MEMBERSHIP

Membership Benefits

APSCVIR offers benefits to its members, including reduced registration fee for the Society Scientific Meeting and other Society sponsored programs. A non-member who wishes to participate in only the Scientific Meeting of the Society shall pay the full meeting fee. Members subject to membership fees will receive the membership benefits only when the membership fee is paid.

Member Categories, Qualifications & Rights

  • Organisational Member

    Organisational Membership shall be open to all officially recognised representative bodies for interventional radiologists within their territory in the Asia Pacific region. There shall be only one Organisational Member from each territory in the Asia Pacific region.

    The member territories as of 2016 are:

    • Australasia
    • China
    • Hong Kong
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Japan
    • Republic of Korea
    • Malaysia
    • Mongolia
    • Myanmar
    • Pakistan
    • Philippines
    • Singapore
    • Taiwan
    • Thailand
    • Vietnam
  • Individual Member

    Individual Membership shall be open to all radiologists with a proven interest in practice, teaching or research in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology who reside within the territories in the Asia Pacific region as determined by the Executive Committee (hereinafter referred to as the ‘EC’).

    An Individual Member shall have completed residency training in radiology and either hold a certification of the board from his/her territory/country in radiology, possess similar academic and medical qualification, or have clinical experience as a qualified radiologist or interventional radiologist. All Individual Members shall have the right to propose Individual Members for election to the EC and can stand for election to the EC, but shall have no voting rights at General Meetings. Where an Individual Member is elected, appointed or co-opted to the EC, such Individual Member shall be entitled to exercise all the rights and to perform all the duties of an EC Member and to vote at the EC.

  • Honorary Member

    Honorary Members shall be persons practicing anywhere in the world who have made outstanding contributions to cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology and related fields or to the Society for a long period, and have accumulated remarkable achievements in the field. Honorary Members shall be elected by the EC upon recommendation by other members. They shall be excluded from payment of all dues. They have no right to propose Individual Members for election to the EC, no voting rights and shall not be eligible to hold office in the EC.

  • Associate Member

    Associate Members shall be nurses, technologists, physicists, scientists and other allied health personnel who are working in the field of cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology and who reside within the territories in the Asia Pacific region. They shall have all the privileges of Individual Members except the right to propose Individual Members for election to the EC, the right to vote and to hold office. They shall be required to pay all dues and assessments.
  • Junior Member

    Junior members shall be recognised residents in radiology or related fields who reside within the territories in the Asia Pacific region. Application for Junior Membership shall be supported by their respective Organisational Member or Institutional Department Director. They shall have all the privileges of Individual Members except the right to propose Individual Members for election to the EC, the right to vote and to hold office. They shall be required to pay all dues and assessments. Junior Members will be transferred to Individual Membership when they have completed their training in radiology or interventional radiology.

  • Corresponding Member

    Corresponding Members are members who spend a majority of their professional practice in cardiovascular and/or interventional radiology or related fields but who live outside the Asia Pacific region. They shall have all the privileges of Individual Members except the right to propose Individual Members for election to the EC, the right to vote and to hold office. They shall be required to pay all dues and assessments. Corresponding Members will be transferred to Individual Membership when their place of residency changes to the Asia Pacific region and they are endorsed by their Organisational Member.

  • Corporate Member

    Corporate Members are corporations or other organisations, including commercial enterprises, irrespective of their place of incorporation or headquarters, interested in the activities and objectives of the Society. Corporate Members shall nominate one representative who will act as contact person for all membership related correspondence. Corporate Members shall not have the right to propose Individual Members for election to the EC, nor the right to vote nor to hold office. They shall be required to pay all dues and assessments.

    Corporate Membership Benefits

    • Acknowledgement on APSCVIR Website with logo presence
    • Acknowledgement at APSCVIR Annual Scientific Meetings – corporate logos
    • Discounted rate for (1) booth at the APSCVIR Annual Scientific Meetings
    • (1) complimentary admission to APSCVIR Annual Scientific Meetings

     

    Terms and Conditions

    1. The corporate membership fee does not contribute towards the Annual Scientific Meetings sponsorships.
    2. Corporate membership discounted booth rates at Annual Scientific Meetings (ASM) are subject to respective ASM Organizing Committees’ discretion.