Friday, November 16, 2018 at 9:30 AM EST
Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 3:30 PM EST

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Quest Conference Center Columbus / Polaris 
8405 Pulsar Place
Columbus, OH 43240

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 Ohio Dental Hygienists' Association                   Katie Camp, RDH


OSU Alumni Event

Saturday, November 17th.

 Ohio Dental Hygienists' Association      95th Annual Session 

Join colleagues from around the state for ODHA's 95th Annual Session as we salute outgoing President Kimberly Moore and welcome the 2019 President Chris Immormino. During this meeting we will select the 2018- 2019 executive leadership and discuss the business of the Association, the issues facing the profession and the future of dental hygiene in Ohio. And finally, WELCOME Ohio dental hygiene students! We look forward to seeing the informative or research posters. 

AS 2018 

Friday, November 16th 2018                                                                                                            9:30 am – 2:30 pm         General Registration                                                                           10:00 am – 12:00 pm       Pre-Annual Session Board of Trustees Meeting                                    12:30 pm – 2:00 pm         Student Orientation

12:00 pm - 6:00                 Auction Items to store & preview                                                             2:30 pm – 4:00 pm         95th Annual Session Opening Ceremonies                                        4:15 pm – 5:30 pm          First House of Delegates                                                                          

7:00 pm – 10:30 pm          2017-2018 President’s Reception honoring Kimberly Moore  

Saturday, November 17th 2018                                                                                                                 8:00 am – 9:00 am           2018 - 2019 Candidates Forum                                                          9:00 am – 11:00 am         Reference Committee Discussion Forum                                          10:30 am – 2:30 pm         General Registration                                                                          11:30 am – 1:00 pm         Legislative Luncheon                                                                         12:00 pm – 4:00 pm         Exhibits and Marketplace

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm           Auction Preview                                                                  

 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm           Poster Presentation  Judges Orientation                                               1:30 pm – 2:00 pm           Poster Presentation Set-up                                                                       2:00 pm – 4:00 pm           Poster Presentation Viewing AND Judging                                             4:30 pm – 6:00 pm           Professional Issues Forum:  Topic To be Determined

        Members and Student attend Professional Issues Forum                                                8:00 pm – 10:00 pm         Component Discussions                                

Sunday, November 18th  2018                                                                                                         8:00 am – 8:30 am           Election of 2018 - 2019 Officers                                             

8:00 am – 9:00 am           Student House of Delegates                                                                9:00 am – 11:00 pm         Second House of Delegates                                                                   11:00 am – 11:30 pm       2018 - 2019 ODHA Officers Installation                                             12:00 pm – 1:00 pm         Post Annual Session New Officers Luncheon                                         1:00 pm - 3:30 pm            Post Annual Session BOT Meeting    


Opening Ceremonies: Come join ODHA President Kimberly, President-Elect Chris Immormino, ODHA Leadership and their special guests as they kick off the weekend! During this session, ODHA Award recipients and Academy of Dental Hygiene Studies Inductees will be honored.

 Immediately following Opening Ceremonies, the First House of Delegates (HOD) kicks off the business of Annual Session. Delegate attendance REQUIRED. 

Ticket Auction Preview Chat with friends old and new from across the state and place early bids on a variety of auction items.  Enjoy refreshments and take advantage of the Ticket Auction Preview specials Friday and Saturday!

President’s Reception:  Please join ODHA as we celebrate outgoing Presidident Kimberly Moore at Dave & Buster's.  This is a great opportunity to meet with colleagues from across the state.  A buffet dinner will be served along with a $20.00 gaming card.  It will be an 80's themed reception!! COME & Enjoy the FUN!!


The Candidates Forum offers an opportunity to listen to the platform speeches of ODHA’s 2018-2019  for Office. This is a great opportunity to get to know the candidates better and get questions answered.

Reference Committees: Open discussion on proposed resolutions and bylaws. Delegate attendance REQUIRED.

Legislative Luncheon: Learn what is happening Governmental Policy Group will provide a update. O-HY-PAC elections will take place during this luncheon.

Exhibits and Marketplace: Check out a variety of dental and vendor products presented by professional exhibitors, student groups and components.

Poster Session: Come support Ohio dental hygiene students listen to their presentations on today’s issues. Be enlightened and inspired by our future RDHs!

Do YOU know what is happening in the profession? Students and members participate together this year in Professional Issues Forum.  Offer your input! Ticket Auction drawings and Student Awards will take place  immediately following this program.


During the Student House of Delegates, Ohio’s students will run their own HOD and elect voting Student Delegates!

Second House of Delegates is the main portion of ODHA’s business meeting, the HOD will review, discuss, vote on PBYs and PRs and conclude business.

Installation of our new President, ODHA Officers and Trustees will occur at the conclusion of the Second HOD.

Post Annual Session Luncheon  Show your support by dining with ODHA members, newly elected ODHA Executive Council and ODHA Trustees as we start a new year!