Reciprocal Membership Agreement between the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) and the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society / Société Canadienne de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (CAIMS) agree to enter into a reciprocal membership agreement, whereby individual members in one society are eligible for a discounted membership in the other.
Under this agreement:
- Any regular member in good standing of CAIMS whose primary place of employment is outside the U.S. will be accepted as a SIAM reciprocity member upon receipt of the SIAM application form and dues payment. Any regular member in good standing of SIAM whose primary place of employment is outside of Canada will be accepted as a reciprocity member of CAIMS upon receipt of the CAIMS application form and dues payment.
- The special dues rate for CAIMS members joining SIAM under the reciprocal agreement will be 80% of the current annual rate for regular members of SIAM. The special dues rate for SIAM members joining CAIMS under the reciprocal agreement will be 70% of the current annual rate for regular members of CAIMS.
- Reciprocity members receive all regular member services and benefits.
- Each society shall help promote reciprocity membership. Societies may exchange mailing labels or provide a brief notice in paper or electronic mail to members. Each society should announce the availability of the reciprocal membership in their flagship publication(s), news online, web site or other appropriate media. Each society should provide to the other a name of a contact person within their society responsible for promoting memberships.
- This agreement is in effect until terminated by one of the societies. Termination notice must be provided six months before the start of the year when it takes effect in order to provide an orderly transition.
Signed, May 2007, by: Cleve Moler, President of SIAM William F. Langford, President of CAIMS