Here are some answers to our most commonly asked questions. Most of your questions can be answered here, if not, please contact us.
What are the dates of the 2017 Meeting?
Education: May 4-6, 2017 Exhibition: May 4-5, 2017 House of Delegates: May 4-6, 2017
Can I register online?
Yes, beginning January 3, 2017, visit www.texasmeeting.com/registration to register online. A confirmation e-mail will be sent upon completion of your registration.
May I fill out the registration form even if my dentist is not coming?
Yes, however there is a $50 registration fee if non-dentist attendee is not registered under TDA Member dentist.
May I fax my registration form?
Registration forms will NOT be accepted via fax. Registration forms must be mailed to TDA Registration, c/o QMS Services, Inc., 6840 Meadowridge Court, Alpharetta, Georgia 30005, or register online at www.texasmeeting.com. Registration forms that are mailed to TDA will be processed in the order received and do not guarantee an immediate spot in workshops and special events.
How do I make a change on my registration form after mailing it in?
Call TDA registration services at (678) 341-3039 or email changes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is the cancellation policy?
Cancellations must be submitted in writing. Please include the attendee’s name, address, registration badge, and course tickets. All requests must be mailed to: Texas Dental Association, Attn: Cancellation/Refunds, 1946 S. IH-35, Suite 400, Austin, Texas 78704. Refund checks for cancellations made before March 31, 2016 will be mailed within 4 to 6 weeks after the meeting. All refund requests made after March 31, 2017 must be submitted in writing as soon as possible to be considered. There is a 20% administrative fee applied to all refunds. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after March 31, 2017.
How do CE credits work? How do I know the number of hours I earn with each course?
TDA provides one hour of credit for each hour of lecture. At the conclusion of the lecture, the clinician host will announce the completion code. CE Verification monitors are available in the registration area to record your CE electronically. In addition, CE Verification will be available at www.texasmeeting.com for 90 days following the meeting. Your meeting badge number and completion code(s) will be required to record your CE hours through the TEXAS Meeting website. To receive AGD credit, AGD members should stop by the AGD booth in Exhibit Hall C.
If a course is repeated, will it be the same material?
Yes, anytime a course is repeated, it will be the same material.
When will I receive my pre-registration course materials?
You will be notified in writing that you have been registered for the meeting. Badges and tickets for confirmed courses are mailed approximately three weeks prior to the meeting for those individuals pre-registered by March 31, 2016.
How do I receive my handouts?
All pre-registered attendees should download and print their handouts prior to the meeting. Course handouts will be available online at www.texasmeeting.com one month prior to the meeting. Your badge number is your user name and the first four letters of your last name will be your password. Attendees who wish to print their handouts on-site can take advantage of a special 20% discount provided by the UPS Business Center, located on the street level of the Convention Center. There will not be printed handouts available at the meeting.
What is the lost badge/ticket policy?
There is a $10 fee for lost or misplaced badges. Attendee will be required to repurchase lost or misplaced course tickets. If lost course tickets are found, please submit attendees name, address, registration badge and original tickets to the Texas Dental Association, 1946 S. IH-35, Suite 400, Austin, Texas 78704, and a refund will be considered.
How do I make hotel reservations?
Reserve your hotel online here.
Where is lost and found?
If you find an item, turn it in to a TDA Information Booth or the TDA on-site office, Room 1067. If you lost an item, stop by Room 1067.