2023 Pacific Dental Conference


The 2023 Pacific Dental Conference (PDC) will be held in person from March 9-11 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We look forward to seeing you at the UBC Dentistry booth at #945 in the Exhibit Hall.

Remember that you don’t need to attend the conference to visit the Exhibit Hall. Stop by, say hello and receive a limited edition plaid lanyard!

Click on the dates below to see all the events and places to join UBC Dentistry during the conference.

DMD Student and Young Alumni Pub Night

In-person | 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Tap & Barrel Convention Centre

Share your experience of “life after school” with DMD 2023 students! All DMD alumni from the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022, please join us for our annual young alumni and student networking event.

RSVP by March 1

SSPP Annual Breakfast Mixer

In-person | 7:00 – 8:00 am
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (Malaspina Room)

Calling all current and future mentors of the Summer Student Practitioner Program (SSPP)! Join us for this breakfast and mingle event and connect with third-year DMD students looking for summer placements.

RSVP by March 1

Annual Alumni Reception

In-person | 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre (West Ballroom Foyer)

All UBC Dentistry alumni are invited to join us at the Annual Alumni Reception on Friday, March 10, following the closure of PDC’s tradeshow floor.

Come to the West Ballroom Foyer at the Vancouver Convention to meet Dean Mary MacDougall and enjoy drinks and appetizers at the largest gathering of UBC Dentistry alumni every year!

Remember that you don’t need to attend PDC to join our UBC Dentistry Alumni Reception or to stop by the UBC Dentistry booth (#945) in the Exhibit Hall to say hello and pick up a limited edition plaid lanyard!

Registration is not required.

Class Photos at the Annual Alumni Reception

The following class members are invited to join us at the photo stage set up at the Annual Alumni Reception for their class photos at the following times:

5:30 pm DMD 1968 
DMD & Dip DH 1973
5:40 pm DMD & Dip DH 1978
5:50 pm DMD & Dip DH 1983
6:00 pm DMD 1998
6:10 pm DMD 1993
6:20 pm DMD & BDSc 1998
6:30 pm DMD & BDSc 2003
6:40 pm DMD & BDSc 2008
6:50 pm DMD & BDSc 2013
7:00 pm DMD & BDSc 2018
7:10 pm DMD & BDSc 2022

22nd Annual Toothfairy Gala and BC Dental Association Awards

In-person | 6:00 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre

Join many UBC Dentistry alumni, faculty and friends at the dental celebration of the year! This elegant awards and fundraising event is a wonderful way to close PDC.

Purchase your ticket

*Please note that this event is not organized by UBC Dentistry

We are helping the classes of 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013, 2018 and 2022 to reconnect with their classmates and friends and celebrate their important milestone graduation reunions at the PDC.

Class of 1998 | 25-year Reunion

Class of 2018 | 5-year Reunion

Registration links will be added when available.