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A Heartland Dental

Student Leadership Summit

November 4-6 2021 | Atlanta, GA

Are you interested in growing your leadership skills, defining your career path, and learning more about Heartland Dental? If so, this exclusive event is right for you!

LAUNCH is a leadership summit specifically designed for dental students graduating in 2022 and 2023. It’ll be packed with content sure to successfully launch you into your dental career post-graduation.

Applications are now closed.



An In-Person Event Designed to Ignite Your Dental Career
Learn World-Class Leadership and Communication Skills
Spark Ideas Through Networking with Heartland Dental Supported Doctors
Explore Future Paths with a 1:1 Career Expert Conversation

Thursday, November 4

Networking Social

Welcome from Heartland Dental’s CEO


Friday, November 5

Meet Heartland Dental Founder & Executive Chairman

The Future of Dentistry

Supported Doctor Panel

Vendor Expo

Keynote – Dr Rick Rigsby

Evening Event at the Georgia Aquarium


Saturday, November 6

Leadership Education

Communicating to Lead Workshop

Opportunity for 2022 Graduates to Interview

Special Guest
Photo - Rick Rigsby Headshot
Dr. Rick Rigsby

Dr. Rick’s dynamic presentations motivate, empower and inspire worldwide—from Australia, Africa and Asia, to the Americas, Europe and Canada. Rick’s audiences include Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, academic communities, and service organizations. The internationally acclaimed speaker is a favorite among professional sports organizations, including the National Football League and the PGA. In addition, Dr. Rigsby is a regular contributor on various national media platforms, including the Fox Business Network.
Named twice as an outstanding professor in the College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M, Dr. Rick has numerous publications. His first non-academic book--Lessons from a Third Grade Dropout--is a USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Amazon best-seller. His latest book, Afraid to Hope is now available in markets worldwide.

Check out what we did at our last in-person LAUNCH!