Annual Session

The North Dakota Dental Association cordially invites you to join your friends and colleagues at the 2020 Annual Session in Bismarck, North Dakota ~ September 17th–19th. Registration materials will be available in July. 

2020 ANNUAL SESSION
September 17 – 19, 2020
Ramkota Hotel and The Bismarck Event Center
Bismarck, ND

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - NDDA Board of Trustees Meeting – Ramkota – Meeting Room 3130
2:00 p.m. - NDDA Golf Outing/Social – Tom O’Leary Golf Course
7:00 p.m. - Exhibitors to set up Booths – Event Center – Exhibit Hall B
7:00 p.m. - House of Delegates Meeting/Social – Ramkota – Patterson Room

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18                    

7:00 a.m. - Minnesota Alumni and Friends Breakfast – Ramkota – Seasons Café
7:30 a.m. - Registration Opens – Event Center (obtain drawing tickets for 4-6 pm drawings)
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. - Exhibit Hall Open – Event Center – Exhibit Hall B
7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. - Dental Assistants – Event Center – Prairie Rose 105
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Dental Hygienists – Various Speakers – Event Center – Hall C
8:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. - “Jack Pfister, DDS Lecture Series” - Airway Therapy for the General Dental Team– Dr. Steve Carstensen – Event Center – Hall A
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. - Break – Event Center – Exhibit Hall B (obtain drawing tickets for 4-6 pm drawings)
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. - Exhibitor Lunch Served – Exhibit Hall B
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. - NDDA Membership Luncheon – Event Center – Prairie Rose 101-103 (NDDA Members Only)
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - "Jack Pfister, DDS Lecture Series” - Pediatric Airway Therapy 20​20 – Dr. Steve Carstensen – Event Center – Hall A 
3:00 p.m. - ND-D-PAC and NDDA Legislative Committee Mtg – Event Center – Prairie Rose 104
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Reference Committee (if necessary) – Event Center – Prairie Rose 104
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. - Exhibitor & Attendee Social –Exhibit Hall B (Collect Tickets / Drawings every 15 min!)
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. - New Dentist/Member Social – Ramkota  – Courtyard
7:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. - President’s Mixer & Foundation Fundraiser – Ramkota – Patterson/Lamborn

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19                                                                                             

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. - House of Delegates 2nd Mtg. (if necessary) –Event Center – Prairie Rose 101
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. - NDDA Past President’s Breakfast – Ramkota – Seasons Café
7:30 a.m. - Registration Opens – Event Center
7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. - Exhibit Hall Open – Event Center – Exhibit Hall B
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Dental Hygienists – Various Speakers – Event Center – Hall C
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - “Jack Pfister, DDS Lecture Series” -  Neck, Back & Beyond: Preventing Pain with Evidence Based Ergonomics –Dr. Bethany Valachi – Event Center – Prairie Rose 104-105
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - International Volunteer Dental Projects, What's It All About Anyway? – Dr. Frank Serio - Event Center – Prairie Rose 103
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - “Jack Pfister, DDS Lecture Series” - Matching Patients to Appliance Therapy Workshop (30 max.) – Dr. Steve Carstensen - Event Center – Prairie Rose 102
10:15 a.m. – 10: 45 a.m. - General Session Break – Event Center – Exhibit Hall 
11:00 a.m. - Board of Trustee’s Meeting – Event Center - Prairie Rose 101
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. - Lunch in Exhibitor Hall – Event Center – Exhibit Hall B 
1:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. - “Jack Pfister, DDS Lecture Series” - Fitness 101 for Dental Professionals: Secrets for Comfort and Career Longevity - Dr. Bethany Valachi – Event Center – Prairie Rose 104-105

ROOM RESERVATIONS:                

Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center 
800 South 3rd Street
Bismarck, ND 58504
Phone: (701) 258-7700
*Note: Ask for ND Dental Association group rate

Expressway Inn & Suites (Additional Sleeping Rooms)
Phone: (701) 222-3311
*Note: Ask for ND Dental Association group rate

Radisson Hotel (Additional Sleeping Rooms)
Phone: (701) 255-6000
*Note: Use Promo Code: NDA20


2019 CE Certifications

CE Certification - Dr. Mel Hawkins - Medical Emergencies 
CE Certification - Dr. Mel Hawkins - Local Anesthesia
CE Certification - Dr. Timothy Anderson - 3D Printing, Creating the Practice of Tomorrow, Today



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