Conference Updates

Hotel Availability

The Hilton, which is connected to the conference center, is sold out so please consider staying at the Concourse Hotel.

The group rate discount at the Concourse for CAST expires July 28th, after that point the nightly rate will increase. Please consider booking before the 28th to get the best rate.

Lightning Talks

Want to give a lightning talk and have the world see it? Lightning talks will be during the last day of the conference and will be live streamed and posted to YouTube.

Propose a Lightning Talk


With only 31 days until CAST there are still three excellent tutorials left to choose from and still time to register for the conference.

We have also made a few minor changes to the session schedule. “Testing When Software Must Work” has been moved to Tuesday. In addition “Quality Leader: the changing role of software tester” has moved to Wednesday and is now an extended session.

We are looking forward to meeting everyone in Madison at the end of August.




See this year’s full schedule »

webCAST (Watch Live)

We will be live streaming from CAST again this year. We will be broadcasting keynotes, full length track sessions, and lightning talks. Join us live! For those who can’t watch live we will be posting videos to our youtube channel.

“CAST Live”

“CAST Live” is a show broadcast live each evening following the close of the conference. CAST Live is hosted by Benjamin Yaroch and joining Ben this year will be Paul Holland. Each night Ben and Paul will recap that days events, interview influential testers, and discuss all things testing.

Stick around after the close of the conference and catch “CAST Live.” (If you are attending CAST join us in Hall AB for the broadcast)

Badge Sponsor

Special Thanks to Michael Bolton owner of DevelopSense for providing badge holders for the CAST attendees this year.