2023 Annual Meeting, Convocation and Celebration Dinner

2023 Annual Meeting, Convocation and Celebration Dinner
The ICD USA Section is excited to announce that the 2023 Annual Meeting, Convocation and Welcome Celebration will be held at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace from October 3-6, 2023. This will be the ICD headquarters hotel and is an official Walt Disney World property located directly across the street from Disney Springs. This property offers scheduled bus transportation to all Disney Parks.



Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace Hotel
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
October 3-6, 2023

The International College of Dentists USA Section 2023 Annual Meeting, Convocation and Celebration Dinner will be held at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace Hotel, 1900 East Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830. We strongly encourage you to secure your hotel reservation in our ICD group block at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace Hotel as soon as possible.

Our annual meeting will be held at the same time as ADA 2023 SmileCon. ADA SmileCon registration is not required to attend ICD events or to book a hotel room at the ICD headquarters hotel. Complimentary transportation will be provided by the ADA to the Orange County Convention Center for those registered for SmileCon.

ICD Schedule of Events
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Tuesday, October 3, 2023
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. – USA Section Executive Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. – Regent Recordings of Candidate Names
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. – Foundation Executive Committee Meeting
9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. – CE Sessions for Candidates and Fellows
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. – ASP Goals 1-5 Meetings
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. – Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. – ASP Report Out Meeting 

Thursday, October 5, 2023
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. – USA Section Board of Regents Meeting
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. – Candidate Registration & Information Desk
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. – Candidate Fellowship Orientation Program (FOP)
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. – FOP Reception - Candidates Meet Your Regent

Friday, October 6, 2023
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. – Vice Regent and Deputy Regent Meeting
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. – Convocation Robe Pickup
12:00 p.m. – Candidates and BOR Report to Staging Room (in robes)
1:00 p.m. – Convocation (All Fellows are welcome to attend)
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. – Celebration Dinner to Honor New ICD Fellows
Dinner Program:
  • 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. – Reception (Cash Bar)
  • 6:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. – Formal Presentations & Introduction of 2024 President
  • 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. – Dinner
    • Full buffet & one drink voucher - Tickets: $175
    • Candidates receive one complimentary ticket
    • All Fellows are welcome to attend
    • Black Tie Optional

We are excited to announce that the ICD USA Section is offering 8 credits (4 sessions) of Continuing Education (CE) during our 2023 Annual Meeting and Convocation in Orlando, Florida. The CE is Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace. Click the button below for registration information regarding the CE courses and to register.


The Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace will be the Headquarters hotel and is an official Walt Disney World property located directly across the street from Disney Springs. This property offers scheduled bus transportation to all Disney Parks. The special ICD group room rate is $214 plus a $25 daily resort fee ($239) for single or double occupancy plus taxes. A reservation website has been created by Hilton for our ICD Room Block.
Our ICD block of rooms will be held until September 6, 2023, or until rooms are exhausted. This special rate is offered for the dates September 30, 2023 - October 9, 2023, based on availability.

The resort fee includes:

  • High-Speed Guest Room Internet Access
  • Unlimited movie rentals from DVD Now
  • Disney Bus Transportation – Daily to Disney Theme Parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom & Hollywood Studios.)
  • 10% off food & beverages in the restaurant (room service)
  • 10% discount on Cabana Rentals
  • $5 off one attraction ticket
  • Complimentary access to the 24-hour Fitness Center onsite
Confirmations/Deposits: To confirm a sleeping room within the ICD room block, a first night's deposit must be secured with a valid credit card.

Cancellations: Reservations must be canceled at least five (5) days in advance of arrival to receive a deposit refund.

To reserve your hotel room by phone: 855.757.4984
Group Code: ICD


2023 Disney Meeting/Convention ticket information flyer - Download

To purchase specially priced Walt Disney World® Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets CLICK HERE call 407-566-5600 and provide group code G0835091.

Tickets are valid 7 days before, during, and 7 days after the meeting dates. To enter a park, both a park reservation and valid ticket on the same day are required. To make park reservations, you will need to sign-in to an existing Disney® Account or create a new one and link each ticket. Park reservations are subject to availability – please check the Park Availability Calendar. For details on making a park reservation, please visit  Disney Park Pass Experience Updates.

Whether it’s your first visit or your 100th, Disney recommends reviewing the Walt Disney World®Resort Experience Updates.


To register please follow the steps below:
  • You must sign into the website to register 
  • Click on the REGISTER MYSELF button below
  • Click your Registration Type, then you will see program options for each day of the annual meeting
  • Select the programs you plan to attend by day
  • Click the Proceed to Checkout button to access the shopping cart
  • Here you will enter your payment information and click on the Submit button
  • You will receive a confirmation receipt by email shortly after
If you are using a cell phone or tablet, you may need to sign in to the website using the box located at the very bottom of your device screen. If you do not see the Register Myself button, please try to turn your device to a horizontal/landscape view.

If you are not a Fellow of the ICD USA Section and would like to attend any of the Annual Meeting events, please contact the USA Section Office.

ICD USA Section Office
610 Professional Drive, Suite 201
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Phone: 301.251.8861
Fax: 240.224.7359
Email: [email protected]

10/3/2023 - 10/6/2023
1900 East Buena Vista Drive Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 UNITED STATES
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