Membership Overview

Membership in ISPGR is open to scientists, researchers, clinicians and students from around the world involved in the many research and practical aspects of Gait and Posture. Membership dues support the ISPGR's mission of creating a community of multidisciplinary posture and gait researchers and students.

Membership Benefits

  • Exclusive opportunity to submit abstracts for review and consideration for presentation at Society Meetings
  • Opportunity to register for Society Meetings at reduced registration rates
  • Professional development and networking
  • Access to online resources and conference proceedings
  • Opportunity to submit applications for student scholarships and awards
  • 20% discount on a subscription to ISPGR's official publication, Posture & Gait, published by Elsevier 8 times per year
  • Ability to post and review job and grant opportunities
  • Opportunity to post news and information on related events
  • Opportunity to vote in annual elections for the Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to stand for election to the Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to serve as an officer of the Board of Directors
  • Opportunity to serve on Society committees

Member Categories

Regular Members

Any person who is engaged in research or clinical practice related to posture and gait is eligible to be a regular member.


Students & Post Docs

Students enrolled in degree granting programs at institutions of higher learning and post doctoral fellows are eligible to be student members.

Member Dues

ISPGR membership dues have changed to become a two year membership, starting October 1st and expiring September 30th of the second year.  The current membership period expires September 30, 2020.  Current membership dues are:


Membership Dues effective October 1, 2018 (expiring September 30, 2020) will be as follows:

  • Regular Member - $150 USD

  • Student/Post-Doc Member - $75 USD

New this year - ISPGR will be transitioning to a new Membership software, Conference Manager.  If you have attended or submitted an abstract to the ISPGR World Congress between 2013 - 2017, you will already have an account.

If you are new to ISPGR, welcome!


Please follow the steps below:

Join/Renew - Option 1

You will already have a Conference Manager account, if, for example:

- You have attended or submitted  an abstract to ISPGR World Congress since 2013

- You have attended or have a membership in another society that uses Conference Manager, including ISEK, NCM or ISMPB

If you have an account, please click the button below and login with your Conference Manager username and password.  If you have forgotten your username or password, please click the Forgot your password link to have it sent to you.



Join/Renew - Option 2

If you do not have a pre-existing account, please click the button below and create an account.  Please note that when setting up your Conference Manager account, your email address will automatically be set as your username.  Please save your username and password as they will be required for submitting an abstract and registering for the conference.



Committee Involvement

ISPGR would like to know which members are keen to be actively involved on the following society committees. You will have the option to select one when joining or renewing your membership. If you are not interested, please select 'None'.

  • External Relations Committee: for members with access to corporate networks and a willingness to approach sponsors
  • Communications Committee: for members comfortable with website content, correspondence and social media
  • Awards Committee: for members available to review award applications in January and also onsite at the world congress

Member Area

Once you are a member in good standing, you can visit the Member Area for Career Opportunities, Society Bylaws, Past Conferences, and related conference presentations!