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2017 Management Conference

July 24–27
ADA Headquarters in Chicago

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Management Conference Week is a unique opportunity for local, state and national dental society executives to convene, connect and collaborate with their peers.

Whether you’re a regular participant or a first-time attendee, a state or local executive, we enthusiastically invite you to be an integral part of this year’s Management Conference Week.

View the Preliminary Agenda

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Monday, July 24

  • 5:30–7 p.m. — President-Elects and Management Conference joint reception

Tuesday, July 25

  • 8–8:30 a.m. — Registration and Networking Breakfast
  • 8:30–10 a.m. — Business Model Study
  • 10–10:15 a.m. — Break
  • 10:15–11:45 a.m. — Governance in Leadership and the Board and Executive Director Relationship
  • 11:45 a.m.–Noon — Wrap-up and Closing
  • Noon–5 p.m. — Affiliate Meetings

Wednesday, July 26

  • 8–8:30 a.m. — Registration/Breakfast
  • 8:30–9:00 a.m. — Welcome
  • 9:00–10 a.m. — Keynote Session
  • 10–10:15 a.m. — Break
  • 10:15–11:00 a.m. — Managing the Volunteer Experience & Change
  • 11:00–11:15 a.m. — Break
  • 11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m. — Breakout Sessions Round 1
  • 12:30–1:45 p.m. — Lunch Sponsored by Aptify and rasa.io
  • 1:45–2:15 p.m. — Communications Strategy Update
  • 2:15–3:00 p.m. — The Future of Aptify
  • 3:00–3:20 p.m. — Break
  • 3:20–4:50 p.m. — Educate. Inform. Engage

Thursday, July 27

  • 8–8:30 a.m. — Registration/Breakfast
  • 8:30–10:00 a.m. — Innovation Panel Discussion
  • 10–10:30 a.m. — Break
  • 10:30–11:45 a.m. — Breakout Sessions Round 2
  • 11:45 a.m.–Noon — Closing

Don’t forget to Book Your Housing
The group housing block is at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago. Apply code MC7MC7A to make sure you receive the group pricing and are part of the block. Deadline to make housing reservations is June 16.

Hotel and Travel

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If you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to Bridget Baxter.