For the first time in its history, the Academy of Osseointegration will be hosting its Annual Meeting in Los Angeles – putting the spotlight on all the customary components, as well as new and interactive features worthy of a first-class event. Join in this collaborative forum for the opportunity to engage with our captivating, world-renowned speakers in lively, real-time discussions.
Reflective of its reputation as the premier multi-disciplinary nexus for implant dentistry, AO’s 2018 Annual Meeting will be the perfect place where specialists, general practitioners, lab technicians and dental hygienists will gather to contribute their knowledge, share best practices and experience global networking.
If you’re interested in learning the newest techniques, observing demonstrations of the latest technologies, and interacting in discussions about the current issues affecting implant dentistry, this conference is a must-attend event.
With the heart of vibrant Los Angeles as the backdrop, AO looks forward to “Inspiring Imagination and Enhancing Health!”
The 2018 program will feature four days of sessions and events. We’re introducing several new session formats, as as well as bringing back popular favorites from previous meetings. Keep scrolling for more program and speaker details.
The Academy of Osseointegration is pleased to provide our program with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region. Many of our speakers are from this region and can be identified throughout the program with this symbol next to their name:
Complimentary simultaneous translation in Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish will be provided in the two main general session rooms.
As a service to our AO members interested in applying for the AO Certificate in Implant Dentistry, we have categorized each presentation in the Registration Packet, indicating how that presentation corresponds to the CE Requirements for the Certificate. CLICK HERE for more information.
The following are commonly asked questions about the AO Annual Meeting. If you need additional information, please call the Meeting Registration Department at (847) 439-1919 or send your questions by email to email@example.com
The fastest and easiest way is to register online. You can access the registration site by CLICKING HERE. This link can also be found in the top menu on each page of the Annual Meeting website.
You can also register by mailing or faxing the Annual Meeting Registration form to the AO home office. This form is available on the homepage of the Annual Meeting website and in the Registration Packet.
The rates increase after midnight, Central Standard Time (U.S.-Chicago) on January 8, 2018. Increased rates apply at 12:01 am on January 9.
If you are applying for a Visa to travel to the United States, you may need to provide a document stating your intention to travel. The Academy of Osseointegration can provide a “letter of invitation” to our attendees from countries outside the U.S.
To request your letter of invitation, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . The letter will be sent to you by email after you’ve completed your registration.
Registered spouses and guests (limited to two per attendee) are provided access to the Exhibit Hall as well as invited to attend the Thursday evening Welcome Reception and the Friday evening President’s Reception.
Please note: ADA CERP, or other educational credit, is not available for a Spouse/Guest registration. If your Spouse/Guest wants educational credit, please register them separately as a regular attendee.
Free wireless access is available throughout all areas of the Los Angeles Convention Center, including the plenary session meeting rooms and the exhibit hall.
Business casual attire is recommended for this meeting.
Membership applications can be downloaded from the AO website and mailed, emailed or faxed to the AO home office. Completed application forms must be submitted with the required information/documents and membership fees to qualify for the members discounted Annual Meeting Registration fees. Membership applications must be received in the AO office at least two weeks prior to registration deadlines. For more information about AO membership, click the button below.
Please make reservations through the AO official housing provider, OnPeak at 855-904-2787.
Attendees outside the U.S. call 312-527-7300.
Hotel reservations/rate availability are not guaranteed after the room block is full or after January 29, 2018. Please register early – only a limited number of rooms are available. A portion of the room rate will subsidize the cost of the meeting space rental.
OnPeak is the only official housing provider for the 2018 AO Annual Meeting. No other housing company or travel agency is authorized to place hotel reservations on behalf of the AO, its exhibitors or its sponsors. These companies have not entered into agreements with the Los Angeles hotels and are not able to guarantee rates and accommodations during the conference dates. Should you be contacted by any agency other than OnPeak, please email AO at email@example.com with the details.
To book your airline reservation, call AO’s official travel agency, Uniglobe Preferred Travel, at 1-800-626-0359 and after the prompt, dial “0” (M-F 8:30 am – 7:00 pm CST).
Attendees outside the U.S. please call 1-847-640-7100.
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