Why join ACE?
ACE membership offers numerous benefits.
- Receive discounted registration fees for ACE annual conferences and professional development workshops.
- Apply for professional development grants to support research, travel, or other work on projects that benefit you and ACE.
- Publish or review articles in the Journal of Applied Communications, ACE’s peer-reviewed journal.
- Add to your professional skillset through participation in member-only, online opportunities such as webinars, discussion groups, and more.
Networking and career advancement
- Participate in Learning Communities.
- Access a network of expert colleagues through ACE’s online membership directory.
- Post and view job openings for communications and technology positions in agriculture, natural resources, life and human sciences, and related fields.
Awards and recognition
- Enter ACE’s competitive, internationally recognized Critique and Awards Program.
- Be recognized and recognize others with awards for excellent professional work and years of service.
Here's what our members say about ACE:
"ACE offers everything I seek in a professional development organization: relevant and engaging professional development activities; access to a network of expert colleagues; an open, collaborative and supportive atmosphere; and opportunities for peer review and recognition of my work.”
Jennifer Alexander — Oregon State University