2023 ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2023
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Oregon Convention Center
Location: Portland, OR

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The 2023 ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event is a FREE, in-person event that offers individuals interested in dentistry the chance to meet admissions officers from U.S. and Canadian dental schools and attend interactive presentations to help them be successful applicants.

This dynamic event is geared toward high school, community college and four-year college students, as well as others interested in dentistry.



Event Schedule

 9:00 - 9:20 a.m.Welcome & Opening Remarks

 9:20 – 10:00 a.m.Student Stories
  • Two current dental students share their different pathways to the profession.
 10:00 - 10:20 a.m.

Interactive Networking (snacks included!)

    10:20 - 11:30 a.m.ADEA GoDental Short Talk Series
    Experts share their insight and wisdom on these four topics:
    • Helpful Hints to Financing Your Dental Education.
    • Finding Your Best Dental School Fit From an International Student Viewpoint.
    • Effective and Professional Communication TBH, it’s easy!
    • Tip for Overcoming Common ADEA AADSAS® (ADEA Associated American Dental Schools Application Service) Hang-ups.
    11:30 a.m. - NoonLunch provided by ADEA
     Noon - 3:00 p.m.

    Recruitment Fair

    • Find the dental school that is the best fit for you during the recruitment fair. Learn what each dental school has to offer and how you fit into their curriculum and environment.
    • Network and engage one-on-one with admissions officers representing U.S. and Canadian dental schools.

    Exhibit Hall Map

    Download the 2023 ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event Exhibit Hall Map.PDF

    2023 GDRE ExhibitHall Map