Join us for Alumni Weekend, Sept. 22 – 25, 2017
Each year, the University of Alberta welcomes its alumni back to campus to reconnect with former classmates,
their alma mater and all of the great initiatives happening at the university.
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Alumni Weekend Event Listings
Starting Friday, September 22, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry will host numerous activities for our alumni, including a BBQ lunch and after-work TGIF event, and continuing on Saturday with a history lecture, luncheon, tours of our state-of-the-art facilities plus more.
Note: Any events that include a cost or have limited availability have a separate registration link to obtain tickets. All other events are free. Please register to take part.
Friday, Sept. 22, 2017
Kick Off BBQ
Join the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, for a BBQ lunch and visit with fellow FoMD faculty, staff, students and alumni.
When: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Where: Southside of ECHA
TGIF (Thank Goodness It’s Friday)
Return to campus for a long standing tradition in the FoMD. The Dean’s office is inviting all FoMD faculty, staff, students and alumni to join us for after-work beverages, snacks and a chance to mix and mingle. Cash bar.
When: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Where: Katz building Atrium
One Hundred Year Gala Dinner (Dentistry Centennial)
Mark the School of Dentistry’s 100 year anniversary at the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald for the Centennial Gala. The night will be a special occasion to get together with old and new colleagues and celebrate being a part of the history of the School of Dentistry.
When: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Where: Fairmont Hotel MacDonald Register
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017
Dean’s Lecture Series
Learn about the fascinating history of our Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry from faculty historian, Amy Samson (PhD) and award-winning author of Extracted Tales from a Century of Dentistry, Taylor Lambert. Open to all.
When: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Where: Bernard Snell Theatre
Dean’s FoMD Alumni Luncheon
Enjoy a delicious lunch and hear about the exciting work happening in the FoMD.
When: 12 p.m. -1:30 p.m. Where: Bernard Snell Foyer
Medical Laboratory Science Alumni Tea & Student Lab Tours
Renew old friendships by joining your fellow classmates at this MLS tea. Tour the lab facilities commencing at 2:30 p.m.
When: 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. (Tours: 2:30 p.m.) Where: South Atrium on the 3rd floor of ECHA Register Here
School of Dentistry Tour
Tour the Kaye Edmonton Clinic to see the state-of-the-art facilities of the School of Dentistry.
When: 12 p.m/12:30 p.m/1 p.m. Where: Kaye Edmonton Clinic
Tour Acute Critical Events Sim Lab HSERC
Experience the simulation spaces in the Health Sciences Education and Research Commons (HSERC). These facilities include a critical care suite, universal patient room, specialty care suite, the Smart Condo and 24 clinical exam rooms. Learn more about the programs and education offered.
When: 2 p.m/3 p.m. Where: HSERC 2-263 ECHA Register Here.(Spots are limited)
Dental Hygiene Alumni Chapter Reunion Reception
Reconnect with your fellow classmates at this celebration reception hosted by your Dental Hygiene Alumni Chapter. Complimentary appetizers and refreshments will be served, and gifts for alumni celebrating special anniversaries will be presented.
When: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Where: Patio & Lounge, Faculty Club
FoMD Alumni Reception
Mix and mingle with alumni and faculty at this annual reception. Cash bar.
When: 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Where: Shaw Conference Centre, Salon 4
Golden Grads Dinner
Salute your graduating class with style. All Golden Grads (graduates from 1977 and earlier) and their guests are invited to the Shaw Conference Centre for fine dining and fun in a relaxed atmosphere. Reminisce with classmates and fellow alumni, make time for new conversations and memories
When: 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Where: Shaw Conference Centre. Registration is $65 per person. This event is now sold out. To have your name placed on the wait list, please call 780-248-1161.
The Past and Future of Dentistry
When: 9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: University of Alberta - North Campus
Continuing Dental Education is offering a special Centennial course about the Past and Future of Dentistry. Explore the importance of dentistry from the past with Anthropology, to the future of technology and where the industry is headed. Registration is only $25. Lecture schedule and registrations available Here.
9:00 Forensic Odontostomatology - Dr. Geoff Sperber
10:00 Who We are is Written in Our Teeth: An Anthropoligist's View - Dr. Lesley Harrington
11:00 ROOTS - Extracted Tales from a Century of Dentistry at the University of Alberta - Taylor Lambert
1:00 Virtual Simulation: The New Cirriculum - Dr. Tom Stevenson
2:00 Technological Advancements in Materials & Thei r Effects at a Clinical Level - Mr. Gregor Connell - in partical collaboration with VOCO
3:00 A Novel Approach to Isolation of Dental and Pulp Mesenchymal Stem Cells - Dr. James Mah (UNLV)
Monday, Sept. 25, 2017
2017 Alumni Awards
Congratulate fellow alumni on their many accomplishments. The FoMD award recipients are:
Distinguished Alumni - Lorne B. Warneke, ’63 BSc(HonsCert), ’67 MD
Alumni Honour Awards - William Patton, ’86 BMedSc, ’88 MD
Alumni Horizon Award - Nicole Cardinal, ’12 MD
Sports Wall of Fame - David D. Otto, ’86 BMedSc, ’88 MD
When: 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium Register Here
Visit the University of Alberta Alumni section as well for registration to all events.
See you on campus!