Associations

Engineering & Architecture

  • National Aircraft Appraisers Association

    The National Aircraft Appraisers Association (NAAA) is the Trade Association for professional aircraft appraisers. Since 1980 the NAAA has been the Certification entity and has established the standards and Code of Ethics for professional aircraft appraisers in the United States and abroad.
    http://www.plane-values.com/
  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE International)

    Formed in 1943, NACE International, The Corrosion Society, serves nearly 30,000 members in 116 countries and is recognized globally as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions. The organization offers technical training and certification programs, conferences, industry standards, reports, publications, technical journals, government relations activities and more. NACE International is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in San Diego, California; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Shanghai, China and Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
  • National Association of County Engineers

    The National Association of County Engineers (NACE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional association representing nearly 2,000 county engineers, road managers and related professionals in the US and Canada.
    http://www.countyengineers.org/
  • National Association of County Surveyors

    The National Association of County Surveyors (NACS) provides a national voice for County Surveyors. NACS is an affiliate organization of the National Association of Counties (NACo) and was founded on fostering the professional growth of its members, involvement in the legislative process when it becomes necessary, and raising the level of service, efficiency and character to both the general public and county governments.
    http://www.countysurveyors.org/
  • National Association of Power Engineers, Inc.

    The National Association of Power Engineers (N.A.P.E.) is an association dedicated to education. Education is the strongest tool in preventing human error when the health and safety of many people depend upon the proper operation of engineering plants in the generation and transmission of power. The National Association of Power Engineers provides that necessary tool.
    http://www.powerengineers.com
  • National Council of Acoustical Consultants

    Since 1962, the National Council of Acoustical Consultants [NCAC] is an international organization committed to supporting the acoustical profession. NCAC member firms have led their profession in technical expertise, research, innovation, and development of real-world applications in all types of environments.
    http://www.ncac.com
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

    The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) is committed to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public through effective regulation and exemplary service. NCARB members are the architectural registration boards for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and three U.S. territories.
    http://www.ncarb.org/
  • National Council of Structural Engineers Associations

    The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) was formed to constantly improve the level of standard of practice of the structural engineering profession throughout the United States, and to provide an identifiable resource for those needing communication with the profession. NCSEA serves to advance the practice of structural engineering and, as the autonomous national voice for practicing structural engineers, protect the public’s right to safe, sustainable and cost effective buildings, bridges and other structures.
    http://www.ncsea.com/
  • National Safety Council

    The National Safety Council saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through leadership, research, education and advocacy. Workplace safety and transportation have been critical areas of focus to the council since its inception in 1913. Over the years, increases in unintentional injury and death rates in the homes and communities have resulted in the council expanding it's focus to include safety in homes and communities.
    http://www.nsc.org
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)

    The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), in partnership with the State Societies, is the organization of licensed Professional Engineers (PEs) and Engineer Interns (EIs). Through education, licensure advocacy, leadership training, multi-disciplinary networking, and outreach, NSPE enhances the image of its members and their ability to ethically and professionally practice engineering. NSPE is the only national organization committed to addressing the professional concerns of licensed PEs across all disciplines.
    http://www.nspe.org
  • North American Society for Trenchless Technology, Western Region

    NASTT is the North American Society for Trenchless technology. It is a multiple disciplinary society of individual and organizations with professional, utilitarian or environmental interests in Trenchless Technology. The goal is to advance the science and practice of Trenchless Technology for the public benefit; to promote and conduct education, training, study and research in said science and practice for the public benefit.
    http://www.westt.org
  • Photonics Society (IEEE)

    The IEEE Photonics Society is a leading professional network of 7,000+ members that provides access to technical information on all aspects of opto-electronic and photonic materials, devices, and systems, from R&D to design, manufacturing and applications.
    http://photonicssociety.org/
  • Project for Public Spaces

    Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit planning, design and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities. Our pioneering Placemaking approach helps citizens transform their public spaces into vital places that highlight local assets, spur rejuvenation and serve common needs.PPS was founded in 1975 to expand on the work of William (Holly) Whyte, the author of The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces. Since then, we have completed projects in over 2500 communities in 40 countries and all 50 US states. Partnering with public and private organizations, federal, state and municipal agencies, business improvement districts, neighborhood associations and other civic groups, we improve communities by fostering successful public spaces.
    http://www.pps.org
  • Public Architecture

    Public Architecture is a new model for architectural practice. Supported by the generosity of foundation, corporate, and individuals grants and donations, Public Architecture works outside the economic constraints of conventional architectural practice, providing a venue where architects can work for the public good.
    http://www.publicarchitecture.org
  • Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association

    Founded in 1910, the Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association (RETA) is an international society of indivduals and companies involved in the design, operation and service of industrial refrigeration systems.
    http://www.reta.com/
  • Retail Design Institute

    The Retail Design Institute serves 1000+ members in 14 Chapters in the U.S. & internationally. It is the only international professional society totally dedicated to the challenges and rewards of retail store planning and design. Their design professionals include: architects, industrial designers, interior designers, planners, draftsmen and detailers, visual merchandisers, graphic designers, lighting experts, project and construction managers, CAD & IT specialists, & marketing specialists.
    http://www.retaildesigninstitute.org
  • Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce

    Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce (SPALW) is part of the American Society of Safety Engineers. Membership in Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce (SPALW) is open to all ASSE members.
    http://www.asse.org/practicespecialities/spalw
  • Society for Biological Engineering

    The Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), is a global organization of leading engineers and scientists dedicated to advancing the integration of biology with engineering.
    http://www.aiche.org
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

    The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) exists to ensure the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publication of journals and books, and conferences.
    http://www.siam.org
  • Society for Modeling & Simulation International

    The Society for Modeling and Simulation (SCS) is the world’s premier professional society devoted to modeling and simulation (M&S). The association serves individuals and organizations in more than 150 countries around the world. Their membership includes individuals from industry, government and academia whose interests span all aspects of M&S.
    http://www.scs.org
  • Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP)

    The Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) is a nonprofit professional society formed by practitioners to advance the reliability and physical asset management industry and to create leaders in the field. SMRP provides unparalleled value for individual practitioners looking to expand their knowledge and skills in maintenance and reliability and build more business connections with other practitioners. SMRP is the premier asset management resource for companies looking to improve their processes and procedures.
    http://www.smrp.org/
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

  • Society of American Military Engineers

    The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), the premier professional military engineering association in the United States, unites architecture, engineering, construction (A/E/C), facility management and environmental entities and individuals in the public and private sectors to prepare for—and overcome—natural and manmade disasters, and to improve security at home and abroad.
    http://www.same.org
  • Society of Architectural Historians

    The Society of Architectural Historians was founded in 1940 to advance knowledge and understanding of the history of architecture, design, landscape, and urbanism worldwide.
    http://www.sah.org
  • Society of Architectural Historians, Southern California Chapter

    The SAH/SCC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing its members with opportunities to learn about and experience the rich architectural heritage of Southern California and beyond. Our volunteer Board creates engaging and informative tours, lectures, symposia, travel tours, and other events that explore the ideas behind the architecture - as well as the buildings that result from them. Our programs are the best-kept secrets in Southern California.
    http://www.sahscc.org