The UBC MD Class of 1967 will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary Reunion on October 20-21, 2017 in Vancouver.
DATE: Friday, October 20
TIME: 6:00 PM – 9:oo PM
LOCATION: Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre – Wong Trainor Welcome Centre – 6163 University Boulevard
WHAT: Catch up with your classmates over wine and appetizers at the new Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre on campus at UBC.
TED TALKS & CAMPUS TOUR
DATE: Saturday, October 21
TIME: 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Life Sciences Centre – 2350 Health Sciences Mall
WHAT: Listen to classmates share their experiences in a “TED Talks” style event followed by a tour of the Life Sciences Centre and then head as group to view the newly erected Reconciliation Pole. *Optional visits to the Beatty Biodiversity Museum, Museum of Anthropology and Botanical Gardens will take place after. Please note there is an additional cost associated with these visits. Alumni with their UBC A-Cards will be granted 2 for 1 admission. If you don’t have an A-Card, you will receive this on Friday night at the Welcome Reception.
GALA DINNER – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS
DATE: Saturday, October 21
TIME: 6:00 PM arrival, 7:00 PM dinner
LOCATION: University Golf Club – 5185 University Blvd
WHAT: Celebrate 50 years since graduation at our farewell gala dinner and hear from our special guest speaker!
The cost for the reunion weekend is $250.00 per person and includes the Welcome Reception on Friday, TED Talks and Life Sciences Centre Tour (free) and Gala Dinner on Saturday.
Attn: Kira Davis
Faculty of Medicine Alumni Engagement
2750 Heather St.
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4M2
Registration deadline: October 13
We encourage you to book your accommodation as soon as possible as Vancouver Writers Fest is taking place October 16-22 and accommodation around Granville Island/Kitsilano is expected to be busier than normal. We suggest the following two hotels for your stay:
WESTCOAST SUITES (UBC)
Looking to be close to the action? Reserve your room at the Westcoast Suites (5961 Student Union Blvd) on campus and stay close to all of the reunion activities taking place at UBC. Westcoast Suites features convenient, modern, one-bedroom hotel suites with wood and stone accents, luxury linens, wifi, fully equipped kitchens, a beautiful natural backdrop and more.
King bed + Sofa bed || From $185 + tax per night
Reservations: Book online at http://suitesatubc.com/accommodations/west-coast-suites/ or 1-888-395-2540.
METROPOLITAN HOTEL (Downtown Vancouver)
For those wanting to stay more central to Vancouver, we have secured a room block available on a first come, first serve basis at the Metropolitan Hotel (645 Howe St). Reserve your room today to guarantee your stay. Unreserved rooms will be released September 20. Room includes internet (wifi), access to the Business Centre and Health Club.
Luxury King Room || $209.00 + fee + tax per night
Reservations: Contact the Reservations Department by calling 604-987-1122 or toll free 1-800-667-2300 or by emailing email@example.com and quote the Group Number “293271” or online at http://tiny.cc/metvan_MD67.
Valet and self-parking services are offered at the Metropolitan Hotel. Overnight parking is $40.00 per night, per vehicle; evening parking (6:00 PM – 12:00 AM) is $12.00 per evening, per vehicle; and day parking is $9.00 per hour, to a maximum of $45.00.
REQUEST FOR PHOTOS
Do you have an archive or shoe-box full of photos from our medical school days or even after? Digitize your photos and email them firstname.lastname@example.org. Let’s relive the good old days by remembering how things once were!