Registration: Attend

NOTE: Conference registration will open in late April. An announcement will be posted on the CASQA website Home page when registration opens.

On this page you can find information for:

  • Registration deadines
  • Attendee information and rates
  • Speaker, Panelist, and Poster Presenter eligibility and rates
  • Included meal information 

Registration Deadlines

  • Early registration discount ends: Monday, August 26, 2019 - 11:59 PM PT
  • Speakers, Panelists, and Poster Presenters registration deadline: Monday, Sep 9, 2019 - 5:00 PM PT
  • Sponsorship registration deadline: Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 - 5:00 PM PT
  • General Attendees & Webcast registration deadline: Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 - 5:00 PM PT

** We strongly recommend that attendees register by the online deadline (Oct 1, 2019 - 5 PM PT). Only a limited amount of same day registrations may be available on a first-come basis (lunch is not included).

Attendee Information

Join us for the full conference with the 3-Day Full Conference Pass, or on the days of your choice with the 2-Day and 1-Day Conference Passes.

CASQA members receive a substantial discount. Learn more about becoming a CASQA member to take advantage of discounted rates.

  • Conference dates: Monday 10/7/2019 - Wednesday 10/9/2019
  • The 3-Day Full Conference Pass includes the Networking Event on Monday evening
  • The 2-Day and 1-Day Conference Passes do not include the Networking Event on Monday evening, but can be purchased as an add-on option, or for attendee guests, when registering online ($100)
  • During registration attendees should be prepared to choose a training workshop OR the field tour (if attending Monday). 
  • View the Conference Overview
  • View Hotel and Travel information
  • See Included Meal Information below under Additional Information



Speaker, Panelist, and Poster Presenter Registration

  • Opens July 2019 (following speaker confirmations)
  • Deadline to register: Monday, Sep 9, 2019 - 5:00 PM PT
  • ALL Speakers, Panelists, and Poster Presenters click here to register (regardless of eligibility for speaker discount) > link will be available July 2019
  • See Speaker and Poster Presenter Rate Eligibility requirements below under Additional Information

Payment Options

Credit card is the only payment option. We do not accept check payments.

Attendee Rates

Early Registration:

Ends 8/26/2019

Late Registration:

Effective 8/27/2019

3-Day Full Conference Pass

(Includes Networking Event)

Mon, Tues, Wed

   
Member $610 $695
Non-Member $760 $850
Speaker/Panelist*  $525 $610  deadline: 9/9
Poster Presenter* $560 $645  deadline: 9/9

2-Day Conference Pass

Your choice of two days

   
Member $410 $520
Non-Member $535 $600
Speaker/Panelist* $350 $415  deadline: 9/9
Poster Presenter* $360 $470  deadline: 9/9

1-Day Conference Pass

Your choice of one day

   
Member $275 $320
Non-Member $380 $420

Speaker/Panelist*

Poster Presenter*

$235

$225

$275  deadline: 9/9

$270  deadline: 9/9

Additional Information

*Speaker/Panelist and Poster Presenter Rate Eligibility

CASQA offers a reduced conference rate for eligible speakers and poster presenters as described below.

  • The primary speaker (1) for each Technical Program track presentation is eligible
  • Panelists for a Technical Program track presentation are eligible
  • 
Alternate presentation speakers for each session are eligible
  • 
Training Workshop speakers are eligible

  • Supporting speakers are not eligible and must pay the full Member or Non-Member attendee rate
  • Poster presenters who are not also presenting orally and are not alternate presentation speakers receive a $50 discount off the Member general attendee rate, whether or not a CASQA member
  • Speaker/Panelist and Poster Presenter rates apply to both Members and Non-Members

  • There is no charge for speakers/panelists attending only the session or a half-day of the training workshop in which they are speaking, or for poster-only presenters attending only the morning break on Monday (lunch is not included)
    • If you would like to attend lunch in addition to the session or a half-day of the training workshop in which you are speaking, please stop by the registration desk to purchase lunch ($60 - to be confirmed).
    • If you plan to attend another session (Tuesday, Wednesday) or the other half of Monday including lunch, but no other conference days, then you must purchase a 1-Day Conference Pass.

Networking Event: Monday 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM 

This offsite event will be held once again at the Monterey Bay Aquarium!

  • Includes dinner
  • Included with a 3-Day Full Conference Pass
  • Can be purchased as an add-on option for $100 when registering online for a 1-Day or a 2-Day Conference Pass, or for attendee guests. Online advance purchase is recommended. A limited number of tickets will be available onsite at Conference Services until 1:30 PM on Monday 10/7 ($TBD - onsite pricing). Tickets are not available at-the-door.

Included Meal Information

3-Day Full Conference Pass

Morning snack

Lunch

Afternoon snack - Monday and Tuesday only
Networking Event (dinner) - Monday
Exhibitor Reception (appetizers) - Tuesday

2-Day Conference Pass

Morning snack

Lunch

Afternoon snack - Monday and Tuesday only

Exhibitor Reception (appetizers) - Tuesday

1-Day Conference Pass

Morning snack

Lunch

Afternoon snack - Monday and Tuesday only
Exhibitor Reception (appetizers) - Tuesday

Networking Event


Dinner - Monday

This event is only included with a 3-Day Full Conference Pass

Tickets can be purchased as an add-on option when registering online for a 1-Day or a 2-Day Conference Pass, or for attendee guests.

Refund Policy

  • Refunds are allowed for General, Speaker, and Webcast registrations only; no refunds for Exhibitor registrations
  • A substitution of an attendee is allowed without charge
  • Refunds will only be given for cancellations made before 3:00 PM on the Tuesday of the week before the conference begins
  • A 25% administrative fee will be assessed for a refund

Refund Instructions:

  1. Before the cancellation deadline, access your registration record via the email confirmation that you received after you registered online.
  2. Once you have accessed your registration record online, please choose the option to cancel your registration and proceed.
  3. You will receive an email confirmation of your cancellation and the refund, minus the 25% administrative fee.