Meeting Registration

12th Structural Birth Defects Meeting
Bethesda Marriott, Bethesda, MD
November 2-4, 2021

***The 12th Structural Birth Defects Meeting is going virtual. Registration and abstract submission will re-open soon with more details.***

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Meeting Registration Deadline: September 30, 2021 (11:59 PM ET)

The registration fee for all meeting registrants includes:

  • Entry to all talks and workshops
  • Entry to poster sessions
  • Coffee breaks
  • Lunch all three days
  • Meeting materials
Registration fee rates

Registration Category
Fee Rate USD
Meals Rate USD
NIH Faculty/Staff/PI
$100 $90
NIH Trainee*

*Trainee - Undergraduate student, graduate student, postdoctoral fellow or clinical fellow.

For NIH employees only: You must register online by checking the appropriate NIH category and pay with the NIH approved credit card.  For meals, you must complete the NIH meal form HERE and pay with your personal credit card.  Please consult your administrator should you have any questions.

Meeting Registration Deadline: September 30, 2021 (11:59 pm Eastern Time). Please be advised that attendance is limited to 180 participants, with priority given to grantees funded by the NIH Birth Defects Initiative and closed once attendance limit is reached, and this may be before the September 30 deadline.

Meeting cancellation with partial refund must be requested in writing BEFORE October 12, by email to, with “12th Structural Birth Defects Meeting Cancellation” as subject title.  A processing fee of $50 USD will be charged.

The Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) is closely monitoring and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and local authorities regarding the spread of COVID-19. If the event is cancelled by SDB, registrants will be extended a full refund (100%).

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Contact SDB office at or call 301-634-7815. Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM – 5 PM ET

Last Updated on 09/14/2021