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6. Annual Membership Dues


Membership Dues Implementation on Hold

The IOF Governance Board has determined that membership dues will not be invoiced until such time that it determines that business uncertainties related to the COVID-19 pandemic are better understood, have been mitigated, or have diminished. The Governance Board may adjust the membership dues schedule linked below prior to approving invoicing.

  1. Education Institution and Businesses with revenue less than 1,000,000 EUR may also settle a portion of their dues through in-kind contributions to IOF initiatives (e.g., providing faculty or student time to create ontology artifacts; provide infrastructure support).

  2. There are no membership dues for Industry Expert, or Student membership types.

  3. “Revenue” refers to annual gross revenue.

  4. Memberships are effective for 12 months and must be renewed annually based on a membership date effective the date that a membership application is approved.

  5. The GB will review membership dues periodically and may revise them.Draft membership dues are expressed in the Excel file attached to this page (subject to change per the note above).

7. Organizational Membership Admissions Procedure