IAOM 2022 Convention

October 21-23, 2022

Member Early Bird through 07/01/22

  • $700.00
  • Day Rate @ $325.00

Non-Member Early Bird through 07/01/22

  • $800.00
  • Day Rate @ $425.00

Registration will include breakfast (all three-days), afternoon snack/refreshment, Friday night Sponsor/Vendor Mixer, and CEU submission on convention attendees behalf to ASHA and AGD if numbers are provided during registration.

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Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO.

CONVENTION AGENDA

Friday
October 21, 2022

Saturday
October 22, 2022

Sunday
October 23, 2022

Times, speakers, and rooms subject to change
All times are listed for Central Standard Time

Registration/Main Street Grill Foyer & Breakfast/Grand Ballroom Foyer
Body Reading the Fascial System: Stability and Plasticity in Tissue Patterns

Learner Outcomes 

  1. Explain the importance of the fascial system in the morphogenetics of body shape and motion.
  2. Define a ‘myofascial meridian’, and see its application to stability and movement
  3. Name and trace the 12 myofascial meridians in the Anatomy Trains system
  4. Visually assess (and relate in terminology) relationships in major body blocks and spine.
  5. Identify pathways in which postural compensations can affect facial expression, jaw tracking, and hyoid-complex movements

Time Ordered Agenda: 2 CEUs or .2 ASHA

Minutes: Topic Covered Learner Outcome # (if applicable)
15 Introduction: The Fascial System Research 1
15 The Anatomy Trains Myofascial Meridian System 1,2
15 Review the Cardinal and Spiral lines 2,3
10 BodyReading Terminology Introduction 4
20 BodyReading large group practice 3,4
15 Core Line structures and the visceral cylinder 4,5
20 Applications to orofacial myology 4,5
10 Q & A 1,2,3,4,5
120 🡨 Session Total Instructional Minutes

 

Education Level:Introductory

Presenter BIOs and Disclosure Statements:

Presenter Bio:  

  • Thomas Myers studied with Drs. Ida Rolf, Moshe Feldenkrais, and Buckminster Fuller, and with a variety of movement and manual therapy pioneers. His work is influenced by cranial, visceral, and intrinsic movement studies he made with European schools of osteopathy. An inveterate traveler, Tom has practiced integrative manual therapy for over 40 years in a variety of clinical and cultural settings. Tom is the author of Anatomy Trains (2020, 4th ed),  co-author of Fascial Release for Structural Balance (North Atlantic, 2010, 2017), co-author of Anatomy Trains in Motion Study Guide (2019), author of Body3, The Anatomist’s Corner, Structural Integration: Collected Articles, and BodyReading: Visual Assessment and The Anatomy Trains, and has also written extensively for Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies (Elsevier). He has also produced over 20 online learning courses with Anatomy Trains, and others in collaboration with various body-minded professional groups. Tom lives and sails on the coast of Maine in the USA. Tom and his team deliver professional development courses and certification in Structural Integration worldwide.

Disclosures:

 Financial: 

    • Tom is the founder of Anatomy Trains LLC
    • Tom receives royalties from book sales

 

  • Tom receives income from Anatomy Trains LLC, teaching, presenting, and consulting
  • Conference Registration, Speaker Honorarium, Travel Stipend, hotel/lodging for conference event

 

     Non-Financial: 

  • None
Raffle/Vendors in Grand Ballroom Foyer & Posters/Seville Ballroom
Dopamine Nation: The Neuroscience of Addiction and Its Implications for a Dopamine Overloaded World
1.0 CEU
Saving Face: Managing OMT Practice Pitfalls
2.0 CEUs
Raffle/Vendors in Grand Ballroom Foyer & Posters/Seville Ballroom
Orofacial Myology- An Overview

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Make a differential diagnosis among the various presentations of orofacial pain conditions.
  2. Learn the diagnostic tests for each condition and management.
  3. Learn how to distinguish between myogenous and arthrogenous temporomandibular disorders.
  4. Learn how to perform an examination of the orofacial pain patient, including the cranial nerve screening.
  5. Management modalities for each condition including an overview of medications.

Time Ordered Agenda:2.0 CEUs or .2 ASHA

Minutes: Topic Covered Learner Outcome # (if applicable)
10 Introduction to Orofacial Pain      
10 Odontogenic Pain      
15 Categories of Non-Odontogenic Pain      
25 Musculoskeletal Orofacial Pain      
25 Neuropathic Orofacial Pain      
15 Neurovascular Orofacial Pain      
20 Examination of the Orofacial Pain patient      
120 🡨 Session Total Instructional Minutes

 

Education Level:Introductory 

Presenter BIOs and Disclosure Statements:

Presenter Bio:  

Dr. Sowmya Ananthan is a graduate of the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, earning both her DMD and MSD degrees there.  Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree from India. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. 

Dr. Ananthan teaches in the Division of Orofacial Pain at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, in Newark, NJ, where she supervises the residents providing clinical care to patients with complex orofacial pain problems. She is also the Assistant Program & Clinic Director of the Post-Graduate Orofacial Pain Program.

She treats patients at the Rutgers Health faculty practice in New Brunswick and Newark, NJ as well as in her private practice in Red Bank, NJ.  

Dr. Ananthan is an examiner with the American Board of Orofacial Pain and serves as a reviewer for many journals, in addition to being extensively published. 

Her areas of research include orofacial neuropathic pain, novel therapeutic modalities such as topical medications for the treatment of neuropathic pain and TMD’s, new injection techniques such as the twin nerve block for the management of masticatory myofascial pain.  

She is a mentor to many residents in the Master’s program, helping them with their research projects and thesis preparation and defense. She has presented abstracts at many national and international level meetings.

Dr. Ananthan is a sought-out speaker who lectures widely on orofacial pain topics. She has a knack for distilling information and presenting it in a manner that is easily understandable. Attendees of her various CE courses always leave with clinical pearls that they can use in their practices right away.

She is happily married and has two children. In her spare time, she loves spending time outdoors with her family and traveling to new destinations.

Disclosures:

     Financial: 

  • Conference Registration, Speaker Honorarium, Travel Stipend, hotel/lodging for conference event

 

     Non-Financial: 

None

Times, speakers, and rooms subject to change
All times are listed for Central Standard Time

Registration/Main Street Grill Foyer & Breakfast/Grand Ballroom Foyer
Are we missing something obvious with the mouth- osteopathy?
2.0 CEUs
Raffle/Vendors in Grand Ballroom Foyer & Posters/Seville Ballroom
Grand Ballroom
Are we missing something obvious with the mouth- osteopathy?
(Hands on Portion)
1.5 CEUs
Three Simple Steps for Healthier Sleep

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Describe the specific sleep stages needed for normal healing.
  2. Describe how illness and pain may occur from inadequate repair during sleep.
  3. Recognize that lack of normal paralysis during sleep can cause pain and stiffness.
  4. Explain why sleep is studied on ‘’normal’’ people instead of sleep disorder sufferers 
  5. Summarize how D deficiency leads to B deficiency.

Time Ordered Agenda:Contract is for 2 hours. Can they do 30 minutes of Q&A?

Minutes: Topic Covered Learner Outcome # (if applicable)
5 Introduction      
30 Vitamin D      
30 Microbiome B vitamins      
25 B, D and Acetylcholine      
30 Acetylcholine deficiency Disorders

Covid outcomes

                 
120 min 🡨 Session Total Instructional Minutes

 

Education Level: Introductory 

Presenter BIOs and Disclosure Statements:

Presenter Bio:  

  • Dr. Gominak grew up and attended college in California, moved to Houston for medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, where she received an MD degree in 1983. Her Neurology residency was done at the Harvard affiliated, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She practiced Neurology in the San Francisco Bay area from 1991-2004 then moved with her husband to Tyler, Texas. 

Starting in 2004 she began to dedicate more of her practice to the treatment of sleep and sleep disorders. In 2012 and 2016 she published two pivotal articles about the global struggle with worsening sleep, the possible causes and solutions, related to vitamin D deficiency and the intestinal microbiome. 

In 2016 she retired from her office practice to have more time to teach. She currently divides her time between RightSleep® coaching sessions for private individuals and teaching other clinicians the RightSleep® method of sleep repair.  

 Disclosures:

     Financial: 

  • Conference Registration and Speaker Honorarium

     Non-Financial: 

  • None
Raffle/Vendors in Grand Ballroom Foyer & Posters/Seville Ballroom
Grand Ballroom
Idiopathic Condylar Resorption

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Define and describe what Idiopathic Condylar Resorption is. 
  2. Name and describe some of the key risk factors for Idiopathic Condylar Resorption.
  3. Name and describe how diagnose and treatment plan patients with Idiopathic Condylar Resorption.
  4. Name and describe the common dental and orthodontic conditions Idiopathic Condylar Resorption patients present with.
  5. Name and describe the common speech and myofunctional disorders Idiopathic Condylar Resorption patients often present with.

 

Time Ordered Agenda:I’ll send this soon; 2 CEUs or .2 ASHA

 

Minutes: Topic Covered Learner Outcome # (if applicable)
10 Introduction to Idiopathic Condylar Resorption: Define and describe what Idiopathic Condylar Resorption is.      
20 Key risk factors for Idiopathic Condylar Resorption.      
20 Name and describe how to diagnose and treatment plan patients with Idiopathic Condylar Resorption.      
20 Name and describe the common dental and orthodontic conditions Idiopathic Condylar Resorption patients present with.      
20 Name and describe the common speech and myofunctional disorders Idiopathic Condylar Resorption patients often present with.      
20 An Idiopathic Condylar Resorption Case study      
10 Q & A      
                 
                 
120 🡨 Session Total Instructional Minutes

 

Education Level:Introductory 

Presenter BIOs and Disclosure Statements:

Presenter Bio:  

  • Dr. Attila Nagy DDS MS received his BS, and DDS degrees from The Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio in 2003. He later completed his Master of Science degree in Specialized Orthodontics in Munster, Germany. Dr. Nagy, and his wife Dr. Michelle Nagy practice dentistry in Ohio as general dentists.  

Dr. Nagy has taught orthodontics to general dentists, orthodontic residents, orthodontists, dental hygienists, and orthodontic assistants. He has taught many orthodontic courses, and seminars on topics such as how orthodontics, Sleep apnea and TMD relates, and courses on Idiopathic Condylar Resorption. Dr. Nagy also provides in-office training to Doctors, and in person consultations throughout the United States, as well as in several European countries.

Dr. Nagy’s true passion is orthodontics and teaching. Whether the audience is in a seminar room, in an online webinar, in a study club, in an orthodontic residency, or in a doctor’s office, Dr. Nagy’s goal is to help students discover, and pursue their professional and personal potential and goals through orthodontics. 

“Weinspire doctors to do what inspires them so that together we can change our patients’ lives one smile at a time while living a joyful life.”

Disclosures:

     Financial:      

  • Conference Registration, Speaker Honorarium, Travel Stipend, hotel/lodging for conference event, consulting through the Nagy Orthodontic Academy

     Non-Financial: 

  • None

Times, speakers, and rooms subject to change
All times are listed for Central Standard Time

Registration/Main Street Grill Foyer & Breakfast/Grand Ballroom Foyer
Raffle/Vendors in Grand Ballroom Foyer & Posters/Seville Ballroom
Grand Ballroom
Lymphatic drainage and massage for orofacial issues

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Describe how the lymphatic system works.
  2. Identify swelling and fibrotic tissue.
  3. Recognize when MLD/machine cupping/massage are appropriate.

Time Ordered Agenda:2 CEUS or .2 ASHA

Minutes: Topic Covered Learner Outcome # (if applicable)
10 Introduction to post-operative massage      
45 the lymphatic system 40
15 machine cupping 20
15 trigger points and massage 20
30 Demonstration 20
5 questions and answers      
                 
                 
                 
      🡨 Session Total Instructional Minutes

Education Level:Introductory 

Presenter BIOs and Disclosure Statements:

Presenter Bio:  

  • Julia is a massage therapist and complete decongestive therapist, her practice -Post-operative and therapeutic massage where she and her colleagues specialize in lymphatic conditions including post-operative, lymphedema, lipedema, cancer- prior, during, and after cancer treatment among other issues. Julia also teaches “Manual Lymph Drainage for the Intact Lymphatic System” as a 16 hour continuing education course she designed and is certified by the NCBTMB. 

Disclosures:

     Financial: 

  • Conference Registration, Speaker Honorarium, Travel Stipend, hotel/lodging for conference event, Income from her teaching and work as an LMT CDT

     Non-Financial: 

  • none
Multidisciplinary Approach to Tongue Space Surgery
2.0 CEUs
Raffle/Vendors in Grand Ballroom Foyer & Posters/Seville Ballroom
Grand Ballroom
Early Brain-Body Connections and Development for Feeding, Swallowing, and Speaking

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Identify sensory-motor learning processes in developing/teaching good and appropriate habits in posture, breathing, feeding, swallowing, and speaking
  2. Discuss oral maturation in utero, by birth, and beyond
  3. Explain the importance of oral and hand/mouth reflex integration
  4. Describe the significance of oral awareness and discrimination
  5. Discuss the jaw as a foundation for lip/cheek and tongue function

Time Ordered Agenda: 1.5 CEUs or .15 ASHA

Minutes: Topic Covered Learner Outcome # (if applicable)
30 minutes Anatomy/ Physiology and Sensory-Motor Development/Processing 1
30 minutes Specifics of Oral Maturation and Development 2, 3
30 minutes The Jaw as a Foundation for Lip, Cheek, and Tongue Function 4, 5
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
90 minutes 🡨 Session Total Instructional Minutes

 

Education Level:Introductory 

Presenter BIOs and Disclosure Statements:

Presenter Bio:  

Diane Bahr, a certified Speech-Language Pathologist and Infant Massage Instructor, is a visionary with a mission. For over 40 years she has treated children and adults with feeding, motor speech, and mouth function problems. While she is a Speech-Language Pathologist by training, she has also honed her skills as a feeding therapist, published author, international speaker, university instructor, and business owner. Additionally, she writes articles appearing in a variety of publications, and is interviewed frequently on radio, in podcasts, and for magazines. Diane is the author of the textbookOral Motor Assessment and Treatment: Ages and Stagesand two parent-professional booksFeed Your Baby and Toddler Right:Early Eating and Drinking Skills Encourage the Best DevelopmentandNobody Ever Told Me (or My Mother) That! Everything from Bottles and Breathing to Healthy Speech Development

Disclosures:

     Financial: 

  • Diane Bahr is the authorof Feed Your Baby & Toddler Right: Early Eating and Drinking Skills Encourage the Best Development(2018),Nobody Ever Told Me (or My Mother) That! Everything from Bottles and Breathing to Healthy Speech Development(2010), andOral Motor Assessment and Treatment: Ages and Stages(2001) for which she has received royalty payments. She is the co-owner of Ages and Stages®, LLC for which she is paid. Additionally, she receives payment for courses through TalkTools, The Breathe Institute, Speech Therapy PD, and Northern Speech Services. She is receiving a speaker honorarium for this IAOM class and conference registration.

 

Nonfinancial: 

  • Diane Bahr is a member of ASHA, IAOM, and IAIM.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

DIAMOND LEVEL

Diamond level sponsors provide a minimum of $10,000 to the International Association of  Orofacial Myology. This sponsorship level offers the sponsoring company maximum visibility for  both pre/post- event advertising and on-site promotion. As a platinum level sponsor, your  company will receive the following premium package of benefits: 

LECTURE SPONSORSHIP 

  • Exclusive sponsorship for the keynote speaker’s lecture 
  • Recognition for the sponsorship on the program/agenda 
  • Opportunity to speak or show a pre-recorded advertisement (of 5 minutes or less) before  the keynote speaker’s lecture 

ON-SITE 

  • Daily verbal recognition during opening and closing remarks 
  • Special recognition and opportunity to speak for up to 10 minutes at the vendor/sponsor  cocktail event 
  • Company logo and IAOM logo on shared step-and-repeat banner for conference photo  ops 
  • Sponsor/vendor table at event 
  • Virtual vendor booth 
  • Company logo on signage at event 
  • Company logo on conference name badges 

MARKETING 

  • Company logo and hyperlink shared on all convention-related email blasts • Company logo and hyperlink shared on conference website for 12 months (August 1, 2022  – August 1, 2023) 
  • Company information shared on the International Association of Orofacial Myology’s  social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) 
  • Company information shared on the IAOM Member Works and Be COM and Carry On  Facebook groups 
  • Committee co-chairs will request the re-sharing of social media posts by IAOM Board of  Directors and Executive Committee members 
  • Full page advertisement on the monthly IAOM newsletters for 12 months (August 1, 2022  – August 1, 2023) 
  • Access to digital sponsor badge for your company website 

EVENT TICKETS 

  • 4 Complimentary convention registrations
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PLATINUM LEVEL

Platinum level sponsors provide $5,000 to the International Association of Orofacial Myology. This  sponsorship level offers the sponsoring company a very high level of visibility for both pre-event  advertising and on-site promotion. As a platinum level sponsor, your company will receive the  following: 

LECTURE SPONSORSHIP 

  • Sponsorship for the lecture of your choice (on a first-come-first-serve basis) – with the  exception of the keynote speaker 
  • Recognition for the sponsorship on the program/agenda 
  • Opportunity to speak or show a pre-recorded advertisement (of 3 minutes or less) before  the sponsored lecture 

ON-SITE 

  • Verbal recognition at vendor/sponsor cocktail event 
  • Sponsor/vendor table at event 
  • Virtual vendor booth 
  • Company logo on some signage at event 

MARKETING 

  • Company logo and hyperlink shared on all convention-related email blastsCompany logo and hyperlink shared on conference website for 12 months (August 1, 2022  – August 1, 2023) 
  • Company information shared on the International Association of Orofacial Myology’s  social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) 
  • Company information shared on the IAOM Member Works and Be COM and Carry On  Facebook groups 
  • 1/2 page advertisement on the monthly IAOM newsletters for 12 months (August 1, 2022  – August 1, 2023) 
  • Access to digital sponsor badge for your company website 

EVENT TICKETS 

  • 3 Complimentary conference registrations
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Gold Level

Gold level sponsors provide $3,000 to the International Association of Orofacial Myology. This  sponsorship level offers the sponsoring company a high level of visibility for both pre-event  advertising and on-site promotion. As a gold level sponsor, your company will receive the  following: 

LECTURE SPONSORSHIP 

  • Co-sponsorship for lecture selected for you by the International Association of Orofacial  Myology 
  • Recognition for the sponsorship on the program/agenda 

ON-SITE 

  • Verbal recognition at vendor/sponsor cocktail event 
  • Sponsor/vendor table at event 
  • Virtual vendor booth 
  • Company logo on some signage at event 

MARKETING 

  • Company logo and hyperlink shared on all convention-related email blastsCompany logo and hyperlink shared on conference website for 12 months (August 1, 2022  – August 1, 2023) 
  • Company information shared on the International Association of Orofacial Myology’s  social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) 
  • Company information shared on the IAOM Member Works and Be COM and Carry On  Facebook groups 
  • 1/4 page advertisement on the monthly IAOM newsletters for 12 months (August 1, 2022  – August 1, 2023) 
  • Access to digital sponsor badge for your company website 

EVENT TICKETS 

  • 2 Complimentary conference registrations
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Silver Level

Silver level sponsors provide $1,000 to the International Association of Orofacial Myology. This  sponsorship level offers the sponsoring company a moderate level of visibility for both pre-event  advertising and on-site promotion. As a silver level sponsor, your company will receive the  following: 

ON-SITE 

  • Verbal recognition at vendor/sponsor cocktail event 
  • Sponsor/vendor table at event 
  • Virtual vendor booth 
  • Company logo on some signage at event 

MARKETING 

  • Company logo and hyperlink shared on all convention-related email blastsCompany logo and hyperlink shared on conference website for 6 months (August 1, 2022 – February 1, 2023) 
  • Company information shared on the International Association of Orofacial Myology’s  social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) 
  • Company information shared on the IAOM Member Works and Be COM and Carry On  Facebook groups 
  • 1/8 page advertisement on the monthly IAOM newsletters for 12 months (August 1, 2022  – August 1, 2023) 
  • Access to digital sponsor badge for your company website 

EVENT TICKETS 

  • 1 Complimentary conference registration
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Bronze Level

Bronze level sponsors provide $250 to the International Association of Orofacial Myology. This  base-level sponsorship level offers the sponsoring company the opportunity to showcase their  products, services, or courses. As a bronze level sponsor, your company will receive the following: 

ON-SITE 

  • Verbal recognition at vendor/sponsor cocktail event 
  • Sponsor/vendor table at event 
  • Virtual vendor booth 
  • Company logo on some signage at event

CONTRIBUTOR 

A contributor donates raffle prizes, meeting materials, swag bag samples, general giveaway items,  and other products or services to the IAOM or convention attendees. As a contributor, your  company will receive the following: 

ON-SITE 

  • Verbal recognition at vendor/sponsor cocktail event 
  • Company logo on some signage at event
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