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Registration

Frequently Asked Questions


The Teacher Appreciation Pre-Sale requires a credit card payment. Your credit card payment is due upon registration. 


Early bird registration for CAST24 will open in July at both STAT member and nonmember rates. Checks and purchase orders will be accepted when early bird registration opens.


You should have received an email confirmation when you registered for the conference. If you did not receive an email confirmation, please contact stat@statweb.org


CAST24 will be held November 14–16, 2024, at the Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E. Market St., San Antonio, TX 78205, and the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, 101 Bowie St., San Antonio, TX 78205.


The CAST24 hotel block will open this summer. Check back or watch your inbox for information about the CAST hotel block opening.


Log in to the Attendee Service Center here. Check your confirmation email for your login information. 


Review the CAST Terms & Conditions for the full cancellation policy. Cancellation requests for conference registration will be accepted until October 16, 2024, and are subject to a $25 administrative fee. Contact  for information. Cancellation requests must be made in writing and received by email at stat@statweb.org or postmarked by October 16, 2024, and mailed to: Science Teachers Association of Texas or STAT, 3305 Steck Avenue, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78757.

Refunds of $25 or less will not be processed. A $25 fee will also be charged for insufficient fund checks and disputing valid credit card charges. Registrants who do not pay their balance may not be eligible to attend future CAST conferences. Please know that your registration is a “reservation” to attend CAST24; therefore, unless you cancel by the deadline, you are responsible for full payment of your registration, regardless of your attendance at the conference. 


You may substitute another attendee for your registration at no charge by logging into the Attendee Service Center. There, you may click the Transfer button to complete the registration form for the substitute attendee.

Please note that all registration transfers must be completed before October 31, 2024, as substitutions will not be allowed during the event.


STAT is a TEA-approved CPE provider, and sessions at CAST24 will qualify for professional development credit hours. The CAST Continuing Education Credit/PD Form will be available closer to the conference.


STAT is not formally issuing COVID-19 guidelines at CAST24. However, STAT acknowledges that there is inherent risk for any in-person gathering. In consideration of each other, CAST will be a mask-positive conference, and STAT encourages attendees to make decisions based on their comfort level and needs. 


Registrations are accepted up until the last day of the conference.


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


You'll access session handouts and resources through the CAST24 mobile app. You'll receive information about accessing the CAST24 mobile app closer to the conference.


Yes, but STAT recommends registering in advance to secure your registration materials and payment, and take advantage of the discounted early registration rate.


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