Conference Name Badge
An official name badge is required for entry into all courses and
the Exhibit Hall. All registration information is encoded in the
barcode on the name badge. Registration information includes all open
sessions as well as admission to the Exhibit Hall, lunch* on Thursday
and Friday, and beverages* at the trade show receptions.
*Lunch and beverages not included for Student and
Exhibits Only registration categories.
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This year, our conference venues include the Vancouver Convention
Centre - West Building, and the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel.
The registration area is located in the lobby area of Level 1 of
the Vancouver Convention Centre. If you have received your official
name badge by mail, please proceed to the attendee bag pick-up table.
The attendee bag and program pick-up is located on Level 1 in the
foyer, outside the ballrooms.
A complimentary lunch is served at the Vancouver Convention Centre
in the Exhibit Hall from 11:00am – 12:30pm on Thursday and Friday.
Please follow the direction of the convention centre staff and lunch
area signage. Student and Exhibits Only registration categories do
not qualify for the complimentary lunches.
Exhibit Hall Reception
The Exhibit Hall reception will feature beer, wine and
non-alcoholic refreshments at stations located throughout the Exhibit
Hall. Your badge entitles you to two (2) free drinks. Receptions will
be held Thursday and Friday between 4:00pm to 5:15pm.
Student and Exhibits Only registration categories do not qualify
for the complimentary drinks.
Open sessions are available to all registered conference attendees
with the exception of the Exhibits Only category. No additional fee
is charged for these sessions. Hands-On courses restrict the number
of participants and require additional registration. Registration in
these courses is limited and may be reserved through your Pacific
Dental Conference online account.
Adding Courses or Special Events
Hands-On courses or special events may be added, subject to
availability, until midnight Friday, February 24th,
2012 online (www.pdconf.com) and at
the registration area on-site. Use your ID and password to access your
Pacific Dental Conference account and indicate which sessions or
events you would like to add. You can then view your new account
balance and make the necessary payments. All session information is
included in your badge barcode and is automatically updated when you
All rooms are set to the maximum capacity allowed by the fire code.
Seating space is limited and cannot be guaranteed for open
sessions. These are available on a first-come,
first-served basis. Rooms open 30 minutes prior to the program
Child Care Policy
Children are not permitted in any of the conference session rooms
or in the Exhibit Hall. Infants are permitted in the Exhibit Hall in a
“snugglie” only and strollers are strictly prohibited. The
conference venues do not provide daycare, please check with your
hotel concierge for these services.
Selected sessions will be recorded and made available at the
Multiview booth in the registration area or after the conference.
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It is the responsibility of each individual to submit their own report to their provincial authority.
The Pacific Dental Conference will scan attendee badges
for those from outside BC in and out of all sessions. This will create
the official attendance record for the conference. This record will
be available on-site at the continuing education kiosk or online from
your Pacific Dental Conference account after the
British Columbia Registrants
For Dentists and Certified Dental Assistants (CDAs)
registered/certified in BC, CE credits may be accrued as follows:
1. Hour-for-hour credit, to a maximum of 5 hours,
for general attendance at the conference/exhibits
2. Hour-for-hour credit, based on individual
A PDC CE form must be completed and submitted to the College of
Dental Surgeons of BC. PDC CE forms for dentists and CDAs are
available online at www.cdsbc.org and at
the CDSBC booth inside the Exhibit Hall. Delegates can submit credits
through the CDSBC website, or can email completed CE forms to
mail them to CDSBC, or fax them to 604-736-3843 or toll-free
Note: You must attend the conference to be able to
Some sessions may not be eligible for CE. This final Conference
Program indicates which courses have been approved by the CDSBC to be
eligible for CE credit by symbols.
BC Dental Hygienists receive hour-for-hour credit, to a maximum of
5 hours, for general attendance at the conference/exhibits and
hour-for-hour credit for individually attended courses. Hygienists
should include their conference information in their CE submission to
the College of Dental Hygienist of BC.
Attendees Who Require Electronic Record of Attendance
Registrants should consult with their regulatory authorities for CE
credit requirements. It is the responsibility of each individual
requiring a conference CE report to be scanned in and out of every
session to ensure accurate reporting for CE credits. Individual CE
attendance reports should be printed off at the conference or
downloaded from the PDC website.
Alberta & Saskatchewan Registrants
Electronic Reports of attendance will be forwarded to the Alberta
Dental Association and College, College of Alberta Dental Assistants
Association, the Saskatchewan College of Dental Surgeons.
(Make sure you are scanned in and out of every
Alberta Registered Dental Hygienists must submit their conference
attendance information directly to the CRDHA within 120 days.
Continuing Competence Program credits are determined by the CRDHA
Competence Committee. Some courses may not be eligible for credit.