SBA Conference

SBA National Conference

The Spina Bifida Association holds a conference on a bi-annual basis, formerly an annual basis. The next conference will be in 2016 in Minneapolis, MN.  More information can be found HERE.   Children and adults with Spina Bifida, their families, and health care professionals in the Spina Bifida field have the unique opportunity to gain information on the latest medical care and network on various issues which affect their lives.  Learn up-to-the-minute information about urology, orthopedics, neurology, neurosurgery treatment, and much more!  Attend practical workshops and special programming that address your own interest areas.  Network with various interest groups – from others living with Spina Bifida to health professionals and product manufacturers.  Find out how researchers are paving the way for more knowledge about Spina Bifida.  Hear from leading Spina Bifida partners about the important role advocacy plays in our Community’s success. To view information about upcoming conferences,  visit

SBANT  awards scholarships for a conference registration fee of $375!  The number available varies for each conference.   The application will be available below.  It can be printed, completed and mailed to the office address listed on the application or submitted electronically to  All applications are considered and reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.  The application will be updated for the 2016 conference soon.

Application and the requirements specified were instituted so that recipients would use their benefits for the purpose of learning more about spina bifida and sharing it with others.

Application Available Here Soon!

Questions?  Please contact Robin Lee at 214-728-9294 or