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General Information
Registration Fees

Your registration fee includes admission to all symposium sessions and exhibits, daily coffee breaks, and the symposium reception on Friday evening. Take advantage of reduced fees by registering in advance.

By February 28, 2020After February 28, 2020
Student *$498$498
Auxiliary/Office Staff **$548$548

* To qualify for the student rate, participant must provide proof of current enrollment in a full-time accredited dental program in the form of a signed letter from the office of the dean from the university noting the enrollment status. Student ID cards will not be accepted under any circumstances.
**Support staff only. Verification required upon request.

How to Register

Complete the enclosed registration form and do one of the following:
Register online here OR
• Mail your form and check (payable to Quintessence Publishing Co, Inc) for the registration fee to Quintessence Publishing to 411 N Raddant Rd Batavia, IL 60510.
• Fax you form with credit card information (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover) to Quintessence Publishing at (630) 736-3633.

• On-site registration will be accepted only on the basis of space availability and therefore cannot be guaranteed. Early advance registration is strongly recommended.

If you do not receive a confirmation letter from our office within 1 week of registering, please contact our office at (630) 736-3600.The deadline for registering for the symposium is May 20, 2020.


Cancellations made in writing and received by Quintessence before May 18, 2020, will be refunded in full. For cancellations received on or after May 18, 2020, but before June 11, 2020, a cancellation fee of US $100 will be charged. No refunds will be made after the symposium begins on June 11, 2020.

Registration Desk

Your symposium packet will await you at the symposium registration desk. The desk will be open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on Thursday, June 11, and open starting at 6:30 am on Friday through Sunday. Please note that on-site registrations will be accepted only if room capacity allows.

Technical Exhibits

Technical exhibits will be held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Visit the exhibits to observe the latest developments in dental products offered by the leading manufacturers. Exhibit hours are:

Friday, June 12, 20209:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, June 13, 20209:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, June 14, 20209:30 am – 1:30 pm
Special Presymposium Sessions

The 26th International Symposium on Ceramics is expanding to include corporate forums to take place on June 11 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. These forums will be open to all registrants. In addition, workshops will be offered on June 11 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm for an additional fee. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis, and attendance for the workshops is limited.

Hotel Reservations

The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, selected as the official hotel for the symposium participants. The Sheraton is located only a few minutes from the San Diego Airport with easy access to the city's premier attractions.

Hotel rooms have been blocked, and reservations at the special symposium rate will be accepted until the cut-off date at 5:00 pm on May 20, 2020, or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first. Therefore, it is recommended that you reserve your room as early as possible. To make your reservation, call the hotel reservation desk direct at 877-734-2726 or reserve online at:

Be sure to indicate the name of the symposium (ISC 2020) to receive the special meeting rate of US $249 per night (single/double rate). The resort fee of US $22 per night is waived for individuals who book within the block. All rooms must be guaranteed by a deposit equal to one night's room and tax on a major credit card. Individual cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the date of arrival.

Airport Shuttle

The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina provides complimentary airport shuttle service between the San Diego International Airport and the hotel. The courtesy airport shuttle arrive every 20-25 minues from 4:45 am – 1:00 am; seven days a week. Terminal 1: From baggage claim, follow the signs for "Ground Transportation" across the sky bridge and down the escalator to the ground level. From there, turn right and cross the taxi/van concrete island toward "Courtesy Vehicles." Terminal 2: From baggage claim, cross the street to the third concrete island. Turn left and head down toward "Courtesy Vehicles."

Continuing Education Credits

One hour of continuing education (CE) credit is offered for every hour of program attendance. CE credit awarded for participation in a course may not apply toward licensing renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his or her state’s licensing board. Meeting attendees are responsible for ensuring that their education credits are current and on file with their respective state board or other licensing/regulatory agency. Attendees of the symposium may receive up to 25 hours of CE credit. If you have any questions regarding CE credit, contact Michelle Hartman at mhartman@quintbook.com.

Quintessence Publishing Co, Inc is an ADA CERP–Recognized Provider

Conduct at Symposium

If an attendee engages in unacceptable behavior, symposium organizers reserve the right to take any action they deem appropriate, including expelling offending persons from the symposium without further notice or refund.Photography, video, and audio recording are prohibited during the lecture sessions. Cellular telephones and other electronic devices must be turned off or switched to silent mode during the sessions. Please be respectful of your peers and colleagues. Any attendee who violates these rules will be refused admission to the lecture room.


Each lecture included in the general session (Friday–Sunday) will be translated into Spanish. Spanish translations for this meeting can be received on each guest's smartphone using his or her own headphones or ear buds. Attendees will only need to download the platform app to their phone in order to connect to the translation. Receivers and headphones will not be supplied. If you are in need of Spanish translation services, please note your request on the registration form.

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