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The Admission & Advancement (A&A) Review Panels meet eight to ten times annually to review applications and/or nominations for election or elevation to Senior Member (SM) or Life Senior Member (LSM) grade.


Review panels

  • The review panel meetings are held in various locations throughout the world.
  • A panel of reviewers is recruited among Senior Members, Life Senior Members and Fellows in the section where the meeting is to be held.
  • This full-day session is presided over by the Admission and Advancement Chair and/or Vice Chair, as well as a representative of the Member and Geographic Activities staff.
  • For applications or nominations to be considered, they must be received complete (including all required references and a resume) at least ten days prior to the meeting date.
  • The names of newly elevated Senior Members are posted to the Web approximately two weeks following an A&A Senior Member Review Panel Meeting. Individual subscribers and group mailing lists will receive an e-mail notification that the Senior Member Update is available.


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Review panel dates and locations

Dates and locations are subject to change without notice.

2016 Dates Location
13 February San Diego, CA, USA (R6)
19 March Bombay, India (R10)
23 April Atlanta, GA (R3)
21 May Paris, France (R8)
25 June Philadelphia, PA, USA (R2)
23 July Ottawa, Canada (R7)
10 September Hong Kong (R10)
19 November New Brunswick, NJ, USA (R1)


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Volunteer Resources

Visit the Volunteers section for the following:

  • Senior member initiative
  • Section and Society benefits
  • Best practices for Sections and Societies
  • Schedule of review panels
  • Senior member statistics
  • Admission & Advancement Committee