Future Meeting Dates

  • October 22-24, 2015
  • October 20-22, 2016
  • October 19-21, 2017
  • October 18-20, 2018

Where is the Meeting

The Delta Grand Okanagan Resort and Conference Centre

1310 Water Street Kelowna, British Columbia
Toll-free: 1-800-465-4651
Phone: 250-763-4500

UBC Summer Student Practitioner Program

The Summer Student program provides incoming fourth-year dental students with an opportunity to be part of the day-to-day operation of a dental practice and it is open to students who have successfully completed their third year of DMD studies.

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Thursday-Saturday, October 23-25, 2014 • Delta Grand Okanagan Resort • Kelowna, British Columbia

TODS Featured Speaker – Mr. Jesse Miller

Realities Of Social Media: Patient Privacy, Impacts On The Dental Professional And More!

 Friday October 25, 2013  8:30am – 12:00pm  (limited seating in the Skaha Room) REPEATED IN AFTERNOON

Friday October 25, 2013  1:30pm – 4:30pm  (Vaseaux/Kootenay Rooms) – REPEATED FROM MORNING

Mr. Jessie Miller

Mr. Jesse Miller

This dental professional development session will focus on social media use within the workplace and how social media is reshaping traditional workplace relationships, hiring and office communication with staff & patients. This session is similar to my work within corporate development of social media policies but with highlights directed specifically towards the engagement of social media in the dental practice.

Presentation Topics will include:

- Social media engagement between staff/patients with focus on privacy management

- Social media use in medical/dental practice advertisement

- Mitigating risk in use of social media as a vetting tool during hiring process

- Online brand management from internal & external sources as it applies to social media

Within business, social media is changing how we market, connect and represent brands online. In the human resources department, social media concerns are becoming a health and wellness topic as equally as social media is being utilized in hiring processes.

When people share a work environment, is your business prepared for the role that social media plays in transferring personal and non-workplace related information with the ease of a mouse click?

Many professional offices feel pressured to engage in social media as it is expected as a branding and communication tool. Unfortunately, some fail to recognize how an everyday concern from a patient can lead to a personal interference due to an easily sourced personal social media profile when a professional profile would be the preferred option in communication. As social media use increases, navigating friendship requests and connectivity from those who are considered clients or patients will become increasingly difficult. This session will focus on the options available for the healthcare professional and how to provide balance as social media use develops within your practice.

*Note to participants – Bring your Smartphones and Tablets to participate in Interactive Social Media Education



Jesse Miller is a recognized authority on the topics of Internet safety, social media awareness and communication trends. As an international speaker who has addressed thousands of participants across Canada, Jesse is in high demand as a keynote speaker on the topics of social media awareness, social networking behaviour and online content evaluation.

As a public speaker, the majority of his engagements are social media awareness based presentations to schools and non-profit groups who seek to facilitate change for youth online and because of this unique specific audience, his presentations are continually developing as social media itself evolves with young users. A noted speaker to police and youth advocacy groups, Jesse presented awareness programs for schools in the province of British Columbia during the 2012/2013 school calendar year reaching over 225,000 students.

Using behaviour changing presentation techniques, he has an un-matched ability to motivate his audience to evaluate their online profiles and how to assess privacy and connectivity issues. As a public safety innovator, he combines a diverse background in community policing, volunteer management, behaviour analysis and social media safety expertise to develop unique presentations and awareness-based solutions for his clients. The approach designed through multimedia awareness campaigns, delivers a measured response to an audience who previously had no idea of their vulnerabilities when participating in online environments.

In the dental field, Jesse was a well-received speaker at the 2013 Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver, a featured speaker at the 2013 UBC Continuing Dental Health Education Conference in Hawaii and a guest speaker for the UBC Hygiene program addressing social media within human resources, patient interaction and policy development.

Jesse is a trusted resource to numerous school districts and public safety agencies including municipal and federal Police within Canada who use his expertise to address issues that occur in social media environments. Jesse has been sourced by a variety of prominent clients who need evaluation of their social media footprint and current social media connectivity. He has been featured in numerous radio and television broadcasts, film productions, publications and articles as an authority on the topics of Internet safety, social media safety & awareness, and mobile application based technology.

Mediated Reality is the lead project from Miller Consulting Services based in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information please contact:

www.mediatedreality.com – Web info@mediatedreality.com – E-mail @mediatedreality – Twitter

Thursday-Saturday, October 23-25, 2014 • Delta Grand Okanagan Resort • Kelowna, British Columbia

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