Doris Kearns Goodwin to Deliver Keynote Address at Dentsply Sirona World 2018

Posted on April 9, 2018

Dentsply Sirona, the Dental Solutions CompanyTM, announced today that world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will present the keynote address at Dentsply Sirona World 2018 on Friday morning, Sept. 14.

Goodwin is the author of six critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling books, including her most recent, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism.

Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios has acquired the film and television rights to the book. Spielberg and Goodwin previously worked together on the film Lincoln, based in part on Goodwin’s award-winning Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.

"Goodwin, along with our always extensive list of hugely talented and immensely interesting speakers, further defines Dentsply Sirona World as the premiere educational festival for the dental industry,” said Vice President of Marketing Ingo Zimmer. “Our attendees’ passion for driving the industry forward in turn drives us to bring engaging and diverse presenters to the main stage who inspire, encourage, and motivate.”

Goodwin was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II, and is the author of the best sellers Wait Till Next Year, Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream and The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, which was adapted into an award-winning five-part TV miniseries.

Well known for her appearances and commentary on television, Goodwin is seen frequently on television and cable networks as well as late night and Sunday morning talk shows, including The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Additionally, she played herself on The Simpsons and American Horror Story.

The third annual Ultimate Dental Meeting will carry on the tradition of education paired with entertainment. This year’s three-day event, hosted at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando from Sept. 13-15, will again offer 11 educational tracks, general sessions, breakout sessions, social activities, and more celebrity entertainment.

Early Bird pricing is available through May 31, 2018. To register, visit, contact the help desk by phone at 844-462-7476, or send an email to

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