1:45–3:15 p.m. Katherine Eitel Belt: Have Them at Hello! Unscripted Telephone Skills for the Exceptional Practice
1:45–3:45 p.m. Dr. David Hornbrook: Cementation and Ceramics 2021, Part Two
1:45–3:45 p.m. Shannon Brinker: Excellence in Dental Assisting, Part Two
1:45–3:45 p.m. Lynn Atkinson: Excellence in Dental Hygiene, Part Two
2–3:30 p.m. Dr. Charles Blair: Stay Out of Jail – Excel in Insurance Admin
2–4 p.m. Dr. Bill Paveletz: IDA/IDAA Joint CE
2–4 p.m. Prof. Karen Baker: Drug Reactions and Interactions

Member Dentist – $325
This registration type is appropriate for a member dentist of the ADA, IDA and local component society. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities.

 

House of Delegates Dentist – $125
This registration type is appropriate for volunteer dentists who have been selected by their component to represent them in the House of Delegates as a Delegate or Alternate Delegate. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities.

 

New Dentist Member – $165
This registration type is appropriate for a member dentist of the ADA, IDA and local component society who graduated from dental school within the past 10 years.

 

Retired Life Member Dentist – $0
This registration type is appropriate for life members who are retired from a constituent society and are no longer earning any income from private practice or from the performance of service as a member of the faculty of a dental school, as a dental administrator or consultant, or as a practitioner of any activity for which a license to practice dentistry is required by the state. These members have been dentists for 30 consecutive years or a total of 40 years and are age 65 or older. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities.

 

Non-member Dentist – $620
This registration type is appropriate for a dentist who does not belong to the ADA, IDA and local component society. To become a member of the ADA and IDA, please visit www.INDental.org/Join or contact the IDA Central Office at 800-562-5646. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities.

 

Dental Team Member – $95
This registration type is appropriate for hygienists, assistants, EFDA, office managers, technicians, etc. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities.

 

Dental Student – $0
This registration type is appropriate for any dental school students. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities.

 

Spouse – $35
This registration type is appropriate for a married person of any registration type. Includes free special events and all Marketplace activities. Excludes CE sessions. If you’re only attending the IUSD Alumni Association Class Reunion activities, please select Registration Type: Alumni Dental Conference ($0).

 

Guest, Adult – $35
This registration type is appropriate for any guest 18 and over who doesn’t want access to the unlimited CE offerings. Includes free special events and all Marketplace activities.

 

Guest, Youth – $0
This registration type is appropriate for any persons 18 or younger. Includes free special events and all Marketplace activities. Excludes CE sessions. 

 

IUSD Alumni Dental Reunion Activities Only – $0
This registration type is appropriate for any persons attending only the IUSD Alumni Dental Conference events. Registration does not include access to Midwest Dental Assembly events and activities.

 

IUSD Alumni Hygiene Reunion Activities Only – $0
This registration type is appropriate for any persons attending only the IUSD Alumni Hygiene Conference events. Registration does not include access to Midwest Dental Assembly events and activities.

 

Component Executive – $0
This registration type is appropriate for the Executive Director of a local dental society. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities.

 

Marketplace Vendor Booth – $1,600
This registration type is appropriate for a vendor that is purchasing a booth in our Marketplace. Unauthorized vendor registrations will not be accepted. All 8×10 booth options are $1,600 each and are subject to availability and final approval by IDA.

 

Bringing a team of three or more? Use discount code TEAM during the online checkout process and receive 10 percent off the registration fees. Offer valid through April 30, 2021!

Hotel reservation details from the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown are listed below. A deeply discounted overnight rate of $209/night++ is being offered by the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown through Thursday, April 22, 2021 to our attendees. Due to a city-wide convention being hosted in Indianapolis over our meeting dates, making reservations ASAP is highly encouraged.

 

 

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown (host hotel)
350 W. Maryland St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Phone: (317) 822-3500

 

CLICK HERE to make your online hotel reservations by April 30, 2021!

 

For driving directions, please visit your trusted online resource. Located in the heart of downtown. Getting to the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown is simple. Take I-70 East to exit 79A (West Street). Turn left (north) onto West Street to Maryland Street, turn right (east) onto Maryland Street. Hotel will be on your left 1 block down. Valet parking is in front of Hotel on Maryland Street. Several major airlines fly into Indianapolis International Airport. The hotel does not provide shuttle service. Transportation options from the airport include limousine, taxi, bus or rental car. On-site parking, fee: 47 USD daily or Valet parking, fee: 52 USD daily. Self Parking and Valet is off Missouri St from Washington and Maryland Street.

 

Start planning your Indy Getaway by going online to www.visitindy.com!

Connect with Your Dental Community Supporters

Show appreciation to our 60 dedicated vendors by scheduling time in the new Marketplace. Our vendors provide your dental teams with the best services and products throughout the year, but special offers are available only during our show. ENVISION the possibilities of what the Marketplace vendors can offer to enhance your everyday practice workflow. The Marketplace offers a combination of great show specials, free tickets to free breakfast and lunch within the hall, networking with colleagues and vendors, door prizes, free ONE HOUR LIVE CE CREDIT and plenty of educational opportunities that will help IGNITE you and your dental team.

 

SCHEDULE OF MARKETPLACE EVENTS

 

FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021
            6:30–8:30 p.m. Marketplace Welcome Reception, stop by for Saturday’s free breakfast ticket

 

SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2021
    ​8 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Marketplace and Member Center Open
    ​8–9 a.m. Marketplace Breakfast, stop by for today’s free lunch ticket
    ​Noon–1:30 p.m. Marketplace Lunch co-sponsored by IDA Insurance Trust​
    ​1–1:30 p.m. Marketplace Door Prize Winners Announced

 

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Questions? Contact Us

Email: Meetings@INDental.org Phone: 800-562-5646

Midwest Dental Assembly Snapshot

The Indiana Dental Association and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference hosted 1,280 total attendees at the 2019 Midwest Dental Assembly in French Lick, IN. What a great turnout! Below is some fun facts:

 

Dentists: 417
Dental Team Members: 321
Students: 63
Guests: 273
Marketplace Vendors: 65 Booths total with 206 representatives

 

1,301 CE Seats Filled on Thursday, June 13, 2019
1,177 CE Seats Filled on Friday, June 14, 2019
1,151 Special Event Participants
472 Alumni Dental Conference Event Participants

 

On behalf of the Midwest Dental Assembly Planning Committee, thank you for your participation and support of the Midwest Dental Assembly!

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