Our 2021 Speakers

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Joyce Bassett
DDS, FAACD, FAGD
Joyce Bassett practices comprehensive restorative aesthetics Accredited Fellow...
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Kartik Bharadwa
MBA, CHRP
Kartik Bharadwa is BCDA's Director, HR & Operations. He has extensive...
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Heather Brownlee
RDA
Heather Brownlee has been a dental assistant for over 40 years, initially...
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David Chan
DMD, AAACD
David Chan earned his DMD degree in 1989 from Oregon Health Sciences...
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Brian Chanpong
DDS, MSc (Dental Anesthesia)
Brian Chanpong completed his dental degree at the University of Southern...
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Bruce Christopher
M.A., M.A., LP, CSP
Psychologist and Humorist, Bruce Christopher. "Comedy with Content!" At the...
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Cornelia Cone
MA
Cornelia Cone is a native of South Africa where she holds Honors degrees in...
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Miles Cone
DMD, MS, CDT, FACP
Miles R. Cone is a graduate of Tufts Dental School, and completed a 3-year...
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Salima Dadani
DMD, BSc
Salima Dadani is Director, Member Support with BCDA. Her journey in dentistry...
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Nancy Dewhirst
RDH, BS
Nancy Dewhirst graduated from University of Southern California, practiced...
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Faraj Edher
DDS, MSc, Dip Pros, FRCD(C)
Faraj Edher is a Prosthodontist in British Columbia focused on cosmetic,...
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Gary Glassman
DDS, FRCD(C)
Gary Glassman is a graduate from the University of Toronto, Faculty of...
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Michelle Glover
CDA Level 2
Michelle Glover graduated with honour’s from George Brown College as a Level II...
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Manor Haas
DDS, MSc(D), Cert. Endo.
Manor Haas is a certified specialist in endodontics and is extensively involved...
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Penny Hatzimanolakis
DHP(c) MSc UBC Clinical Associate Professor
A UBC educator (2002) involved with the dental graduate/undergraduate programs....
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Louise Hill
BSc, DDS
Louise Hill graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto in...
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Jo-Anne Jones
RDH
As a recognized thought leader and award-winning speaker, Jo-Anne Jones has...
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Sonia Leziy
DDS, Dipl Perio, FCDSBC, FRCDC
Sonia Leziy, periodontist, maintains a full-time practice on Vancouver Island,...
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Kevork Manoukian
DMD, MBA
Graduated from the UofMontreal in 1994. Resident at St-Mary’s Hospital and...
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Robert Margeas
DDS
Robert Margeas graduated from the University Of Iowa College Of Dentistry in...
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Jessica Metcalfe
BSc, DMD
Jessica Metcalfe is a Dentist and Education Director at PM Cancer Centre in the...
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Angela Mulrooney
DMD
Angela Mulrooney is a global speaker, best-selling author, social media expert,...
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Jonathan Ng
DDS, MSc, FRCD(C) Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics
Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics in Vancouver focusing on complex...
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Shannon Pace Brinker
CDA
Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, is an international speaker, published author, and...
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Jenn Smith
Master of Arts, Health Leadership
Jenn is from the Tlowitsis Nation located on Vancouver Island. She began her...
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Nicole Toye
LLB
Nicole Toye's practice focuses on day-to-day employment advice and advising...
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Marcos Vargas
BDB, DDS, MS
Marcos Vargas attended Cayetano Heredia University School of Dentistry in Lima,...
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Donna Wells
RDH, BA
Donna Wells is a registered dental hygienist and a staff member with the...
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Joyce Bassett  DDS, FAACD, FAGD
Joyce Bassett practices comprehensive restorative aesthetics Accredited Fellow AACD President 2016...
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Kartik Bharadwa  MBA, CHRP
Kartik Bharadwa is BCDA's Director, HR & Operations. He has extensive experience in leadership...
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Heather Brownlee  RDA
Heather Brownlee has been a dental assistant for over 40 years, initially graduating in 1977 and...
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David Chan  DMD, AAACD
David Chan earned his DMD degree in 1989 from Oregon Health Sciences University. He maintains a...
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Brian Chanpong  DDS, MSc (Dental Anesthesia)
Brian Chanpong completed his dental degree at the University of Southern California and a three...
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Bruce Christopher  M.A., M.A., LP, CSP
Psychologist and Humorist, Bruce Christopher. "Comedy with Content!" At the heart of it all, what...
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Cornelia Cone  MA
Cornelia Cone is a native of South Africa where she holds Honors degrees in Political Science and...
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Miles Cone  DMD, MS, CDT, FACP
Miles R. Cone is a graduate of Tufts Dental School, and completed a 3-year Prosthodontic residency...
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Salima Dadani  DMD, BSc
Salima Dadani is Director, Member Support with BCDA. Her journey in dentistry over the last 21...
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Nancy Dewhirst  RDH, BS
Nancy Dewhirst graduated from University of Southern California, practiced dental hygiene for 20...
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Faraj Edher  DDS, MSc, Dip Pros, FRCD(C)
Faraj Edher is a Prosthodontist in British Columbia focused on cosmetic, reconstructive, and...
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Gary Glassman  DDS, FRCD(C)
Gary Glassman is a graduate from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry and the...
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Michelle Glover  CDA Level 2
Michelle Glover graduated with honour’s from George Brown College as a Level II Dental Assistant....
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Manor Haas  DDS, MSc(D), Cert. Endo.
Manor Haas is a certified specialist in endodontics and is extensively involved in continuing...
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Penny Hatzimanolakis  DHP(c) MSc UBC Clinical Associate Professor
A UBC educator (2002) involved with the dental graduate/undergraduate programs. A scientific...
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Louise Hill  BSc, DDS
Louise Hill graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto in 1984 and has a...
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Jo-Anne Jones  RDH
As a recognized thought leader and award-winning speaker, Jo-Anne Jones has delivered over 1,000...
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Sonia Leziy  DDS, Dipl Perio, FCDSBC, FRCDC
Sonia Leziy, periodontist, maintains a full-time practice on Vancouver Island, British Columbia....
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Kevork Manoukian  DMD, MBA
Graduated from the UofMontreal in 1994. Resident at St-Mary’s Hospital and teaching coordinator of...
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Robert Margeas  DDS
Robert Margeas graduated from the University Of Iowa College Of Dentistry in 1986 and completed his...
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Jessica Metcalfe  BSc, DMD
Jessica Metcalfe is a Dentist and Education Director at PM Cancer Centre in the Department of...
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Angela Mulrooney  DMD
Angela Mulrooney is a global speaker, best-selling author, social media expert, and dental business...
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Jonathan Ng  DDS, MSc, FRCD(C) Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics
Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics in Vancouver focusing on complex prosthodontic treatment and...
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Shannon Pace Brinker  CDA
Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, is an international speaker, published author, and practicing dental...
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Jenn Smith  Master of Arts, Health Leadership
Jenn is from the Tlowitsis Nation located on Vancouver Island. She began her journey with the FNHA...
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Nicole Toye  LLB
Nicole Toye's practice focuses on day-to-day employment advice and advising clients on a wide range...
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Marcos Vargas  BDB, DDS, MS
Marcos Vargas attended Cayetano Heredia University School of Dentistry in Lima, Peru and graduated...
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Donna Wells  RDH, BA
Donna Wells is a registered dental hygienist and a staff member with the Canadian Dental Hygienists...
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The 2021 Sessions