UBC Dentistry at PDC 2019

The annual Pacific Dental Conference starts March 7 and runs until March 9 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 on the Tradeshow Floor at the PDC

It’s 55 years of celebration at the UBC Dentistry booth! Stop by to enter to win a pair of UBC Dentistry socks for a 1950s-themed Sock Hop at the Annual Alumni Reception (invite below).

UBC Dentistry Continuing Dental Education will also be on hand at the booth with their latest brochures and information about upcoming programs.

We are located at booth 1343 on the tradeshow floor.

 

 

 


DMD Student and Young Alumni Pub Night

If you are a graduate from the years of 2013 to 2017 come to the the DMD Student and Young Alumni Pub Night for the annual young alumni and student networking event.

Share your experience of “life after school” with third- and fourth-year students.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 6 to 7:30 pm
Rogue Wet Bar Convention Centre, 200 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

See invitation PDF here >>

Register now >>

 

 

 


Summer Student Practitioner Program Annual Networking Event

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Calling all current mentors in the program and those who would like to be…

Please join us for a one-hour breakfast, mentor recognition, and conversation with third-year UBC dental students as they explore the possibilities of working with you this summer.

Friday, March 8, 2019
Time: 7:15 am to 8:15 am
Location: Fairmont Waterfront, Malaspina Room (concourse level), 900 Canada Place, Vancouver BC

RSVP is required by March 1 at www.dentistry.ubc.ca/ssppmeet

The Summer Student Practitioner Program is financially supported by Pacific Dental Conference Trust, CDSPI and UBC Dentistry.

Click here for more details about the Summer Student Practitioner Program >>

 


Annual Alumni Reception at the PDC

Friday, March 8, 2019 • 5:30 – 7:30 pm
West Ballroom Foyer, Vancouver Convention and Exhibit Centre

All UBC Dentistry alumni are invited to join us at the Annual Alumni Reception at the PDC on Friday, March 8 following the close of PDC’s tradeshow floor. Come to the West Ballroom Foyer at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibit Centre to celebrate 55 years of UBC Dentistry with tunes, drinks and appetizers and a 1950s-themed Sock Hop!

Meet the Dean, Dr. Mary MacDougall, at the largest gathering of UBC Dentistry alumni this and every year.

The alumni reception honours graduates of the following years with professional, commemorative class photos: 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014, and 2018. Check out the photo times below.

Many of these classes have reunion dinners planned. Check the reunion page here for more information. Please note: you do not need to attend the PDC to attend the alumni reception!

 


Class Photo Times at the Annual Alumni Reception

The alumni reception honours graduates of the following years with commemorative anniversary photos.

Each class assembles at the photo stage set up at the Annual Alumni Reception at the following times:

  • 5:30 pm DMD 1969
  • 5:40 pm DMD & Dip DH 1974
  • 5:50 pm DMD & Dip DH 1979
  • 6:00 pm DMD & Dip DH 1984
  • 6:10 pm DMD 1989
  • 6:20 pm DMD & BDSc 1994
  • 6:30 pm DMD & BDSc 1999
  • 6:40 pm DMD & BDSc 2004
  • 6:50 pm DMD & BDSc 2009
  • 7:00 pm DMD & BDSc 2014
  • 7:10 pm DMD & BDSc 2018

 

 


Milestone Reunions

We are helping the classes of 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014 and 2018 to reconnect with their classmates and friends to celebrate their important milestone graduation reunions at the PDC.

For more details about these reunions and to register, visit the Upcoming Alumni Reunions page >>

 


PDC After Hours: Dance Party at the Commodore Ballroom

Dance fans may dance the night away at the PDC’s newest social event at the Commodore Ballroom.

PDC After Hours
Friday, March 8, 2019 from 8 pm to 12 am
Commodore Ballroom
868 Granville St, Vancouver, BC

For more information and tickets visit the PDC website >>

 

 

 


19th Annual Toothfairy Gala and BC Dental Association Awards

Saturday, March 9, 2019 • Champagne Reception 6 pm • Dinner 7 pm
Ballroom, Vancouver Convention and Exhibit Centre

Champagne Reception: 6 pm
Dinner: 7 pm

Join many UBC Dentistry people at the dental celebration of the year! This elegant awards and fundraising event is a wonderful way to close the PDC. For more event details and ticket purchase, click here >>