Health and Safety Guidelines

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.***

It is highly recommended that only fully vaccinated individuals attend this meeting. 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 (Montgomery County, MD) regarding the spread of COVID-19 and its prevention. Should circumstances change, these policies will be updated.

Mask Requirement

Masks will be required by all attendees at all times except in the following limited circumstances: 1) When actively eating or drinking in designated areas, 2) When giving a talk from the stage at least six feet away from other attendees. Masks will be required by all attendees during the poster and exhibit sessions. Any person who does not adhere to the mask policy will be asked to leave and may be denied readmission to the meeting.

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Last Updated on 09/17/2021