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The world of dentistry comes together at SmileCon™ 2022. Below is a list of related dental groups' meetings and events.

Affiliated meetings and events

Alliance of the American Dental Association (AADA)
ADPAC Breakfast
Friday, Oct. 14
8–9:30 a.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Meeting Room 343 A
Leadership Council Meeting
Friday, Oct. 14
10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Meeting Room 343 B
American Association of Dental Editors and Journalists (AADEJ)
AADEJ Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 12
8 a.m.–Noon
Hilton Americas Houston
Meeting Room 339 AB
AADEJ Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 12
1–5 p.m
Hilton Americas Houston
Meeting Room 339 AB
AADEJ Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 13
8 a.m.–12 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Meeting Room 339 AB
American Association of Endodontists (AAE)
Meeting - Executive Cmte Board Agenda Review
Thursday, Oct. 13
3–6 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Meeting Room 342
BOD Meal Room
Friday, Oct. 14
7 a.m.–1 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Section A, Grand Ballroom
BOD Meeting
Friday, Oct. 14
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Section BC, Grand Ballroom
BOD Breakfast
Saturday, Oct. 15
7–8:30 a.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Section A, Grand Ballroom
BOD Meeting
Saturday, Oct. 15
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Section BC, Grand Ballroom
AAE/ADA Delegates Brunch
Saturday, Oct. 15
10:30 a.m.–Noon
Marriott Marquis Houston
Montgomery A
AAE Cocktail Reception
Saturday, Oct. 15
6:30–9 p.m.
Marriott Maquis Houston
Sky Bar
American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)
AAO Dessert Reception
Sunday, Oct. 16
7:30–9:30 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Section AB, Grand Ballroom
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Reception
Wednesday, Oct. 12
5–7 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Houston
Arboretum V
American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
AAP Delegate and Alternate Breakfast
Sunday, Oct. 16
5:30–8:30 a.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Meeting Room 336 AB
American College of Dentistry
Fellows Forum
Wednesday, Oct. 12
starts at 1:30 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Grand Ballroom D-I
Keynote Presentation
Thursday, Oct. 13
starts at 9:30 a.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Grand Ballroom D-I
American Society of Constituent Dental Executives (ASCDE)
ASCDE Membership Meeting
Friday, Oct. 14
11 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Section AB, Ballroom of the Americas
The Center for Research & Education in Technology (CRET)
CRET Annual Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 12
3–8 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Meeting Room 346 AB
Conference of Dental Meetings (CDM)
Conference of Dental Meetings
Wednesday, Oct. 12
2–5 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Meeting Room 344 AB
Houston Equality Dental Network (HEDN)
Pride in Practice: An LGBTQ+ Dental Professional Mixer
Friday, Oct. 14
6:30–7:30 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Meeting Room 344 A
International College of Dentistry
Fellowship Orientation Program
Thursday, Oct. 13
5–6 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Houston
Imperial Ballroom West
Convocation
Friday, Oct. 14
starts at 1 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Houston
Imperial Ballroom
Welcome Party
Friday, Oct. 14
6–8 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Houston
Imperial Ballroom
Pierre Fauchard Academy (PFA)
Annual Pierre Fauchard Academy Gala
Saturday, Oct. 15
3–10 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Section D, Grand Ballroom
Texas Dental Association
TDA/DEA Controlled Substances Course
Saturday, Oct. 15
8 a.m.–12 p.m.
Hilton Americas Houston
Ballroom B, Ballroom of the Americas
Interested in travel and hotel discounts for your group’s attendees? Please visit our Travel Discounts and Hotel Discounts pages for more information. Questions? Contact Dana Almdale, ADA's manager of meetings and housing, at almdaled@ada.org.