UBC Dentistry at the Pacific Dental Conference

March 5, 2014

The annual Pacific Dental Conference starts March 6 and runs until March 8 at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibit Centre. This year is UBC Dentistry’s 50th anniversary and the PDC is joining in the celebrations.

Check the conference website for a snapshot of UBC Dentistry’s events and celebrations at the PDC. Below are some addition details.

Alumni Lounge on the Exhibit Floor

Be sure to stop by the Alumni Lounge on the Exhibit Floor (booth 147) near lounge 2 (floorplan) from Thursday, March 6 to Friday, March 7 between 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. where you can:

  • Bring a friend and take a commemorative picture in our free photo booth
  • Enter ‘Name that Face’ contest hosted by our Alumni Partners and win a fabulous gift basket
  • Purchase Early Bird tickets at a special price for The Bash!
  • Enter you chance to chop off the Dean’s pony tail in the Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow contest
  • Enter the Alumni Getaway Contest for a weekend trip for two to Las Vegas at the Bellagio Hotel and see the musical “Jersey Boys”! Sponsored by Nadean Burkett & Associates Inc.

UBC Dentistry Annual Alumni Reception

Catch up with friends, collegues and classmates at the annual reception on Friday evening, March 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. taking place in the West Ballroom Foyer of the Vancouver Convention and Exhibit Centre. Along with nibbles and sips, many activities and connections are taking place:

  • Join old classmates for class reunion photos times and reunion dinners—details here >>
  • Receive your UBC Dentistry 50th Anniversary celebratory pin!
  • Walk down memory lane through a commemorative photo collection and class composite pictures
  • Contest draws start at 7 pm!

UBC Speaker Series

To celebrate 50 years of Dentistry at UBC the PDC is presenting the UBC Speaker Series as part of its scientific program. Sessions are presented by notable UBC alumni and faculty: Martin Aidelbaum, Fernanda Almeida, Tobin Bellamy, Caroline Cesar, Brian Chanpong, Jason Chen, Wilson J. Kwong, Sonia Leziy, Robert Marciniak, Brahm Miller, Samson Ng, Mark Olesen, Mark Parhar, Warren Roberts, Charles Shuler, Sharma K. Sinanan, David Sweet OC, Henry Tom, Glenn van As, and Michele Williams. Find these speakers and their topics online, or look for them in the printed conference guide indicated by the UBC Dentistry 50th anniversary wordmark.

14th Annual Toothfairy Gala and BC Dental Association Awards

The annual BCDA gala is on Saturday, March 8 from 6 p.m. to late in the evening. This year the gala will benefit the Faculty of Dentistry’s community outreach programs. For more information and to register click through to the gala on the PDC website >>

50th Anniversary of the Faculty of Dentistry

Exclusive sponsors of UBC Dentistry’s 50th Anniversary