Last Updated: 2009, August 19

Scholarly Societies Project

Chronology of Scholarly Societies in the Project:
1960 - 1969

1960
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
Asociación Argentina de la Ciencia del Suelo (AACS) = Argentine Association of Soil Science
[The association was founded in 1960 two years after the formation in 1958 of the Argentine section of the International Society of Soil Science.] Australian Physiological and Pharmacological Society (APPS)
Dansk Selskab for Statskundskab = Danish Political Science Association (DPSA)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Parasitologie (DGP) = German Society for Parasitology
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zytologie (DGZ) = German Society for Cytology
European Weed Research Society (EWRS) = Europäische Gesellschaft für Herbologie = Société Européenne de Malherbologie
[The Society was founded in 1960 as the European Weed Research Council (EWRC). In December 1975 the EWRC became the European Weed Research Society (EWRS).]
Fédération Européenne des Associations de Conseils en Organisation (FEACO) = European Federation of Management Consulting Associations
Fluid Power Society (FPS)
Ikatan Ahli Geologi Indonesia (IAGI) = Indonesian Association of Geologists
International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS) [Founded in 1960 as: Society for Automation in Business Education. In 1969, it became: Society of Data Educators. In 1987, it became: Association for Computer Educators. And in 1990, it changed its name to: International Association for Computer Information Systems.]
International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) = Organisation Internationale de Recherche sur le Cerveau (OIRC)
International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)
International Federation of Societies for Histochemistry and Cytochemistry (IFSHC)
International Organization of Plant Biosystematists (IOPB)
International Phycological Society (IPS)
انجمن مديريت ايران = Iran Management Association (IMA)
情報処理学会 = Jōhō Shori Gakkai = Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
Library Association of Singapore (LAS)
[The Association has a complex history that reflects the changes in the relationship between Singapore and Malaysia. In 1955 the Malayan Library Group was formed, representing both Malaysia and Singapore; in 1958, it became the Library Association of Malaya and Singapore. In 1960, the latter split into 2 groups: the Persatuan Perpustakaan Tanah Melayu (Library Association of Malaya) and the Library Association of Singapore (LAS). For a period of several months in 1965, during the time when Malaya and Singapore merged to form Malaysia, the LAS became the Persatuan Perpustakaan Malaysia, Chawagan Singapura (Library Association of Malaysia, Singapore Branch). In 1966 (months after Singapore separated from Malaysia), the LAS once again became independent using a Malay name: Persatuan Perpustakaan Singapura (Library Association of Singapore). In 1972, its official name became the Library Association of Singapore (LAS).]
Nederlands Genootschap voor Informatica (NGI) = Dutch Computer Society
New Zealand Computer Society (NZCS)
New Zealand Marine Sciences Society (NZMSS)
Nigerian Medical Association (NMA)
日本神経学会 = Nihon Shinkei Gakkai = Japanese Society of Neurology (JSN) = Societas Neurologica Japonica (SNJ)
Sociedad Argentina de Informática e Investigación Operativa (SADIO) = Argentinian Society for Informatics and Operations Research
Sociedad Argentina de Investigación Clínica (SAIC) = Argentine Society of Clinical Research
Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio (SECV) = Spanish Glass and Ceramic Society
Sociedade Brasileira de Nefrologia (SBN) = Brazilian Society of Nephrology
Société Française de Médecine Aérospatiale (SOFRAMAS) = French Society of Aerospace Medicine
الجمعية المغربية للجراحة = Société Marocaine de Chirurgie (SMC) = Moroccan Society of Surgery
  • [The SMC has abandoned its domain name www.somachir.org, and has not acquired a new one as of 2004-09-20.]
Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP)
Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR)
Society for Technical Communication (STC)
Society for the History of Discoveries (SHD)
Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa (SEMDSA)
South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST) = Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Voedselwetenskap en -Tegnologie (SAVVoT)
South African Society of Archivists (SASA) = Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging van Argivarisse
Σύνδεσμος Επιστημόνων Μηχανικών Κύπρου (ΣΕΜ) = Sundesmos Epistēmonōn Mēhanikōn Kuprou = Cyprus Professional Engineers Association
Upplýsing - Félag Bókasafns- og Upplýsingafræða = Information - The Icelandic Library and Information Science Association
West African College of Surgeons (WACS) = Collège Ouest Africain des Chirurgiens (COAC)
[The College began in 1960 with the founding of the Association of Surgeons of West Africa. In 1969 the Association of Surgeons of West Africa established the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) to operate side-by-side with the Association. In 1973 the functions, assets and liabilities of the Association were transferred to the College, at which point the Association ceased to exist.]
World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS)
World Federation of Parasitologists (WFP)
香港管理專業協會 = Xiāng Gǎng Guǎnlǐ Zhuānyè Xiéhuì = Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA)

1961
Academia de Stiinte a Republicii Moldova (ASRM) = Academy of Sciences of Moldova (ASM)
Akademija Medicinskih Znanosti Hrvatske (AMZH) = Academy of Medical Sciences of Croatia
[The Academy was formed in 1961 within the Hrvatski Liječnički Zbor (Croatian Medical Association) as the Komisija za naučno-istraživački rad Glavnog odbora Hrvatskog liječničkog zbora (Committee for scientific Research of the General Committee of the Association). In 1971 the Committe was renamed as the Medicinska Akademija Zbora (Medical Academy of Croatian Medical Assocation). In 1983 it was disassociated from the Croatian Medical Association and became the Akademija Medicinskih Znanosti Hrvatske (Academy of Medical Sciences of Croatia).]
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP)
American Society of Papyrologists (ASP)
Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS) [Founded in 1961 as: Hyacinth Control Society.]
Asociación de Ingenieros Universitarios Mecánicos Electricistas (AIUME) = Association of Mechanical and Electrical University Engineers
Association for Gnotobiotics (AG)
Associazione Italiana di Ricerca Operativa (AIRO) = Operations Research Society of Italy (ORSI)
Associazione Italiana per l'Informatica ed il Calcolo Automatico (AICA) = Italian Association for Informatics and Computation
Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB)
Australian Society for Limnology (ASL)
Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) = Association Canadienne des Bibliothèques de Droit (ACBD)
Deutsche Gartenbauwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (DGG) = German Society for Horticultural Science
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik im VDE (DGBMT) = German Association of Biomedical Engineering
Digital Equipment Computer Users (DECUS)
Ecological Society of Australia (ESA)
European Computer Manufacturers Association (ECMA)
Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE)
[The Federation began in 1961 as the Veterinary Liaison Committee. In 1975 it was replaced by the Federation of Veterinarians of the EEC. And in 1994, it became the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe.]
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
International Association for Orthodontics (IAO)
InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS)
[From 1961 - 1996, the Committee operated under the name Accredited Standards Committee X3, Information Technology. From 1997 - 2001, the Committee operated under the name Accredited Standards Committee NCITS, National Committee for Information Technology Standards.]
International Corrosion Council (ICC)
International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO)
International Society of Chemotherapy (ISC) = International Society of Chemotherapy: Infection and Cancer
International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) = Union Internationale des Sciences Géologiques (UISG) = Unión Internacional de Ciencias Geológicas (UICG) = Internationale Union für Geologische Wissenschaften (IUGW)
Liikkeenjohdon Konsultit (LJK) = Konsulter i Företagsledning = Finnish Management Consultants
日本臨床細胞学会 = Nihon Rinshō Saibō Gakkai = Japanese Society of Clinical Cytology (JSCC)
New Zealand Hydrological Society (NZHS)
Norsk Arkivråd (NA) = Norwegian Archives Council
Percussive Arts Society (PAS)
Pertubuhan Juruukur Malaysia (PJM) = Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia (ISM)
[The Institution was formed in 1961 by the union of the Malayan Institution of Surveyors (the former R.I.C.S. Federation of Malaya Branch) and the Institution of Land Surveyors.]
Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR)
Sociedad Latinoamericana de Alergia, Asma e Inmunología (SLAAI) = Latin-American Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Society of Nematologists
Society of Toxicology (SoT)
Σύλλογος Πολιτικών Μηχανικών Ελλάδος (ΣΠΜΕ) = Sullogos Politikōn Mēhanikōn Ellados = Association of Civil Engineers of Greece (ACEG)
Teratology Society
Türk Plastik Rekonstrüktif ve Estetik Cerrahi Derneği (TPRECD) = Turkish Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
[The Society was founded in 1961 as the Türk Plastik Cerrahi Derneği (TPCD) (Turkish Society of Plastic Surgeons). In 1998 it took its current name.]
Urological Society of India (USI)
[The Society began as the Urology Section of the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) in 1961. At some later date it was renamed the Urological Society of India (USI).]

1962
Academia Brasileira de Neurologia (ABN) = Brazilian Academy of Neurology (BAN)
Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC)
American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)
Asociación Colombiana de Neurocirugía (ACN) = Colombian Association of Neurosurgery
[The Society was founded in 1962 as the Sociedad Neurológica de Colombia (SNC). In 1993 it took the name Asociación Colombiana de Neurocirugía (ACN).]
Asociación Psiquiátrica de América Latina (APAL) = Psychiatric Association of Latin America
Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL)
Association for Humanistic Psychology (AHP)
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)
Associazione per l'Insegnamento della Fisica (AIF) = Association for the Teaching of Physics
Australian Clay Minerals Society (ACMS)
Australian Institute of Physics (AIP)
[The Institute was founded in 1962, and took over the responsibilities and activities of the former Australian Branch of the Institute of Physical Sciences (London).]
Australian Medical Association (AMA)
British Society for Clinical Cytology (BSCC)
British Society for Parasitology (BSP)
[The Society was founded in 1962 from the parasitological section of the Institute of Biology.]
Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) = Association Canadienne de Gastroentérologie (ACG)
Canadian Association of University Teachers of German (CAUTG) = Association des Professeurs d'Allemand des Universités Canadiennes (APAUC)
Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) = Société Canadienne de Cardiologie (SCC)
Colegio de Ingenieros del Perú (CIP) = College of Engineers of Peru
Consejo Argentino de Oftalmología (CAO) = Argentina Council of Ophthalmology
大学英語教育学会 = Daigaku Eigo Kyōiku Gakkai = Japan Association of College English Teachers (JACET)
Dansk Selskab for Operationsanalyse (DORS) = Danish Operations Research Society (DORS)
European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC)
European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)
[The Academy was formed in 1962 through the merger of the Indian Pediatric Society (founded in 1948), and the Association of Pediatrics of India (founded in 1950).]
International Cell Research Organization (ICRO) = Organisation Internationale de Recherche sur la Cellule (OIRC)
International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) [Founded in 1970 to succeed the International Committee of Food Science and Technology, which had been founded in 1962.]
Joint Association of Classical Teachers (JACT)
計測自動制御学会 = Keisoku Jidōseigyo Gakkai = Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)
한국응용곤충학회 = Korean Society of Applied Entomology (KSAE)
Microscopy Society of Southern Africa (MSSA) ["The Society was founded as the Electron Microscopy Society of Southern Africa (EMSSA) in 1962...."]
Sociedad Española de Citología (SEC) = Spanish Society of Cytology
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (SBMT) = Brazilian Society for Tropical Medicine
Société de Toxicologie Clinique (STC) = Society of Clinical Toxicology
[The Society was founded in 1962 as the Groupement des Centres de Lutte contre les Intoxications. In 1990, it became the Société de Toxicologie Clinique.]
Sociedad de Estadística e Investigación Operativa (SEIO) = Society of Statistics and Operations Research
[The Society was founded in 1962 as the Sociedad Española de Investigación Operativa (SEIO). In 1984 it became the Sociedad de Estadística e Investigación Operativa (SEIO).]
Society for Information Display (SID)
Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP)
Viola da Gamba Society of America (VdGSA)

1963
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG)
Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia (ACEM)
Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP)
[The Association was founded in 1963 as the Association of Sanitary Engineering Professors (ASEP). At some point prior to 1973 it became the Association of Environmental Engineering Professors (AEEP). In 1999, it became the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP).]
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP)
Association for Science Education (ASE)
Associazione Italiana del Vuoto (AIV) = Italian Vacuum Association
British Cartographic Society (BCS)
Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) = Association canadienne des orthophonistes et audiologistes (ACOA)
Catgut Acoustical Society (CAS)
Cherokee National Historical Society (CNHS) Webpage
Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
Innovation Management Association of Canada (IMAC) [IMAC resulted from a merger of the Canadian Research Management Association (CRMA), which had been founded in 1963, and the Canadian Association for the Management of Technology (CANMOT).]
International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT)
International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP)
אגודה ישראלית להנדסה כימית = Israel Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE)
جمعية المكتبات الأردنية = جمعية المكتبات الاردنية = Jordan Library Association (JLA)
한국보험계리사회 = Korean Actuarial Association (KAA)
한국기상학회 = Korean Meteorological Society (KOMES)
جمعية المهندسين الكويتية = Kuwait Society of Engineers (KSE)
Musicological Society of Australia (MSA)
Nederlandse Vacuümvereniging (NEVAC) = Netherlands Vacuum Society
Ontario College and University Library Association (OCULA)
Ορθοδοντική Εταιρεία της Ελλάδος (ΟΕΕ) = Orthodontikē Etaireia tēs Ellados = Greek Orthodontic Society
Risk Theory Society (RTS) [Founded in 1963; took its present name in 1993.]
Sociedad Venezolana de Neurocirugía (SVNC) = Venezuelan Society of Neurosurgery
[The Society was founded on 1963, November 15.]
Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (SSIEM)
Society of Engineering Science (SES)
Southern African Society for Plant Pathology (SASPP)
["The South African Society for Plant Pathology and Microbiology was established in 1963. In 1980 it was decided to split the Society. In 1981 the two societies [South African Society for Plant Pathology (SASPP) and the South African Society for Microbiology (SASM)], held their last congress together." "In 1994, the Society decided to change its name to the Southern African Society for Plant Pathology to include our border countries ie. Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho and Swaziland."]
Türk Kardiyoloji Derneği (TKD)= Turkish Society of Cardiology
Türkiye Ziraat Odaları Birliği (TZOB) = Union of Turkish Chambers of Agriculture

1964
Academia Chilena de Ciencias (ACC) = Chilean Academy of Sciences
Academia Veterinaria Mexicana (AVM) = Mexican Veterinarian Academy
American Society for Cybernetics (ASC)
American Society of Extra-Corporeal Technology (AmSECT)
American Water Resources Association (AWRA)
Animal Behavior Society = Animal Behaviour Society (ABS)
Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina (ALFAL) = Associação de Lingüística e Filologia da América Latina (ALFAL) = Association of Linguistics and Philology of Latin America
Asociaţia Psihologilor din România (APR) = Asociatia Psihologilor din Romania (APR) = Romanian Psychologists Association
Associação Portuguesa de Informática (API) = Portuguese Association of Informatics
[Founded in 1964 as Associação Portuguesa de Mecanografia. The Association took its current name in 1974.]
Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS)
Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP)
Bermuda Dental Association (BDA)
British Mass Spectrometry Society (BMSS)
中央労働災害防止協会 = Chūō Rōdō Saigai Bōshi Kyōkai = Japan Industrial Safety and Health Association (JISHA)
Classical Association of the Empire State (CAES)
Classification Society of North America (CSNA)
Colegio Médico del Perú (CMP) = Medical College of Peru
Coŀlegi de Metges d'Andorra (CMA) = Andorran College of Doctors
Cryogenic Society of America (CSA)
[The CSA was founded in 1964. In 1971, the Helium Society was incorporated into the CSA.]
Drug Information Association (DIA)
رابطة الأخصائيين النفسيين المصرية (RANM) = Egyptian Psychologists' Association (EPA)
Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS)
Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST)
Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)
Instituto de Chile = Institute of Chile
International Peace Research Association (IPRA)
International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA)
Law and Society Association (LSA)
National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Massaspectrometrie (NVMS) = Dutch Society for Mass Spectrometry
[The NVMS was founded February 26, 1964, as the Spectrometry Discussion Group Netherlands - MS section (SDN-MS). The SDN-MS was better known as Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group (MSDG) before it was renamed NVMS in 1992.]
Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA)
[The Association was founded in 1964 as the Association of Pediatricians of Pakistan. In 1974 it became the Pakistan Pediatric Association (PPA).]
Perhimpunan Dokter Spesialis Mata Indonesia (PERDAMI) = Indonesian Ophthalmologists Association
Printing Historical Society (PHS)
Quaternary Research Association (QRA) [Founded in 1964 as the Quaternary Field Study Group. Name changed to the Quaternary Research Association in 1968.]
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe (SGGG) = Société Suisse de Gynécologie et Obstétrique (SSGO) = Swiss Society for Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Strahlenbiologie und Medizinische Physik (SGSMP) = Société Suisse de Radiobiologie et de Physique Médicale (SSRPM) = Società Svizzera di Radiobiologia e di Fisica Medica (SSRFM) = Swiss Society of Radiobiology and Medical Physics
[The Society was founded in 1964 as the Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Strahlenbiologie. In 1980 its name was changed to Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Strahlenbiologie und Strahlenphysik. In 1988, its name became Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Strahlenbiologie und Medizinische Physik.]
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)
Singapore Physiotherapy Association (SPA)
Sociedad de Genética de Chile (SGC) = Genetics Society of Chile
Sociedad Mexicana de Historia de la Ciencia y de la Tecnología (SMHCT) = Mexican Society for the History of Science and Technology
Sociedad Venezolana de Entomología (SVE) = Venezuelan Society of Entomology
Société Française d'Étude du XVIIIe Siècle (SFEDS) = Société Française d'Étude du 18e Siècle = Société Française d'Étude du Dix-Huitième Siècle = French Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Society for Cryobiology
Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS)
Society for Low Temperature Biology (SLTB)
Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behavior (AISB)
Society of Cartographers (SC) [founded 1964 as Society of University Cartographers]
Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
Uganda Law Society (ULS)
Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR)
中国航空学会 = Zhōngguó Hángkōng Xuéhuì = Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics (CSAA)
中国科学技术情报学会 = Zhōngguó Kēxué Jìshù Qíngbào Xuéhuì = China Society For Scientific And Technical Information (CSSTI)

1965
Academia Nacional de Ingenieria del Uruguay (ANIU) = National Academy of Engineering of Uruguay
American Academy of Actuaries (AAA)
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)
Asociación Panameña de Psicólogos (APP) = Asociación Panameña de Psicólog@s (APP) = Panamanian Association of Psychologists
Association of the Chemical Profession of Ontario (ACPO) = Association des chimistes professionnels de l'Ontario (ACPO)
British Vacuum Council (BVC)
Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) = Institut Canadien des Actuaires (ICA)
Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC) = Société Canadienne des Clinico-Chimistes (SCCC)
Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association (CSAA) = Société canadienne de sociologie et d'anthropologie (SCSA)
Canadian University Music Society (CUMS) = Société de Musique des Universités Canadiennes (SMUC)
[The Society was founded in 1965 as the Canadian Association of University Schools of Music (CAUSM) = Association Canadienne des Écoles Universitaires de Musique (ACÉUM). In 1981, it became the Canadian University Music Society (CUMS) = Société de Musique des Universités Canadiennes (SMUC).]
Computer Society of India (CSI)
Entomological Society of Israel
Федерация на Научно-Техническите Съюзи в България (ФНТС) = Federaciâ na Naučno-Tehničeskite Sʹʹûzi v Bʹʹlgariâ (FNTS) = Federation of the Scientific and Technical Unions in Bulgaria
[The Federation traces its roots to 1885, when the first Bulgarian technical association was instituted in the town of Russe. On 1893, February 2, Българското Инженерно Архитектурно Дружество (БИАД) = Българско Инженерно - Архитектно Дружество (БИАД) (the Bulgarian Association of Civil Engineering and Architecture) was founded. In 1937, the БИАД was reorganized into the Съюз на Българските Инженери и Архитекти (СБИА). On 1949, March 27 the СБИА and six other technical organizations were incorporated into scientific-technical unions. In 1965 two independent organizations were differentiated: the Научно-Технически Съюзи (НТС) (Scientific-Technical Unions), and the Съюз на Архитектите в България (САБ) (Union of the Architects in Bulgaria). On March 1989, March 2, НТС became the Федерация на Научно-Техническите Дружества в България (ФНТД) (Federation of the Scientific -Technical Associations in Bulgaria). On May 1992, May 30, ФНТД became the Федерация на Научно-Техническите Съюзи в България (ФНТС) (Federation of the Scientific-Technical Unions in Bulgaria).
Federación Latinoamericana de Sociedades de Cancerología (FLASCA) = Latin-American Federation of Cancerology Societies
Geoscience Information Society (GIS)
Hrvatsko Meteorološko Društvo (HMD) = Croatian Meteorological Society
[The Society was founded on 1965, May 11.]
Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons (IAPS)
Indian Orthodontic Society (IOS)
International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALL) = International Association for Learning Laboratories (IALL) ["In 1997, the IALL membership elected to change the name for the International Association for Learning Labs to the International Association for Language Learning Technology (but retained the IALL abbreviation.)"]
International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
Mormon History Association (MHA)
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
日本コンクリートエ学協会 = Nihon Konkuriito Kōgaku Kyōkai = Japan Concrete Institute (JCI)
[The Institute was founded in 1965 as the Japan National Council on Concrete. It took its current name in 1975.]
Regional Studies Association (RSA)
Schweizerische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Qualitätsförderung (SAQ) = Association Suisse pour la Promotion de la Qualité (ASPQ) = Swiss Association for the Promotion of Quality
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Verfahrens- und Chemieingenieurtechnik (SGVC) = Société Suisse du Génie Chimique (SSGC) = Società Svizzera per Ingeneria Chimica (SSIC) = Swiss Society for Chemical Engineering (SSCE)
[The Society was founded in 1965 as the Fachgruppe fuer Verfahrens-Ingenieure. In 2000, the latter became directly affiliated with the existing Schweizerische Akademie der technischen Wissenschaften (SATW) and took the new name Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Verfahrens- und Chemieingenieurtechnik (SGVC).]
Sociedad Argentina de Investigación Bioquímica y Biología Molecular (SAIB) = Argentine Society for Biochemical and Molecular Biology Research
[The Society was founded in 1965 as the Sociedad Argentina de Investigación Bioquímica (SAIB) (Argentine Society for Biochemical Research). At some later date it took its current name.]
Sociedad Chilena de Física (SOCHIFI) = Chilean Society of Physics
Sociedade Brasileira de Engenharia Agrícola (SBEA) = Brazilian Society of Agricultural Engineering
Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)
Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI)
Съюз на Архитектите в България (САБ) = Sʹʹûz na Arhitektite v Bʹʹlgariâ = Union of Architects in Bulgaria
[On 1893, February 2, Българското Инженерно Архитектурно Дружество (БИАД) = Българско Инженерно - Архитектно Дружество (БИАД) (the Bulgarian Association of Civil Engineering and Architecture) was founded. In 1937, the БИАД was reorganized into the Съюз на Българските Инженери и Архитекти (СБИА). On 1949, March 27 the СБИА and six other technical organizations were incorporated into scientific-technical unions. In 1965 two independent organizations were differentiated: the Научно-Технически Съюзи (НТС) (Scientific-Technical Unions), and the Съюз на Архитектите в България (САБ) (Union of the Architects in Bulgaria). The НТС later became the Федерация на Научно-Техническите Съюзи в България (ФНТС) (Federation of the Scientific and Technical Unions in Bulgaria).]
Union Française des Géologues (UFG) = French Union of Geologists
Union Internationale de Spéléologie (UIS) = International Union of Speleology (IUS)
香港醫學組織聯會 = Xiāng Gǎng Yīxué Zǔzhī Liánhuì = Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong (FMSHK)

1966
نقابة المهندسين الزراعيين = Agricultural Engineering Association (Jordan)
American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA)
Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of Canada (ABAC) = Association de la Librairie Ancienne du Canada (ALAC)
Archaeological Society of British Columbia (ASBC)
Associação Brasileira de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental (ABES) = Brazilian Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering
Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria (ABP) = Brazilian Assocation of Psychiatry
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC)
Association of Earth Science Editors (AESE)
Astronomical Society of Australia (ASA)
Australian Computer Society (ACS)
Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI)
Česká Společnost pro Kybernetiku a Informatiku (CSKI) = Czech Society for Cybernetics and Informatics (CSCI)
Dansk Selskab for Datalogi (DSD) = Danish Society for Computer Science
Dansk Selskab for Medicinsk Informatik (DSMI) = Danish Society for Medical Informatics
European Industrial Research Management Association (EIRMA)
Germanistevereniging in Suider-Afrika (SAGV) = Germanistenverband im Südlichen Afrika = Association for German Studies in Southern Africa Webpage
ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology (ICSU-CODATA)
Interdisciplinary Society of Biological Psychiatry (IGBP)
Institute of Measurement and Control of New Zealand (IMC)
Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES)
International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA)
International Society of Logistics (SOLE)
[The Society was founded in 1966 as the Society of Logistics Engineers (SOLE).]
International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB) = Organisation Internationale de Biophysique Pure et Appliquée (OIBPA)
한국과학기술단체총연합회 = Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST)
Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
Lute Society of America (LSA)
Magyar Orvostudományi Társaságok és Egyesületek Szövetsége (MOTESZ) = Federation of Hungarian Medical Societies
Mennonite Historical Society of Canada (MHSC)
Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA)
日本マリンエンジニアリング学会 = Nihon Marinenjiniaringu Gakkai = Japan Institution of Marine Engineering (JIME) = Marine Engineering Society in Japan (MESJ)
Scientific Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics (SCOSTEP) ["The Scientific Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics (SCOSTEP) was originally established in January 1966 by the XIth General Assembly of the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU) as the Inter-Union Commission on Solar-Terrestrial Physics (IUCSTP.)" It took its present name in 1973.]
Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
Sociedad de Neurocirugía de Chile (SNC) = Neurosurgical Society of Chile
Sociedade Brasileira de Farmacologia e Terapêutica Experimental (SBFTE) = Brazilian Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Sociedade Portuguesa de Microscopia Electrónica e Biologia Celular (SPME-BC) = Portuguese Society of Electron Microscopy and Cell Biology
[The Society was founded in 1966 as the Sociedade Portuguesa de Microscopia Electrónica (SPME). In 1990 it took the name Sociedade Portuguesa de Microscopia Electrónica e Biologia Celular (SPME-BC).]
Société Française d'Immunologie (SFI) = French Society of Immunology
Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP) ["The Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology was established as a section of Division 12 (Section III) of the American Psychological Association in 1966."]
Society for Computer Applications in Radiology (SCAR)
Society for Medicines Research (SMR) [Founded in 1966 as: Society for Drug Research; took present name in 1994.]
Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR)
Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI)
Suomen Eläinlääkäriliito (SELL) = Finlands Veterinärförbund = Societas Veterinariorum Finlandiae = Finnish Veterinary Association
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Transplantation Society (TS) = Société de Transplantation
Türk Farmakoloji Derneği (TFD) = Turkish Pharmacological Society
Türk Patoloji Derneği (TPD) = Turkish Society of Pathology
Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain & Ireland (VSSGBI)
World Future Society (WFS)

1967
American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (AASP)
American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT)
American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO)
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
Asociación Argentina de Oncología Clínica (AAOC) = Argentine Association of Clinical Oncology
[The Association was founded in 1967 as the Sociedad Argentina de Quimioterapia Antineoplásica. In 1979 it changed its name to Asociación Argentina de Oncología Clínica (AAOC).]
Asociación de Técnicos de Informática (ATI) = Association of Informatics Technologists
Associação Brasileira de Psicanálise (ABP) = Brazilian Psychoanalysis Association
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)
Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)
Association of African Universities (AAU) = Association des Universités Africaines (AUA) =
اتحاد الجامعات الافريقيه
Association of Applied IPM Ecologists (AAIE)
[The AAIE was founded in 1967, apparently as the Association of Applied Insect Ecologists. It adopted the name Association of Applied IPM Ecologists at some later date, probably around 2003.]
Association of Educators in Radiological Sciences (AERS) ["AERS was founded as the Association of University Radiologic Technologists in 1967." It took its present name in 1984.]
Association of University Professors of Neurology (AUPN)
Association pour le développement des Sciences et Techniques de l'Environnement (ASTE) = Association for the Development of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists (ASCEPT)
한국생화학회 = Biochemical Society of the Republic of Korea (BSRK)
British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL)
Canadian Archaeological Association (CAA) = Association canadienne d'archéologie (ACA)
Canadian Economics Association (CEA) = Association Canadienne d'Économique (ACE)
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) = Société Canadienne de Physiologie de l'Exercise (SCPE)
European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG)
Gabungan Komputer Nasional Malaysia (GKNM) = Malaysian National Computer Confederation (MNCC)
[The Confederation was founded in 1967 as the Malaysian Computer Society. In 1988 it became the Malaysian National Computer Confederation (MNCC).]
Institut Kimia Malaysia (IKM) = Malaysian Institute of Chemistry
Irish Computer Society (ICS)
International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR)
International Association of GeoChemistry (IAGC)
[The Association was founded on 1967, May 8 as the International Association of Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry. In mid-2004, its name became International Association of GeoChemistry.]
International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL)
International Iron and Steel Institute (IISI)
International Society for Neurochemistry (ISN)
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS) = Société internationale d'étude du dix-huitième siècle (SIÉDS)
한국수자원학회 = Korea Water Resources Association (KWRA)
한국영양학회 = Korean Nutrition Society (KNS)
한국전자현미경학회 = Korean Society of Electron Microscopy (KSEM)
Magyar Allergológiai és Klinikai Immunológiai Társaság (MAKIT) = Hungarian Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology
[The Society was founded in 1967 as the Magyar Allergológiai Társaság (Hungarian Society of Allergology). It took its current name probably near the end of the 1970s.]
Македонска Академија на Науките и Уметностите = Makedonska Akademiǰa na Naukite i Umetnostite (MANU) = Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts
New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS)
Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America (ONTA) = Organización de Nematólogos de los Trópicos Americanos
Pakistan Society of Neurosurgeons (PSN)
Philippine Computer Society (PCS)
Singapore Computer Society (SCS)
Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS)
Sociedade Brasileira de Análises Clínicas (SBAC) = Brazilian Society of Clinical Analyses
Sociedade Brasileira de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular (SBBq) = Brazilian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Sociedade Brasileira de Matemática (SBM) = Brazilian Society of Mathematics
Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA)
Society for Invertebrate Pathology (SIP)
Society for Iranian Studies (SIS)
Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology (SPMA)
Türk Hematoloji Derneği (THD) = Turkish Society of Hematology
Türk Sosyal Bilimler Derneği (TSBD) = Turkish Social Science Association
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) [Founded as the Undersea Medical Society in 1967. In 1986 it was renamed Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.]
World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA)
World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF)

1968
American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT)
American Orff-Schulwerk Association (AOSA)
American Society of Indexers (ASI)
Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies (AABS)
Association of Vision Science Librarians (AVSL)
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
British Neuroscience Association (BNA)
[The Association was founded in 1968 as the Brain Research Foundation. In 1997 it was renamed the British Neuroscience Association (BNA).]
Bryologisch-Lichenologische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mitteleuropa (BLAM) = Bryological / Lichenological Working Group for Middle Europe
Cybernetics Society (CS)
European Association for Cancer Research (EACR)
European Brain and Behaviour Society (EBBS)
European Physical Society (EPS)
Georgia Political Science Association (GPSA)
Gesellschaft für Wirtschaft und Sozial-Kybernetik (GWS) = Society for Economics and Social Cybernetics
Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI)
Hegel Society of America (HSA)
Hip Society (HS)
Indian Archaeological Society (IAS)
International Association for Mathematical Geology (IAMG)
International Bryozoology Association (IBA)
International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC)
International Federation of Inventors' Associations (IFIA)
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations (IFPMA) = Fédération Internationale de l'Industrie du Médicament (FIIM) = Federación Internacional de l'Industria del Medicamento (FIIM)
International Genetics Federation (IGF)
International Society for Plant Pathology (ISPP)
International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry (ISHC)
대한흉부외과학회 = Korean Society for Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery (KTCS)
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Neuropsychologie (NVN) = Netherlands Society for Neuropsychology
New Zealand Limnological Society (NZLS)
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Geomechanik (ÖGG) = Austrian Society for Geomechanics
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Klinische Chemie (ÖGKC) = Austrian Society for Clinical Chemistry
Rhetoric Society of America (RSA)
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Kristallographie (SGK) = Société Suisse de Cristallographie (SSC)
Skýrslutæknifélag Íslands (SI) = Icelandic Society for Information
Sociedad Panameña de Anestesiología (SPA) = Panamanian Society of Anesthesiology
Sociedad Panameña de Neurocirugía y Neurología (SPNN) = Panamanian Society for Neurosurgery and Neurology
Società Italiana di Biochimica Clinica e Biologia Molecolare Clinica (SIBioC) = Italian Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology
Società Italiana di Ortodonzia (SIDO) = Italian Society of Orthodontics
Society for Germanic Linguistics (SGL)
[Prior to 2001, the Society was called the Society for Germanic Philology (SGP).]
Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists (SIPES)
Stålbyggnadsinstitutet (SBI) = Swedish Institute of Steel Construction
Welding Institute (TWI) = The Welding Institute (TWI)
World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO)
香港精算學會 = Xiāng Gǎng Jīngsuàn Xuéhuì = Actuarial Society of Hong Kong (ASHK)
[The Society was founded in 1968 as the Actuarial Association of Hong Kong (AAHK). In 1994 it became the Actuarial Society of Hong Kong (ASHK).]
香港心理學會 = Xiāng Gǎng Xīnlǐ Xuéhuì = Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS)
Zoological Society of Pakistan (ZSP)

1969
Academie voor Mineralogie (ACAM) = Académie pour la Minéralogie (ACAM) = Academy for Mineralogy
American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP)
[The College was was founded on 1969, September 11.]
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)
American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)
American Society for Neurochemistry (ASN)
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)
Asociación Española de Fisioterapeutas (AEF) = Spanish Association of Physiotherapists
Associação Brasileira de Física Médica (ABFM) = Brazilian Association for Medical Physics
[The Association was founded in 1969 as the Associação Brasileira de Físicos em Medicina. In 1996 it became the Associação Brasileira de Física Médica.]
Associação Portuguesa para a Qualidade (APQ) = Portuguese Association for Quality
Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB) [Founded in 1969 as the Biofeedback Research Society.]
Association pour la Statistique et ses Utilisations (ASU) = Association for Statistics and its Applications
[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.
Australasian Plant Pathology Society (APPS)
Australian Academy of the Humanities (AAH)
["The Australian Academy of the Humanities was established under Royal Charter in 1969. It succeeded the Australian Humanities Research Council, founded in 1956."]
Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR)
Australian Society of Cytology (ASC)
British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL)
Colegio de Bibliotecarios de Chile (CBC) = College of Librarians of Chile
Coleopterists Society
Council of Societies for the Study of Religion (CSSR)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medizinische Physik (DGMP) = German Society for Medical Physics
Дружество на Психолозите в България (ДПБ) = Družestvo na Psiholozite v Bʹʹlgariâ = Bulgarian Psychological Society
Ενωση Φυσικων Ιατρικης Ελλαδος = Enose Fysikon Iatrikes Ellados (EFIE) = Hellenic Association of Medical Physicists (HAMP)
Environmental Mutagen Society (EMS)
European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR)
Federfarma
Germanistevereniging in Suider-Afrika (SAGV) = Germanistenverband im Südlichen Afrika = Association for German Studies in Southern Africa
Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI) = German Computer Society
Gesellschaft für Umweltsimulation (GUS) = Society for Environmental Engineering
History of Education Society (United Kingdom)
Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES)
[The Institution was founded in 1969 as the Association of Surveyors in Civil Engineering, which in 1980 became the Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES).]
International Association of Bryologists (IAB)
International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) = Internationale Vereinigung der Schall- und audiovisuellen Archive = Association Internationale d'Archives Sonores et Audiovisuelles
International Committee for Architectural Photogrammetry (CIPA) = Comité International de Photogrammétrie Architecturale (CIPA)
International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE)
International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) = Union internationale des sociétés d'immunologie (UISI)
Norsk Forening for Klinisk Cytologi (NFKC) = Norwegian Society of Clinical Cytology
Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA) = Operasionele Navorsingsvereniging van Suid-Afrika
Ophthalmic Photographers' Society (OPS)
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Kartographie (SGK) = Société Suisse de Cartographie (SSC) = Swiss Society of Cartography
Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE)
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC)
[The Society was founded in 1969 as the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference. In 2002, October it became the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC).]
Sociedad Argentina de Genética (SAG) = Argentine Society of Genetics
Sociedad Panameña de Cardiología (SPC) = Panamanian Society of Cardiology
Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Operacional (SOBRAPO) = Brazilian Society of Operational Research
Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities (SSEA)
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO)
Tertiary Research Group (TRG)
Theatre Historical Society of America (THSA)
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