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ADA 2016 – Summary of Activities

ADA Foundation booth: #3408
The ADA Foundation booth will be located near the ADA Member Center.

ADA Foundation Give Kids A Smile Volunteer Recognition Reception:
Thursday, Nov. 5, 4-6pm, Marriott Marquis
Invitations to this reception were sent prior to ADA 2015. Visit the ADA Foundation booth, #1523, or call the ADAF at 312.440.2547 for information.

Congratulations to this year's Smile Champion Award winners! Read the story in ADA News.
- Dr. Cavan Brunsden and the New Jersey Dental Association, winners of the Jeffrey Dalin, D.D.S. Give Kids A Smile Volunteer Award
- Colgate, winner of the Steven W. Kess Give Kids A Smile Corporate Volunteer Award

ADAF Sponsored Continuing Education Courses:
Elements of Financial Planning for Medical Professionals,” #7326, Saturday, November 7, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Presenters: Jane Hays and Mary McGrath

New Developments in Oral Health Care Research at the ADA Foundation Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center,” #7327, Saturday, November 7, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Presenters: Drs. Thomas Hart, Diane Bienek, and Jeffrey Kim.

Go Global: Reigniting Your Compassion for Dentistry,” #8301, Sunday, November 8, 8-10:30 a.m.
Explore international volunteering, international oral health programs, strategies to improve oral public health in developing nations, and more.
Presenters: Dr. Brian Hollander, Dr. Frank Serio, Ms. Nancy Kelly, and Mr. Brian Peniston.

ADAF Booth Presentations:
Attend a 15-minute presentation and learn more about your ADA Foundation.

Thurs., Nov. 5
10:00 a.m.:     ADAF Grants, Scholarships, and Awards
11:00 a.m.:     Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center
Noon:             International Volunteering

Fri., Nov. 6
10:00 a.m.:     Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center
11:00 a.m.:     Give Kids A Smile
Noon:             ADAF Grants, Scholarships, and Awards

Sat., Nov. 7
10:00 a.m.:     Give Kids A Smile
11:00 a.m.:     International Volunteering
Noon:             ADAF Grants, Scholarships, and Awards

Booth Presentation Descriptions:
Give Kids A Smile: Through Give Kids A Smile, volunteers have provided free oral health services to more than five million underserved children since 2003. Learn about what GKAS has to offer, meet other program coordinators, and get expert advice on running your program.

ADA Foundation Grants, Scholarships, and Awards: Learn about the wide range of ADA Foundation funding opportunities and get answers to your questions about application processes.

Dr. Anthony Volpe Research Center: Learn about cutting-edge research efforts at the VRC, including nano-science and tissue engineering research, studies focusing on molecular and cell biology, and more.

International Volunteering: Explore the wide range of overseas volunteering opportunities, including how to select an organization with which to volunteer, how to prepare, and what to expect.