NADP’s CONVERGE Heads to San Antonio in 2016


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National Association of Dental Plans

Chief executive officer of Avesis Incorporated, Alan S. Cohn has provided vision and dental care plans to millions of members since joining the organization in 1992. To ensure he integrates the best practices of his field into Avesis, Alan S. Cohn holds membership with the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP).

On September 12, 2016, the NADP will kick off CONVERGE. Its annual conference, CONVERGE takes place at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas. For four days, attendees will network with peers and participate in interactive educational sessions addressing government relations and business development. The event also serves as a platform to honor influential members with the Don Mayes Leadership and Star awards. Further, an exhibitor’s hall and social activities, including a golf tournament, are planned.

Registration is open to all interested parties. NADP members receive a special rate as well as a complimentary dental benefits fact sheet. The latter is available to nonmembers for a fee of $1,495.


NADP to Hold CONVERGE 2015 in Palm Desert, California

An experienced health care executive, Alan S. Cohn has worked in the industry for over 30 years and now serves as president and CEO of Avesis. In addition to his work at Avesis, Alan S. Cohn maintains memberships in organizations such as the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP), a nonprofit trade group that supports the dental benefits industry through various programs and activities.

Each year, NADP’s annual CONVERGE conference attracts NADP members and leaders from across the dental benefits industry for several days of learning and networking activities. Registration is now open for CONVERGE 2015, which will take place September 28-October 1, 2015, at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa in Palm Desert, California.

CONVERGE 2015 will feature a variety of educational sessions and presentations from notable speakers, including Michael Rogers, an award-winning investigative journalist with experience in business and technology. Outside of the educational activities, conference attendees will have the opportunity to explore an exhibit hall and take part in a NADP golf tournament and fun run. For more information, visit

National Association of Dental Plans Presents CONVERGE

An alumnus of George Washington University holding a juris doctor from the University of Baltimore, Alan S. Cohn leads Avesis as chief executive officer. In conjunction with his executive role, Alan S. Cohn maintains membership with the National Association of Dental Plans.

On September, 28, 2015, the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) will kick off CONVERGE at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in California. The four-day conference offers access to educational seminars and industry exhibitors. Attendees will hear from Dr. Lynn Mouden, chief dental officer for the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Michael Rogers, an award-winning investigative journalist, author, and futurist. Mr. Rogers will lead the event’s opening session, and Dr. Mouden will close out the festivities on October 1st.

In addition to the educational component, guests are invited to participate in various planned activities, such as the golf tournament and cocktail hour. The Dental Dash fun run is also slated for September 30th at 6:30 a.m.