Meeting & Hotel Information

Dates for upcoming and future meetings:
2024: February 21-23
2025: February 19-21
2026: February 18-20
2007: February 17-19

Click here for Meeting Registration

The 2024 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Operative Dentistry will take place at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL. on February 21-23. We welcome all who are interested in Operative/Restorative Dentistry to participate with us.

The cost for this annual meeting will be:

  • $990.00 for Academy Members, Affiliate Members, or Technicians and Auxiliaries employed by Members
  • $1435.00 for Professional Non-Member Guests, Technicians and/or Auxiliaries
  • $500.00 for Student Members of the Academy
  • $600.00 for Non-member Students
  • $600.00 for Active Military Members

These are early registration fees.  Fees will increase after January 31st, 2024.

The registration money pays for access to all essays, table clinics, the business breakfast, two lunches, coffee break refreshments and the gala evening reception with hors d’oeuvres. For questions regarding any aspect of this program, its costs or policies of the AOD, please contact Dr. Richard G Stevenson III at

Registration: Marquette Room Lobby Level

Pre-registered members and guests may pick –up registration packets at the “PRE-REGISTERED GUESTS” desk.

Members and guests who have NOT pre-registered will please register in the same room but at the area identified by signs as, “ON-SITE REGISTRATION”.

Cancellation Policy:
Full refunds will be issued if cancelled before January 31st; 1/2 refund until February 16th, none thereafter.

Reminder for New Information Use

The Academy of Operative Dentistry hopes you enjoy our Essay and Table Clinic Program and that you find the presentations useful to you and your patients. We would caution, however, that all new materials and techniques have a learning curve and would advise that you look carefully at the information given at this meeting prior to incorporating it into your practice.

Hotel Reservations

The Academy of Operative Dentistry has arranged a discounted room rate for our meeting hotel, The Drake. Click HERE to reserve your room booking. All are highly encouraged to book your accommodations at the Drake in order to fulfill our room block and keep the meeting costs contained.

Use the links below for a map of the hotel meeting rooms and events.

Continuing Education Information

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between Operative Dentistry, Inc., and the Academy of Operative Dentistry.

Operative Dentistry, Inc. is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or Instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at