THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY FOR PRODUCTION ENGINEERING

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IR - App. 4 - Membership Number Limit per Country

Appendix 4 - Membership limit number per country

Fellows

The maximum number of Fellows per country is 15. Not more than two additional seats can be granted per year and per country.

Fellows and Honorary Fellows of a country acting jointly from nations at capacity in membership may request the Council to approve one additional Fellow candidate in any one year by making a formal proposal to the Council which includes:

1. purpose of the request to exceed 15 Members (e.g. new technology, STC participation, retirement status, etc),
2. discussion of the activity level of existing membership from country (verification that Members of a country acting jointly are making effective use of the current 15 or more Fellow membership positions),
3. specific candidates' credentials and contributions that this candidate could make to CIRP that are not already being made by existing Members from that country.

In any case, the maximum number of Fellows per country is 20.

Associate Members

Three candidates per year and per country.