2024 AAWD Annual Conference Speaker Proposal Form

The American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD) invites you to submit proposals for speaking engagements at our highly anticipated 2024 Annual Conference. This year's theme, "Innovate, Inspire, Impact: Women Dentists in the Digital Era," reflects our commitment to exploring cutting-edge advancements, promoting leadership in dentistry, and addressing the unique roles of women in the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Session Topics:

We are seeking dynamic speakers to lead sessions on topics that align with our theme. Submissions are encouraged in the following key areas:

  • Dental Leadership: Strategies for fostering leadership skills, mentorship, and career advancement.
  • Emerging Technologies: Exploring the latest trends and innovations shaping the future of dentistry in the digital age.
  • Women in Dentistry: Addressing challenges, celebrating successes, and promoting gender equity in the dental profession.
  • Wellness: Strategies for maintaining personal and professional well-being in the demanding field of dentistry.

Session Duration:

Sessions will be scheduled for 1, 2, or 3 hours, allowing for in-depth exploration of the chosen topics. You are also welcome to submit a proposal for a 20 minute mini-presentation for consideration in a panel session with like topics.


Breakout sessions will be divided into tracks to cater to diverse interests and backgrounds:

  • Student Track: Tailored for dental students exploring topics relevant to their educational journey and future careers.
  • Active Dentist Track: Geared towards practicing dentists, focusing on leadership, technology, and professional development.
  • Academia Track: Designed for educators and researchers, delving into advancements in dental education and academic pursuits.

Continuing Education (CE) Accreditation:

AAWD is accredited to offer Continuing Education (CE) credits through AGD-PACE. All proposals must comply with PACE guidelines to ensure the highest educational standards are met.

Submissions Deadline:

Submissions will be accepted through March 8, 2024.

Selected speakers will have the opportunity to showcase their expertise, contribute to the advancement of dental knowledge, and engage with a diverse audience of dental professionals.

We look forward to receiving your innovative proposals and to an enriching conference that will empower and inspire women dentists in the digital era.

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The program will include a variety of session lengths. If your presentation can be edited to fit multiple lengths, please select all appropriate options. 3 hour sessions should include an interactive, hands-on portion. 20 minute sessions will be grouped with like topics in a panel presentation.

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AAWD is a nationally approved CE provider through AGD-PACE; CE sessions must meet AGD-PACE guidelines; see subject list in next question. Please include the appropriate Subject Code from the AGD website: https://www.agd.org/education/track/manage-my-ce/agd-subject-codes

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