About the 2017 Annual Session

Be sure to mark your calendars for April 26 - 29, 2017 as the MDA Annual Session returns to DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.

With plentiful continuing education courses, nearly 200 exhibits, plus social events and meetings, there's something for everyone at Annual Session. Make plans to attend the next Annual Session in Grand Rapids.

Devos Place

Venue: DeVos Place

303 Monroe Ave NW.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Annual Session Schedule

The 2017 Annual Session features great continuing education courses, special events, activities, and exhibits.
The Michigan Dental Association is a nationally approved continuing education provider through the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP). The current term of approval extends from November 2015 through December 2019. The Michigan Board of Dentistry recognizes ADA CERP providers and will accept Michigan Dental Association credits toward license renewal.


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Wednesday, April 26

Pre-Session Course: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibits: Closed
Leadership Training: 6 p.m.

Thursday, April 27

Courses: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibits: 12 - 6 p.m.
House of Delegates: 8:30 a.m.

Friday, April 28

Courses: 9 a.m.  - 5 p.m.
Keynote Address: 11:15 a.m.
Exhibits: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturday, April 29

Courses: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibits: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
House of Delegates: 1 p.m.



2017 Highlighted Speakers

The 2017 Annual Session features a variety of highly respected and well-known speakers chosen by dentists for dentists and the entire dental team. View all 2017 Speakers ›

Anthony “AB” Bourke

Anthony “AB” Bourke

Fighter Pilot & Business Executive

Lee Ann Brady, DMD

Lee Ann Brady, DMD

Director of Education

Gregory Petersburg, DO

Gregory Petersburg, DO

International speaker, educator,...

Elizabeth Bakeman, DDS

Elizabeth Bakeman, DDS

Restorative and Cosmetic Dentist

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General Information


Activities & Events

The Annual Session experience offers special events, Table Clinics, and activities that everyone will enjoy.

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The Annual Session features more than 200 exhibitors. Check out who is exhibiting and where you can find them. 

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Find answers to your questions about registration, CE credits, exhibit hall, lunch options and more.

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Join us at The

2017 Annual Session 

Make plans now to attend the MDA Annual Session — Michigan's largest dental show.
Join your friends and colleagues for great continuing education courses and networking events.

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