1. Membership Levels
FTRA offers three membership levels: the Associate, Member and Student membership levels. All levels give individuals opportunities to actively participate in FTRA's activities and to receive special benefits. FTRA also offers organizational membership for many domestic and international organizations who believe in professionalism and the pursuit of excellence in the various areas of future technology (including information technology, communications, convergence, ubiquitous engineering, embedded computing, and multimedia computing or in a closely related field). Becoming an FTRA member further provides significant opportunities for you and your organization.
Those who are interested in joining the FTRA member, they must first be registered and then pay for the year membership. New members joining until 31 December, 2010 are billed at free rate of both registration and 1st year membership (through 31 December, 2010) due.
After that time, all the new members will be charged of registration due along with the year membership due.
The exact amount of registration and year membership fee will be announced soon.
Associate level is generally for professionals new to the Society but experienced and/or qualified sufficiently to be considered a professional in various areas of future technology.
- Those who have at least 5 years' full-time experience at company, university or government, including 3 years in a team leader, supervisory or senior position
- Hold an accredited qualification in terms of the quality and quantity of papers published
- The Associate Members receive 10% registration discount for their regular registrations at all conferences hosted/sponsored by FTRA
Those who want to attend the domestic and international conferences which are hosted by FTRA.
- The Members receive 5% registration discount for their regular registrations at all conferences hosted/sponsored by FTRA
Any undergraduate and graduate (Master and Ph.D.) students interested in various areas of future technology who is enrolled in an accredited college or university for half time or more (at least eight semester hours).
- The Student Members receive 10% registration discount for their regular registrations at all conferences hosted/sponsored by FTRA
D. Organizational Membership
FTRA offers the Organizational Membership, designed to suit the needs of all sizes of organizations. At the Platinum Membership level, members may direct their contributions to specific programs that they wish to support in all of FTRA hosted/sponsored conferences. It helps the organizations, which may include business companies, educational institutions, government agencies, associations, and other groups, to participate in the FTRA's activities to a greater extent than would be possible with an individual membership alone. All new Organization Members (hereinafter OM) are announced on the FTRA web site. We invite you to be a part of the excitement of working with the FTRA as it provides a forum for discussion and leverages the knowledge to grow your business.
Dues and Eligibility
Contact the FTRA secretaries to get more detailed information about Dues and Eligibility.
Please contact the FTRA secretaries ([email protected] or [email protected]) if anyone needs detailed information.