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ADSO Summit 2019

March 28, 2019 - March 30, 2019

The Association of Dental Support Organizations will be holding its annual Summit in 2019 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in downtown San Diego, California.  Originally the event was to be held for a second consecutive year at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas, but is confirmed for this wonderful West Coast destination in 2019.

Here is the just released agenda for the ADSO 2019 Summit [12/5/18]

Thursday, March 28, 2019

11am – 6.30pm Registration

12pm – 1.30pm Pre-conference Welcome & Lunch [Invitation only]

1.30pm – 3.30pm Pre-conference Premium Talk Table Meetings [Invitation only]

3.30pm – 5.30pm General Session

  • ADSO Welcome with Michael Bileca
  • Leadership Panel: CEO to CEO New Horizons with Steve Bilt of Smile Brands, Ken Cooper of North American Dental Group, Mitch Olan of Dental Care Alliance & Sulman Ahmed of DECA Dental

5.30pm – 6.30pm Sponsored Talk Table Exhibit & Networking

7pm – 10pm Welcome Reception at Headquarters in San Diego’s Seaport Village

  • The Seaport Village is a 14 acre waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment complex recreating a harbor side setting of a century ago, the village includes 54 one of a kind shops, 13 casual dining eateries and 4 fine dining waterfront restaurants.

Friday, March 29, 2019

8am – 9am Breakfast

8am – 9am Gold Sponsor Breakfast [Invitation Only]

8am – 6.30pm Registration

9am – 11am General Session

  • Leadership Panel: Developing a C-Suite Leadership Team with Pat Bauer of Heartland Dental, Alistair Madle of D4C Dental Brands, Bob Fontana of Aspen Dental Management & Steve Thorne of Pacific Dental Services

11am – 11.30am Coffee & Snack Break

11.30am – 12.30pm Advocacy: State & Federal Regulations – Impact on Today’s Dental Practices

11.30am – 12.30pm Compliance

  • Victoria Harvey of Smile Brands and Andrew Matta, DMD of North American Dental Partners

11.30am – 12.30pm DSO Models: Integrating Specialties

  •  Rock Dental Brands Team

11.30am – 12.30pm Leadership: Women in the DSO Industry

  • Dr Yashu Singh of Sing Orthodontics

11.30am – 12.30pm Growth & Development: A Dentists’ Story: 1 -25 Locations

  • Dr AJ Acierno of DecisionOne Dental and Dr Jeremy Fry of Fry Orthodontics

11.30am – 12.30pm Recruitment & Retention: Today’s Dental Student – How to Recruit & Attract Today’s Dental Students

  • Lisa Nguyen and Bill Piskorowski of UCLA Dentistry, Community Bases Clinical Education

12.30pm – 1.45pm Gold Sponsored Lunch [Invitation Only]

12.30pm – 1.45pm Lunch

1.45pm – 2.30pm Clinical Systems: Creating a Culture of Clinical Excellence

  • Dr Shalin Patel of DECA Dental Group

1.45pm – 2.30pm Compliance: Building an Actionable & Practical Compliance Program

  • Andy Lyness of D4C and Dr Rodney Alles of DECA Dental

1.45pm – 2.30pm Future Trends: Teledentistry

  • Brant Herman of Mouthwatch and Dr Rick Workman of Heartland Dental

1.45pm – 2.30pm DSO Models: One Size Does Not Fit All

  • Emmet Scott of Community Dental Partners

1.45pm – 2.30pm Growth & Development: Structuring for Growth, Scale & Sale

  • Waller Law Team

1.45pm – 2.30pm Operations: Developing an Operational Infrastructure

  • Dr. Scott Luene of Breakaway Practice

2.30pm – 3pm Coffee & Snack Break

3pm – 4pm Clinical Systems: Developing Doctor Protocols & Policy Manuals

  • Dr Charlie Coulter of D4C and Dr Michael Acierno of DecisionOne Dental Partners

3pm – 4pm DSO Models: Emerging DSO Panel

  • Steven Jones of CORDENTAL Group and Brandon Halcott of Tru Family Dental

3pm – 4pm Future Trends: The Future of Dentistry & its Impact on DSOs & Group Practices

  • Marko Vujicic, PhD of American Dental Association’s Health Policy Institute

3pm – 4pm Marketing Panel

  • Bill Neumann of Group Dentistry Now / Join DSO, Paul Benson of Apex Revenue Technologies, Stacy Medema of DecisionOne Dental and Susan Schramm of DecisionOne Dental

3pm – 4pm Recruitment & Retention

  • John Whitaker of Dentalone Partners and Kristine Berry Hodson of Executive Coaching

3pm – 4pm Technology

  • Patient Prism Team

6.30pm – 7pm Transportation to Closing Reception

7pm – 10pm Closing Reception at Petco Field, home of the Padres

  • Exclusive Rooftop Viewing Party as the San Diego Padres face the San Francisco Giants

Saturday, March 30, 2019

8.30am – 9.30am Breakfast

8.30am – 9.30am Gold Sponsor Breakfast [Invitation Only]

8.30am – 10.30am Sponsored Talk Table Exhibit

10.30am – 12pm Closing General Session

  • Eric Wahl is an internationally recognized artist, TED speaker and bestselling author.


March 28, 2019
March 30, 2019
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Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
1 Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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