You must meet at least two of these criteria to be eligible for full membership.
You have consulted with a minimum of two clients in each of the last three years, or three
clients within the last 12 months on engagements that employ the perspective and/or
methodology of futures studies. You will need to provide the names of clients, the dates and
the nature of your work.
You regularly use the perspectives and/or methodologies of futures studies in a full-time
position within an organization. You will need to describe the organization, your position
and your responsibilities/activities..
You have successfully completed apostgraduate course in futures research, futures studies,
foresight or a comparable field. You will need to provide details of the institution attended,
course, semester and year the course was taken and the faculty member or advisor who
can verify your study.
You have completed an approved certificate program in futures research, futures studies, or
a comparable field. Approved programs must issue a certificate of foresight or equal and be
approved by the APF. You will need to provide details of the program attended, , the month
and year you took the program and an instructor or program manager who can verify your
You have delivered a minimum of two speeches or presentations on the future (paid or not)
in each of the last three years or three within the last 12 months. You will need to provide
the title, the audience, and the date of the presentation.
You have taught a course on the future or futures theory or futures methodology. You will
need to provide details of the institution, a description of the course and semester and year
that you taught the course.
You have published a minimum of three magazine or journal articles and/or one book about
the future or futures theory or futures methodology. You will need to provide the titles and
citations of the articles or book.