About the 2019 Annual Session

Be sure to mark your calendars for May 1-4, 2019, as the MDA Annual Session returns to the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.

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 Detroit.

Venue: Cobo Center

1 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226

Annual Session Schedule

The 2019 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.


Wednesday, May 1

Pre-Session Course: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibits: Closed
HOD Leadership Training
MDA Foundation Reception

Thursday, May 2

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

Friday, May 3

Courses: 9 a.m.  - 5 p.m.
Exhibits: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturday, May 4

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


2019 Highlighted Speakers


The 209 Annual Session features a variety of highly respected and well-known speakers chosen by dentists for dentists and the entire dental team. The speaker lineup will update throughout the remainder of this year. View Current 2019 Speakers ›

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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

2019 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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