APPAM offers three types of membership: Institutional, Individual, and Student.
Why Invest in an APPAM Membership?
Being an APPAM member is more than attending one of our conferences. It’s about joining a highly experienced network of educators, researchers, public policy analysts, and other like-minded individuals and institutions. Networking is critical in today’s world and APPAM provides public policy professionals the opportunity to communicate, collaborate, and share among their peers across a range of specialties, professions, and research circles.
An APPAM member receives information vital to increasing their networking through association updates, annual conferences, and publications like the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM). APPAM strives to keep its members abreast of new public policy initiatives and research, creating opportunities to expand your personal and professional knowledge.
Through the association, members have access to our online directory, providing contacts in a wide range of fields and expertise. At our annual conferences – Fall, Spring, and International – members connect with others possessing skills and knowledge that could be vital to future collaborative projects. A variety of educational sessions and expert panels opens doorways to innovation and understanding that can spark the next research idea or support a current study.
Because APPAM is a professional association, membership provides support and recognition to its members. Networking is about sharing, engaging with other members and finding opportunities to strengthen relationships and research. A network that crosses several fields and experiences creates an excellent source of new perspectives and insight. Members, through APPAM, can exchange information on challenges, goals, and ideas that provides valuable understanding on current endeavors.
Joining APPAM is as easy as filling out an online application or downloading one and mailing it in. There are three different types of memberships available: Institutional, Individual, and Student. All three types provide access to the APPAM network of members and conferences. Why wait? Step up your career, enhance your experience, and join your peers in APPAM today.