Get Ready For The 2016 Orthodontic World Congress in Hollywood, FL!

October 2015

The DENTSPLY GAC 2016 Orthodontic World Congress is dedicated to bringing top quality professional and clinical development to further the advancement and discussion within the orthodontic community.

This year's conference will include notable speakers, workshops tailored for orthodontists and staff, group discussions, and half day tactical workshops on implementation of practice differentiators for you and your staff.

The 2016 Annual Meeting brings together orthodontists from around the world for two days of meetings, insightful speakers, recreation and plenty of networking time that we are sure will create a community of valuable relationships.

Join us in Hollywood, FL, January 27-29, 2016 at the Diplomat Resort and Spa.




Time Event Speaker
Wenesday, January 27, 2016
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM OWC Registration  
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Welcome Reception  
Thursday, January 28, 2016
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM Group Breakfast  
     8:30 AM - 9:00 AM DENTSPLY GAC Opening remarks  
     9:00 AM - 10:30 AM What's the Secret?  Providing a World Class Customer Experience John Dijulius
     10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Break & Exhibits  
     11:00 AM - 12:30 PM The Art of Business Influence - Selling Without Selling Mark Jeffries
     12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch and exhibits  
     2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Practice Growth Dr. Yan Kalika
     3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ADAPT:  Overcoming Adversity Jim Abbott
     4:00 PM - 4:15 PM Closing Remarks   
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Happy Hour in Exhibit Area & Jim Abbott photos  
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Dine Arounds  
Friday January 29, 2016
6:45 AM - 8:00 AM Group Breakfast  
     8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Opening Remarks and corporate announcements  
     8:30 AM - 10:15 AM Leveraging Clinical Advancements in Treatment Mechinics Dr. Antonino Secchi
     10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Break & Exhibits  
     10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Building Clinical Efficiency Without the Sacrifice of Quality Dr. Andres Giraldo
     11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Clinical Advancements and Announcements at Dentsply  
    12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch  
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Breakout Session A  
Business: Session 1 6 Things You Need to Know To Protect Your Online Reputation Ms. Rachele Mele
Business: Session 2 Avoiding Legal Minefields in Your Practice  Mr. Ali Oromchian
Business: Session 3 The Ultimate First Call Ms. Mary Lynn Wheaton
Clinical: Session 4 CCO to Improve your Clinical Practice Dr. Antonino Secchi
Clinical: Session 5 Managing Class II Cases with a non-compliant patient Dr. Rafaele Spena
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Break  
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Breakout Session B  
Business: Session 6 Financial Planning:  How to Create a Bulletproof Estate Plan to Protect your Personal and Business Assets Ali Oromchian, Dr. Bob Fry
Business: Session 7 Growth:  How to Attain and Sustain It Dr. Ben Burris, Matt Wilkins
Business: Session 8 Cultivating TCs and Sales-Conductive Practices Wayne Pearson
Clinical: Session 9 Treating Complex Clinical Cases Dr. Rebecca Bockow
Clinical: Session 10 Transverse Dimension and Long Term Stability Dr. Robert Vanarsdall
5:15 PM - 10:00 PM Marlins Stadium Event - Dine on the Diamond Dinner & Reception  
Saturday January 30, 2016
     8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Group Breakfast