Becoming a Member

If you are a professional in the science, engineering or business fields looking for a way to contribute to the Caribbean region, please consider applying to join CADSTI.

Student $25 annually (Tertiary Institution Students)
Student member benefits:
      Voting rights on Youth Affairs
      Reduced conference fees

Associate $55 annually (Anyone)
Associate member benefits:
      Included in online member list
      Reduced conference fees

Professional $105 annually (Scientists, educators, technologists or entrepreneurs with extensive professional and/or educational experience*)
Professional member benefits:
      Full voting rights
      Resume included in database and optionally online
      Reduced conference fees

*Professional members must have one of the following
      A graduate degree from an accredited tertiary institution
      A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in addition to 5 years of professional experience
      A minimum of 10 years of professional experience

Corporate Sponsor $1000 annually
Corporate Sponsor benefits:
      Advertisement at Conferences/Workshops

Once you have selected a membership type, please fill out the application form.

Note: Membership is not complete until an application form has been received and the first annual membership fee has been received.

Membership Refund Policy
If you have made an error in making your membership payment or you have changed your mind about CADSTI membership, we will honor your request for a refund that is made within 15 days of your payment. To request a refund, please send an email to Refunds are returned using the original method of payment. If you made your donation by credit card, your refund will be credited to that same credit card.

In the case where an error has been made by CADSTI or a banking facility which results in an overpayment being made, CADSTI may in consultation with the donor refund the overpayment via the donor's credit card or by check. Checks will be sent within 30 days to the donor's on file address.

Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to us. The Caribbean Diaspora for Science Technology and Innovation (CADSTI) does not share the information of its customers, clients or sponsors with others. E-mail addresses and mailing addresses are never rented, sold or traded to third parties. CADSTI and the CSF will share customer information with government agencies if required by law.

Once you make a donation or purchase to CADSTI or the CSF, your name, shipping/mailing address, telephone number, email address and fax number will be included in our customer file. This information may also be used for other purposes as outlined below:

Postal Address: CADSTI and the CSF may use your mailing address to keep you updated on our activities. You may elect to opt out of the use of your mailing address by sending an e-mail to with the words "OPT OUT SNAIL MAIL" in the subject line.

Email Address: CADSTI and the CSF may use your e-mail address to communicate information of interest to you about CADSTI and the CSF and its activities. You may elect to opt out by sending an e-mail to with the words "OPT OUT E-MAIL" in the subject line. In some cases, we may send e-mails to you via an authorized agent working for CADSTI and the CSF. All authorized agents operate with a confidentiality agreement. Information sent in this manner will always also include "opt out" options.