2015 Winter Conference

February 06 - 08, 2015
Miami FLLoews Miami Beach Hotel



2015 Winter Conference - Early Orthodontic Treatment: Who, When, Why and How to Treat

The primary objective of this conference was to provide evidence based information to assist the clinician to deliver appropriate early orthodontic decisions for their patients. 

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Contact Information

Sarah Dvorak


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Exhibitor Information

DJ Haman
314.993.1700 x. 530

Registration Fees


  Early Registration Late Registration
(8/15-12/19/14 at 5pm CST.) (after 12/19/14)
AAO Active & Retired Members $750 $850
Orthodontic Staff $750 $850
AAO Faculty $375 $475
AAO Students $300 $400
Non-Members $1,350 $1,450
Spouse/Guest** $365 $365


* Registration fee includes all lectures and planned food functions.
** Spouse Registration Fee does not include admittance into Lecture Hall or CE Credit.


When and where is the meeting being held?

February 6-8, 2015 – Loews Miami Beach – Miami Beach, FL

What is the theme of the meeting?

Early Orthodontic Treatment: Who, When, Why and How to Treat

What are the specific objectives of the meeting?

  • Provide evidence for early treatment and its timing 
  • Review normal growth and development and arch length changes
  • Justify when early treatment is appropriate and/or inappropriate
  • Illustrate treatment protocols for various malocclusions
  • Provide information regarding child and family, management and children with special needs
  • Review strategies for practice management, marketing, records management, fee structures, and ethical issues for early treatment

What is the dress code for attendees?

Resort Casual (polo shirts, slacks, sundresses, dress sandals)

What is the closest airport to the hotel?

Miami International Airport

What is the most feasible transportation to/from the hotel/airport?

  • Loews Miami Beach is about 20 minutes from Miami International Airport
  • The cab fare from Miami International to the Loews is $33 flat rate + gratuity

When does Registration open?

Friday, August 15, 2014

Where will Registration be located?

Loews Miami Beach Hotel, in the Americana Foyer

When will Registration be open onsite?

Thursday, February 5 4pm – 6pm
Friday, February 6 7am – 4pm
Saturday, February 7 7am – 4pm
Sunday, February 8 7am – 12:30pm

Will there be registration for guests?

There will be a registration fee for guests/spouses – amount $365
The guest registration will allow access to meal functions and Exhibit Hall, but will NOT include access to lectures or CE Credits.

Where will the Exhibit Hall be located?

Americana 12 – Loews Miami Beach

When will the Exhibit Hall be open?

Friday, February 6 – Saturday, February 7 at 9:30am – 3:30pm

Where will the Lectures be held?

Americana 34 – Loews Miami Beach

Where can information on Housing be found?

  • On the 2015 Winter Conference page of www.aaoinfo.org.
  • Housing will open Friday, August 15, 2014

How many CE Credits will be available at the meeting?

There are a total of 13possible CE Credits

Will there be a place to check e-mail / manage CE Credits?

  • There will be a cyber café to check e-mail and manage CE
  • CE credits can also be managed, from home or office, at www.aaoinfo.org

Will there be food / beverages available?

Scheduled Breakfasts/Lunches/Breaks are included in the registration fee.

To whom should Exhibitor questions be directed?

  • Prior to Annual Session, Exhibitor questions can be directed to DJ Haman at dhaman@aaortho.org or 314.993.1700 x.530
  • Onsite – Exhibitors can contact Freeman Decorating or DJ Haman
  • All Exhibitor information can be found in the Invitation to Exhibit at www.aaoinfo.org.

What are the guidelines for Cancellations / Refunds?

Requests for registration cancellation / refunds must be received in writing, including name and registration/badge number, and sent to the attention of the Sarah Dvorak via e-mail sdvorak@aaortho.org, fax 800.747.2513 or mail (401 N. Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63141). Requests received after March 10, 2015 (30 days after meeting) will not be approved.

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