ADA Press Release
2011 ADA Annual Session returns to Las Vegas: "The Future of Dentistry Meets Here"
152nd Annual Session to be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Oct. 10-13
CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2011 - The American Dental Association (ADA) invites all dentists and dental professionals to attend the 152nd Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition, to be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from Oct. 10-13. Registration for the meeting will open on April 6.
The ADA Annual Session brings together leaders in dental practice, research, academia and industry to present hundreds of continuing education courses over four days. It will also feature more than 500 exhibiting companies, the "2011 Distinguished Speaker," and discounts on travel and housing. Visit ada.org/session for more information.
Additionally, since 1997 the American Dental Assistants Association has held its Annual Session in conjunction with the ADA Annual Session, drawing thousands of dental assistants to this unique experience in the world of dentistry.
"Dentists and their teams work incredibly hard every day. A little time away from the office is re-energizing, and time spent together at the ADA Annual Session will build an unstoppable force," said Dr. Kevin Laing, 2011 chair of the Council on ADA Sessions. "After a full day of learning new techniques and trying out new products, you can all unwind in the Entertainment Capital of the World - Las Vegas. It doesn't get any better than this!"
More than 260 Continuing Education Courses Available
The ADA Annual Session offers attendees the choice of more than 260 relevant and topical continuing education courses, with more than 50 percent of lecture courses offered free with registration. More than 60 hands-on workshops will also be offered. Attendees can also choose from unique learning opportunities such as six (6) live-patient courses in the "Education in the Round" learning format, and a variety of high-tech courses in the ADA's "LOC" (Learn, Optimize and Connect) featuring dental lasers, CAD/CAM systems and more.
Attendees Gain Access to Exhibit Hall, Discounts, More
Annual Session attendees gain entrance into the World Marketplace Exhibition, featuring more than 500 leading suppliers of dental products and services, and entrance into the acclaimed "Opening General Session and Distinguished Speaker Series" to be held on in the morning of Monday, Oct. 10.
Starting on April 6, the ADA will offer housing discounts at six official ADA hotels including Mandalay Bay, THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, Signature at MGM, Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas and Luxor Las Vegas, all conveniently located on the South Strip. In-room internet access (either wired or wireless) will be complimentary in the ADA's official hotel block, and resort fees are either complimentary or included in the rates.
Discounts are available now for Annual Session attendees traveling on United Airlines, and discounted car rental services are provided by Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental. More information can be found on ada.org/session.
About the American Dental Association
The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 157,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA's flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit www.ada.org. For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA’s consumer website www.MouthHealthy.org.