2020 Schedule


Schedule Subject to Change

Wednesday, February 19th

2PM – 5PM

AADGP Board Meeting


5PM – 7PM

Welcome-Opening Reception


Thursday, February 20th


Registration Opens



Breakfast with Our Sponsors


10:30AM – 11:30AM


Technology Isn’t Waiting

Disrupt Your Group Practice or Be Disrupted

Howard Tullman –  Executive Director of the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship at the Illinois Institute of Technology

11:45AM – 12:45PM

Mean People Suck and The Content Formula

Put the Power of Content Marketing to Work for Your Practice

Michael Brenner – CEO of the Marketing Insider Group

12:45PM – 2:15PM



2:15PM – 3:15PM

Taking the Pulse of the Dental Care Market: Dental Industry Trends

Dr. Kamyar Nasseh: American Dental Association


3:30PM – 4:45PM

Growth by the Numbers

Key Performance Indicators for the Successful Practice

  • Jeff Clark – President: Practice Analytics
  • Dr. Chris Steele – President: Park Dental


Reception with Exhibitors – Networking


Friday, February 21st

9AM – 10AM

Breakfast with Exhibitors


10AM – 11AM

On the Shoulders of Giants

Panel of Dental Group Pioneers Share their Secrets to Success


11:15AM – 12:15PM

From Start-up to Critical Mass

Tips to Take Your Practice from 2 to 20 Offices (Panel)


12:30PM – 2:00PM

Luncheon & Academy Business Meeting


2PM – 3PM

Mergers & Acquisitions Strategies

Dr. Alex Gianinni, Vincent Cardillo, George Radigan, Kevin Cumbus

3:15PM – 4:45PM

Risk Managment

Dr. Anthony Chillura, Dr. Anuj James



Reception with Exhibitors – Networking


Saturday, February 22nd

8:30AM – 9:30AM

Breakfast with Exhibitors


9:30AM – 10:30AM

“Golden Handcuffs, Using the Power of Key Employee Compensation Strategies to Drive Your Team to New Heights”

Joe Adams, Paula Fontana and Diwakar Sinha

10:45AM- 11:45AM

Master the Shark Tank: Private Equity Friend or Foe

John Arnold and Don Moody 



Expo Ends

Earn ADG Credits

AADGP is pending approval to be a PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this meeting may be accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and Membership Maintenance Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry