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2020 Oregon Dental Conference Canceled: March 13, 2020

!We regret to inform you that we have cancelled the 2020 Oregon Dental Conference.  The decision to cancel the conference is based on Governor Kate Brown’s recently announced ban on public gatherings of more than 250 people, as well as growing concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Oregon. We thank you for your support of the ODC and your understanding during this unexpected time. Please mark your calendar for the 2021 Oregon Dental Conference scheduled for April 8-10, 2021 and view our full letter to attendees for  additional information.

Cancellation FAQ’s

Why did you cancel the 2020 Oregon Dental Conference?
The Oregon Dental Association was forced to cancel the 2020 Oregon Dental Conference based on Governor Kate Brown’s recently announced ban on public gatherings of more than 250 people, as well as growing concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Oregon.

Will 2020 Oregon Dental Conference be rescheduled to take place later this year?
Unfortunately, because of the magnitude of the three-day conference, rescheduling at the Oregon Convention Center this year is not a viable option.

Will the Oregon Dental Conference be offering any alternative CE opportunities later in 2020?
We are exploring alternative ways to provide continuing education to the dental community and will share information as opportunities are available.

I have already registered for the 2020 Oregon Dental Conference. Will I receive a full refund?
Yes. We will be refunding the tuition of all registered attendees, but given the size of the conference, we ask for your patience in this process.

How will I receive my refund?
Your refund will be credited back to your initial form of payment used to register for the 2020 Oregon Dental Conference.

I cancelled prior to the COVID-19 crisis. Will I receive a refund of the $25 cancellation fee? 
Yes.  We will be refunding the $25 cancellation fee to all attendees that cancelled their registration before the ODA was forced to cancel the 2020 Oregon Dental Conference. As with full tuition refunds, we ask for your patience with this process. 

Is the All-in for Fun Game Night cancelled as well? 
Yes. The All-in for Fun Game Night is cancelled along with all events affiliated with the 2020 Oregon Dental Conference. 

I registered to attend a workshop or the All-in for Fun Game Night. Will my workshop or Game Night fee be refunded?
Yes. Workshop and Game Night fees will be refunded to the initial form of payment that you used to pay your workshop or Game Night fee.

Do I have to cancel my hotel ​room(s)?
If you booked lodging accommodations that you do not intend to utilize, please contact the appropriate property and request a cancellation. The ODA will not cancel your hotel reservations for you. 

What if I already received my badge in the mail?
There is no need to return your badge to the ODA. We suggest keeping it as a souvenir.  

When is the 2021 Oregon Dental Conference?
April 8-10, 2021 at the Oregon Convention Center.  Mark your calendars! 

Plan for the Future!

Mark your calendars for upcoming ODC's and visit our Future Dates page.


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The Oregon Dental Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
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