Friday, May 11, 2018 -
8:00am to 5:00pm

International Volunteer Projects Best Practices Workshop

Join your colleagues for a historic first assembly of international volunteer dental organizations and dental schools with international service projects. Network. Trade ideas. Help to develop best practices.

Date: May 11, 2018
Registration fee: $50

Location: ADA Headquarters211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL

You must have an ADA user ID and password to register. Instructions on how to set up a user ID and password are available in the gray box at the bottom of the registration page.


This one-day workshop is designed for groups and institutions that are already involved in planning, directing, or implementing international volunteer dental projects dedicated to either the provision of care or training. The workshop will include presentations by keynote speakers Dr. Francis G. Serio and Dr. David Frost, followed by breakout groups that will discuss the myriad challenges of these projects and develop best practices.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify common challenges faced by all international volunteer projects and potential best solutions to those challenges.
  • Call upon best practices to address project or site-specific challenges to projects.
  • Contribute to the development of best practices guidelines for the conduct of international volunteer projects.

A discounted hotel room block is available for attendees. Information is available on the registration site.

This workshop is sponsored by the ADA Foundation, International College of Dentists, Academy of Dentistry International, Aseptico, and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, Inc.

Questions? Contact Briana Rowland,


ADA Headquarters