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2019 OTIS Meeting
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2019 OTIS Meeting
Welcome to the OTIS/MotherToBaby 32nd Annual Meeting
SHERATON SAN DIEGO HOTEL & MARINA
June 22-25, 2019

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We are pleased to announce that 32nd Annual Education Meeting for the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists Members and MotherToBaby Affiliates will be held June 22-25, 2019 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. The meeting registration site is not yet open but we wanted to provide you with the following information:

ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: Abstract submissions are due on February 15th, 2019. Please send the Abstract Submission Form to Mara Gaudette, MS at mgaudette@ucsd.edu.

SCHOLARSHIPS: We are now accepting the OTIS/MotherToBaby Scholarship Applications, both the Full Scholarships and Kay Padgett Scholarship. For all scholarship types you must be an OTIS/MotherToBaby Member in good standing as of February 15th, 2019 and the deadline for application is Wednesday, April 10th, 2019.   


RESERVATIONS: Don't forget to secure your hotel accommodations at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina!  Reservations are first come, first served and must be no later than Friday, May 31, 2019. All rates are subject to applicable taxes, currently 12.7%.  The resort fee has been waived for the group.  The room rates are based on single/double occupancy.  There is no charge for children 18 years and under occupying the same room as their parents.  Reservations can be made by calling 877-734-2726. Please make sure to reference the Teratology Society.  You can also book online by selecting one of the room rates below:

REGULAR ROOM RATE:
OTIS Annual Meeting attendees will receive a special reduced room rate of $199 USD + tax for single/double occupancy.  This rate is available three days before and three days after the meeting based upon availability. Reservations are first come, first served and must be made no later than Friday, May 31st, 2019 to secure the meeting rate.  You may reserve your room online.


STUDENT ROOM RATE:
A limited number of rooms have been set aside for students at a reduced rate of $169 for single/double occupancy.  This rate is available three days before and three days after the meeting based upon availability.  in order to secure this room rate, you will need to make your plans early.  Historically, the student room rate sells out well before the reservation deadline date.  Please keep in mind that your student ID will need to be shown when checking into the hotel.  here are also a limited number of rooms set aside for students at a reduced rate of $169 USD + tax for single/double occupancy and government employees at a reduced rate of $178 USD + tax for single/double occupancy.  Please use the access code TSASTUD to reserve your room at the student rate.


GOVERNMENT ROOM RATE:
A limited number of rooms have been set aside for government employees at the prevailing per diem rate for single/double occupancy.  In order to secure this room rate, you will need to reserve early.  Historically, the government room rate sells out well before the reservation deadline date.  Please keep in mind that your government ID will need to be shown when checking into the hotel.  Please use the access code TSAGOV to reserve your room at the government rate.

ROOM SHARING PROGRAM
The Teratology Society will be offering a Room Sharing Program.  The function of the room sharing program is to help participants to find a roommate. The program does NOT secure a room for you. Hotel arrangements must be made early, before the room matching service close date, to ensure you secure a room with the reduced rate.  To participate in this program please complete the Room Sharing Program Form no later than May 7th, 2019.


 

Welcome to OTIS/MotherToBaby 32nd Annual Meeting
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
June 22-25, 2019
 
The OTIS/MotherToBaby 32nd Annual Meeting will be held from Saturday, June 22 - Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. The meeting will include members in the fields of obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, genetics, dysmorphology, perinatal epidemiology, teratology, behavioral teratology, pharmacy, genetic counseling, nursing, midwifery, maternal and child health, public health, and includes experts that provide MotherToBaby services and researchers that conduct MotherToBaby Pregnancy Studies.
 

 
Registration Rates
 
OTIS MEMBERSOn/Before 5/15After 5/15 ***
OTIS Meeting$445$525
OTIS/TS Meeting*$606$665
Single Day Meeting$160/day$210/day
NON OTIS MEMBERS 
OTIS Meeting$600$650
Single Day Meeting$262/day$312/day
GRADUATE STUDENT/POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW
OTIS Meeting**$262$312
Single Day Meeting**$110/day$160/day
GUEST RECEPTION TICKET
Adult/Child$60/day
 
* Joint Meeting Registrations
You may register at the reduced rate for TS or NBTS at the same time as your OTIS registration if you are a member of both/all three organizations. Please send registration form(s) from the other society(s), to OTIS. Your Teratology Society or Neurobehavioural Teratology Society membership will be verified with the Society Headquarters. 

** Graduate Student/ Postdoctoral Fellow
This registration is for those attendees who are in a training position (not a full time permanent position). To qualify for the Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow rate, the attendee MUST submit a letter from their training director or department head verifying that they are in an approved program with a specified end date. 

*** Late Registration
After 5/15/19 you must pay the higher rate indicated.  Contact the National Office to determine if the registration needs to be done online or onsite. 
All registration types will be verified upon submission of your registration and are subject to change if incorrectly selected.
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
Meeting registration refunds that are requested in writing will be accepted until June 1, 2019.  A $75 cancellation fee will be assessed.  Refunds are processed within 30 days after receiving a written request. No refunds will be given after June 1, 2019.