Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. CST on Monday, September 30.

Group Registration
Designated chapter leaders can register their chapter members as a group. 

  • Log into My ASDA in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and select Chapter Portal
  • Select 2019 NLC Group Registration.  

Please note: There are no group discounts available.

Individual Registration 
Predoctoral and predental students can register individually. 

  • Log into My ASDA in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
  • Scroll down to Events.
  • Select 2019 NLC Registration – Individual.
Important: A registration confirmation email will be sent to you immediately upon registering. Please make sure the email address is on your “safe sender” list so confirmation details do not end up in your junk mail.
Registration Rates
 Hotel package   $890 
 Local package   $490

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. CST on Monday, September 30.

Registration Package Details
In addition to the keynote and breakout sessions, your registration includes: all ASDA-sponsored events and meals during scheduled programming, admission to the Dental Expo and, for the hotel package*, 3 nights stay at the conference hotel.
*Includes shared hotel room with attendee of the same gender. 1 hotel room = 2 hotel registration packages. Each individual student who wants to stay at the hotel must register for the hotel package. If you have a roommate preference, specify when prompted during registration. 

Check-in on Thursday, October 31 | Check-out on Sunday, November 3

Questions regarding registration? Contact Kerri Slezak for assistance. 
Registration FAQs
Do I need to be an ASDA member to attend NLC?
Yes, you must be an ASDA predental or predoctoral member to attend. If you are not a member, join here. If you are unsure of your membership status, contact ASDA's Membership Department.
My school requires a registration invoice. How do I obtain one?
Contact our registration department to receive an invoice.
May I register onsite?
Yes, attendees can register for the local package onsite with immediate payment at the registration desk.
Where and when can I pick up my registration materials onsite?
You can pick up all registration materials at the ASDA registration desk located by Gate 3 on the first floor of McCormick Place South Building. 
What if I have dietary restrictions?
Follow these instructions if you have a dietary restriction:
  1. Log in to My ASDA.
  2. Scroll down to My Event Registrations.
  3. Select 2019 National Leadership Conference.
  4. Select Update Registration Details.
  5. Click Add Dietary Restrictions.
  6. Click update to save.
All dietary restrictions are due by Monday, September 30. After this date, contact Kerri Slezak with your dietary needs. 
Payment Policy

Payment can be made by check, direct withdrawal from your chapter’s bank account or credit card. Registrations must be paid in full by Friday, October 18. Registrants who have a remaining balance after October 18 may be subject to cancellation.

  • To have the payment withdrawn from your chapter's bank account or if paying via credit card (Visa or MasterCard), email registration or call 312-440-2796 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST.
  • If paying by check, make check payable to American Student Dental Association and mail to the following address. Please include a copy of the registration confirmation email with your payment: 
    American Student Dental Association
    211 E. Chicago Avenue
    Suite 700
    Chicago, IL 60611 
Substitutions, Registration Downgrades & Upgrades and Cancellation Policies:  
To substitute, change or cancel your registration, please download the Registration Update Form and submit your request via email to Kerri Slezak.

  • Substitutions: Requests for substitutions will be accepted through Monday, September 30 at no charge. Substitution requests received after September 30 cannot be accommodated.
  • Upgrade/Downgrade Package: Requests to upgrade or downgrade your packages must be received by Monday, September 30 to process this change. Requests for upgrades/downgrades after September 30 cannot be accommodated. 
  • Cancellation: Requests to cancel your registration must be received by Monday, September 30 to receive a full refund. Cancellation requests received from October 1 – October 18 will receive a 50% refund. Cancellation requests made after October 18 are not eligible for refund. 

Refunds will be made via the original registration payment method. Refunds will not be given to no-shows.

Emergency Refund Policy

Refund requests due to weather and health related emergencies at the time of meeting may be eligible for a refund. If registrant is unable to attend because of a weather emergency, registrant must show that they attempted to re-schedule their travel arrangements. If registrant is able to reschedule and attend a portion of the meeting, ASDA may provide a partial registration refund. If registrant could not get to the meeting during the official meeting dates, the registrant must provide ASDA with official documentation to support their request.

Requests must be submitted in writing no later than 7 days past the first day of the meeting by emailing No refunds will be given after that time. Refunds requests will be reviewed and approved at ASDA’s sole discretion. Refunds will be processed in the manner in which original payment was made. 

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors: