Advancing Professional Excellence
- Continuing education and networking
- Professional development conferences
- Profutures webinars and V-gatherings on latest futures thinking and research
- Annual recognition of excellence in graduate students’ work
- Most Important Futures Works recognition
- Publications written, edited by members such as The Future of Futures book an Journal of Futures Studies (JFS) special issue on foresight practice
Facilitating Network and Community
- Our unique approach to face-to-face gatherings
- Compass newsletter reporting on latest developments in the profession
- Email Listserv discussions on a wide range of topics
- Postings on a number of social media sites including #4futr on twitter
Promoting the Unique Value Proposition of Futures Work
- Timely intelligence – news, interviews, member works, reviews, methodologies
- Collective advocacy on behalf of the field to public and media
- Directory of speakers and consultants to showcase your offerings to potential clients looking for assistance (currently being updated)
- Leads/referrals from prospective clients
- Appellations (post nominals) to communicate your standing as a professional futurist
Extended First Years, Annual & Multi-year Memberships
- The membership year runs from July 1 to June 30 the following year.
- New memberships approved during the first half of the year are extended to July 1 the following year.
- Multiyear and organizational memberships are also available.
Fee Scale for Developing Countries
The APF offers a fee scale for members in developing countries as shown in the table below. If you wish to take advantage of the discounted fee, please apply online but do not make payment. Please then contact Maree Conway to advise the fee category you believe you belong to, so that an invoice for the correct fee can be obtained. Classifications for fee scale are set according to World Bank Country Groups.
|These amounts are rounded||High Income / OECD Economies
||Low Income Econimies
i.e. Keyna, Afghanistan
|Lower-Middle Income Economies
i.e. India, Ghana
|Upper-Middle Income Economies
i.e. China, Brazil,
Potential members who are able to pay the full APF membership dues (shown in the column headed ‘High income/OECD economies) are welcome to do so. The APF appreciates their generosity.
Note: If you live in a developing country and are able to pay the full membership fee, please apply and pay online. You do not need to contact the Membership Administrator.
Previously a Member?
If you have been a member of the APF in the past, and let your membership lapse, please contact Maree Conway to find out how to re-join.Apply Here