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CONNECTION

IS ESSENTIAL FOR YOUR BUSINESS.

CONNECTION WITH YOUR CUSTOMERS.

CONNECTION WITH YOUR EMPLOYEES. CONNECTION WITH YOUR COLLEAGUES.

CONNECTION WITH INFORMATION. CONNECTION

WITH INNOVATION AND EXECUTION.

CONNECTION WITH TECHNOLOGY.

In today’s environment a leader has to be connected. Be a leader. Be connected. Learn how at the DTA Annual Meeting. November 1-3, 2011 Washington, DC

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RAM CHARAN Ram Charan is a highly sought after business advisor and speaker famous among senior executives for his uncanny ability to solve their toughest business problems. For more than 35 years, Dr. Charan has worked behind the scenes with top executives at some of the world’s most successful companies, including GE, Verizon, Novartis, Dupont, Thomson Corporation, Honeywell, KLM, Bank of America, and MeadWestvaco. He has shared his insights with many others through teaching and writing. Dr. Charan is well known for providing advice that is down to earth and relevant and that takes into account the real-world complexities of business. Among his recommendations for achieving profitable growth, for example, are to search for “singles and doubles” as well as home runs and to develop what he calls a “growth budget” to instill discipline on growth initia-

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Business Advisor, Author, and BusinessWeek “Top 10 Resource”

tives. Identified by Fortune as the leading expert in corporate governance, Dr. Charan is helping boards go beyond the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley and the New York Stock Exchange by providing practical ways to improve their group dynamics. Boards, CEOs, and senior-most human resource executives often seek his advice on talent planning and key hires. Over the past decade, Dr. Charan has captured his business insights in numerous books and articles. In the past five years, Dr. Charan’s books have sold more than 2 million copies. These include the best-seller Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done and Confronting Reality, both co-authored with Larry Bossidy, What the CEO Wants You to Know, Boards at Work, Every Business Is a Growth Business, Profitable Growth, and Boards That Deliver. A frequent contributor to Fortune, Dr. Charan has written two cover stories, “Why CEOs Fail” and “Why Companies Fail.” His other articles have appeared in the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, Director’s Monthly, and Strategy and Business.

ZANNY MINTON-BEDDOES Economic Editor for The Economist and former IMF Economist

PETER LEYDEN Leading Expert on Megatrends and New Technology

Zanny Minton-Beddoes is The Econo-

and new media, having served as managing edi-

mist’s economic editor, overseeing the

tor of Wired magazine, which helped introduce the

prestigious publication’s coverage of

world to the digital revolution and demonstrated

the American economy, economic policy, and issues surround-

the viability of the internet as a platform for journalism. Out of that experi-

ing globalization. Minton-Beddoes is a regular commentator on

ence, he co-authored the book The Long Boom, a History of the Future,

Marketplace (NPR). She is a trustee of the Carnegie Endow-

1980-2020, which was translated into half a dozen languages.

ment for International Peace and a member of the Research

bined with other entrepreneurial ventures make him the perfect person to pro-

Advisory Board of the Committee for Economic Development.

vide a big-picture view of emerging trends in a whole array of different fields.

Peter Leyden deeply understands the technology

MARK SHIELDS National Political Commentator and Columnist

CAL RIPKEN, JR. Baseball’s Iron Man and Hall of Famer

The Wall Street Journal has called Mark

tired from baseball in October 2001 after 21 seasons

Shields “the wittiest political analyst

with the Baltimore Orioles. His name appears in the

around” and “frequently the most

record books repeatedly, most notably as one of only

Cal Ripken is baseball’s all-time “Iron Man.” He re-

trenchant, fair-minded, and thought-

eight players in history to achieve 400 home runs and

ful.” The Washington Post has called Shields “a walking almanac

3,000 hits. In 1995, Ripken broke Lou Gehrig’s record for consecutive games

of American politics.” His insights are first-hand and up to-the

played (2,130), and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007 with

minute, drawn from four decades of knowing, covering and savor-

the third highest percentage of votes in history. Ripken’s name has become

ing the country and its politics. A nationally known columnist and

synonymous with strength, character, endurance, and integrity. His philosophy

commentator, Shields has worked in Washington during the ad-

of working hard, playing with passion, and enjoying the game has made a

ministrations of nine U.S. Presidents. He began writing his column

tremendous impact on the sport, and on fans everywhere. He is the author of

in 1979 while working as an editor at The Washington Post, and

Get in the Game: 8 Elements of Perseverance That Make the Difference (2007),

is currently a regular panelist on Inside Washington, PBS’ weekly

a guidebook for success using Ripken’s techniques for working hard and

public affairs show.

staying focused.

GUEST SPEAKERS

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST 12:00PM - 7:00PM ........................ Registration Open 2:00PM - 5:30PM ........................ DTA Board of Directors’ Meeting 5:30PM - 6:30PM ........................ New Member Reception 6:30PM - 10:00PM ........................ Opening Reception & Dinner

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND 7:00AM - 3:00PM ........................ Registration Open 7:00AM - 8:00AM ........................ Breakfast 8:00AM - 8:15AM ........................ Opening Ceremonies 8:15AM - 9:45AM ........................ Member Business Meeting 9:45AM - 10:15AM ........................ Networking Break 10:15AM - 11:45AM ........................ Opening Speaker: Zanny Minton-Beddoes 12:00PM - 1:15PM ........................ Lunch with Speaker: Mark Shields 1:30PM - 4:00PM ........................ Keynote Speaker: Ram Charan 2:30PM - 3:00PM ........................ Networking Break 4:00PM - 6:00PM ........................ Free Time 6:00PM - 8:00PM ........................ Reception & Auction 8:00PM - 10:00PM ........................ Dinner & Entertainment by The Capitol Steps

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD 7:00AM - 12:00PM ........................ Registration Open 7:00AM - 8:00AM ........................ Breakfast 8:00AM - 8:30AM ........................ General Session 8:30AM - 10:00AM ........................ Speaker: Peter Leyden 10:00AM - 10:30AM ........................ Networking Break 10:30AM - 12:00PM ........................ Closing Speaker: Cal Ripken, Jr.

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HOTEL

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www.washingtonregency.hyatt.com Featuring:  Hyatt Grand Bed™  Wireless high-speed Internet access (Fee)  37 inch LCD TV with remote control, 18 HD channels including HBO, in-room pay movies  Video messages, account review, check-out  Full bath amenities, hair dryer  Fed Ex Office On-site  Full Gym and heated pool  Indoor valet parking (Fee)  Full service restaurant on property  Located three blocks from Union Station

IN WASHINGTON DC visitors enjoy access to an impressive list of free and fascinating attractions, from the powerful monuments and memorials on the National Mall, of Congress and National Gallery of Art. A diverse and beautiful world capital, DC invites visitors to step beyond these federal landmarks to explore charming neighborhoods like historic Georgetown, eclectic Adams-Morgan and trendy U Street. DC’s neighborhoods tempt visitors with chic boutiques, hip new restaurants and bars, world-class theatres, art galleries and peaceful parks and gardens. November’s mild temperatures, usually in the 50’s, are perfect for a visit to DC and our special group rate at the Hyatt is available through November 6.

Washington DC, the Nations Capital, offers those who visit a myriad of activities for all ages to take advantage of. Hundreds of places to visit, many of them free! A few points of interest include: U.S. Capitol, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, House and Senate Office Buildings, National Gallery of Art, Amtrak’s Union Station, National Mall featuring Lincoln / Washington / Jefferson & Vietnam Memorials, Smithsonian Museums, Washington Convention Center, Georgetown University Law Center, Newseum, FBI Headquarters, National Postal Museum, The Pavilion at the Old Post Office, National Portrait Gallery, National Museum of the American Indian, Corcoran Gallery of Art and many more.

WASHINGTON, DC INFORMATION

to inspiring cultural treasures like the Smithsonian Institution, Library


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DENTAL TRADE ALLIANCE ANNUAL MEETING ROOM RATES

SINGLE $249.00

DOUBLE $249.00

TRIPLE $290.00

QUADRUPLE $315.00

Call HYATT reservations at (202) 737-1234 or (800) 233-1234 and let the reservation agent know that you are attending the DTA meeting at the HYATT REGENCY Washington on Capitol Hill. On-line reservations may be made by going to the DTA website at www.dentaltradealliance.org and clicking on the hotel reservation link. Regency Club is available for $75 more than the group rate. To reserve a Regency Club room you must CALL for reservations. Ask for the Dental Trade Alliance rate, then ask for an upgrade to Regency Club. Reservation clerks must enter the meeting rate first before the upgrade will be processed.

FROM / TO RONALD REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT Taxi: Taxis are available outside the baggage claim area. Fare is approximately $14 - $18 (10-20 min). Metro Subway: Take the Yellow/Blue line from the airport to the Gallery Place/Chinatown stop. Transfer to the Red line to Union Station

TRANSPORTATION

(2nd stop). The Union Station Metro stop is located three blocks from the hotel. Fare is approximately $1.60- $2.70 (20-25 min). Super Shuttle: Available 7 days a week. Shuttle vans are located at the airport, outside the baggage claim area at Ground Transportation. Look for blue vans with yellow lettering. The shuttles make multiple stops and drop off directly at the hotel. Advance reservations may be made by calling 800-BlueVan (800-258-3826) or online at www.supershuttle.com. Approximate fare is $14 one way, timing is dependent upon number of stops required by passengers.

FROM / TO DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Taxi: Taxis are available on the lower level outside baggage claim. Fare is approximately $60 - $80 (50-60 min). Super Shuttle: Approximate fare is $29 one way ($10 for additional passengers in same party).

FROM / TO BALTIMORE / WASHINGTON AIRPORT Taxi: Taxis are available on the lower level outside baggage claim. Fare is approximately $90 (1 hour). MARC Train: This is a commuter train from BWI to Union Station, which is three blocks from the hotel. Approximate cost is $7 one way. The MARC train runs weekdays only. See www.mtamaryland.com/services/marc/ for complete schedules and fares. Super Shuttle: Approximate fare is $37 one way ($12 for additional passengers in same party).

FROM / TO AMTRAK / UNION STATION Walking: Hotel is located 3 blocks away. Follow exit signs to get to the front of Union Station. Take E Street (between the semi-circle of flags) to the intersection of E Street, NW and New Jersey Avenue, NW. The hotel will be directly in front of you. Taxis: Taxis are available outside the main entrance of Union Station. Approximate fare is $5.50, with possible surcharges.

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DENTAL TRADE ALLIANCE ANNUAL MEETING Return this completed form with APPLICABLE Registration Fee(s) to:

November 1 - 3, 2011

DTA 2300 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 1003 Arlington, VA 22201 Phone 703-379-7755 Fax 703-931-9429

REGISTRATION FORM One form per registrant/Family (Please use a separate form for each company employee.)

Company Name: Company Address: City: State/Pr: Zip: Phone: Fax: Email: Mobile #: (to receive instant program updates and announcements) Registrant Name: Nickname: Spouse/Guest: Nickname: Child Name: Age: Child Name: Child Name: Age: Child Name: Child Name: Age: Child Name:

or email to juliethomas@ dentaltradealliance.org

Note: 1. Forms will not be processed without payment in full. Check or Credit Card Only.

Age: Age: Age:

2. DTA dues must be paid in full in order to qualify for the member registration fee.

Contact Name: Email:

REGISTRATION FEES Number Fee

Early Bird Special

DTA Member

Primary Attendee

$1,700

DTA Member DTA Member Non-Member Non-Member DTA Guest DTA Guest Children Children

Additional Attendee (same company) Spouse/Guest Primary Attendee Spouse/Guest Dental Organization Representative Dental Organization Spouse/Guest (12 and over) (11 and under)

$1,400 $ 700 $2,600 $2,600 $1,200 $1,200 $ 750 No Charge

Cancellations received on or before Oct 11th entitle registrant to a full refund less a $100 administration fee. Those received between Oct 12th and Oct 25th will receive a 50% refund, after Oct. 25th or for no-shows there will be no refund.

$1,500 $1,100 $ 500 $2,400 $2,400 $ 900 $ 900 $ 450 No Charge

DTA Foundation Raffle Ticket

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METHOD OF PAYMENT Check Enclosed $ Credit Card: American Express Master Card Visa Card No: Expiration Date: Name on Card: Billing Address of Card: Billing Phone No. of Card: For Credit Card Payments - Email to Send Copy of Receipt: For Check Payments - Indicate Method to Receive Receipt: Signature (required):

Fax

Total

(by September 30)

Mail to Company Contact

$ 100

REGISTRATION FORM

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill 400 New Jersey Avenue, Washington, DC 20001


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