Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register?
Please see the Registration How To Guide if you need help. If you are registering on behalf of someone else please use our sample form to gather their information.
What is Hubb? How can I access the CAST Hubb to create my own schedule?
Hubb is the NEW online event system for CAST. Once you register for CAST you will receive an e-mail from email@example.com inmviting you to the attendee portal where you can pick out your workshops, exhibits to visit and more! This same website will become your mobile app so start planning today and you will have it on your phone onsite!
Can I submit a Purchase Order?*
No, PURCHASE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Payment is by check or credit card and must be made by the deadline.
Cash will be accepted on-site only.
What is the payment schedule?
Early Bird Payment deadline: 10/15/2014 $125
Regular Payment deadline: 11/20/2014 $175
Student/Pre-Service Teacher Payment deadline: 11/20/2014 $40
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
5750 Balcones Dr., Ste. 201
Austin, TX 78731
Please make sure that you include a copy of your confirmation receipt and names of attendees along with your check.
How can I ask questions?
Please read the Terms and Conditions, Registration How To and the FAQ first.
You may email all registration questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where can I make housing reservations?
Save money, time, and headache by making your hotel reservations through the STAT housing page.
Please note hotel reservations must be canceled by November 5 to not be billed for one night stay.
I am a presenter. Where can I find details about my scheduled session?
Please go to your Event Hubb to see your session details: http://cast.hubb.me/
When will I receive a confirmation e-mail of my online registration?
All registrants should receive confirmation within 5 minutes of your online registration. Please check your spam filter and make sure email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org are on your white list.
Will I receive my name badge in the mail?
No. All name badges will be printed onsite using your name and email address to print your badge. You must be paid to receive your badge.
What happens if I miss the "early bird" registration date?
Early bird registration ends October 15. You can still register after the deadline, but you will be paying the regular fee of $175.
Please note: We do not accept purchase orders.
Faxing a purchase order alone is not enough to secure the discount. Payment must be received before October 15, 2014 to guarantee the discounted rate.
When does online registration close?
You may register someone online until Wednesday, November 19 2014.
When is registration open on-site?
Wednesday, November 19: 4:00-9:00 PM
Thursday, November 20: 7:30-4:00 PM
Friday, November 21: 7:30-4:00 PM
Saturday, November 22: 7:30-10:00 AM
What happens if a session I registered for has been canceled?
You will receive a refund for the session.
Does the student price cover all three days of the conference?
Yes, but you must be prepared to show a valid student ID to receive your name badge.
Student/Pre-Service Teacher Registration fee is $40.00
Can I Substitute a Registration?
Yes, you can substitute names at no cost but it must be done prior to Wednesday, November 19 2014. The entire registration including short courses will transfer and the balance due will remain the same.
You must fill out the Registration Change Request Form.
Can I edit my Registration?
Yes, but only from the Change Request Form.
Types of Changes Allowed via the online form: Add Short Course, Remove Short Course, Add Affiliate Membership or Affiliate Event, Remove Affiliate Membership or Affiliate Event, Substitute Entire Registration to Another Person (must provide all of their contact information include First, Last, e-mail, address and phone).
No changes to the field trip or additional free Perot Reception will be allowed except for cancellations.
Can I cancel a Registration?
Yes, but only prior to 11/1/2014 with a $25 cancellation fee.
You MUST fill out the Cancellation Request Form prior to 11/1/2014.
If you cancel your registration please remember to also cancel your hotel room - this form will not cancel your room for you!
Which credit cards are accepted?
American Express, Discover, Master Card, VISA