Registration Opens for 2021 OSAP Virtual Conference: Safer & Stronger Together PDF Print Email


For additional information, contact:
Michelle Lee, CPC
Executive Director
(800) 298-6727
[email protected]

March 8, 2021 (ATLANTA) — Registration is now open for the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention’s (OSAP) Virtual Conference on June 2-5. The virtual conference will highlight the newest trends, research, and innovations in infection prevention, patient safety, and occupational health. Participants will learn a wide variety of current and emerging issues related to infection prevention and safety in oral healthcare settings, including the latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, the virtual platform will provide the opportunity to network with a variety of infection prevention and safety experts and colleagues from around the world and earn 16 CE credits. Recordings will be made available for registered attendees for 60 days following the event. OSAP is also offering a one-day registration rate.

Early-bird rates are available now through May 5 at

OSAP Executive Director Michelle Lee, CPC says, "This year's theme: Safer & Stronger, Together will focus on the path forward from the COVID-19 pandemic. While last year has been very challenging, it has also shown us how resilient the oral healthcare community is. We are looking forward to hosting this year’s conference to share the work being done to ensure that patients and providers remain safe as we move forward as a collective whole.”

Call for Oral Abstracts

OSAP invites infection control clinicians, educators, and researchers from around the world and at all career stages to submit abstracts for oral presentations. Abstracts accepted for presentation may be published in a special issue of the OSAP Journal of Dental Infection Control and Safety. The submission deadline is Thursday, April 15.

Call for Leadership Award Nominations

Each year OSAP recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to the field of dental infection prevention and safety. Nominate a colleague for the 2021 OSAP Leadership Awards by Friday, April 23.

About OSAP

The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is the only dental membership association solely focused on infection prevention and patient safety education. Our members include individual clinicians, group practices, educators, researchers, consultants, trainers, compliance directors, policymakers, and industry representatives who advocate for safe and infection-free delivery of oral healthcare. OSAP focuses on strategies to improve compliance with safe practices and on building a strong network of recognized infection control experts. OSAP offers an extensive online collection of resources, publications, FAQs, checklists, and toolkits that help dental professionals deliver the Safest Dental Visit for their patients. Plus, online and live courses help advance the level of knowledge and skill for every member of the dental team. For additional information, visit