2018 Missouri Oral Health Policy Conference - 
Winds of Change

March 1 and 2, 2018
Capitol Plaza Hotel, 415 West McCarty Street
Special Pre-Conference Workshop - February 28, 2018

Oral Health Legislative Awareness Event - March 1

Network, learn about Missouri's oral health challenges and work for solutions!


CEUs provided by the Missouri Primary Care Association - Thanks to the MPCA! 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

1 PM - 6 PM  Pre-conference workshop by Jane McGinley, RDH, MBA - Changing the Dialog: Effective Advocacy for Public Water Fluoridation - This is an optional activity with no additional charge, but registration is limited.  Sign up with online registration.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

8:00 AM— (optional activity) Oral Health Legislative Awareness Event  – Capital 3rd floor rotunda – Gary Harbison

8:00– 11:00 AM – Exhibitors set up - grand ballroom

11:00 AM Check in/on-site registration 

NOON -  Lunch 

1:00 PM - Welcome

1:15 PM - Keynote Address - Holli Seabury, Ed.D, CEO, McMillen Health - Shaping Engagement to Support Health Equity

2:30 PM - Leslie Porth, PhD, MPH, RN, Senior Vice President of Strategic Quality Initiatives, Missouri Hospital Association - Missouri's Opioid Crisis - Shifting from Shock to Solutions

3:45 PM - Jane McGinley, RDH, MBA - Dynamic Changes in Fluoridation Policy

5:15 PM – Oral Health Awards & Networking Mixer + Live Music/Photos lobby 

~6:45 – 7:45 PM MCOH Board Meeting – Grand Ballroom

Dinner on your own.  

Friday, March 2, 2018

8:00 AM - Missouri's Preventive Services Program - Panel Discussion - Facilitation by Ann Hoffman, RDH

9:45 AM -  Patrick Finnerty, PWF Consulting – Predicting the Unpredictable - The National Policy Landscape

11:00 AM - Dr. John Dane, DHSS, Missouri Dental Director, Missouri Office of Dental Health & DSS, MO HealthNet Division - The Shifting State of Missouri Oral Health

~NOON - Closing Remarks/Lunch

Conference Registration Includes:

Access to all sessions
All conference materials
Individual 2018 Coalition Membership
Access to exhibitor area
Lunch and reception on Thursday, March 1
Breakfast and lunch on Friday, March 2

Register with Capitol Plaza Hotel before February 5 to ensure you get a room at the special conference rate.   Go directly to the conference rate reservation page or go to hotel reservation page and enter code 180228MOC.

Parking is on-site at the Capitol Plaza Hotel

 Register    VISA and MasterCard accepted or Pay by check

Thanks to 2018 Conference Sponsors! – Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City,  Delta Dental of Missouri, Missouri Dental Association