UBC Dentistry at PDC 2016

pdc_2016_web_imageThe annual Pacific Dental Conference starts March 17 and runs until March 19 at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibit Centre.

See below for all the events and places to join UBC Dentistry during the conference period.

UBC Dentistry Booth at the PDC

pdc_floor_plan_2016Visit UBC Dentistry at booth 1735 in the Exhibit Hall at the Pacific Dental Conference 2016 for all the latest news about the Faculty.

Our Continuing Education team has some great programs for 2016-17 including a European River Cruise so stop by to get the most up to date information.

Mix and mingle with fellow alumni and colleagues, and check out the special display commemorating UBC’s 100-year anniversary.

And once at the booth, alumni may pick up their Passport to Fun and have a chance to win a night on the town.

Passport to Fun

alumni_night_out_passport_webAlumni: pick up your Passport to Fun and visit our seven alumni partners at their tradeshow booths, and collect a sticker or stamp from each one to enter the draw for a night on the town.

Submit your completed passport to the draw at the Annual Alumni Reception on Friday, March 18 and enter a chance to win a night on the town prize:

  • Two tickets to William Shatner Meet & Greet as part of UBC 100 ‘What’s Next?’A day of exploring the future. Tickets include a presentation, Q&A session, VIP reception, meet & greet with William Shatner, and preferred seating at the Chan Centre on Saturday, May 28, 2016.
  • Gift card for Provence Mediterranean Grill, 4401 West 10th Avenue

Prize package exceeds $400 in value.

Prize draw is at 7 p.m. during the Annual Alumni Reception. Winner must claim prize in person.

Young Alumni & Student Reception at the Pacific Dental Conference 2016

pub_night_poster_image_2016_400x175All recent graduates and students in third and fourth years are invited. Complimentary beverage and appetizers provided.

This is a registration-based event. RSVP by March 11 at www.dentistry.ubc.ca/rogue

Thursday, March 17, 2016 • 6 pm
Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar, 200 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

Summer Student Practitioner Program Meet & Greet

sspp_web_image_promo_400x175Dentist-mentors and students explore the possibilities of the Summer Student Practitioner Program (SSPP) for the summer of 2016.

Kindly RSVP by March 11 to fodss@dentistry.ubc.ca or call 604-822-7977

Friday, March 18, 2016
Vancouver Convention Centre, West Ballroom Foyer
5:00 pm: registration (just prior to the Annual Alumni Reception)
5:15 pm: introductory remarks by Dr. David Sweet, OC
5:25 – 6:00 pm: cocktails and conversation

Annual Alumni Reception

alumni_reception_pdc2016Friday, March 18, 2016 • 5:30 – 7:30 pm
West Ballroom Foyer, Vancouver Convention and Exhibit Centre

Join fellow alumni for a Celtic celebration—Irish music, tasty food and green beer!

The draw for a “night on the town” prize is at 7 p.m. Be sure to enter the draw with your completed Passport to Fun. (To enter the draw, stop by UBC Dentistry booth 1735 to pick up your passport and then visit our alumni partners on the PCD tradeshow floor).

Commemorative anniversary class photos to be taken of: 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2015. Check out the photo times below.

Class Photo Times at the Annual Alumni Reception

class_photo_times_pdc2016The alumni reception honours graduates of the following years with commemorative anniversary photos:

  • 5:40 pm DMD 1971
  • 5:50 pm DMD & Dip DH 1976
  • 6:00 pm DMD & Dip DH 1981
  • 6:10 pm DMD & Dip DH 1986
  • 6:20 pm DMD 1991
  • 6:30 pm DMD & BDSc 1996
  • 6:40 pm DMD & BDSc 2001
  • 6:50 pm DMD & BDSc 2006
  • 7:00 pm DMD & BDSc 2011
  • 7:10 pm DMD & BDSc 2015

Milestone Reunions

reunions_web_imageWe are helping the classes of 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2015 to reconnect with their classmates and friends to celebrate their important milestone graduation reunions at the PDC.

For more details about these reunions, visit the Upcoming Alumni Reunions page.