The Leadership Development Conference (LDC) is an opportunity to bring component and constituent leaders together to learn about leadership, how the AAO is addressing issues that are important to members, and to network with fellow volunteers, the Board of Trustees and AAO Senior Staff. 25 Emerging Leaders - those new to leadership or interested in volunteering - and the Council on New and Younger Members are also invited.

LDC 2021 is a hybrid event with a pre-video series, two live leadership webinars, presentations on the AAO CAP and Advocacy programs, interactive leadership breakout sessions and a cocktail reception in Boston.

Your 2021 Leadership Development Conference Checklist

Leadership & the Specialty Video with Dr. Callahan
AAO Governance 101 Video with Dr. Durbin
How to Facilitate Effective Meetings Video with Dr. Rickabaugh
How to Enact a Motion Video with Roger Hanshaw

Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour’s One Mission. One Goal. One Team. Webinar or Online Lecture
☐ Chris Bentson’s Post Pandemic Orthodontics: A Short- & Long-Term View of the Future of the Specialty Webinar or Online Lecture

Your 2021 Leadership Development Conference Checklist

☐ February 25, 7 – 9 pm CT -- CAP & Facilitated Virtual LDC Interactive Session
☐ March 25, 7 – 9 pm CT -- Advocay & Facilitated Virtual LDC Interactive Session
☐ June 26, 4:30 - 5:30 pm ET -- In-person networking reception at the AAO Annual Session in Boston, MA