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BDA CDS Group Conference 2019

Event Type
Event Subject
Topic Groups (Community Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry, Oral Cancer)
Thursday 3 October 2019 - Friday 4 October 2019
08:45 - 16:30
York Racecourse
Knavesmire Road, YORK, YO23 1EX, England
Booking Fees
  • DCP rate - 2 day rate: £60.00
  • Essential member - 2 day rate: £260.00
  • Expert member - 2 day rate: £260.00
  • Extra member - 2 day rate: £260.00
  • Senior member - 2 day rate: £195.00
  • Non member - 2 day rate: £350.00
  • Student member - 2 day rate: £195.00

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Contact details

Contact Sarah Rockliff

Tel 020 7563 4590

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Pandora's Box

Wednesday 2 - Friday 4 October 2019 | York Racecourse, York

Up to 9 ¼ hours of CPD

Topics include*:

  • Changing future of special care dentistry
  • Communication for patients with communication needs
  • Emergence delerium
  • Facial pain
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Living with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinsons
  • Oncology
  • Paediatric dentistry
  • The Granulomateous

*Please note - topics subject to change until the programme is confirmed

Social events

The Wednesday night quiz and dinner will be held at the Bistro at Hotel du Vin and the Thursday black tie dinner will be held at the Merchant Adventurers Hall.

How to book



Please note - You can only book to attend the 2 days online. To book to attend just the Thursday lectures, the Friday lectures or either of the social events please call the Events team or complete a booking form

Login to the BDA website first.

Then use the pink 'Register' button at the top right of this page.

Please note: If you have a GDC number you can use the online system. You do not need to be a BDA member.

If you do not already have a BDA website username and password, fill in the form and we'll set you up with a username and temporary password.

If booking online, please email us any dietary requirements.

*2 day rate only 

                           By phone



                     By booking form

If you prefer to use a booking form please download and use one of the below forms 

booking form (PDF version)

booking form (word version)


Thursday                                                                                                Friday

BDA member: £150BDA member: £150
Non-member: £200Non-member: £200
FD/VDP, student, senior member: £120FD/VDP, student, senior member: £120
Dental care professional: £40Dental care professional: £40


Special two-day booking rate

BDA member: £260
Non-member: £350
FD/VDP, student, senior member: £195
Dental care professional: £60

The fee includes refreshments, a standing buffet lunch and all course documentation.

Social events   

Wednesday night quiz and dinner: £40 per personBlack tie dinner: £55 per person


Poster competition

Don't forget to enter the annual BDA CDS Group Presidential and Scientific Meeting poster competition.

There are two categories:

1) For trainees working within SPCDS
2) For service development projects/audits for the whole dental team within SPCDS.

Prizes will be awarded for the three best posters in each category.

Entrants must complete an application form by Monday 29 July 2019. Posters to be submitted as a PDF or Word document by Monday 9 September 2019 and will be judged before the conference. Posters are to be displayed at the conference.

Please be advised that it is recommended you book to attend the conference at the same time as submitting your application to ensure you have a place. If the event has sold out then you will be unable to present your poster.

Please find the application form and marking criteria below:

Application form

Marking criteria



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A special allocation of accommodation has been secured with a variety of accommodation providers at a negotiated rate when booked through Visit York. If you have any queries about accommodation or require assistance with booking. Please contact visityork4meeting on 01904 550080 or email

The closest hotel for the event is the York Marriott Hotel 

The hotel is located 1.3 miles from York Train Station. The train station has a taxi rank located outside and a taxi to York Marriott will
take approximately 5-10 minutes and will cost approximately £6.00-£7.00. There is also the local bus number 4 that stops across the road from the Train Station. This bus runs every 10 minutes and will stop right outside the hotel.

The hotel is a 20 minute walk to the racecourse. You can also walk across the track which is weather dependant and which takes approximately 10 minutes. 

Further information

Please contact Sarah Rockliff, Branch and Section Events Manager,​, British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8YS or call 020 7563 4590