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Activities of the Federation shall encompass all aspects of structural concrete engineering while considering the technological, social, economical, environmental, aesthetic and cultural aspects of Member Countries and neighboring regions.  They include design, construction, materials, monitoring and inspection, testing, preservation, rehabilitations, and demolition of concrete structures, production of concrete elements, and exchange and transfer of concrete technology. ”  (Clause 5, ACF constitution)

Membership Categories

The Asian continent consists of both developed and developing countries. It is ACF aims to reach out to every corner of Asia. As a result the membership subscription is classified into different categories taken into account GDP disparities. ACF operation relies solely on membership fees and voluntary work by members.

Representative Members (RM) are individuals nominated by one of the following institutions:

  • institutions and/or other bodies in charge of concrete structures; and
  • established professional engineering institutions at national/regional level which have interest in any aspects of structural concrete covered in Clause 5 above.
An institution nominating an individual as a Representative Member shall pay the required subscription.

Organization Members (OM) are institutions and/or organizations engaged in any of the activities covered in Clause 5 above.

  • "Institutions" shall be defined as standard institutions or established professional engineering institutions.
  • "Organizations", in this context, shall be defined as public or private sector companies, consultants, industries, research institutes, academic institutes, etc. incorporated within each country by relevant laws or acts.
Organization Members shall pay the required subscription. One person nominated by the legal authority of the institution or organization in question will represent each Organization Member within the Federation.

Individual Members (IM) are professionals, academics or students interested and engaged within any aspects of structural concrete covered in Clause 5 above.
    Each Individual Member shall pay the required subscription.

    Membership Subscription and Benefits

    Membership
    category
    Subcategory :
    subscription/year
    Voting right at
    General Assembly (votes/member)
    Benefits

    Representative
    Member
    (RM)

    A : US $4,000
    B : US $2,000
    C : US $1,000
    D : US $500

    A : 100
    B : 50
    C : 25
    D : 12

    1) Voting rights for the election of the Executive Council and nominating rights for candidates of an Executive Council member.
    2) Voting rights at the General Assembly.
    3) 8 persons for subcategory A, 4 persons for subcategory B,
    2 persons for subcategory C, and 1 person for subcategory D can get 10% rebate on registration fee at Federation-organizing events for participants.
    4) Free access to specified technical documents and publications.

    Organization Member
    (OM)

    A : US $600
    B : US $300

    A : 10
    B : 5

    1) Voting rights at the General Assembly.
    2) 2 persons for subcategory A, 1 person for subcategory B can get 10% rebate on registration fee at Federation-organizing events for participants.
    3) Free access to specified technical documents and publications.

    Individual Member
    (IM)

    US $60
    Student :
    US $0

    1
    Student : 0

    1) Voting rights at the General Assembly.
    2) A 10% rebate on registration fee at Federation-organizing events for participants, in case of not mentioning registration fee for ACF members.
    3) Free access to specified technical documents and publications.