Frequently Asked Questions

Event Details

▷ When is the event?

Saturday, March 11 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

▷ Where will the meeting take place?

The Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 800-791-2250

▷ Hotel Details

Information about the 2023 ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event hotel can be found on the hotel and travel page.


The ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event is a free, in-person event that offers individuals interested in dentistry the chance to meet and speak with admissions officers from nearly 50 U.S. and Canadian dental schools.

Attendees can look forward to interactive presentations designed to help them be successful applicants.


The ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event will take place at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR.


This event is geared toward high school, community college and four-year college students, as well as others interested in pursuing a career in the dental professions.


Yes, dental students will be available for attendees to speak with during the event.


Attendees will leave the event with advice and tips on the application process and the most critical information needed to help them be an exceptional candidate when applying to dental school.


Visit the ADEA Information booth for more information and pricing.


Use the Travel Portland Hotel Page to book your room. This ensures we can link your uniquely coded registration to your individual hotel reservation.

You will receive a confirmation email from Travel Portland once your hotel reservation has been booked.

If you need to make any changes to your hotel reservation, you can click on the “Modify or Cancel Reservation” button found in your Travel Portland confirmation email.

  • For any questions regarding a new or existing reservation, please contact the Travel Portland Support Team via email at, or by phone at 702-659-9510. The support office will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET.
  • If you cancel your reservation, please make sure to do it 72 hours prior to your arrival date to avoid hotel cancellation fees.
  • If you would like to make Portland into an extended vacation, the ADEA room block rate is available for three days prior to and after the conference, depending on room availability. ADEA will not be able to coordinate those arrangements or extend the ADEA rate for additional nights. Please reach out to the hotel directly to arrange and pay for any extended plans.
  • The deadline to make hotel reservations is Friday, Feb. 8, 2023.


Individuals need to be currently enrolled as a dental student to obtain an ADEA student membership.


Every student, resident and fellow enrolled at an ADEA Member Institution can become an ADEA member for free.

If you are not a student of an ADEA member institution, you have the option to pay $40 to become an ADEA member


Housing Questions:

Travel Portland Support Team 
Phone:  702-659-9510
Housing Customer Service Hours:  Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET