Registration

Registration Information



Register for the Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention Annual Meeting

Registration is required to attend the Annual Meeting. Additional registration is needed to attend Education Courses.

The Annual Meeting and Education Courses will take place exclusively in-person at the Charleston Marriott in Charleston, South Carolina, a destination consistently ranked #1 by Travel + Leisure’s Best Cities in America. Register early to take advantage of special discounted rates.

Registration Fees

Level Early Bird - 15% discount
(by 3/31)
Advance - 5% discount
(4/1 - 5/31)
Regular
(after 5/31)
Member $553 $618 $650
Emeritus Member $489 $546 $575
Member Joint OTIS Registration $TBD $TBD $TBD
Member Joint DNTS Registration $TBD $TBD $TBD
Nonmember* $765 $855 $900
Student/Postdoctoral Fellow/Trainee $234 $261 $275

* Payment of the full Nonmember registration fee includes 2023 membership dues if a Regular or Associate membership application is received by July 31. Apply for membership online at www.birthdefectsresearch.org.

Education Course Fees

EDUCATION COURSES 1 AND 2 WITH 20% BUNDLE DISCOUNT

Member $400
Emeritus Member $280
Nonmember $560
Student/Postdoctoral Fellow $120

EDUCATION COURSE 1: Special Sensory Systems: The Ear (June 24, 2023, 8:30 AM–12:00 PM EDT)

Member $250
Emeritus Member $175
Nonmember $350
Student/Postdoctoral Fellow $75

EDUCATION COURSE 2: Gene Editing and Gene Therapy (June 24, 2023, 1:30 PM–5:00 PM EDT)

Member $250
Emeritus Member $175
Nonmember $350
Student/Postdoctoral Fellow $75

LUNCH AND LEARN MINI COURSE: Ethical Issues and Novel Therapies
(June 27, 2023, 12:00-1:45 PM EDT)

Member $175
Emeritus Member $150
Nonmember $225
Student/Postdoctoral Fellow $75

 

Additional Items:

Grant Development Workshop (June 26, 2023, 12:00 Noon–1:45 PM ET)

Member/Emeritus Member/Nonmember $40
Student/Postdoctoral Fellow $0

Closing Celebration (June 28, 7:00 PM–9:00 PM ET)

Member/Emeritus Member/Nonmember $75
Student/Postdoctoral Fellow $0

The meeting and courses will take place in-person at the Charleston Marriott in Charleston, South Carolina.

There is a $75 processing charge for cancellation or substitution of any registration before May 15, 2023. No refunds after May 15, 2023.

Special Registration Types

Member Registration

The Member registration rate is only available to Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention members who have paid their dues through the year the meeting takes place. If you are unable to register at the member rate, it is possible that your dues payment has not been received. Please access your member profile in Member Account Services to check the status of your membership and/or renew your dues.

The Society is pleased to continue to offer reduced meeting and course registration rates to Emeritus members of the Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention.

Student/Postdoctoral Fellow/Trainee Registration

This registration rate is available to all students, postdoctoral fellows, and other trainees who are members of BDRP or who have submitted a membership application. Please note that annual dues for Trainee Membership are just $20 and includes electronic access to the Society’s journal Birth Defects Research. Any student, postdoctoral fellow, or trainee who submits an abstract by the deadline (February 15) and is accepted for poster or platform presentation is eligible to apply for a Travel Award.


Joint Meeting Registration

Individuals who are members of both the Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention and DNTS or OTIS may select the joint member registration fee in order to attend both organizations’ meetings at a reduced rate via one payment.

Sister Society Member Registration

Individuals who are not members of BDRP but are members of our four sister societies (European Teratology Society, Developmental Neurotoxicology Society, National Birth Defects Prevention Network, and Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) may register for the BDRP meeting and/or courses at a 10% discount off the nonmember rate. This discount will be applied in addition to the Early Bird Discount or Advance Registration Discount if registering by those deadlines. Individuals should contact their organization’s headquarters to request the promotional code to apply during registration checkout.


Additional Information

Special Needs Accommodations

Persons with disabilities requiring conference access and/or reasonable accommodation should notify bdrp@birthdefectsresearch.org by May 15.