Membership

In order to become a member, you can:

 

Kinds of membership
 
1.  Ordinary Members
     
Ordinary Members are full members of the Association and as such are entitled to receive all benefits of membership of the Association and to have the right to vote.

Fee: US$25 (1 year) or US$40 (2 years)

2.  Associate/Institutional Members
       
Associate/Institutional Members are those organisations who support the aims and objectives of the Association and wish to receive benefits of such membership, including presence at the Association's Biennial Conferences, an entitlement to reduced registration charges for up to two persons at such Conferences, and a reduced charge for any conference displays of their organisation's work. They are also entitled to be declared as such members in the various publicity media of the Association. They have the right to a single vote.

Fee: US$250 (2 years)

3.  Student Members
     
Student Members are full members of the Association and as such are entitled to receive all benefits of membership of the Association and to have the right to vote. Such members must be in fulltime registered study in a recognised tertiary institution and will be required to provide evidence of such registration on application for Student Membership.

Fee: US$12.50 (1 year) or US$20 (2 years)

4.  Life Members
     
Life Members are full members of the Association and as such are entitled to receive all benefits of membership of the Association and to have the right to vote.

Fee: US$200

5.  Honorary Members
     
Honorary Members are those distinguished persons who have been so designated as Honorary Members after a process of proposal by one or more Ordinary Members in good standing and following acceptance of the proposal by the Executive Committee of the Association. They have the right to vote.
     
No Fee
Note: Membership (except for life membership and honorary membership) runs until the end of the relevant calendar year, i.e., from the date of signup until December 31st that year for a one-year membership or December 31st the following year for a two-year membership. Membership effective from October 1st onwards enjoys a free period (maximum three months) till the end of the current calendar year.