Registration FAQs

1. What is the payment schedule?

Full Conference Registration (Early Bird): $135 – Registration payment received on or before October 23, 2017
Full Conference Registration: $185 – Registration payment received after October 23, 2017
All conference registrations must be paid in full prior to the start of the conference on November 9, 2017 to attend.

2. Who do we make the check payable to? Where do we send it?

Please make the check payable to: STAT

Please mail your check to:
Science Teachers Association of Texas
401 West 15th Street, Suite 695
Austin, TX 78701

Please make sure that you include a copy of your confirmation receipt and names of attendees along with your check.

You may email all registration questions to: [email protected].

3. Can I submit a Purchase Order?

PURCHASE ORDERS ARE NOT ACCEPTED. Payment is by check or credit card. Cash will be accepted on-site only.
Purchase Orders will not hold the Early Bird rate as a check or credit card payment is required to receive the Early Bird pricing on or before October 23, 2017. 

4. How do I register?

When you click the link to register please have the number of registrants attending CAST 2017 available, if more than just yourself. You will first enter the number of registrants in each category (Full Conference Registration, Student/Retired, Guest or Saturday Only). You will then fill in the registration details and optional items for each registrant. On the last page you will be able to enter a separate billing contact, if your school or district is managing payment.

5. Can I register a group?

Yes. Please enter the number of registrants on the first page of registration. Each registrant who will be attending will have their own information page to fill out and on the last page, for payment, you will be able include a separate individual's billing information for the group. 
Once you sign up as a group you can go back in and edit all registrants as needed. The individuals within your group will also receive their own confirmation code to access their registration. Individuals within a group may add items to their registration and pay for those items with a personal credit card. You will be notified if a member of your group adds additional registration items.
All group members are held to STAT’s registration terms and conditions.

6. What happens if I need to add people at the last minute?

We accept registrations up until the last day of the conference. However, the fee for registrations received after October 23, 2017 is the Full Conference Registration Rate of $185 for those attending multiple days.

7. Can I register on-site at the conference?

Yes, but we recommend registering in advance to secure your registration materials and payment.

8. What happens if a short course I registered for has been canceled?

You will receive a refund for the session and an updated agenda.

9. Does the student price cover all three days of the conference?

Yes.  A current student ID must be shown. 

10. I need to cancel my registration. What do I do?

Please login to your registration using your confirmation code and cancel your registration. Cancellations will only be accepted through the website.  Phone calls or e-mails will not confirm a cancellation.
Refunds are given for cancellations until October 23 minus a $25 cancellation fee. You will receive a full refund for any additional sessions you may have purchased, provided you have canceled by the deadline.
Cancellations made after October 23, 2017 will not be refunded.

11. Can I substitute a registrant?

Yes, but you must substitute by November 1, 2017. You can login with your confirmation number and change the contact information.

12. Is it possible to register for a workshop?

No. Workshop seating is on a first-come/first-seated basis but short courses, which are 3-hour sessions, are available through registration for an additional fee.

13.  Do I have to pay registration if I am a presenter and/or a volunteer?

Yes. Everyone including presenters and volunteers must register and pay the applicable registration fee.