Chronology of Scholarly Societies in the Project:1980 – 1989|Scholarly Societies Project


Academy of Leisure Sciences (ALS)

American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG)

Asociación de Doctores, Licenciados e Ingenieros en Informática (ALI) = Association of Doctors, Graduates and Engineers in Informatics

Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA)

Australian College of Clinical Psychologists (ACCP)

Australian Institute of Energy (AIE)

Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO)

British Society for Proteome Research (BSPR)
[This Society was founded in 1980 as the British Electrophoresis Society. During 2004, July 12-13 it became the British Society for Proteome Research (BSPR).]

Canadian Biomaterials Society (CBS) = Société Canadienne des Biomatériaux (SCB)

Canadian Communication Association (CCA) = Association Canadienne de Communication (ACC)

Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) [“In 1980 the Conference of Editors of Learned Journals, an MLA allied organization functioning at a very low level during the 1970s, was revived…”]

Electrophoresis Society

European Federation of Geologists (EFG) = Fédération Européenne des Géologues (FEG) = Federación Europea de Geólogos (FEG)

European Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics (EFOMP)

European Society of Regional Anaesthesia (ESRA) = European Society of Regional Anaesthesia & Pain Therapy

Federación Española de Sociedades de Informática (FESI) = Spanish Federation of Computer Societies

Federation of Behavioral, Psychological and Cognitive Sciences (FBPCS)

International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE)

International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA)

International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX)

한국비파괴검사학회 = Korean Society for Nondestructive Testing (KSNT)

Medical Association of South East Asian Nations (MASEAN)

Nederlandse Vereniging voor Algemene Gezondheidszorg (NVAG) = Netherlands Association for General Health Care

North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS)

North American Lake Management Society (NALMS)

Österreichische Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe (OEGGG) = Austrian Society for Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Planetary Society (PS)

Powder Metallurgy Association of South Africa (PMASA)

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
[The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) was formed in 1980 through the merger of four societies: (1) the Chemical Society (founded in 1841); (2) the Society for Analytical Chemistry (founded in 1874); (3) the Royal Institute of Chemistry (founded in 1877); and (4) the Faraday Society (founded in 1903).]

Schweizerischer Verband der Informatikorganisationen (SVI) = Fédération suisse des organisations d’informatique (FSI) = Federazióne svizzera delle organizzatióni d’informatica (FSI) = Swiss Federation of Information Processing Societies

Sociedade Brasileira de Agrometeorologia (SBA) = Brazilian Society of Agrometeorology

Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA)

Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM)

Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East (SSCLE)

Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS)

Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR)

Σύνδεσμος Ψυχολόγων Κύπρου = Sundesmos Psuhologōs Kuprou = Cyprus Psychologists’ Association

Svenska Bioenergiföreningen (SVEBIO) = Swedish Bioenergy Association

Tanzania Public Health Assocation (TPHA)

Tulevaisuuden Tutkimuksen Seura (TTS) = Finnish Society for Futures Studies = Sällskapet för Framtidsstudier

Visual Resources Association (VRA)

Willi Hennig Society (WHS)

中国核学会 = Zhōngguó Hé Xuéhuì = Chinese Nuclear Society (CNS)

中国生物物理学会 = Zhōngguó Shēngwù Wùlǐ Xuéhuì = Biophysical Society of China (BSC)

中国食品科学技术学会 = Zhōngguó Shípǐn Kēxué Jìshù Xuéhuì = Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST)


1981한국음향학회 = Acoustical Society of Korea (ASK)

American Institute of Hydrology (AIH)

American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPH/O)

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Simulation (ASIM) = Working Group on Simulation

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

Association of Consulting Engineers Pakistan (ACEP)
[The Association was founded in 1981 as the Association of Consulting Structural Engineers (ACSE). In 1989 it was renamed the Association of Consulting Engineers Pakistan (ACEP).]

Association of Hydrologists of India (AHI)

Association Québécoise de Pédagogie Collégiale (AQPC) = Quebec Association of College Teaching

Australian Institute of Physics (AIP)

Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA)
[The Association was founded in 1981 as the Australian Robot Association. In 1998 it took its present name.]

جمعية البحرين لتقنية المعلومات = Bahrain Information Technology Society (BITS)
[The Society was founded in 1981 as the Bahrain Computer Society.]

British Society for Plant Pathology (BSPP)

Canadian Society for Engineering Management (CSEM) = Société Canadienne de Gestion en Ingénierie (SCGI) [The Canadian Society for Engineering Management (CSEM) had its beginnings as the General Membership of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) representing those engineers who had no affiliation with either the civil, mechanical, electrical or geotechnical societies. In 1990, CSEM changed its mandate in order to focus on the needs of engineers in management. Today, CSEM continues as one of the six constituent societies of the EIC.]

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR)

Društvo Biofizikov Slovenije (DBS) = Slovenian Biophysical Society

Engineering Council (EC)

European Association of Sinological Librarians (EASL)

Hungarian Simulation Society (HSS)

International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM)

International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) = Association Internationale de Droit Constitutionnel (AIDC)

International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS) = Conseil international d’études canadiennes (CIÉC)

International Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (IFOS)

International Society for Ecological Psychology (ISEP)

International Society of Andrology (ISA)

International Union for Circumpolar Health (IUCH)

대한의학유전학회 = Korean Society of Medical Genetics (KSMG)

Medical Records Institute (MRI)

Molecular Graphics and Modelling Society (MGMS)

National Association of Black Geologists and Geophysicists (NABGG)

National Humanities Alliance (NHA)

Norsk Biologforening (BIO) = Norwegian Biological Association

North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS)

Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mustererkennung (OAGM) = Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition (AAPR)

Österreichische Gesellschaft für Artificial Intelligence (ÖGAI) = Austrian Society for Artificial Intelligence

Polskie Towarzystwo Informatyczne (PTI) = Polish Informaticians Society

Reed Organ Society (ROS)

الجمعية السعودية لطب الأسنان = Saudi Dental Society (SDS)

Schweizerische Akademie der Technischen Wissenschaften (SATW) = Académie Suisse des Sciences Techniques (ASST) = Accademia Svizzera delle Scienze Techniche (ASST) = Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences

Sociedad Española de Ciencias Hortícolas (SECH) = Spanish Society of Horticultural Sciences

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

สมาคมดินและปุ๋ยแห่งประเทศไทย = Soil and Fertilizer Society of Thailand (SFST)

中国电工技术学会 = Zhōngguó Diàngōngjìshù Xuéhuì = China Electrotechnical Society (CES)

中国营养学会 = Zhōngguó Yíngyǎng Xuéhuì = Chinese Nutrition Society (CNS)


1982Academia de Ciencias de América Latina (ACAL) = Latin American Academy of Sciences

American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD)

American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)

Asian and Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemistry (APFCB)

Behavioral Toxicology Society (BTS)

British Crystallographic Association (BCA)

British Society of Sports History (BSSH)

Canadian Society for Computational Studies of Intelligence (CSCSI) = Société Canadienne pour l’Étude de l’Intelligence par Ordinateur (SCÉIO)

Colegio de Ingenieros Forestales de Chile (CIF) = College of Foresters of Chile
[The College was created 1982, May 3, as a continuation of the Asociación Chilena de Ingenieros Forestales (ACHIF).]

Coŀlegi d’Actuaris de Catalunya (CAC) = College of Actuaries of Catalonia
[The College was founded 1982, December 17.]

Computer Oriented Geological Society (COGS)

لعمادة المهندسين التونسيين = Conseil de l’Ordre des Ingénieurs de Tunisie (COI) = Ordre des Ingénieurs Tunisiens = Tunisian Engineers’ Order

Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS)

Ελληνική Περιοδοντολογική Εταιρεία (ΕΠΕ) = Ellēnikē Periodontologikē Etaireia = Hellenic Society of Periodontology

European Association of Personality Psychology (EAPP)

European Association of Science Editors (EASE)

European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence (ECCAI)

European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST)

Film Music Society (FMS)
[The Society was founded in 1982 as the Society for the Preservation of Film Music. In 1997 it became the Film Music Society.]

Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA)
[The Association was founded in 1982 as the AM/FM International; its initial focus was automated mapping / facilities management systems. In 1998 it changed its name toGeospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA).]

International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA)

대한신경과학회 = Korean Neurological Association (KNA)

대한교통학회 = Korean Society of Transportation (KST)

대한용접학회 = Korean Welding Society (KWS)

جمعية الحاسوب الكويتية = Kuwait Computer Society (KCS)
[The Society was founded in 1982 as the Kuwaiti Society of Computers. In 1990, it was renamed Kuwait Computer Society.]

Magyar Politikatudományi Társaság (MPTT) = Hungarian Political Science Association

Nederlands Instituut voor Biologie (NIBI) = Dutch Institut for Biology

New Zealand Association for the Teaching of English (NZATE) = Te Pouhere Whakaako o Te Reo Pakeha o Aotearoa

North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO)

Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI)

Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA)

Royal Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (RONAST)

Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV)
[The Institute was established in 1982 when the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and the Singapore Institute of Valuers merged.]

Sociedad de Matemática de Chile (Somachi) = Mathematical Society of Chile

Sociedad Latinoamericana de Briología (SLB) = Latin American Bryological Society
[The Society was founded 1982, December 15.]

Sociedad Mexicana de Biotecnología y Bioingeniería (SMBB) = Mexican Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Sociedade Brasileira de Microondas e Optoeletrônica (SBMO) = Brazilian Society of Microwaves and Optoelectronics

Sociedade Portuguesa de Neurologia (SPN) = Portuguese Neurological Society
[The society was founded in 1982 upon the dissolution of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Neurologia e Psiquiatria, which had been founded in 1975.]

Societatea Romana de Neurochirurgie (SRN) = Romanian Society of Neurosurgery (RSN)

Société Française d’Anesthésie et de Réanimation (SFAR) = French Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
[In 1934 the Société Française d’Étude de l’Anesthésie et de l’Analgésie (SFEAA) was founded; in 1957 it became the Société Française d’Anesthésie, d’Analgésie et de Réanimation (SFAAR). In 1970 the Association des Anesthésiologistes Français (AAF) was founded. In 1982 the SFAAR and AAF merged to form the Société Française d’Anesthésie et de Réanimation (SFAR).]

Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE)

Society for Scientific Exploration (SSE)

Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA)

Southern California Association of Marine Invertebrate Taxonomists (SCAMIT)

Svenska AI-sällskapet (SAIS) = Swedish Artificial Intelligence Society (SAIS)

World Association of Theoretically Oriented Chemists (WATOC) [“WATOC was founded in 1982 as the World Association of Theoretical Organic Chemists….”]

World History Association (WHA)


1983Académie Tunisienne des Sciences, des Lettres et des Arts «Beït al-Hikma» = Tunisian Academy of the Sciences, Letters and Arts «Beït al-Hikma» = “المجمع التونسي للعلوم والآداب والفنون” بيت الحكمة

Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) [Founded in 1983 as: Exchange Carriers Standards Association.]

American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) [“The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) was founded in 1983 as the American Academy of Algology.”]

American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA)

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Asociación Chilena de Ciencia Política (ACCP) = Chilean Association of Political Science

Asociación Ecuatoriana de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental (AEISA) = Ecuadorian Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering

Association for the Study of Dreams (ASD)

Association of Medical Microbiologists (AMM)

Assyrian Academic Society (AAS)

Australian Nuclear Association (ANA)

British Dragonfly Society (BDS)

British Hydrological Society (BHS)

Canadian Association for Distance Education (CADE) = Association Canadienne de l’Éducation à Distance (ACÉD)

Cliometric Society (CS)

Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (DGfP) = German Society for Political Science

Environmental Engineering Association of Thailand (EEAT)
[The Association was founded in 1983 as the Thai Environmental Engineers Association. It took its current name in 1992.]

European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)

International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR)

International Permafrost Association (IPA)

International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC)

International Society for the Study of Dissociation (ISSD)

International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID)

International Society of Anglo-Saxonists (ISAS)

International Society of Chemical Ecology (ISCE)

加拿大中醫藥針灸學會 = Jiānádà Zhōng Yīyào Zhēnjiǔ Xuéhuì = Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Canada (CMAAC)

Κυπριακή Μαθηματική Εταιρεία = Kupriakē Mathēmatikē Etaireia = Cyprus Mathematical Society (CMS)

Liên Hiệp Các Hội Khoa Học Và Kỹ Thuật Việt Nam (VUSTA) = Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA)

Mediävistenverband = Medievalists’ Society

National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA)

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP)

Nederlandse Vereniging voor Arbeidshygiëne (NVvA) = Dutch Occupational Hygiene Society

New Zealand Society for Music Education (NZSME)

NOrsk forening for BIldebehandling og Mønstergjenkjenning (NOBIM) = Norwegian Society for Image Processing and Pattern Recognition

Scientific Instrument Society (SIS)

Sociedad Chilena de Infectología (SOCHINF) = Chilean Society of Infectious Diseases

Sociedade Brasileira de Educação Comparada (SBEC) = Brazilian Society of Comparative Education

Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI) = Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics

Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies (SPBS)

Σύλλογος Ελλήνων Κοινωνιολόγων (ΣΕΚ) = Sullogos Ellēnōn Koinōniologōn = Hellenic Sociological Association

Swiss Group for Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (SGAICO)

Swiss Society of Aerobiology (SSA)
[The Society was founded in 1983 as the Swiss Working Group of Aerobiology. In 1993 it became the Swiss Society of Aerobiology (SSA).]

Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

中国电源学会 = Zhōngguó Diànyuán Xuéhuì = China Power Supply Society (CPSS)


1984Academia Nacional de Educación (ANE) = National Academy of Education (Argentina) [Founded 1984 as Academia Argentina de Educación. In 1989 it took its present name.]

American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology (ASGSB)

Asociación Española para la Inteligencia Artificial (AEPIA) = Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence

Asociación Nacional de Cardiólogos de México (ANCAM) = National Association of Cardiologists of Mexico

Associação Brasileira de Engenharia Automotiva (AEA) = Brazilian Association of Automotive Engineering

Association for Great Lakes Maritime History (AGLMH)

Association for Veterinary Informatics (AVI) [Formerly American Veterinary Computer Society (AVCS).]

Association Française des Professeurs de Chinois (AFPC) = French Association of Professors of Chinese

Bangladesh Astronomical Society (BAS)
[The BAS was founded on 1984, November 12.]

British Human-Computer Interaction Group (BHCIG)

British Society for Rheumatology (BSR)
[The Society was formed in 1984 by the merger of two societies concerned with rheumatology: the Heberden Society (founded in 1936) and the British Association of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation (founded in 1942 as the British Association of Physical Medicine).]

Brunswik Society

California Mission Studies Association (CMSA)

Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) = Association Canadienne d’Énergie Éolienne (ACÉÉ)

الجمعية المركزية لاطباء التخدير المصرية = Central Society for Egyptian Anaesthesiologists (CSEA)
[The Society was founded in 1984 as the Egyptian Society for Anaesthesiologists. It took its current name in 1995.]

Confederation of European Environmental Engineering Societies (CEEES)
[The name is also seen as the Committee of European Environmental Engineering Societies. It is likely that this was the name of the CEEES prior to about 2001.]

Cyprus Computer Society (CCS)

Dansk Selskab for Neurovidenskab (DSfN) = Danish Society for Neuroscience

Electromagnetic Energy Association (EEA) [“The Electromagnetic Energy Association (EEA), formerly the Electromagnetic Energy Policy Alliance (EEPA), was formed in 1984…”]

Endourological Society (ES) = Endourology Society (ES)

Environmental Management and Research Association of Malaysia (ENSEARCH)

European Biophysical Societies’ Association (EBSA)

European Network on Lateritic Weathering and Global Environment (EUROLAT)

Federación Latinoamericana de Sociedades de Física (FeLaSoFi) = Latin-American Federation of Physics Societies

Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas (HSS)

International Federation of Tropical Medicine (IFTM)

International Society for Neuroethology (ISN)

International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD)

International Society of Endocrinology (ISE)

International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology (ISRTP)

جامعه جراحان ايران = Iranian Association of Surgeons (IRAOS)

Irish Medical Organisation (IMO)
[The IMO resulted in 1984 from a merger of the Irish Medical Association (whose predecessor was founded in 1839) and the Irish Medical Union (founded in 1962).]

Irish Society of Toxicology (IST)

한국유화학회 = Korean Oil Chemists’ Society (KOCS)

한국윤활학회 = Korean Society of Tribologist and Lubrication Engineers (KSTLE)

대한혈관외과학회 = Korean Society for Vascular Surgery (KSVS)

Netherlands Council for Geographical Information (RAVI)

Sociedad Andaluza de Neurocirugía (SAN) = Andalusian Society of Neurosurgery

Sociedad Chilena de Ciencia de la Computación (SCCC) = Chilean Computer Science Society

Sociedad Venezolana de Infectología (SVI) = Venezuelan Society of Infectious Diseases

Società Italiana degli Storici dell’Economia (SISE) = Society of Italian Economic Historians

Società Italiana per la Simulazione con il Calcolatore = Associazione Italiana per la Simulazione con il Calcolatore = Italian Society for Computer Simulation (ISCS)

Société Française de Chimie (SFC) = French Chemical Society

Société Française de Toxicologie Génétique (SFTG) = French Society of Genetic Toxicology

Société Marocaine d’Anesthésie et de Réanimation (SMAR) = Moroccan Society for Anesthesiology and Resuscitation

Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) = The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP)

South African Council for Professional and Technical Surveyors (PLATO)

  • The Council has abandoned its domain name, and has not acquired a new one as of 2003-06-19.

中国有色金属学会 = Zhōngguó Yǒusè Jīnshǔ Xuéhuì = Nonferrous Metals Society of China (NFSoc)


1985African Academy of Sciences (AAS)

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)

American College of Phlebology (ACP) [Founded in 1985 as: North American Society of Phlebology.]

American Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA)

Associação Portuguesa de Profissionais em Sociologia Indústrial, das Organizações e do Trabalho (APSIOT) = Portuguese Association for Sociology of Industry, Organizations and Work

Association for Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (AUAI)

Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) = Société Canadienne de Chimie (SCC)

Canadian Society for the Advancement of Legal Technology (CSALT) = Association canadienne pour l’avancement de l’informatique juridique (ACAIJ)

Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) [CIRSE resulted from a merger in 1985 of the European College of Angiography (ECA) and the European Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (ESCVIR).]

European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP)

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)

Federação de Sociedades de Biologia Experimental (FeSBE) = Federation of Societies of Experimental Biology (Brazil)

Institute of Horticulture (IoH)

International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS)

International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH)

International Society for Diatom Research (ISDR)

International Society for Psychophysics (ISP)

International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations (ISPSO)

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)

한국지반공학회 = Korean Geotechnical Society (KGS)

Movement Disorder Society (MDS)

สมาคมประสาทศัลยศาสตร์แห่งประเทศไทย = Neurosurgical Association of Thailand (NAT)

North American Membrane Society (NAMS)

Norsk Yrkeshygienisk Forening (NYF) = Norwegian Occupational Hygiene Association

Sociedad Española de Neurociencia (SENC) = Spanish Society of Neuroscience

Sociedad Española de Salud Pública y Administración Sanitaria (SESPAS) = Spanish Society of Public Health and Sanitary Administration

Società Medica Italiana di Psicoterapia e Ipnosi (SMIPI) = Italian Medical Society for Psychotherapy and Hypnosis

Société Luxembourgeoise de Psychologie (SLP) = Luxembourg Psychological Society

Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)

Society of Botanical Artists (SBA)

Türk Ortodonti Derneği (TOD) = Turkish Orthodontics Society

Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie (VAAM) = Union for General and Applied Microbiology

香港科技協進會 = Xiāng Gǎng Kējì Xiéjìnhuì = Hong Kong Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology (HKAAST)

中国计算机学会 = Zhōngguó Jìsuànjī Xuéhuì = China Computer Federation (CCF)


1986American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

American Evaluation Association (AEA)

American Society for Precision Engineering (ASPE)

American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)
[The ASAI was founded in 1986 as the American Society of Architectural Perspectivists (ASAP).]

Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES)

Associação Brasileira de Ciência Política (ABCP) = Brazilian Association of Political Science

Association for Logic Programming (ALP)

Association for Pre- & Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPAH) = Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPAH) = Association of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPAH)

Association Française pour l’Information GÉOgraphique (AFIGÉO) = French Association for Geographic Information

Australian Institute of Biology (AIB)
[The Australian Institute of Biology (AIB) was founded in 1986, replacing the Australian Branch of the U.K. Institute of Biology.]

Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE)
[The Society was founded in 1986 as the Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE). In 1997 it became the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE).]

British Academy of Management (BAM)

British Medical Informatics Society (BMiS)

Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists (CRBOH) = Conseil Canadien d’Agrément des Hygiénistes du Travail (CCAHT)

Canadian Sleep Society (CSS) = Société Canadienne du Sommeil (SCS)

Dansk Optisk Selskab (DOPS) = Danish Optical Society

Dutch Benelux Simulation Society (DBSS)

Economic Science Association (ESA)

جمعية تقويم الأسنان المصرية = Egyptian Orthodontic Society (EOS)

Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society (ECIS) = Cumann Éire san Ochtú Céad Déag

European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) = Association européenne pour la chirurgie cardio-thoracique (AECCT)

European Behavioural Pharmacology Society (EBPS)

European Colloid and Interface Society (ECIS)

European Economic Association (EEA)

European Society for Population Economics (ESPE)

Foresight Institute (FI)

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)

International Isotope Society (IIS)

International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) [“The Society was formed as a result of the merger of the International Federation for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases and the International Congress for Infectious Diseases…” “This merger took place in 1986…”]

International Telecommunications Society (ITS)

Irish Economic Association (IEA)
[The Association was founded in 1986 to replace the Irish Association of University Teachers of Economics (IAUTE).]

الأكاديمية الإسلامية للعلوم = Islamic Academy of Sciences (IAS) = Académie Islamique des Sciences

Jeofizik Mühendisleri Odası = Chamber of Geophysical Engineers of Turkey (CGET)
[The Chamber was founded in 1986. It has inherited the technical and scientific background of the Turkish Geophysical Association (founded in 1961).]

الجمعية اﻷردنية الحاسبات = Jordan Computer Society (JCS)

Nederlands Forum voor Techniek en Wetenschap (NFTW = FTW) = Netherlands Society of Technological Sciences and Engineering

Occupational Hygiene Society of Ireland (OHSI)

Protein Society (PS)

الجمعية السعودية لطب العيون = Saudi Ophthalmological Society (SOS)

Sociedade Brasileira de Virologia (SBV) = Brazilian Society of Virology

Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciências Florestais (SPCF) = Portuguese Society of Forest Sciences

Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs – India (SBAOI)

Southern Astronomical Society (SAS)

Suomen Tekoälyseura ry (STES) = Finnish Artificial Intelligence Society (FAIS)

Texas Medieval Association (TEMA)

Türk Dişhekimleri Birliği (TDB) = Turkish Dental Association (TDA)

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)
[The Academy finds its roots in the International Association of Medical Museums (IAMM) (founded in 1906), which later became the International Academy of Pathology (IAP). In 1986 the U.S. and Canadian Division of the latter was separately incorporated as the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP).]

中国分析测试协会 = Zhōngguó Fēnxī Língzhōng Xiéhuì = China Association for Instrumental Analysis (CAIA)


1987Academy of Veterinary Dentistry (AVD)

Asociación Toxicológica Argentina (ATA) = Argentine Toxicologial Association

Associação de Professores de Geografia (APG) = Association of Geography Professors

Association d’Économie Financière (AEF) = Association of Financial Economics

Association for History and Computing (AHC)

Australian Institute of Risk Management (AIRM)

Ayn Rand Society

Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) = Académie canadienne du génie (ACG)

Canadian Association for Translation Studies (CATS) = Association Canadienne de Traductologie (ACT)

Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)
[In 1895 the Institute of Sanitary Engineering (ISE) was founded; at some point this was succeeded by the Institution of Public Health Engineers (IPHE). In 1987, the IPHEmerged with the Institution of Water Engineers and Scientists and the Institute of Water Pollution Control to form the Institution of Water and Environmental Management. The group took its current name, Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), in 1995.]

Conseil International d’Études Francophones (CIEF) = International Council for Francophone Studies (ICFS)
[Founded in 1987 as Southern Council for Francophone Studies, later named Council on Francophone Studies.]

Cost Engineering Association of South Africa (CEASA)

European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU)

European Health Psychology Society (EHPS)

European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB)

European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)

Federación de Colegios de Ingenieros Mecánicos y Electricistas de la República Mexicana (FECIME) = Federation of Colleges of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers of the Mexican Republic

Federation of Australian Scientific and Technological Societies (FASTS)

Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS)

Folk Art Society of America (FASA)

Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)

International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD)
[The Academy was founded in 1987 as the International Academy of Management and Marketing (IAMM).]

International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA)

International Federation of Robotics (IFR)

International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA)

International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS)
[founded in 1987 as International Matrix Group]

International Neural Network Society (INNS)

International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA)

International Society for Antiviral Research (ISAR)

International Society for Applied Cardiovascular Biology (ISACB)

الجمعية الفلكية اﻷردنية = Jordanian Astronomical Society (JAS)

Kurt Gödel Society (KGS)

Lëtzebuerger Schrëftstellerverband (LSV) = Lëtzebuerger Schrëftsteller Verband = Luxembourg Society of Authors

한국막학회 = Membrane Society of Korea (MSK)

日本工学アカデミー = Nihon Kōgaku Akademii = Engineering Academy of Japan (EAJ)

Ordem dos Biólogos (OB) = Order of Biologists
[The Order was founded in 1987 as the Associação Portuguesa de Biólogos (APB). In July of 1998, it became the Ordem dos Biólogos.]

Peace Studies Association (PSA)

Sällskapet för 1700-talsstudier = Swedish Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
[The Society was founded on 1987, June 4.]

Sociedad de Investigación del Arte Rupestre de Bolivia (SIARB) = Bolivian Rock Art Research Society

Society For Financial Studies (SFS)

Society for Research on Biological Rhythms (SRBR)

United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)

جمعية علوم و تقنية المياه = Water Science and Technology Association (WSTA)

World Federation of Sleep Research Societies (WFSRS)


1988Academia Europaea = Academy of Europe

فرهنگستان علوم جمهوري اسلامي ايران = Academy of Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran = Islamic Republic of Iran Academy of Sciences (IAS)
[In 1935, the Academy of Iran was founded with the goal of refining and preserving the Persian language and literature; it survived until 1968. It was supplanted by the Academy of Iran’s Language (founded 1970) and the Academy of Literature and Arts (founded 1974). The latter were merged into the Institute of Cultural Studies and Researchestablished in 1981. This appears to have been replaced by three new academies: the Academy of Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran (founded 1988), the Iranian Academy of Persian Language and Literature (founded 1990) and the Academy of Medical Sciences of Iran (founded 1990).]

American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM)

American Psychological Society (APS)

Asociación Argentina de Médicos Residentes de Cirugía General (AAMRCG) = Argentine Association of Medical Residents of General Surgery

Associação Brasileira de Associações de Professores de Alemão (ABRAPA) = Brasilianischer Deutschlehrerverband = Brazilian Association of Associations of Professors of German

الجمعية الجزائرية لتاريخ الرياضيات = Association Algérienne d’Histoire des Mathématiques = Algerian Society for the History of Mathematics (ASHM)

الجمعية الرياضياتية الجزائرية = Association Mathématique Algérienne (AMA) = Algerian Mathematical Society

Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF)

Associazione Italiana per l’Intelligenza Artificiale (AI*IA) = Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (IAAI)

Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS)
[AMOS was formed in 1988, January to take over the activities of the Australian Branch of the Royal Meteorological Society when the branch was dissolved on 1987, December 31; the Branch had been in existence since at least 1974.]

Canadian Association for Composite Structures and Materials (CACSMA) = Association Canadienne pour les Structures et Matériaux Composites (ACSMAC)

Canadian Association for Neuroscience (CAN) = Association Canadienne des Neurosciences (ACN)

Canadian Bioethics Society (CBS) = Société canadienne de bioéthique (SCB) [“The Canadian Bioethics Society was founded in 1988 by the amalgamation of the Canadian Society of Bioethics and the Canadian Society for Medical Bioethics.”]

Caribbean Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Comité Permanent de Liaison des Orthophonistes/Logopèdes de l’Union Européenne (CPLOL) = Standing Liaison Committee of E.U. Speech and Language Therapists and Logopedists

European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA)

International Association for Chemical Testing (IACT)

International Speech Communication Association (ISCA)
[The Association was founded in 1988 as the European Speech Communication Association (ESCA). In 1999, its scope was broadened, and its name was changed to theInternational Speech Communication Association (ISCA).]

International Dark-Sky Association (IDA)

International Geothermal Association (IGA)

International Meteor Organization (IMO)

International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE)

International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (ISSPD)

IT Financial Management Association (ITFMA)
[The Association was founded in 1988 as Financial Management for Data Processing. In 1997, it became the IS Financial Management Association (ISFMA). In 2002, it became the IT Financial Management Association (ITFMA).]

日本神経回路学会 = Nihon Shinkeikairo Gakkai = Japanese Neural Network Society (JNNS)

Nordic Catalysis Society (NCS)

Oceanography Society (OS)

PanAmerican Society for Pigment Cell Research (PASPCR)

Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCO)
[The College was formed in 1988 from a merger of the Ophthalmological Society of the United Kingdom (founded in 1880) and the Faculty of Ophthalmologists (founded in 1946).]

جمعية الحاسبات السعودية = Saudi Computer Society (SCS)

الجمعية الصيدلية السعودية = Saudi Pharmaceutical Society (SPS)

Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Statistik (SGS) = Société Suisse de Statistique (SSS) = Società Svizzera di Statistica (SSS) = Societad Svizra da Statistica (SSS) = Swiss Statistical Society (SSS)

Schweizerischer Verein für Umweltsimulation (SVU) = Association Suisse de Simulation de l’Environnement (ASSE) = Associazione Svizzera di Simulazione dell Ambiente (ASSA) = Swiss Society of Environmental Engineering (SSEE)
[The Society began in 1984 as the Swiss Section of the Gesellschaft für Umweltsimulation (GUS). In 1988 it was founded as an independent association.]

Selskabet Danske Neuropsykologer (SDN) = Danish Neuropsychological Society

Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Seguridad, Salud Ocupacional y Gestión Ambiental (SESO) = Ecuadorian Society Environment Health and Safety = Ecuadorian Society of Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Management

Société des Neurosciences (SN) = Society for Neurosciences

Société Française de Génie des Procédés (SFGP) = French Society of Process Engineering
[The Society was founded in 1988 as the Groupe Français de Génie des Procédés (GFGP). In 1997 it became the Société Française de Génie des Procédés (SFGP).]

Société Française de Toxicologie Analytique (SFTA) = French Society of Analytical Toxicology

Société Française de Traumatologie du Sport (SFTS) = French Society of Sport Traumatology

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) [“SAEM was formed in 1988 from the amalgamation of the University Association for Emergency Medicine (UAEM) and the Society of Teachers of Emergency Medicine (STEM); academic societies which for over twenty years, helped shape the specialty of emergency medicine.”]

Sociological Association of Aotearoa (New Zealand) (SAANZ)

Third World Network of Scientific Organizations (TWNSO)

Türk Toksikoloji Derneği (TTD) = Turkish Society of Toxicology

Women in German Studies (WIGS)


1989Allergy Society of South Africa (ALLSA)

American Literature Association (ALA)

American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA)

Asociación Española de Ecología Terrestre (AEET) = Spanish Ecological Society

جمعية مهنيي التقنيات الاعلامية (APEBI) = Association des Professionnels des Technologies de l’Information = Association of Information Technology Professionals (Morocco)

Association for Geographic Information (AGI)

Association for Tropical Lepidoptera (ATL)

Association Française pour l’Intelligence Artificielle (AFIA) = French Association for Artificial Intelligence

Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists (ATSS)

Association pour la Recherche en Toxicologie (ARET) = Assocation for Research in Toxicology

Australian Society for Biomaterials (ASB)

انجمن بيوشيمي جمهوري اسلامي ايران = Biochemical Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran (BSI)

BioIndustry Association (BIA)

British Association of Paper Historians (BAHP)

Canadian Dam Association (CDA) = Association canadienne des barrages (ACB) [“The Canadian Dam Safety Association (CDSA) was founded in 1989 to advance the implementation of practice to ensure the safe operation of dams in Canada. In 1997, the CDSA amalgamated with the Canadian National Committee on Large Dams (CANCOLD) to form The Canadian Dam Association (CDA).”]

Conférence Nationale des Académies des Sciences, Lettres et Arts (CNASLA) = National Conference of the Academies of Sciences, Letters and Arts

Colegio Mexicano de Alergia, Asma e Inmunología Pediátrica (COMAAIPE) = Mexican College of Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
[The College was founded in 1989 as the Sociedad Mexicana de Alergia e Inmunología Pediátrica (SMAIPE). In 1996 it became the Colegio Mexicano de Alergia, Asma e Inmunología Pediátrica (COMAAIPE).]

Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Humangenetik (GfH) = German Society for Human Genetics

Eesti Infotehnoloogia Selts (EITS) = Estonian Information Technology Society

European Association for International Education (EAIE)

European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS) = Association européenne des chirurgiens plasticiens (AECP)

European Medical Writers Association (EMWA)

EUROTOX – Association of European Toxicologists & European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX)
[In 1962, the European Society for Drug Toxicity (ESDT) was founded; in 1974, it became the European Society of Toxicology (EST). In 1985, the Federation of European Societies of Toxicology (FEST) was founded. EUROTOX was formed in 1989 through a merger of the European Society of Toxicology (EST) and the Federation of European Societies of Toxicology (FEST).]

Federation of European Simulation Societies (EUROSIM)

Հայ Իրաւաբանական Միութիւն = Hay Irawabanakan Miowt’iwn = Armenian Bar Association (ABA)

Historic Brass Society (HBS)

Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS)

Human Behavior and Evolution Society (HBES)

International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS)

International Environmetrics Society (TIES) [Also known as The International Environmetrics Society (TIES).]

International Network of Women in Technology (WITI)

International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE)

International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy (ISGE)

International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE)

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

International Society of Exposure Analysis (ISEA)

International Society on Infant Studies (ISIS)

International Thermoelectric Society (ITS)

한국분자세포생물학회 = Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology (KSMCB)

한국유변학회 = Korean Society of Rheology (KSR)

Lietuvos Kompiuterininkų Sąjunga (LIKS) = Lithuanian Computer Society

Lietuvos Mokslininkų Sąjunga (LMS) = Lithuanian Scientific Society

جمعية الباحثين المتخصصين بالشرق الأوسط في العصور الوسطى = Middle East Medievalists (MEM)

National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers (NABIE)

National Coalition of Independent Scholars (NCIS)

Obec Architektů = Society of Architects

Pan American Aerobiology Association (PAAA)

Polskie Towarzystwo Inżynierii i Techniki Przetwórstwa Spożywczego “SPOMASZ” = Polish Society of Food Engineering and Technology “SPOMASZ”
[The Society was founded in 1989 as the Stowarzyszenie Rozwoju Przemysłu Maszyn Spożywczych i Urządzeń Handlowych “SPOMASZ” (Polish Society of the Food Machinery Industry Development and Commercial Devices “SPOMASZ”). It took its current name in 1994.]

Public Health Association of New Zealand (PHA NZ)

Quality Society of Australasia (QSA)

Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
[The Society was founded on 1989, December 29.]

Санкт-Петербургский Союз Ученых = Sankt-Peterburgskii Soiuz Uchenykh (SPbSU) = St.Petersburg Association of Scientists and Scholars (SPASS)

الجمعية السعودية لطب الانف والاذن والحنجرة = Saudi Otorhinolaryngology Society (SORLS)

Sociedad Española de Biotecnología (SEBiot) = Spanish Society of Biotechnology

Sociedad Paraguaya de Neurocirugía (SPNC) = Paraguayan Society of Neurosurgery

Società Italiana delle Storiche (SIS) = Italian Society of Women Historians

Società Italiana Reti Neuroniche (SIREN) = Italian Neural Networks Society

Société Québécoise pour l’Étude de la Religion (SQÉR) = Quebec Society for Religious Studies

Society for Ecological Restoration (SER)

Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology (SVMB)

South African Society for Professional Engineers (SPE)
[“The South African Society for Professional Engineers (SPE) established in 1989, grew from the origins of the Engineering Association of South Africa (EASA) established in 1942 and the South African Association of Engineers (SAAE) of 1898.”]

الجمعية العلمية السورية للمعلوماتية = Syrian Computer Society (SCS)

Türkiye Ulusal Allerji ve Klinik Immünoloji Derneği (AID) = Turkish National Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
[The Society was founded in 1989 as the Ulusal Allerji ve Klinik Immünoloji Derneği (National Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology). In 1995 it became the Türkiye Ulusal Allerji ve Klinik Immünoloji Derneği (AID).]

Vereniging voor Ordinatie en Classificatie (VOC) = Dutch/Flemish Classification Society

香港氣象學會 = Xiāng Gǎng Qìxiàng Xiéhuì = Hong Kong Meteorological Society (HKMetS)


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