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Advanced registration for the 2017 California Science Education Conference is now closed. Thank you to the more than 1,500 teachers who have pre-registered for the conference.

Don't worry - we still have room for you! CSTA accepts registration on-site. CSTA accepts cash, checks, credit cards, and approved purchase orders as forms of payment. Follow the link below for more information.

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Sacramento is accessible by car, plane and rail.

By Car (approximate driving distances)

    • San Francisco: 88 miles
    • San Jose: 123 miles
    • Monterey: 190 miles
    • San Luis Obispo: 288 miles
    • Fresno: 173 miles
    • Bakersfield: 279 miles
    • San Diego: 505 miles
    • Los Angeles: 384 miles
    • Riverside: 444 miles
    • Anaheim: 410 miles
    • Redding: 162 miles
    • Santa Rosa: 105 miles

    Driving Directions


    Looking to carpool from home or the Sacramento airport? Post a notice on the discussion board on CSTA's page on Facebook. CSTA's page on Facebook .

    By Plane

    Sacramento is serviced by the Sacramento International Airport (SMF). The airport is approximately 12 miles from the Convention Center.

    Click here for a complete listing of cities with service to Sacramento.

    Click here for a complete listing of airlines with service to Sacramento

    Click here for information on transportation options to and from the Sacramento airport.

    Yolo Bus offers public transportation between Terminals A and B at the Sacramento Airport and 13th & L Streets (right next to the Hyatt Regency Hotel) (Fare: $2.00, subject to change). Route information Airport to Downtown. Route information Downtown to Airport.

    By Train

    Amtrak offers train service to Sacramento. The Capitol Corridor Route services San Jose, Oakland, San Francisco (via Emeryville), and Sacramento. The San Joaquin Route services Bakersfield, Fresno, Stockton, and Sacramento. For route details, timetables, and ticket prices click here. The Amtrak station is just under a mile from the Sacramento Convention Center. Taxis are available from the train station.

    1-800-USA-RAIL (872-7245) or


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    Upcoming Conferences

    • 2018 - Pasadena, November 30 - December 2
    • 2019 - San Jose, October 18-20

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