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Save the Date 2022 NW Component Winter Meeting


Dear Colleagues,

Save the Date! I hope that this finds you well and that you are looking forward to enjoying the summer. Before your schedule becomes too full, be sure to save the dates for the 2022 EH Angle Society of Orthodontists, NW Component Winter meeting.

When: February 9-12, 2022

Where: The Big Island of Hawaii, Fairmont Orchid

One North Kaniku Drive, Kamuela, Hawaii

You may now make your reservations using the weblink below:

If you have any problems making a room booking or do not see the room type or dates that you need, please reach out to the Meeting Planner for our group:

Jane Patrick

North South Travel

Office: 604.717.1751

Nestled along the sunny Kohala Coast, 25 minutes from Kona International Airport, The Fairmont Orchid boasts beautiful beaches, world-renowned golf, personalized service, and their exclusive Fairmont Gold floor. Inspired by culture, wellbeing and genuine aloha, The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is a 32-acre oceanfront luxury AAA Four Diamond resort located on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii with their Hawaiian Spa Without Walls, golf, tennis, six restaurants, extensive meeting and event facilities, and consistently amazing weather.

*Please note that the cut-off date is Jan. 10, 2022. Rooms are currently available starting at the reduced rate of $379 (exclusive of tax and fees) for Fairmont Garden View rooms. Additional room types and rates are available. Please note that these rates are based on overall hotel occupancy and are subject to change, so please secure your rooms as early as possible. Should availability decrease, the best available rate will be quoted. Dates these rates are available: 2/6/2022 - 2/15/2022 (this includes early arrivals and late departures).

Who: In addition to an excellent line-up of speakers from our own membership, we will have the opportunity to hear from guest speaker Dr. Michael Gunson from Santa Barbara, CA. He received his Medical Degree and Specialty Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from UCLA. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Gunson partnered with Dr. G. William Arnett at the Center for Corrective Jaw Surgery in Santa Barbara, California. His surgical practice is limited to facial aesthetics and reconstruction. Dr. Gunson lectures internationally and publishes his research on orthognathic surgery, facial aesthetics, obstructive sleep apnea and the treatment of TMJ arthritis and condylar resorption.

Our breakfast guest speaker will be Dr. Bill McNeill who is a retired orthodontist from the Seattle area, former member of the NW Component of the Angle Society, and past president of the PCSO. He was a full professor at the UW Department of Orthodontics until 1990. The topic of his presentation is “Adventures in Environmental Activism”. It is the personal story of his “second career” as an environmental activist at the local, regional, and national level.

Future meetings of the Northwest Component 

Feb 2-5, 2023Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, BC

Feb 2024 Seattle, WA

This is a wonderful time to start thinking about cases that you would like to bring for the Member Displays. If you are a Sponsor, please be sure that you have met with your Affiliate or Affiliate Candidate to review their cases.

Enjoy your summer!

Diane Doppel, DDS, MSD

Program Chair/Vice President

**We have made a number of sleeping room commitments and the importance of reserving a hotel room at The Fairmont Orchid cannot be stressed enough. EHASO, NW Component makes every effort to keep participants expenses at the meeting, registration fees, and hotel rooms for the meeting as low as possible. We work hard to negotiate the best hotel rates and to make the best use of your registration dollars to keep the meetings affordable. Those that stay outside of the hotel block put those commitments in jeopardy, resulting in additional fees that EHASO, NW Component would be responsible for, should it not meet those commitments. This may also result in an increased conference registration rate for those attendees to cover any expected shortfall on our commitments. By reserving a room at The Fairmont Orchid, you are helping to support not only the Meeting in 2022 but also future meetings.


About Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists, NORTHWEST COMPONENT

The EHASO is an international organization that promotes orthodontic education and training standards, promotes research in the art and science of orthodontics and related basic sciences, and publishes research that will contribute to the advancement of the standards and ideals of the specialty of orthodontics. The Northwest Component was accepted into the society in 1947.