Schedule At-a Glance

The 2016 AO Annual Meeting offers four days of unique program sessions and events and you won’t want to miss a thing. This is a snapshot look at the daily activities to help you pre-plan your schedule and optimize your best meeting experience!

Travel Arrangements

Click here to secure your travel arrangements through the AO Official Travel Agency. These quick links will walk you through the steps to simplify the booking process. Also access information about local transportation services in San Diego to plan your local transit before you arrive.

Hotel Accomodations

The Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina and the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel are the designated meeting hotels for the 2016 Annual Meeting. Both 4-star rated hotels are conveniently located next to the San Diego Convention Center and offer complimentary amenities as well as lovely views of both the city and the Bay.

AO Welcomes you to San Diego

Welcome to beautiful San Diego! This California coastal favorite offers many unique attractions from the world famous San Diego Zoo or the sailboats cruising the Bay, to the seaside community of La Jolla. This sparkling and vibrant city will offer delights from every perspective during your stay!

Important Meeting Information

E-Poster Presentations

CLICK HERE to view E-Poster presentations online.

View LIVE WEBCAST of Opening Symposium

Complimentary Live Webcast

Can’t come to San Diego? See the Opening Symposium wherever you are!
The LIVE WEBCAST of our Opening Symposium – Risk and Rewards in Implant Dentistry, scheduled from 1:00 – 5:10 pm (PST) (2:00 – 6:15 MST / 3:00 – 7:10 CST / 4:00 – 8:10 EST), Thursday, February 18, will be offered for complimentary viewing.

To access the webcast, you will be asked to provide your name, email and country where you’ll be viewing from. This information is used for internal purposes only and will not be released to outside parties under any circumstances.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW WEBCAST
The webcast will be available to access a few minutes prior to start time at 1:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time), Thursday, February 18.

Registration Information

Non-Members: Join AO and take advantage of all of the benefits of membership including a huge savings on your registration fees.
Register before January 25, 2016, to take advantage of the final advance registration discount.*
Registration fees for the Annual Meeting include:

  • Most scientific sessions (including TEAM Program and Laboratory Technician programs)
  • Admission to the Corporate Forums and Exhibit Hall
  • Thursday’s Welcome Reception
  • Friday’s President Reception
  • Continental Breakfasts
  • Complimentary Lunches and E-Posters in the Exhibit Hall

The Meeting Registration Desk will be located in Hall D Lobby of the San Diego Convention Center starting at 3:00 pm, Wednesday, February 17.

*Membership applications must be received at least two weeks before each deadline date to be considered for the discounted “member rate.”

Applying for a Travel Visa

For international attendees:

Depending on which country you are traveling from, you will most likely be required to present a U.S. visa to enter the United States. We urge you to begin the visa application process now. U.S. regulations require security checks for most visitor visa applications, resulting in a review process that may take as long as four months or more. For more detailed information about the visa application procedure, click the link below.

TEAM and Laboratory Technician Program Attendees

Anyone registering ONLY for the Saturday TEAM or Laboratory Technician Program may pick up their registration materials at the Meeting Registration Desk in Hall D Lobby of the San Diego Convention Center, beginning on Saturday February 20. The Saturday-Only registration fee includes Saturday access into the Exhibit Hall.

Download Mobile App

Download the FREE mobile device app to maximize your time at the Annual Meeting. Easily view the schedule, exhibitors, speakers, San Diego city content, instant alerts and more! This mobile app is available for all smart phone and tablet platforms including iPhone and Android.

Download Instructions:

To download your free Annual Meeting Mobile App, plug www.tripbuildermedia.com/apps/ao2016 into the browser of your smart phone or tablet. This link will automatically detect your device type and take you to the right place to download the app.

To access the HTML5 version of this app, Enter www.tripbuildermedia.com/apps/ao2016 into your desktop or laptop’s browser.

ADA-CERP

The Academy of Osseointegration designates this activity for 24 continuing education credits. Credit is awarded and based on actual number of contact hours, excluding Corporate Forum Sessions, New Product Showcases, breaks, meals and registration periods. Attendees may claim fewer hours in accordance with their actual attendance. (CE credits are earned by attending all scientific sessions except for the Corporate Forums.)

AO Press Room

Press releases will be available prior to and during the 2016 Annual Meeting (February 17-20). You can locate all recent press releases on the AO’s website (www.osseo.org) or by clicking the link below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question about AO’s Annual Meeting? Check our FAQ list.

Exhibitor Registration Information

2016 Annual Meeting exhibitors can find important links below.

Questions? Contact the AO Exhibits Department:
email: exhibitors@osseo.org
call: 847-439-1919 or 800-656-7736