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AAPD 2020 Call for Presentations

Do you have a topic area, treatment update, or concept that is beneficial to pediatric dentists? If you want to get more involved with AAPD and be part of the educational program, start by speaking at one of these well attended sessions at the next Annual Session in Nashville, May 21-24, 2020!

AAPD Presentations Submission Deadline is September 13, 2019

Learning Labs


String of Pearls

International Oral Presentations

Learning Labs: Lead an hour-long interactive presentation on a topic of interest to pediatric dentists (50 minute presentation with 10 minute Q&A). Share your idea with up to 25 colleagues in a smaller setting. AV is available for use during Learning Labs, but the session should focus more on discussing the topic with your attendees. One Learning Lab will be held every hour from 8am-5pm on Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23 (One hour time commitment per speaker).

MiniClinics: Miniclinics session consists of eight speakers, each with a 45-minute presentation to a larger audience, based on a clinical topic geared toward pediatric dentistry. Areas of interest include early malocclusion management, clinical techniques using new technologies, legal issues, practice management and new developments in pediatric dentistry.

String of Pearls: A 15-minute presentation per speaker, up to nine presentations per session. In this format, each presenter will bring a single idea or concept and will share it with the group. These little "pearls" provide members with a wealth of information that often can often be utilized immediately. Keep your presentation focused on the topic and allow for a question or two from the audience!

International Oral Presentations: A 15 minute opportunity with a 10 minute oral presentation and 5 minutes for questions from the audience. In this format, each presenter will bring a single idea or concept and will share it with the audience. You must be an international pediatric dentist to present during this session. Keep your presentation focused on the topic and be sure to allow time for questions.

Application Requirements

You must be a member of AAPD in good standing in order to present at the Annual Session (with the exception of International Oral Presenters). Only online submissions will be reviewed; incomplete submissions will not be considered.


If you are accepted as a presenter, you will be asked to identify any financial interest related to your presentation by completing a Conflict of Interest Form.


AAPD must approve any handout materials for participants, which must be submitted electronically to AAPD Headquarters via the Conference Harvester by April 13, 2020.


All presentations must be submitted by April 13, 2020. All presentations will be downloaded onto one laptop for all sessions. Please note, AAPD has the right to update the submission timeline if necessary.

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