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Four reasons to save the date for the ADA Annual Session

January 16, 2012

San Francisco—Planning a trip to the ADA's 153rd Annual Session Oct. 18-21 can benefit your practice and your personal development and offer some outstanding opportunities to enjoy the attractions of the City by the Bay.

  • Continuing education—Choose from more than 260 CE courses incorporating the latest technology in dental research, evidence-based dentistry, practice management, dental technology and patient care. More than half of all lecture courses are free with your registration. You can also participate in a variety of free walk-in CE opportunities hosted by the ADA on the exhibit floor. And, extend your stay and your CE opportunities by attending a post-session course in the nearby wine country Oct. 23 and 24.
  • The latest products—Meet face to face with hundreds of top suppliers at the World Marketplace Exhibition to see an array of dental products and services that can enhance your practice.

  • Iconic landmark: The nation’s only moving landmarks, the San Francisco cable cars, transport some 13 million tourists and locals around the city each year. San Francisco Travel Association photo by Phillip H. Coblentz
  • Networking and personal development—Colleagues from the U.S. and 80 countries worldwide will be gathering in San Francisco. Take advantage of a variety of networking opportunities, including the ADA Opening General Session and Distinguished Speaker Series, where you will learn the latest on the issues facing the profession and hear one of today's most influential speakers.
  • Explore San Francisco—From iconic sights like the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf and cable cars, to world class dining, shopping and recreation, San Francisco offers an outstanding venue for you to relax and enjoy a variety of activities outside the Moscone Center. Easy day trips from San Francisco offer chances for wine tasting in Napa and Sonoma Valleys, whale watching in Monterey Bay and enjoying the famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation or a team-building trip with your office staff, San Francisco offers something enjoyable for everyone.

Mark your calendar—registration and housing open online at starting April 11.