Former National Football League (NFL) quarterback Peyton Manning will address the American Dental Association’s 2017 annual meeting as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series. ADA 2017 will take place October 19 to 23, 2017, in Atlanta.

The Distinguished Speaker Series is presented by ACT Oral Care®.

Manning, who has a documented interest in business and philanthropy, which includes his support for the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St Vincent in Indianapolis and his membership in the American Red Cross National Celebrity Cabinet, will speak on October 20. Conference attendees who participate in the Hall Happy Hour on October 20 from 4 to 5 p.m. EST in the Exhibit Hall will receive access to the Distinguished Speaker Series before doors open to the general audience.

ADA 2017 offers more than 250 continuing education courses offered over 5 days, including advanced cadaver courses, special interest tracks, a tech experience area, and over 100 hands-on workshops. In addition, the 105,000 square foot exhibit hall will feature more than 500 exhibitors spanning all facets of the dental profession.

ADA 2017 will also offer the New Dentist Conference, a customized experience for dentists out of dental school for less than 10 years. It features three different keynote speakers and specialized educational tracks.

Attendees can also hear from up-and-coming professional educators and peers from across the nation through the ADA’s New and Emerging Speaker Series. Members interested in participating in the series can submit proposals at

Registration for ADA 2017 opens on May 10 at