Associations

Engineering & Architecture

  • Association of Water Technologies

    The Association of Water Technologies is a non-profit trade organization representing nearly 400 regional water treatment companies throughout the United States and internationally. These full-service companies specialize in the application of water treatments for industrial and commercial cooling and heating systems. AWT serves member firms by providing business and professional education and resource support. These services include training, certification, networking, and regulatory and public awareness programs, which advance knowledge, preserve natural resources, and promote the growth and development of the association's member firms.
    http://www.awt.org/
  • Association for Preservation Technology International

    The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) is a cross - disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings. The international, interdisciplinary character of APT - with its outstanding publications, conferences, training courses, awards, student scholarships, regional chapters, and technical committees - makes it the premier worldwide network for anyone involved in the field of historic preservation.
    http://www.apti.org/
  • Association for Preservation Technology International, Western Chapter

    Active since 1983, APT's Western Chapter was created to serve as a regional forum for preservation practitioners in Arizona, California, and Nevada. With approximately 150 members, the chapter has sponsored many events, including conferences on concrete and on retrofit work for seismic-resistant upgrades, a symposium on disaster response, and many lectures and tours.
    http://www.apti.org/chapters/western-chapter/
  • Automotive Service Association

    "The Automotive Service Association (ASA) advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services."
    http://www.asashop.org
  • Automotive Services Councils of California

    The ASCCA's mission statement is: "To Elevate and Unite Automotive Professionals, and Give Them Voice." The association promotes a strong code of ethics.
    http://ascca.ngmwebteam.com
  • Biocom

    BIOCOM is the largest regional life science association in the world, representing more than 550 member companies in Southern California. The association focuses on initiatives that positively influence the region’s life science community in the development and delivery of innovative products that improve health and quality of life.
    http://www.biocom.org
  • Biotechnology Industry Organization

    BIO is the world's largest biotechnology organization, providing advocacy, business development and communications services for more than 1,100 members worldwide. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. Corporate members range from entrepreneurial companies developing a first product to Fortune 500 multinationals. We also represent state and regional biotech associations, service providers to the industry, and academic centers. The mission of BIO is to be the champion of biotechnology and the advocate for its member organizations - both large and small.
    http://www.bio.org
  • Blacks in Safety Engineering

    Part of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Blacks in Safety Engineering's mission is to promote and encourage the collaboration, interest, recognition and promotion of Blacks within the safety profession and within ASSE.
    http://www.asse.org/bise
  • Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics

    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
  • Broadcast Technology Society (IEEE)

    Broadcasting is a one-to-many communication service in which the transmissions are intended for direct reception by the general public or a target audience, which may include audio, video and/or data services. The field of interest of the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) shall encompass devices, equipment, techniques, and systems related to broadcast technology, including the production, distribution, wired and wireless transmission, propagation aspects and reception.
    http://bts.ieee.org/
  • Building Industry Association of Southern California

    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
  • Business Development Association of Orange County

    The Business Development Association of Orange County (BDA/OC) provides networking opportunities, business leads, education and development of skills for marketing and business development professionals and firms associated with the local architectural, engineering, construction and building development industry.
    http://bdaoc.org
  • Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association

    BIFMA’s mission is to lead, advocate, inform and develop standards for the North American office and institutional furniture industry. We serve businesses that are primarily engaged in design, development, marketing and fulfillment of office and institutional furniture products.
    http://www.bifma.org
  • California Aircraft Association

    The California Aircraft Association (CAAA) is a non-profit trade association representing the professional aerial application industry in California. Our stated mission is to "Support individual and industry professionalism, promote ethical and safe standards of operation, and secure the future of agricultural aviation."
    http://www.caaa.net
  • California Association of Environmental Professionals, Orange County Chapter

    The California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) was founded in 1974 as non-profit association of public and private sector professionals with a common interest in serving the principles underlying the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The specific and primary purposes of the association are to establish and operate a professional association of persons involved in and committed to improving the processing and implementation of environmental assessment, analysis, public disclosure, and reporting.
    http://www.califaep.org/index.php/chapters/orange-county
  • California Building Industry Association

    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 Geotechnical Engineering Association

    California Geotechnical Engineering Association (CalGeo) works on behalf of their members to raise the satus of the geotechnical engineering profession in the eyes of the public and other professionals. CalGeo is the only organization focused solely on the issues that matter most to consulting geotechnical professionals in private practice.
    http://www.calgeo.org
  • California Society of the American Institute of Building Design

    Since 1950 the California Society of AIBD (American Institute of Building Design) of is dedicated to the integrity of the practice of building design and the professionalism of its members.
    http://www.aibdca.org/
  • California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc.

    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 of Professional Engineers

    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

    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/
  • California Water Environment Association

    Founded in 1927, the California Water Environment Association is a not-for-profit association of 9,000-plus professionals in the wastewater industry. The association is committed to keeping California's water clean. They train and certify wastewater professionals, disseminate technical information, and promote sound policies to benefit society through protection and enhancement of the water environment.
    http://www.cwea.org
  • Center for Advanced Design Research & Evaluation

    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

    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/