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Join the APF

The Association of Professional Futurists is a global organization made up of individual practitioners and organizations who practice strategic foresight and futures thinking. 


  • Continuing education and networking

  • Professional development conferences

  • Profutures webinars and V-gatherings on latest futures thinking and research

  • Annual recognition of excellence in graduate students’ work

  • Most Important Futures Works recognition

  • Publications written, edited by members

Membership Types

Friend of Foresight

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Become Friend of Foresight & Practice Better Foresight for Better Futures with APF.

This free community membership is for anyone who is interested in foresight & futures thinking. 

  • Continuing education and networking

  • Don’t miss any of our Compass newsletter reporting on the latest developments in the profession

  • Regular Friends of Foresight events

  • APF Community Forum discussions on a wide range of topics

  • Get in touch message and follow or professional Futurists for project work, exchange or inspiration

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All applicants are reviewed for their professional contributions before granting membership. We expect that all members have credentials and/or experience relevant to the field. 

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Membership Pricing

The APF has introduced regional pricing for memberships to make it more equitable for our global community. The pricing is provided here for transparency.

Annual Price