Associations

Engineering & Architecture

  • Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE)

    Established in 1990 as an independent nonprofit organization, the Board of Certification Professional Ergonomics is the certifying body for individuals whose education and experience indicate broad expertise in the practice of human factors/ergonomics. To date, over 1,500 professionals have successfully met BCPE’s certification criteria and been awarded one of the following distinguished credentials: Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), Certified Human Factors Professional (CHFP), Certified User Experience Professional (CUXP), Associate Ergonomics Professional (AEP), Associate Human Factors Professional (AHFP), Associate User Experience Professional (AUXP) or Certified Ergonomics Associate (CEA).
    http://www.bcpe.org
  • Building Industry Association of Southern California (BIASC)

    The Building Industry Association of Southern California is a nonprofit trade association representing more than 1,350 member companies involved in planning and building Southern California's communities. Our members are involved in all aspects of construction and green building - from architecture to roofing to landscape design
    http://www.biasc.org
  • California Automotive Wholesalers Association (CAWA)

    The California Autobody Wholesalers Association (CAWA) is a non-profit trade association representing automotive aftermarket parts manufacturers, jobbers, warehouse distributors and retailers in California, Nevada, and Arizona. The Association was formed in 1955 and serves as the voice of the aftermarket parts industry in the West. CAWA prides itself on quality customer service to its members and the industry. The mission of CAWA is to provide communications, education, legislative and regulatory advocacy and group purchasing of services for its members while promoting the automotive aftermarket industry.
    http://www.cawa.org
  • California Building Industry Association (CBIA)

    The California Building Industry Association is a statewide trade association based in Sacramento representing thousands of member companies including homebuilders, trade contractors, architects, engineers, designers, suppliers and other industry professionals.
    http://www.cbia.org
  • California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. (CSHE)

    Founded in 1970, the California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. (CSHE). Currently, CSHE has 1,000 members with eleven chapters statewide. The CSHE is the California chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). Membership is open to individuals actively employed directly in a healthcare facility or healthcare system or those who provide consultative, advisory, products or equipment to healthcare facilities.
    http://www.cshe.org
  • California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. (CSHE)

    The California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. (CSHE) is the California chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). Membership is open to individuals actively employed directly in a healthcare facility or healthcare system or those who provide consultative, advisory, products or equipment to healthcare facilities. CSHE provides opportunities for members to communicate and exchange ideas to keep abreast of operational disciplines with regional chapter meetings, the annual institute, code review communications, seminars and the CSHE Engineering News.
    http://www.cshe.org/
  • California Society of Professional Engineers (CSPE)

    The California Society of Professional Engineers (CSPE) enhances and promotes the distinct value that licensed Professional Engineers provide through exceptional engineering services that place public health, safety and welfare above personal gain.
    http://www.cspe.com
  • California Society of the American Institute of Building Design (CWA)

    The California Society of AIBD is dedicated to the integrity of the practice of building design and the professionalism of members.
    http://district9.cwa-union.org/
  • Center for Advanced Design Research & Evaluation (CADRE)

    The mission of Center for Advanced Design Research and Evaluation - CADRE - is to develop and execute relevant original research in the areas of architectural and engineering design solutions having an impact on: end users, including occupant well-being and user effectiveness; operational performance; and sustainability of the built environment. Dissemination of this new knowledge to end users and the design community is inherent in our organizational intent.
    http://www.cadreresearch.org
  • Center for Health Design (CHD)

    The Center for Health Design (CHD) was formed in 1993 and based on a singular idea – that design could be used to improve patient outcomes in healthcare environments. CHD's mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education, and advocacy.
    http://www.healthdesign.org
  • Circuits & Systems Society (IEEE)

    The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society is the leading organization that promotes the advancement of the theory, analysis, design, tools, and implementation of circuits and systems. The field spans their theoretical foundations, applications, and architectures, as well as circuits and systems implementation of algorithms for signal and information processing. The Society brings engineers, researchers, scientists and others involved in circuits and systems applications access to the industry’s most essential technical information, networking opportunities, career development tools and many other exclusive benefits.
    http://ieee-cas.org/
  • Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada (CMACN)

    The Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada (CMACN), a non profit professional organization established in October 1977, committed to strengthening the masonry industry in California and Nevada.
    http://cmacn.org/
  • Control Systems Society (IEEE)

    The Society is dedicated to the advancement of research, development, and practice in automation and control systems. It has broad technical interests in dynamical systems and control that include modeling, adaptation, estimation, optimization, feedback and software/hardware tools. Application areas include aerospace, automotive, biosystems, communication networks, finance and markets, homes and buildings, manufacturing and process industries, and micro/nano-systems.
    http://www.ieeecss.org/
  • County Engineers Association of California (CEAC)

    The County Engineers Association of California (CEAC), formed in 1914, is comprised of county engineers, public works directors, county road commissioners, and professional personnel throughout California’s 58 counties. Its purpose is "To advance county engineering and management by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information aimed at improving service to the public.”
    http://www.ceaccounties.org/
  • Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), Western Region

    The Design-Build Institute of America is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build. Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility.
    http://www.dbia.org
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

    The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is a national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials, and social scientists. EERI members include researchers, practicing professionals, educators, government officials, and building code regulators. The objective of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute is to reduce earthquake risk by (1) advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering, (2) improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment, and (3) advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.
    https://www.eeri.org
  • Engineered Wood Association (APA)

    The Engineered Wood Association (APA) is a nonprofit trade association that has grown and evolved with the engineered wood industry. Their mission is to maintain their position as the leader in creating engineered wood product growth for North American member companies.
    http://www.apawood.org
  • Engineering and Utility Contractors Association (EUCA)

    The Engineering & Utility Contractors Association, EUCA, is a forward-thinking trade association representing union-affiliated contractor businesses and associate firms throughout the Western United States. EUCA is a full service association.
    http://www.euca.com
  • Engineering Contractors’ Association (ECA)

    Since 1976 the Engineering Contractors’ Association (ECA) has served underground and heavy construction professionals in Southern California providing leadership and education on issues important to our member’s success. ECA is working to enhance continued development and promote a healthy construction environment through education of regulatory bodies from the contractor’s perspective and informing the industry on critical developments.
    http://ecasocal.org/
  • Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society (EEGS)

    The Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society (EEGS) is an applied scientific organization founded in 1992. Their mission is to promote the science of geophysics especially as it is applied to environmental and engineering problems; to foster common scientific interests of geophysicists and their colleagues in other related sciences and engineering; to maintain a high professional standing among its members; and to promote fellowship and cooperation among persons interested in the science.
    http://www.eegs.org
  • Fluid Power Distribution Association (FPDA)

    The Fluid Power Distribution Association (FPDA) is the professional network for fluid power, automation and motion technology providers dedicated to significantly enhancing member and channel performance by delivering indispensable networking, education and success strategies.
    http://www.issa.com
  • Housing Inspection Foundation (HIF)

    The Housing Inspection Foundation (HIF) helps home inspectors become the best they can be while creating new career opportunities for those involved in the real estate, construction or environmental fields. Home inspectors, building inspectors, real estate professionals, construction inspectors and remodeling contractors all may wish to learn how to perform these vital services.
    http://www.hif-assoc.org
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES)

    Founded in 1906, the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) seeks to improve the lighted environment by bringing together those with lighting knowledge and by translating that knowledge into knowledge into actions that benefit the public. Members of the IES are regarded as professionals in their industry and are globally respected for their knowledge.
    http://www.ies.org
  • Industrial Electronics Society (IEEE)

    The Industrial Electronics Society through its members encompasses a diverse range of technical activities devoted to the application of electronics and electrical sciences for the enhancement of industrial and manufacturing processes. These technical activities address the latest developments in intelligent and computer control systems, robotics, factory communications and automation, flexible manufacturing, data acquisition and signal processing, vision systems, and power electronics. The Society continually updates its program of technical activities to meet the needs of modern industry.
    http://ieee-ies.org
  • Institute of Destination Architects and Designers (IDAD)

    The Institute of Destination Architects and Designers (IDAD) believes that now is the time to invest in designing and rehabilitating recreational facilities by expanding dialog among IDAD architects, local agencies and private sector stake-holders, as well as resource researchers, conservation organizations and travel and tourism executives. Hydroscapes are the major players in outdoor recreation and national economies. Planning and design for tourism and recreation revitalization is the most important ecological and human safety, health and welfare issue facing designers in the foreseeable future. IDAD is focused on developing and disseminating techniques which can make resort and hydro-scape zones more successful: promoting the human equation and access to natural ecosystems, while preserving the natural conditions.
    http://www.idad.org/