**Memberships for the 2020 calendar year are now available! If you plan to attend the January 2020 meeting in Melbourne, be sure to apply for or renew your membership at the link below before registering for the conference**
Become part of a unified voice that champions the discipline of Ambulatory Assessment. Experience all that SAA has to offer in the best way possible–as a member! To become an SAA member you must first apply by registering. On approval, you will be granted an account to manage your profile and dues.
When you join SAA, you join a vibrant international community of scholars focused on Ambulatory Assessment using ecologically-valid tools to understand biopsychosocial processes as they unfold naturally in time and in context.
SAA membership gives you access to valuable information and provides the opportunity to network with experts in the field, and will help sustain and enhance your expertise in ambulatory assessment. Specific benefits include:
- Reduced registration fees for the SAA Annual Conference and SAA-initiated Workshops, which includes presentations of new theory, methods and research in the form of invited addresses, symposia, poster sessions and Presidential and Award addresses.
- A Membership Directory with contact information of all members, along with dates and locations of future conferences and a access to the Officers and Executive Board.
- Periodic mailings about SAA and other ambulatory assessment related events and opportunities.
- A developing awards program.
SAA offers Full membership, Emeritus membership, and Trainee/Early career membership opportunities.
Each new member application is reviewed and accepted by the Executive Board before the individual is formally approved as an SAA member. Memberships starts (and continues) after successful processing of the payment of the annual dues, although SAA reserves the right to remove membership for other reasons in accordance with our Bylaws.
Please note that all memberships apply to the calendar year in which they are purchased and are neither prorated for partial years nor extend into upcoming years.
Full membership may be granted to individuals who meet one of the following qualifications:
- Have published scientific research in ambulatory assessment or related areas;
- Interest in ambulatory assessment, and sponsorship by two Full Members of this Society.
SAA full members must meet the following criteria to become an Emeritus member:
- Be a member in good standing for 10 years
- Be age 65 or older and retired from regular employment
To request a transfer to emeritus status, please contact the SAA Secretary, Thomas Kubiak, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To qualify for Trainee/Early career membership, applicants must be currently enrolled in a (matriculated) undergraduate or predoctoral program in ambulatory assessment or related areas or received their doctoral or other terminal degree within the past three years. This must be certified by a sponsor (e.g., advisor or department head) as part of the application approval process.