Volunteer as an ODC Speaker Host and Receive FREE ODC Registration!


The Annual Meeting Council is holding the annual Speaker Host Dinner & Training on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the ODA building in Wilsonville. Attendees will learn/review the responsibilities and benefits of hosting, and have the opportunity to select which speaker(s) they would like to host.

Register by January 4th with Lauren Malone (lmalone@oregondental.org or 503-218-2010 x 101). Can’t attend in person? No problem, you can join us online.  Ask about this option when you register.

Speaker Host Information:

Appropriate for: ODA member dentists and all members of the dental team
As an ODC speaker host volunteer, we’d like for you to:
  • contact the speaker prior to the ODC
  • attend speaker host training (held in Janurary and multiple times onsite at the conference)
  • arrive early on the day of their presentation to help speaker with a/v set up
  • hand out course evaluations
  • monitor attendees for the appropriate badge (exhibit hall only badges are obvious)
  • introduce the speaker
  • be present in the room during the course
  • be the liaison between the speaker and the Annual Meeting Council in case of technical difficulties or other problems during the course
  • collect course evaluations as participants exit
  • verbally give CE verification code to attendees at the conclusion of the course
As an ODC speaker host volunteer, you will receive:
  • information on your speaker, hosting and the conference prior to the ODC
  • one parking pass for the OCC garage for the day you host
  • free ODC registration (if you host for a full day – i.e. 6 hours)
  • hot buffet breakfast and lunch in the VIP lounge (speaker/speaker host room)
  • one-on-one time with a speaker in your field