Last Updated: 2008, December 4

Scholarly Societies Project

Chronology of Scholarly Societies in the Project:
1970 - 1979

1970
American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Apotekarsocieteten = Swedish Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Asociación Colombiana para el Avance de la Ciencia (ACAC) = Colombian Association for the Advancement of Science
Association Dentaire Française (ADF) = French Dental Association
Association for Scottish Literary Studies (ASLS)
Association of Exploration Geochemists (AEG)
Associazione Microbiologi Clinici Italiani (AMCLI) = Italian Association for Clinical Microbiology
[The Association was founded in 1970 as the Associazione Microbiologi Ospedalieri Italiani (AMOI). In 1980 it became the Associazione Microbiologi Clinici Italiani (AMCLI).]
Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS)
Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (ASEG)
British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics (BSRLM)
Canadian Institute for NDE = Canadian Institute for Nondestructive Evaluation (CINDE)
[The history of CINDE began in 1970 with the founding of the Canadian Society for Nondestructive Testing (CSNDT). In December 1976, the CSNDT set up the CSNDT Foundation, which, in 1986, became the NDE Institute of Canada = Nondestructive Evaluation Institute of Canada. On May 15, 2001, the Canadian Institute for Nondestructive Evaluation (CINDE) was formed from the merger of the CSNDT and the NDE Institute of Canada.]
Canadian Machinery Vibration Association (CMVA) ["The CMVA grew out of the former Machinery Dynamics Subcomittee (MSDC) of the National Research Council of Canada, which began presenting the Machinery Vibration Seminars in 1970."]
Collège National des Gynécologues et Obstétriciens Français (CNGOF) = National College of French Gynaecologists and Obstetricians
Concrete Institute of Australia (CIA)
Consejo Mexicano de Otorrinolaringología y Cirugía de Cabeza y Cuello (CMORL y CCC) = Mexican Council of Otorhinolaryngology and Surgery of the Head and Neck
Deutsche Archäologen-Verband (DArV) = German Archaeologists' Union
[The Union was founded on 1970, February 1.]
European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR)
Financial Management Association International (FMA)
Geothermal Resources Council (GRC)
Gesellschaft für Ökologie (GfÖ) = Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Groupe Français d'Études et d'Applications des Polymères (GFP) = French Group for Polymer Studies and Applications
Indian Academy of Cytologists (IAC)
Institute of Medicine (IOM)
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) ["IABC began in 1970 as a merger between the American Association of Industrial Editors and the International Council of Industrial Editors. Corporate Communicators Canada joined IABC in 1974."]
International Association of Labour History Institutions (IALHI)
International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO)
Jean Piaget Society: Society for the Study of Knowledge and Development (JPS)
Oriental Numismatic Society (ONS)
Organización Colegial Veterinaria Española (OCVE) = Spanish Veterinary Association
Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) = Cumann Siceolaithe Eireann
الجمعية العلمية الملكية = Royal Scientific Society (RSS)
ราชวิทยาลัยสูตินรีแพทย์แห่งประเทศไทย = Royal Thai College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RTCOG)
[The College was founded in 1970 as the Obstetric and Gynecological Society of Thailand. In 1987, it became the Thai College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. And in 1993, it became the Royal Thai College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.]
Singapore Cardiac Society (SCS)
[The Society began around 1958 as an informal group that eventually came under the umbrella of the Singapore Medical Association. In 1970 the Society became a separate entity as the Singapore Cardiac Society (SCS).]
Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (SDMS)
Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT)
[The Society was founded in 1970 as the Interim Toxicology Meeting. It later took its current name.]
Suomen Kemian Seura (SKS) = Kemiska Sillskapet i Finland ry = Association of Finnish Chemical Societies
TMMOB Metalurji Mühendisleri Odası (TMMOB MMO) = UCEAT Chamber of Metallurgical Engineers (CME) of Turkey
香港電腦學會 = 香港电脑学会 = Xiāng Gǎng Diànnǎo Xuéhuì = Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS)

1971
Academia Nacional de Ingeniería (ANI) = National Academy of Engineering (Argentina)
Academic Orthopaedic Society (AOS)
[The Society was founded in 1971 as the Association of Orthopaedic Chairmen (AOC). In 1990 it took its current name. In 2003, the Academic Orthopaedic Society was absorbed by the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), which had been founded in 1887.]
  • Ceased in 2003.
أكاديمية البحث العلمي والتكنولوجيا = أكاديمية البحث العلمى والتكنولوجيا = Academy of Scientific Research and Technology [Located in Egypt.]
Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA)
American Musical Instrument Society (AMIS)
Ανθρωπολογική Εταιρεία Ελλάδος = Anthrōpologikē Etaireia Ellados (AEE) = Anthropological Association of Greece
Asociación Argentina de Tecnólogos Alimentarios (AATA) = Argentine Association of Food Technology
Associação dos Arquivistas Brasileiros (AAB) = Association of Brazilian Archivists
Association for Canadian Studies in the US (ACSUS)
Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Australian Neuroscience Society (ANS)
["The Australian Neuroscience Society was founded in 1971 as an informal collection of interested Australian neuroscientists." It was created as a formal society in 1980.]
Behavior Genetics Association (BGA)
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (BSECS)
British Society of Toxicology (BTS)
[The Society was founded in 1971 as the British Toxicology Club.]
Bulgarian Studies Association (BSA)
Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (CAML) = Association Canadienne des Bibliothèques, Archives et Centres de Documentation Musicaux (ACBM)
["Founded in 1971, CAML succeeded the Canadian Music Library Association which was a section of the Canadian Library Association."]
Canadian Astronomical Society = Société Canadienne d'Astronomie (CASCA)
Canadian Science Writers' Association (CSWA) = Association Canadienne des Rédacteurs Scientifiques (ACRS)
Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT) = Société Canadienne de Technologie Chimique (SCTC)
Colegio Federado de Ingenieros y de Arquitectos de Costa Rica (CFIA) = Federated College of Engineers and Architects of Costa Rica
สมาคมคอมพิวเตอร์แห่งประเทศไทย = Computer Association of Thailand (CAT)
Dansk Selskab for Teoretisk Statistik (DSTS) = Danish Society for Theoretical Statistics
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sozialwissenschaftliche Sexualforschung (DGSS)
European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
Fluorescent Mineral Society (FMS)
Indian Society of Human Genetics (ISHG)
International Mycological Association (IMA)
한국통계학회 = Korean Statistical Society (KSS)
National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs (NASILP)
New Zealand Cartographic Society (NZCS)
Parasitological Society of Southern Africa (PARSA)
Persatuan Sains Tanah Malaysia = Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS)
Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA)
Schweizer Informatiker Gesellschaft (SI) = Société Suisse des Informaticiens = Società Svizzera degli Informatici = Swiss Informaticians Society [Founded in 1971 as the Swiss Chapter of the ACM; reconstituted in 1983 under its present names, retaining the ACM affiliation.]
Sociedade Brasileira de Psicologia (SBP) = Brazilian Psychological Society
[The SBP was the successor to the Sociedade de Psicologia de Ribeirão Preto.]
Society for Computers in Psychology (SCiP) [founded in 1971 as Society for the Use of On-Line Computers in Psychology]
대한설비공학회 = Society of Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Engineers of Korea (SAREK)
Society of Toxicologic Pathologists (STP)
Study Group for Roman Pottery (SGRP)
Türkiye Bilişim Derneği (TBD) = Turkish Informatics Society
Vereniging Classici Nederland (VCN) = Vereniging van Classici in Nederland (VCN) = Association of Classical Teachers in the Netherlands

1972
Agricultural Law Association (ALA)
Akademia e Shkencave e Shqipërisë (ASS) = Academy of Sciences of Albania
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM)
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)
American Society for Photobiology (ASP)
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLISNA)
Association for Experiential Education (AEE)
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
[The Association was founded in 1972 as the Association for Practitioners in Infection Control (APIC). In 1994 its name was changed to Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).]
Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP)
Association of Professional Engineers of Trinidad and Tobago (APETT)
جمعية المهندسين البحرينية = Bahrain Society of Engineers (BSE)
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) = Société canadienne de génie chimique (SCGCh)
Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) = Société Canadienne pour l'Étude de l'Éducation (SCÉÉ)
Computing Research Association (CRA) ["CRA originated in 1972 as the Computer Science Board (CSB)."]
Convention of National Societies of Electrical Engineers of Europe (EUREL)
Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Qualität (DGQ) = German Society for Quality
European Association of Urology (EAU)
European Sleep Research Society (ESRS)
Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS)
Federation of Materials Societies (FMS)
Guild of American Luthiers (GAL)
Hydrographic Society (HS)
Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Science (ISABS)
Instituto Brasileiro do Concreto (IBRACON) = Brazilian Concrete Institute
International Council for Computer Communication (ICCC)
International Double Reed Society (IDRS)
International Federation for Cell Biology (IFCB)
[The Federation was founded in 1972 to replace the International Society for Cell Biology, which had been founded in 1947 to replace the International Society for Experimental Cytology, which had been founded in 1933.]
International Foundation for Science (IFS)
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) [a research institute devoted to the policy aspects of environmental, economic, and technological processes of global change; it is administered by several scholarly societies ]
International Society for Experimental Hematology (ISEH)
نقابة الجيولوجيين الأردنيين = Jordanian Geologists Association = Jordanian Geological Association (JGA)
Jugoslovensko Društvo za Motore i Vozila (JUMV) = Yugoslav Society of Automotive Engineers
대한천식 및 알레르기학회 = Korean Academy of Asthma and Allergy (KAAA)
한국균학회 = Korean Society of Mycology (KSM)
Microscopical Society of Canada (MSC) = Société de Microscopie du Canada (SMC)
Natural Science Collections Alliance (NSCA)
[The NSCA was founded in 1972 as the Association of Systematics Collections. In 2001 it became the Natural Science Collections Alliance (NSCA).]
日本科学協会 = Nihon Kagaku Kyōkai = Japan Science Society (JSS)
Norsk Forening for Musikkterapi (NFMT) = Norwegian Music Therapy Association
Ordem dos Farmacêuticos (OF) = Portuguese Pharmaceutical Society
Philippine Neurological Association (PNA)
Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (PSMID)
[The Society was founded on 1972, January 27.]
Polanyi Society
الهيئة العربية السعودية للمواصفات والمقاييس = Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO)
Sociedad Argentina de Inmunología (SAI) = Argentine Society of Immunology
Sociedade Brasileira de Alergia e Imunopatologia (SBAI) = Brazilian Society of Allergy and Immunology
[In 1946, the Sociedade Brasileira de Alergia (SBA) was founded. In 1960, the Sociedade de Investigação em Alergia e Imunopatologia was founded; in 1965 it became the Sociedade de Investigação em Alergia e Imunopatologia do Brasil (SIAIB). The Sociedade Brasileira de Alergia e Imunopatologia (SBAI) was formed in 1972 through the merger of these two: the Sociedade Brasileira de Alergia (SBA) and the Sociedade de Investigação em Alergia e Imunopatologia do Brasil (SIAIB).]
Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil (SEB) = Entomological Society of Brazil
Société Suisse de Santé Publique (SSSP) = Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Prävention und Gesundheitswesen (SGPG) = Swiss Society for Public Health
Society of Actuaries in Ireland (SAI)
Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) = Société statistique du Canada (SSC)
Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE)
Uniform Code Council (UCC)
Vibration Institute (VI)
Vibration Institute (VI) [Based in South Africa.] ["...the not-for-profit Vibration Foundation was formed in 1972, which in 1973 was reorganised into the Vibration Institute."]
Women's Classical Caucus (WCC)

1973
Academia Mexicana de Ingeniería (AMI) = Mexican Academy of Engineering
[In early 2002, the Academia Mexicana de Ingeniería (AMI) (founded in 1973) and the Academia Nacional de Ingeniería (ANI) (founded in 1974) merged to form the Academia de Ingeniería (AI).]
  • ceased
African Association of Political Science (AAPS) = Association Africaine de Sciences Politiques (AASP)
Alliance of Literary Societies (ALS)
American Consulting Engineers Council (ACEC)
Associação Portuguesa de Bibliotecários, Arquivistas e Documentalistas (BAD) = Portuguese Association of Librarians, Archivists and Documentalists
Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) = Association d'études canadiennes (AÉC)
Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC)
Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO)
Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW)
Association pour l'Avancement des Sciences et Techniques de la Documentation (ASTED) = Association for the Advancement of Documentation Science and Technology
Australian Systematic Botany Society (ASBS)
Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners (BAMP)
Battery Vehicle Society (BVS)
Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability (BSMSP)
भारतीय परजीवी विज्ञान संघ = Bhārătīyă Parajīvī Vijñyān Sangh = Indian Society for Parasitology (ISP)
Computer Society of Pakistan (CSP)
Controlled Release Society (CRS)
Council of Scientific Society Presidents (CSSP)
Ελληνική Εταιρεία Αλλεργιολογίας, Άσθματος και Κλινικής Ανοσολογίας (ΕΕΑΑΚΑ) = Ellenikē Etaireia Allergiologias, 'Asthmatos kai Klinikēs Anosologias = Hellenic Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (HAAACI)
European Society for Engineering Education (ESEE) = Société Européenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs (SEFI)
International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
International Association of Environmental Mutagen Societies (IAEMS)
International Atlantic Economic Society (IAES)
International Commission on Biological Effects of Noise (ICBEN)
International Ozone Association (IOA)
International Society for Human Ethology (ISHE)
[In 2000, the European Sociobiological Society (ESS) (founded in 1981 as the European Sociobiology Study Group, and renamed the European Sociobiological Society in 1982) was absorbed into ISHE.]
International Zeolite Association (IZA)
Irish Association for Economic Geology (IAEG)
한국정보과학회 = Korea Information Science Society (KISS)
Materials Research Society (MRS)
Mathematical Programming Society (MPS)
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Klinische Fysica (NVKF) = Dutch Society for Medical Physics
North American Society for Cardiac Imaging (NASCI)
Πανελλήνια Ένωση Βιολόγων (ΠΈΒ) = Panellēnia 'Enōsē Biologōn = Panhellenic Union of Biologists
Philippine Psychiatric Association (PPA)
["The Philippine Psychiatric Association derives its roots from the Philippine Society of Psychiatry and Neurology."]
Powder Metallurgy Association of India (PMAI)
Società Italiana di Scienza Politica (SISP) = Italian Society of Political Science
[The Society was organized in 1973 as the Sezione Italiana di Scienza Politica within the Associazione Italiana di Scienze Politiche e Sociali. In 1981 this Sezione became an independent society, the Società Italiana di Scienza Politica (SISP).]
Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB)
Society for Slovene Studies (SSS)
Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR)
[The Society was founded in 1973 as the Society of Cardiovascular Radiology. In 1983 it became the Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (SCVIR). In April 2002 it became the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR).]
Suomen Musiikkiterapiayhdistys (SMTY) = Finnish Society for Music Therapy
UK Solar Energy Society (UK-SES) = Solar Energy Society (SES) = UK Branch of International Solar Energy Society (UK-ISES)
中國土木水利工程學會 = Zhōngguó Tǔmù Shuǐlì Gōngchéng Xuéhuì = Chinese Institute of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering (CICHE)
[The Institute was formed in 1973 from a merger of the Chinese Institute of Hydraulic Engineering (CIHE) and the Chinese Institute of Civil Engineering (CICE). CIHE had been founded in 1951 as the revival of a Chinese society that had been founded in 1931 and was subsequently suspended with the onset of the Second World War. CICE had been founded in 1952 as the revival of a Chinese society that had been founded in 1936 and was subsequently suspended with the onset of the Second World War.]

1974
Academia Nacional de Ingeniería (ANI) = National Academy of Engineering (Mexico)
[In early 2002, the Academia Mexicana de Ingeniería (AMI) (founded in 1973) and the Academia Nacional de Ingeniería (ANI) (founded in 1974) merged to form the Academia de Ingeniería (AI).]
  • ceased
Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)
[The Association was founded in 1974 as the Health Industry Manufacturers Association (HIMA). In 2000, it became the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed).]
American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain (AARHMS)
American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR)
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)
American Printing History Association (APHA)
American Rock Art Research Association (ARARA)
American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI)
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
Asociación Argentina de Agrometeorología (AADA) = Argentine Assocation of Agrometeorology
Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL)
  • The BASL has abandoned its domain name slbar.org, and has not acquired a new one as of 2003-06-20.
Belgian Federation of Informatics Associations (BFIA) = Fédération des Associations Informatiques de Belgique (FAIB) = Federatie van de Belgische Verenigingen voor Informatica (FBVI)
British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP)
British Fertility Society (BFS)
Canadian Association for Music Therapy (CAMT) = Association de Musicothérapie du Canada (AMC)
Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU) = Union Géophysique Canadienne (UGC)
[The Union was formed in 1974 as a "a joined Division of the Geological Association of Canada (GAC) and of the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP)..." (It became an independent association in 1988.) It replaced the Associate Committee of Geodesy and Geophysics (ACGG) of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), which had been formed in 1946.]
Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics (CSHPM) = Société Canadienne d'Histoire et de Philosophie des Mathématiques (SCHPM)
Carl Orff Canada (COC)
Computer Society of Zimbabwe (CSZ)
Epigraphic Society (ES)
European Finance Association (EFA)
Evangelical Philosophical Society (EPS)
Federación Mexicana de Radiología e Imagen (FMRI) = Mexican Federation of Radiology and Imaging
[The Federation was founded in 1974 as the Federación Mexicana de Radiología e Radioterapia. In 1988, it took its current name.]
Federation of Astronomical Societies (FAS)
Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS)
History of Economics Society (HES)
Hume Society (HS)
Ikatan Profesi Komputer dan Informatika Indonesia (IPKIN) = Indonesia Computer Society
[The Society was founded in 1974 as the Ikatan Pemakai Komputer Indonesia (IPKIN). In 1985 it became the Ikatan Profesi Komputer dan Informatika Indonesia (IPKIN).]
International Association of Women Philosophers = Internationale Assoziation von Philosophinnen (IAPh)
International Marine Mammal Association (IMMA)
International Society for Eye Research (ISER)
International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS)
International Tunnelling Association (ITA) = Asssociation Internationale des Travaux en Souterrain (AITES)
International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS)
Iron and Steel Society (ISS) = Iron & Steel Society
[On 2004, January 1, the Iron and Steel Society (ISS) (founded 1974) and the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (AISE) (founded 1907) merged to form the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST).]
  • ceased
Jeoloji Mühendisleri Odası (JMO) = Chamber of Geological Engineers of Turkey
대한산업공학회 = Korean Institute of Industrial Engineers (KIIE)
الجمعية الصيدلية الكويتية = Kuwait Pharmaceutical Association (KPA)
Lewis Carroll Society of North America (LCSNA)
National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
National Society for Histotechnology (NSH)
New Zealand Mathematical Society (NZMS)
日本超音波検査学会 = Nihon Chōonpa Kensa Gakkai = Japanese Society of Sonographers (JSS)
Research Libraries Group (RLG)
Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Sociedad Latinoamericana de Tiroides (SLAT) = Latin American Thyroid Society (LATS)
Sociedade Portuguesa de Física (SPF) = Portuguese Society of Physics
[In 1926 the Sociedade Portuguesa de Química (SPQ), which had been founded in 1911, became the Sociedade Portuguesa de Química e Física (SPQF). This situation lasted until February 1974, when it split into two societies: the Sociedade Portuguesa de Química (SPQ) and the Sociedade Portuguesa de Física (SPF).]
Society for American Music (SSAM)
[Formerly known as the Sonneck Society for American Music (SSAM).]
Society for Armenian Studies (SAS)
Society for Biomaterials (SB)
Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) ["The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) was founded in 1974 as Division 8 of the American Psychological Association."]
Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES)
Veterinary Cancer Society (VCS)
Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS)
Water Quality Association (WQA)
Western Society for French History (WSFH)

1975
American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists (ACVA)
American Education Finance Association (AEFA)
American Orthodontic Society (AOS)
American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA)
[Founded in 1975 as Sign Instructors Guidance Network (SIGN). Took its current name in 1992.]
American Sleep Disorders Association (ASDA)
American Society of Andrology (ASA)
American Society of Transplant Physicians (ASTP)
Asociación Colombiana de Ingenieros de Sistemas (ACIS) = Colombian Association of Systems Engineers
Associação Brasileira de Ciências Mecânicas (ABCM) = Brazilian Association of Mechanical Sciences
Associação Portuguesa de Projectistas e Consultores (APPC) = Portuguese Association of Engineering and Management Consultants
Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA)
Association of European Operational Research Societies (EURO)
Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA)
Associazione Italiana di Robotica e Automazione (SIRI) = Italian Robotics and Automation Association
Australian Geoscience Information Association (AGIA)
Australian Music Therapy Association (AMTA)
Australian Society of Archivists (ASA)
British Andrology Society (BAS)
British Association for Canadian Studies (BACS)
British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA)
Canadian Association for Business Economics (CABE)
COACH: Canada's Health Informatics Association (COACH) [Founded in 1975 as: Canadian Organization for Advancement of Computers in Health (COACH).]
Computer Society of Bermuda (CSB)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Erforschung des 18. Jahrhunderts (DGEJ) = German Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Dictionary Society of North America (DSNA) [founded: 1975 as: Society for the Study of Dictionaries and Lexicography; renamed as DSNA in 1977]
European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE)
European Countries Biologists Association (ECBA)
European Nuclear Society (ENS)
European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
["Founded in 1975 by a group of French oncologists as the Société de Médicine Interne Cancérologique, the Society soon became a pan-European organisation."]
Gesellschaft für Didaktik der Mathematik (GDM) = Society for Mathematical Didactics
Gesellschaft für linguistische Datenverarbeitung (GLDV) = Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology
[The Society was founded in 1975 as the LDV-Fittings e.V..]
Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers (IIEE)
[The Institute was formed in 1975 from a merger of the Philippine Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers (PIEE) and the Philippine Society of Electrical Engineers (PSEE).]
Institution of Engineers Tanzania (IET)
[The Institution was formed in 1975 as the successor to the Tanzania Division of the East African Institute of Engineers (EAIE), upon the dissolution of the EAIE.]
International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM) [Resulted as a merger in 1995 of "International Congress for Women in Music" (founded: 1979), "American Women Composers" (founded: 1976), and "International League of Women Composers" (founded 1975).]
International Berkeley Society (IBS)
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA)
International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)
International Reynard Society (IRS) = Société Internationale Renardienne (SIR) [devoted to the "fields of the so-called 'Beast Epic' of Reynard the Fox, the Fable tradition, and the short comic narrative genre exemplified by the Old French Fabliaux."]
International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE)
Medieval Pottery Research Group (MPRG)
Mid-South Sociological Association (MSSA)
National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP)
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
National Weather Association (NWA)
Neumann János Számítógép-tudományi Társaság (NJSZT) = John v. Neumann Computer Society
New Zealand Association of Social Anthropologists (NZASA)
New Zealand Society for Music Therapy (NZSMT)
Operational Research Society of Singapore (ORSS)
Organic Reactions Catalysis Society (ORCS)
Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft (OCG) = Austrian Computer Society
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik (ÖGBMT) = Austrian Society for Biomedical Engineering
San Francisco Early Music Society (SFEMS)
Sociedad Colombiana de Geotecnia (SCG) = Colombian Geotechnical Society
Sociedade Brasileira de Automática (SBA) = Brazillian Society of Automation
Sociedade Brasileira de Engenharia Biomédica (SBEB) = Brazilian Society of Biomedical Engineering
Société Belge des Professeurs de Mathématique d'expression française (SBPMef) = Belgian Society of french speaking Mathematics Teachers
[The Society was formed in 1975, following a restructuring of the Société Belge des Professeurs de Mathématique, which had been founded in 1953.]
Society for Pediatric Dermatology (SPD)
Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI)
UNIX and Advanced Computing Systems Professional and Technical Assocation (USENIX)
Yöneylem Araştırması Derneği (YAD) = Operational Research Society Turkey

1976
American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP)
American Society of Primatologists (ASP)
American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS)
Association for Canadian Jewish Studies (ACJS) = Association d'Études Juives Canadiennes (AEJC)
[The Society was founded in 1976 as the Canadian Jewish Historical Society = Société d'Histoire Juive Canadienne. In 1996 it took its current names.]
Association for Humanist Sociology (AHS)
Association for Media-based Continuing Education for Engineers (AMCEE)
Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA)
Association for Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (AVCPT)
Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE)
[Founded in Melbourne in 1976 as Australian Academy of Technological Sciences. In 1987 it took its present name.]
Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP)
Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk (ANCOS) [Founded in 1976 by the Orff-Schulwerk Associations of Queensland and New South Wales as: Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk Association (ANCOSA). It has been a national body called Australian National Council of Orff Schulwerk (ANCOS) including all states since 1991.]
Australian Society of Indexers (AusSI) ["Formed in 1976, the Society developed from the Society of Indexers in Australia, which had been in existence for quite some time."]
Belgisch Oftalmologisch Gezelschap (BOG) = Société Belge d'Ophtalmologie (SBO) = Belgian Society of Ophthalmology
Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) = Association des Bibliothèques de Recherche du Canada (ABRC)
Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA) = Association des Bibliothèques de la Santé du Canada (ABSC)
Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering (CIMarE) = Institut Canadien de Génie Maritime (ICGM)
Chinese Music Society of North America (CMSNA)
Clinical Ligand Assay Society (CLAS)
Colegio Oficial de Físicos (COFIS) = Official College of Physicists
[The College was created on 1976, December 4.]
Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP)
Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie (DGaaE) = German Society for General and Applied Entomology
[In 1976, the DGaaE came into existence, descending from the Deutsche Entomologische Gesellschaft (DEG) (which existed as early as 1875) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für angewandte Entomologie (DGaE) (which existed as early as 1914).]
Друштво на Градежните Конструктори на Македонија (ДГКМ) = Društvo na Gradežnite Konstruktori na Makedoniǰa (DGKM) = Macedonian Association of Structural Engineers (MASE)
[The Association was founded in 1976 as part of the Сојузот на Друштвата на Градежните Конструктори на Југославија (СДГКЈ) (Federal Association of Structural Engineers of the [former] Yugoslavia). It assumed its present form in 1998.]
한국생태학회 = Ecological Society of Korea (ESK)
European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS)
European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI)
European Society for Animal Cell Technology (ESACT)
European Society for Biomaterials (ESB)
Fédération de l'Informatique du Québec (FIQ) = Informatics Federation of Quebec Webpage
Geological Society of Trinidad and Tobago (GSTT)
German Studies Association (GSA)
International Association of Mathematical Physics (IAMP)
International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)
International Lung Sounds Association (ILSA)
International Society of Developmental and Comparative Immunology (ISDCI)
한국경영과학회 = Korean Operations and Management Science Society (KORMS)
한국의류학회 = Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles (KSCT)
National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)
National Association for Developmental Education (NADE)
New Zealand Society of Actuaries (NZSA)
Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA)
[The Society of Professional Archeologists (SOPA) was founded in 1976. In 1998, the Register of Professional Archaeologists "was created by a joint task force of the Society of Professional Archaeologists, Society for American Archaeology, Society for Historical Archaeology, and the Archaeological Institute of America. Through a vote of its board and membership, SOPA voted to transfer its responsibility, authority, and assets to the Register and to enter into a dormant state."]
Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) ["The Academy was founded in 1976 as The Fellowship of Engineering...."]
Singapore Actuarial Society (SAS)
Slovensko Društvo Informatika = Slovenian Society Informatika
Sociedad Española de Bioquímica Clínica y Patología Molecular (SEQC) = Spanish Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Pathology
Société de Statistique de France (SSF) = Society of Statistics of France
[In 1997 the Société de Statistique de Paris (SSP) (founded 1860), the Association pour la Statistique et ses Utilisations (ASU) (founded in 1969), and the Société de Statistique de France (SSF) (founded in 1976) merged to form the Société Française de Statistique (SFdS).]
  • Ceased to exist in 1997.
Society for Philosophy and Technology (SPT)
Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA)
[The Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) was founded in 1976. It was preceded by the Ceylon Institute of Architects (CIA), which had been founded in 1957.]
Svenska Föreningen för Grafisk Databehandling (SIGRAD) = Swedish Computer Graphics Association
Türk Psikologlar Derneği (TPD) = Turkish Psychological Association (TPA)

1977
Academia Mexicana de Neurología (AMN) = Mexican Academy of Neurology
American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics (AAVPT)
American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL)
American College of Toxicology (ACT)
American Society for the History of Rhetoric (ASHR)
American Society of Biomechanics (ASB)
American Society of Neuroimaging (ASN)
Associação Brasileira de Estudos Populacionais (ABEP) = Brazilian Association for Population Studies
Associação Brasileira de Recursos Hídricos (ABRH) = Brazilian Association for Water Resources
Association des Professeurs de Biologie (PROBIO) = Association of Biology Teachers (Belgium)
Association for Gravestone Studies (AGS)
Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)
Association of Concerned Africa Scholars (ACAS)
Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM)
Biokemisk Forening (BF) = Danish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (DSBMB)
British Automation & Robot Association (BARA)
[The Association was founded in 1977 as the British Robot Association (BRA).]
British Contact Lens Association (BCLA)
British Zeolite Association (BZA)
Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH) = Société Canadienne de Santé Internationale (SCSI)
Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL)
Друштво Еколога Србије = Društvo Ekologa Srbije (DES) = Serbian Ecological Society
Ελληνικη Εταιρεια Επιστημονων η/υ και Πληροφορικης = Ellenike Etaireia Epistemonon e/u & Pleroforikes (EPY) = Greek Society of Computer and Information Scientists = Greek Computer Society
European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL) = Association Européenne des Laboratoires de Télédétection
European Federation of Orthodontic Specialists Associations (EFOSA) = Fédération Européenne des Associations de Spécialistes en Orthodontie
Gesellschaft für Klassifikation (GfKl) = German Classification Society
International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP)
International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE)
International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC)
International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)
International Society for Artificial Organs (ISAO)
International Society for Evolutionary Protistology (ISEP)
Jamaica Institution of Engineers (JIE)
[In 1960 the Joint Group of Professional Engineers was founded; in 1966 it became the Institution of Engineers, Jamaica. In the early 1970s, a second and competing association, the Jamaica Association of Engineers was formed. The Jamaica Institution of Engineers was formed in 1977 by the merger of these two organizations.]
Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS)
Pan American Society for Clinical Virology (PASCV) [founded 1977 as Pan American Group for Rapid Viral Diagnosis (PAG-RVD)]
한국고분자학회 = Polymer Society of Korea (PSK)
Sociedade Brasileira de Estudos Interdisciplinares da Comunicação (INTERCOM) = Brazilian Society for Interdisciplinary Studies of Communication
Sociedade Brasileira de Química (SBQ) = Brazilian Chemical Society
Society for Music Theory (SMT)
South African Society for Enology & Viticulture (SASEV) = Suid Afrikaanse Wingerd & Wynkundevereniging
香港統計學會 = Xiāng Gǎng Tǒngjì Xuéhuì = Hong Kong Statistical Society (HKSS)
全国語学教育学会 = Zenkoku Gogaku Kyōiku Gakkai = Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT)
中国社会科学院 = Zhōngguó Shèhuì Kēxué Yuàn = Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
中国制冷学会 = Zhōngguó Zhìlěng Xuéhuì = Chinese Association of Refrigeration (CAR)

1978
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
[In 1896 the Western Ophthalmological, Otological, Laryngological and Rhinological Association was founded. It changed its name twice up to 1978, its latest name being American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology (AAOO). In 1978 the Association split into the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Otolaryngology.]
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)
[In 1896 the Western Ophthalmological, Otological, Laryngological and Rhinological Association was founded. It changed its name twice up to 1978, its latest name being American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology (AAOO). In 1978 the Association split into the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Otolaryngology.]
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP)
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP)
American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM)
[The College was formed in 1978 through a merger of the American Board of Veterinary Public Health (ABVPH) (founded in 1950) and the then provisional College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (CVPM).]
American Literary Translators Association (ALTA)
American Pain Society (APS) ["The society was founded in 1978 as a national chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)."]
Associação Brasileira de Águas Subterrâneas (ABAS) = Brazilian Assocation of Groundwater
Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS)
Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH)
Association for Women in Computing (AWC)
Association of Societies for Occupational Safety and Health (ASOSH)
Canadian Association of Palynologists (CAP) = Association Canadienne des Palynologues (ACP)
Colégio Brasileiro de Ciências do Esporte (CBCE) = Brazilian College of Sport Sciences
Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS)
Dansk Selskab for Medicinsk Genetik (DSMG) = Danish Society for Medical Genetics
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS) = German Society for Linguistics
European Association for Speech, Signal and Image Processing (EURASIP)
European Electric Road Vehicle Association (AVERE)
European Federation of Biotechnology (EFB) = Fédération Européenne du Génie Biologique (FEGB)
Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM)
Federation of Asian Chemical Societies (FACS)
Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology (FESPB)
[The Federation was founded in 1978 as the Federation of European Societies of Plant Physiology (FESPP). In September 2002, it changed its name to Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology (FESPB).]
한국유전학회 = Genetics Society of Korea (GSK)
Groupe Consultatif Actuariel Européen (GCAE) = European Actuarial Consultative Group (EACG)
Ilustre Colegio Oficial de Geólogos (ICOG) = Illustrious Official College of Geologists
Indian Society for History of Mathematics (ISHM)
Indian Society for Mass Spectrometry (ISMAS)
[The Indian Society for Mass Spectrometry (ISMAS) was founded on March 21, 1978.]
International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR)
International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI)
International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) [Until 1989 IMIA was a Special Interest Group within IFIP. the International Federation for Information Processing.]
International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA)
International Society for Analytical Cytology (ISAC)
[The Society was founded in 1978 as the Society for Analytical Cytology (SAC). In 1990 it took the name International Society for Analytical Cytology.]
International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB)
International Society of Contact Lens Research (ISCLR) = Societas Internationalis Lenti Conformatae Indagandae
International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP)
대한환경공학회 = Korean Society of Environmental Engineers (KSEE)
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Farmacologie (NVF> = Dutch Pharmacological Society
[This Society was founded on 1978, June 16.]
日本生理人類学会 = Nihon Seirijinrui Gakkai = Japan Society of Physiological Anthropology (JSPA)
[The Society was founded in 1978 as the 生理人類学懇話会 (Physiological Anthropology Forum). In 1983, it became the 生理人類学研究会 (Physiological Anthropology Workshop). In 1987, it took the name 生理人類学会 (Society of Physiological Anthropology). In 1993, it became the 日本生理人類学会 (Japan Society of Physiological Anthropology).]
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Operations Research (ÖGOR) = Austrian Society for Operations Research
Persatuan Aktuari Malaysia = Actuarial Society of Malaysia (ASM)
[The Society was founded on 1978, October 5.]
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Medizinische Genetik (SGMG) = Société Suisse de Génétique Médicale (SSGM) = Società Svizzera di Genetica Medica (SSGM) = Swiss Society of Medical Genetics
Singapore Association of Clinical Biochemists (SACB)
Sociedad de Ecología de Chile (SOCECOL) = Ecological Society of Chile
[The Society started in July 1978 as the Sección Ecología of the Sociedad de Biología de Chile, and was formally founded in July 1992.]
Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (SBC) = Brazilian Computer Society
Sociedade Brasileira de Geofísica (SBGf) = Brazilian Geophysical Society
Sociedade Brasileira de Matemática Aplicada e Computacional (SBMAC) = Brazilian Society of Applied and Computational Mathematics
Society for Applied Sociology (SAS)
Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior = Society for Quantitative Analyses of Behavior (SQAB)
Society for Stimulus Properties of Drugs (SSPD)
Society of Christian Philosophers (SCP)
Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS)
Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)
[The Society was founded in 1978 as the Society for Research and Education in Primary Care Internal Medicine (SREPCIM). In 1988, it became the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM).]
한국산업경영시스템학회 = Society of Korea Industrial and System Engineering (SKISE)
South East Asia Regional Computer Confederation (SEARCC)
Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS)
["SALIS was created in 1978 with assistance from the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). In 1986, Librarians and Information Specialists in Addictions (LISA), the Canadian counterpart, merged with SALIS."]
TESL Canada Federation = Fédération TESL du Canada
World Heart Federation (WHF)
[The World Heart Federation was formed in 1978 as the International Society and Federation of Cardiology (ISFC) = Société et Fédération Internationale de Cardiologie = Sociedad y Federación Internacional de Cardologiá by a merger of the International Society of Cardiology (ISC) and the International Cardiology Federation (ICF); in 1998 it took the name World Heart Federation. The ISC was founded in 1946 as a professional, scientific organisation with a membership of national societies of cardiology. The ICF was set up in 1970, composed of heart foundations around the world, with the purpose of raising funds to support research, professional and public education, and community programmes.]
中国欧洲学会 = Zhōngguó Ōuzhōu Xuéhuì = Chinese Association for European Studies (CAES)
["Chinese Association for European Studies (CAES) was founded in 1978, with the Chinese Association for Western European Economic Studies and the Chinese Association for Western European Studies as its predecessors."]

1979
American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES)
American Association of Philosophy Teachers (AAPT)
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
Associação Portuguesa de Investigação Operacional (APDIO) = Portuguese Association of Operational Research
Association des Archéologues du Québec (AAQ)
Association for Psychological Type (APT)
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM)
Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC) ["In May, 1979, our predecessor organization, the Guayule Rubber Society, was incorporated as a Texas nonprofit organization to foster and promote the production of natural rubber from the guayule shrub. To provide a forum for efforts leading to the commercialization of additional industrial crops, the Guayule Rubber Society was reincorporated as the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops in December, 1988."]
Association Française de Finance (AFFI) = French Finance Association
[The AFFI was founded on 1979, January 18.]
Association Française des Ingénieurs Écologues (AFIE) = French Association of Ecological Engineers
Association Française des Ingénieurs et Techniciens de Environnement (AFITE) = French Association of Environmental Engineers and Technicians
Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL)
Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE)
Association pour les Matériaux Composites (AMAC) = French Association for Composite Materials
Associazione Italiana Prove Non Distruttive Monitoraggio Diagnostica (AIPnD) = Italian Society for Nondestructive Testing, Monitoring and Diagnostics
Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH)
Bangladesh Orthopaedic Society (BOS)
Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (CAIMS) = Société Canadienne de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SCMAI)
[Founded in 1979 as the Canadian Applied Mathematics Society (CAMS) = Société Canadienne de Mathématiques Appliquées (SCMA). At some later date (probably the late 1990's) it took its current name.]
Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine (CCPM) = Collège Canadien des Physiciens en Médecine (CCPM)
Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS) = Société nucléaire canadienne (SNC)
Cognitive Science Society (CSS)
Dansk Meteorologisk Selskab (DaMS) = Danish Meteorological Society
Editors' Association of Canada (EAC) = Association Canadienne des Réviseurs (ACR)
Eurographics (EG)
Hong Kong Mathematical Society (HKMS)
Hrvatsko Vakuumsko Društvo (HVD) = Croatian Vacuum Society
[The Society was founded on 1979, July 20.]
Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA)
International Computer Music Association (ICMA)
International Federation for Systems Research (IFSR)
International Listening Association (ILA)
International Research Group on Ostracoda (IRGO)
International Society of Refractive Surgeons (ISRS) [Founded in 1979 as: International Society of Refractive Keratoplasty. It took its present name in 1995.]
International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA)
[Founded in 1979 as: Association of College Professors of Textiles and Clothing. It assumed its present name in 1991.]
International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM)
Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA)
John Buchan Society
대한의용생체공학회 = Korea Society of Medical & Biological Engineering (KOSOMBE)
Management Association of Nepal (MAN)
الجمعية المغربية لأساتذة اللغة الإنجليزية = Moroccan Association of Teachers of English (MATE)
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Toxicologie (NVT) = Netherlands Society of Toxicology
नेपाल भौगर्भिक समाज = Nepal Geological Society (NGS)
[The Society was founded on 1979, October 14.]
North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE)
Société Tunisienne de Gastro-Entérologie (STGE) = Tunisian Society for Gastroenterology
Society for History in the Federal Government (SHFG)
Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM)
Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) [The Society for Scholarly Publishing "was the logical outgrowth of two antecedent activities. The first was the Association for Scientific Journals, and the second, the Innovation Guide project of the National Science Foundation."]
Society for Textual Scholarship (STS)
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
中国腐蚀与防护学会 = Zhōngguó Fǔshíyǔfánghù Xuéhuì = Chinese Society of Corrosion and Protection (CSCP)
中国工程图学学会 = Zhōngguó Gōngchéng Túxué Xuéhuì = China Engineering Graphics Society (CEGS)
中国现场统计研究会 = Zhōngguó Xiànchǎng Tǒngjì Yánjiūhuì = Chinese Association of Applied Statistics (CAAS)
中国药理学会 = Zhōngguó Yàolǐ Xuéhuì = Chinese Pharmacological Society (CNPHARS)
中国仪器仪表学会 = Zhōngguó Yíqì Yíbiǎo Xuéhuì = China Instrument and Control Society (CIS)
[Formerly called China Instrument Society.]
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