The greatest opportunity to network, learn about dental support organizations and the future of dentistry is on the horizon and it’s free for students.
As part of the next generation of dental talent, you won’t want to miss the 2022 ADSO Summit. A New Dawn for Dentistry is this year’s premiere oral health care event and the best place to access beyond-the-classroom learning experiences that can prepare you for what’s ahead. Students will have access to a curated series of education and networking at the Summit, including:
- Three keynote speakers, discussing topics like: emerging technologies and how they’re evolving the industry; navigating and thriving in an ever-changing business world; and how to pitch new ideas and get buy-in from diverse audiences.
- Numerous networking opportunities to: meet and mingle with fellow students and professionals; connect with DSO leaders and industry shapers; and hear from 80+ dental industry partners.
- Breakout sessions covering relevant practice topics like: Operations/IT, Marketing, Finance/M&A, HR and Clinical leadership.
Curated Content for Students
Agenda subject to change
Wednesday, March 30 – Visionary Day
|7:00 am – 6:00 pm||Registration|
|9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.||Opening Session|
|10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.||Keynote Address – Kevin Surace
Futurist/Visionary on Disruptive Innovation, AI and the Age of Automation
|10:45 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.||General Session – The Role of Technology Today and Tomorrow in Solving DSOs Greatest Problems
|11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.||Sponsored Break|
|11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.||General Session – To PE or not to PE, That is the Question
The question of how to fund growth will be examined at some point in every DSO’s life cycle journey. Gain a variety of perspectives on how to make the right decision for your company in regards to PE Partnership.
|12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.||Sponsored Lunch|
|1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.||Exhibit Hall Open|
|1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.||General Session – Plan and Prosper
Conner Lokar, Senior Forecaster, ITR Economics
It is time to prepare for the challenges and ongoing uncertainties in 2022. There are opportunities and risks ahead, and we will explore them in terms of consumer trends, market opportunities, labor issues, production costs, and government initiatives. We will discuss business responses, tactics, and strategies given the projected changes in the economy.
|3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Sponsored Break in the Exhibit Hall|
|4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.||Networking Session – Dental Student|
Thursday, March 31 – Best Practice Day
Tracks Key: M – Marketing, HR – Human Resources, FMA – Finance/M&A, OIT – Operations & IT, CL – Clinical Leadership.
|7:00 am – 6:00 pm||Registration|
|7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.||Sponsored Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall|
|7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.||Exhibit Hall Open|
|8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.||Keynote Address – Suneel Gupta
Co-Founder and CEO, RISE, VP of Product Development, Groupon
|10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.||Sponsored Break in the Exhibit Hall|
|10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Tracked Breakout Session
|11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.||Tracked Breakout Session
|12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.||Sponsored Lunch in the Exhibit Hall|
|2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.||Tracked Breakout Session
|3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.||Tracked Breakout Session
|3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Sponsored Break in the Exhibit Hall|
|4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.||Tracked Breakout Session
Friday, April 1 – Look to the Horizon: Planning & Reimagining the Future of Recruiting
Content on April 1, 2022 is provided by Henry Schein and is open to all registrants of New Dawn for Dentistry: 2022 ADSO Summit.
|8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.||Breakfast|
|8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.||Exhibit Hall Open|
|8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
|9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.||What DSOs Need to Know About Today’s Dental Students
Join leaders from Henry Schein in conversations with members of the academic community to uncover what it is that you should know about today’s dental students’ career goals and perspectives on DSOs.
|9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||Snack Break, With a Side of Social Responsibility
Enjoy a snack plus participate in a great CSR activity to benefit the Veteran community. Program provided in partnership with Heart to Heart, Int’l.
|10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.||Hack the Employment Pipeline: A DSO Guide to Attracting the Untapped Workforce in Our Own Communities
Learn how DSOs can uniquely help to advance access to dental care by developing programs and partnerships to attract future dental team members and, in so doing, unlock the untapped workforce potential within the communities they serve.
Get ready to rise and thrive—and learn about potential career options. Click the button below to complete your free student registration for the Summit. Proof of student status will be required to complete the registration process.
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