Advantages of CPGPS Membership

Members of the CPGPS are drawn from many sources including professional navigators, astronomers, cartographers, photogrametrists, meteorologists, engineers, physicists, educators, geodesists, surveyors, general aviation and airline pilots, mariners, yachtsmen, and anyone interested in position-determining systems. Corporate members include corporations, civil and military government agencies, private scientific and technical institutions, universities and training academies, and consulting firms.


1. Complimentary subscription to the CPGPS's quarterly journal NAVIGATION
2. Complimentary subscription to the CPGPS Newsletter
3. Access to enhanced Members Only Website Features
4. Online Search and Retrieval of papers published in NAVIGATION and CPGPS Proceedings
5. 25 complimentary downloads per month (Premium Professional Members)
6. 12 complimentary downloads per year (Professional, Retired, and Student Members)
7. $12 per download thereafter (a savings of over 50% compared to non-member prices)
8. Member discounts on CPGPS meeting registrations
9. Member discount rates on CPGPS Publication Purchases
10. Privilege to vote and hold office
11. Professional networking opportunities
12. Annual Awards Program
13. Participation in Local Section activities, luncheons, and technical programs

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CPGPS Individual Membership

Premium: All the benefits of a professional member, PLUS 25 online paper downloads each month; $160.00 annually
Professional: an individual member of the Institute; $75.00 annually
Retired: a fully retired individual over 65; $50.00 annually
Student: an undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled full time at a college or university; $40.00 annually

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CPGPS Corporate Membership

Corporate Class I: 150 or more employees company wide or 150 or more employees in the organization's division or department enrolling, $800 annually
Corporate Class II: Less than 150 employees company wide or less than 150 employees in the organization's division or department enrolling, $400 annually

All employees who work in a company's specific division or department that is enrolled in the membership are considered to be corporate members and as such are eligible for Member discounts on conference registrations and/or publication purchases.

In addition, corporate membership benefits include the following:
  • 10 complimentary subscriptions to the CPGPS's Journal, NAVIGATION**
  • 10 complimentary subscriptions to the quarterly CPGPS Newsletter**
  • Company listing in CPGPS's Corporate Member Directory
  • Corporate Division or Department listing on the back of the CPGPS's Journal, NAVIGATION

    ** 5 complimentary subscriptions for Class II Corporate Memberships

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