Travel & Learn: Lisbon, Portugal

French Riviera

Tuesday, September 25 to Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Optional Extension to Algarve: October 2-5, 2018

Advance your dental practice while taking pleasure in the diverse, historic beauty of Portugal. With spectacular mountains and glamorous beaches, the climate and culture will provide you with memories to last a lifetime. 

Destination & Itinerary

Day One
Depart on an overnight, transatlantic flight

Day Two
Arrive in Lisbon & enjoy an evening welcome reception at the hotel

Day Three
Soak in a full day of guided sightseeing and private tours, including the Belém Tower, Jerónimos Monastery, the Monument to the Discoveries & Lisbon’s architectural highlights

Day Four
Attend your first Continuing Dental Education (CDE) session and savor a half-day sightseeing excursion in the charming town of Sintra— a UNESCO world heritage site

Day Five
Participate in a CDE session, then revel in free time to visit locations such as the National Tile Museum, the Decorative Arts Museum and the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Day Six
Gain practice insights during your CDE session and relish a half-day sightseeing excursion to the Arrabida Peninsula, with a wine tasting at Fonseca Winery and a visit to a tile factory in Azeitao

Day Seven
Compete your final CDE program, experience Portugal on your own, and enjoy a farewell dinner

Day Eight
Return home or journey on to the optional extended stay, visiting the charming town Evora en route to the Algarve

Optional Travel Extension

Travel to the Algarve on Portugal’s southern coast & fall in love with the scenery at a former family mansion restored into an enchanting beachfront hotel.

Day Nine
Delight in the sights and sounds of vibrant green mountains, visiting vineyards at Monchique for a wine tasting experience

Day Ten
Enjoy a boating adventure, taking in Portugal’s natural coastal beauty

Day Eleven
Fly home with an appreciation for the lovely culture, scenery & artistry of Portugal

Meet Our Training Experts

Robert A. Nadeau, DDS, MD, is the Clinical Director and a Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery within the Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He is a highly sought after surgeon, clinical educator and continuing education presenter. Dr. Nadeau is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesia.

Dr. Nadeau’s presentations will focus on anxiolysis and sedation, updates in oral surgery, as well as the surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea.

Donna M. Hecker, DDS, MS, is in private practice at her specialty clinic in Chanhassen, Minnesota. She also serves as a consultant for the Cleft Lip and Palate Team at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis. Dr. Hecker is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow of American College of Prosthodontists and a Fellow of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. She serves on the Peer Review Committee for the Minneapolis District Dental Society and is a prosthodontic consultant for the Minnesota Board of Dentistry.

Dr. Hecker’s presentations will focus on prosthodontic and dental implants as well as maxillofacial prosthetic services.

Watch for our course program and updates in May 2018.

Training Methods

Presentations, case studies, discussion

About the Land Package

Space is limited and registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will close as soon as the program is full, so don't delay if you want to take advantage of this opportunity. Contact Carlson Wagonlit Travel at (763) 852-8162 or (800) 533-0324 for travel and registration information.

Accommodations

Avani Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel
September 25-October 2, 2018

Avani Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel, an oasis in the heart of Portugal’s capital, is conveniently close to shopping and dining and will allow you to discover Lisbon’s charm from the perfect setting. Bright rooms in a contemporary style offer peaceful rest and relaxation.

Bela Vista Hotel & Spa
October 2-5, 2018

In the Algarve, the Bela Vista Hotel & Spa, surrounded by breathtaking scenery, combines refinement with hospitality in a historical space perfectly adapted to modern sensibilities. Unwind in a dream destination with a charming environment that will provide you unforgettable moments. 

Tour features

Travel and Learn: Lisbon, Portugal
September 26 – October 2, 2018

  • Six nights in deluxe, four-star double occupancy hotel accommodations in Lisbon
  • Breakfast daily at the hotel, three group lunches, wine tasting, welcome reception and farewell dinner
  • Guided group tours of Lisbon, Sintra, and the Arrabida Peninsula
  • Services of a full-time, English-speaking tour guide
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel tour escort
  • All transfers by deluxe, air-conditioned motor coach with professional driver
  • Group transfers between airport and hotel on group arrival and departure days
  • Travel documents sent 2-3 weeks prior to departure

Optional Extension to the Algarve
October 2 – 5, 2018

  • Three nights in deluxe, five-star double occupancy hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast daily at the hotel, two group lunches, wine tasting
  • Guided group tours of Evora, Monchique, Lagos, and a boat excursion
  • Services of a full-time, English-speaking tour guide
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel tour escort
  • All transfers by deluxe, air-conditioned motor coach with professional driver
  • Group airport transfer on departure day

Not Included

Passport fees; round-trip airfare; airline fees for luggage; additional nights; room upgrades; optional sightseeing activities; gratuities to luggage handlers, housekeeping, and local guides; meals not indicated in the itinerary; airport transfers outside the included group airport transfer service; travel insurance; other items not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary.

Payment and Terms

Tour Payment Terms

Due Date Payment Amount
At time of registration 10% of total land + tuition
December 1, 2017 15% of total land
February 2, 2018 25% of total land
May 11, 2018 25% of total land
July 2, 2018 Final balance due

 

Cancellation Terms

From To Cancellation Fee
Date of deposit November 30, 2017 5% of total land balance
December 1, 2017 February 1, 2018 15% of total land balance
February 2, 2018 May 10, 2018 25% of total land balance
May 11, 2018 July 1, 2018 50% of total land balance
July 2, 2018 Date of departure No refund

  

Tuition is 100% refundable.
Airfare, once ticketed, is non-refundable and non-transferable.

For program details visit https://cwt-me.cvent.com/uofm2018.

How to register

Contact Carlson Wagonlit Travel for all travel and course registration.
(800) 533-0324
(763) 852-8162

or register online

Travel package cost

Land-only package for Lisbon
September 25-October 2, 2018

  • $3,295 per person, double occupancy
  • $4,305 per person, single occupancy

Land-only package for the Algarve extension October 2-5, 2018

  • $1,875 per person, double occupancy
  • $2,635 per person, single occupancy

Please note: This package is priced on your land-only travel. Airfare is additional. Carlson Wagonlit Travel can assist with flight reservations.

Tuition

Tuition with land package

$795 per person: dentist, dental therapist, hygienist or assistant separately

$1,095 for both: dentist and one dental therapist, hygienist or assistant together

$745 per person: 2nd and each additional dental therapist, hygienist or assistant

Tuition-only pricing

$1,295 per person: dentist, dental therapist, hygienist or assistant separately

$1,595 for both: dentist and one dental therapist, hygienist or assistant together

$1,245 per person: 2nd and each additional dental therapist, hygienist or assistant

Credits

20 hours

Minnesota fundamental and core credits will be determined in May 2018.

Training Dates

Friday, September 28, 2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Monday, October 1, 2018

Approximatey 5 hours of training and discussion each day.

Location

Avani Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel