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General Information

All participants of the 13th International Symposium on Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry must register and obtain a badge before attending symposium events. You will not be allowed into the lecture ballrooms unless you display your badge.

Wednesday, June 51:00 pm–6:00 pm
Thursday, June 67:00 am–5:00 pm
Friday, June 77:00 am–5:00 pm
Saturday, June 87:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday, June 97:00 am–3:00 pm

Please wear your badge at all times. Admission to the scientific sessions and receptions is by badge only.

Coffee Breaks

Coffee breaks will be held each morning and afternoon. Complimentary coffee, tea, and soft drinks will be available during break times in the 3rd-floor exhibit area.

Lecture Rooms

All general sessions will be held in the Grand Ballroom (4th floor) of the Boston Marriott Copley Place and the various workshops will be held in rooms located on the 3rd and 4th floors. Please stop by the registration desk for assistance locating the right rooms.

Technical Exhibits

Technical exhibits, located on the 3rd and 4th floors, are open during the hours listed below. All participants are invited to visit the exhibits to observe the latest developments in dental products offered by the leading manufacturers.

Thursday, June 6, 20199:30 AM–6:30 PM
Friday, June 7, 20199:30 AM–6:00 PM
Saturday, June 8, 20199:30 AM–5:30 PM
Special Events

Wine and Cheese Reception, Thursday, June 6, 5:00 pm– 6:30 pm, in the exhibit area located on the 3rd floor. Welcome Reception, Friday, June 7, 6:30 pm–8:30 pm, in the Grand Ballroom. Plan to spend a fun evening to renew friendships and meet colleagues from around the world. Winners of the poster presentations will be announced during this reception.

Conduct at Symposium

The Boston Marriott Copley Place prohibits smoking throughout its property. Cellular telephones and other electronic devices must be turned off or switched to silent mode during all sessions. Photography, audiotaping, and videotaping are also pohibited during the sessions. Please be courteous to other attendees. 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 of refund.

Poster Session

The poster presentations will be held in front of the Grand Ballroom, located on the 4th floor, from Thursday, June 6, through Saturday, June 8. Winners will be announced during the Welcome Reception on Friday evening in the Grand Ballroom. Cash awards of $1,500, $1,000, and $500 will be given for first, second, and third place, respectively. Winners will also receive a recognition plaque and a refund of their symposium registration fee.

Special Recognition Awards

The Distinguished Clinician Award is given to three clinicians who have contributed to advancements in periodontics and restorative dentistry. This year’s recipients are Dr Michael K McGuire, Dr Ueli Grunder, and Dr Yoshihiro One. Dr Ono will be given the award at the Award Ceremony during the Welcome Reception on Friday evening in the Grand Ballroom.

Continuing Dental Education Credit

One hour of continuing education (CE) credit is offered for every hour of program attendance. Continuing education credit can be recorded on the CE Form included in your symposium registration packet. One copy of the completed CE Form should be returned to the continuing education counter located across from the registration area. Be sure to retain a copy of this completed form for your records; you will receive no further documentation.

CE credit awarded for participation in a course or activity 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 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.

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between Quintessence Publishing Company Inc and American Academy of Periodontology. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the commision for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Quintessence Publishing Company Inc is designed as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsment. The current term of approval extends from (9/1/2017) to (8/31/2020). Provider ID #308695

Previous Meeting

Click here for information on the 12th International Symposium on Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, June 16-19, 2016.

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