Important Updates

Attendee Lists – Email Phishing Scam

The ODA is compliant with all Privacy Laws and Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation. We do not sell our attendee or membership lists. If you receive an email from an individual or business claiming to have an “ODA Attendees Email List” and offering to sell it to you, do not respond and delete the email immediately.


ASM Emerging Speakers Showcase Accepting Submissions for ASM21

Would you like to speak at ASM21 (May 6 and 7, 2021)? Hone your skills by applying for the ASM Emerging Speaker Showcase and find out if you’ve got what it takes to be a professional speaker!

The Emerging Speaker Showcase is an opportunity for budding speakers to facilitate a 75-minute session on a topic of their choosing. In addition to receiving free ASM registration and day-of host suite privileges, successful applicants may gain exposure to scouts from other dental shows, making the Emerging Speaker Showcase a great place to expand your career potential.

Spaces are limited and each speaker’s session must be approximately 75  minutes.

The 2021 online Emerging Speaker Showcase link coming soon.


All ASM Courses are Ticketed

What does this mean? For the first time, our online ticketing system allows you to book seats in advance for both paid and unpaid courses.

Paid Ticketed Courses Include:

  • ALL Category 1 (Core) courses are $20 per ticket.
  • ALL Hands-on Workshops.

Free Ticketed Courses Include:

  • ALL Category 2 lectures/courses (clinical lectures).
  • ALL Category 3 lectures/courses (practice management, personal development, other).

Tickets to these Category 2 and 3 lectures/courses must be booked online in advance, and are not available onsite. These tickets are no longer valid after the course/lecture’s published start time. 

Late Arrivals:

Standby lines will be available outside each meeting room for late arrivals and attendees who have not booked tickets in advance. Attendees in standby lines can access any available seats  immediately after the published start time of the lecture/course.