Membership

Membership

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology is a 501 c3 non-profit organization which links academic, business, and public policy leaders to build consensus for science education, technology innovation, and robust knowledge-economy growth in Chicago and the Midwest.

Join Chicago Council on Science and Technology today and Score Swag!
All those who join C2ST or renew their membership by November 20th will be entered to win tickets to the Museum of Science and Industry!
 

Your support as a member of C²ST allows us to deliver cutting-edge research by experts in the field, advocate for regional science policy, and become a key contributor to our knowledge-economy as we continue to grow research and development capabilities for the greater Chicagoland community.

As a member you will engage in timely conversations with leaders and experts on critical research; participate in a variety of programs, symposia and networking events; connect with like-minded individuals; and help C²ST strive to be the center of the scientific community in the Chicagoland area.

Member Benefits

In Addition to C²ST core offerings as a consortium for science and technology, members receive the following benefits:

  • Receive discounts for programming outside of the standard format
  • Invitation to member networking events
  • C²ST Member Newsletter
  • Admission to members-only events
  • Sneak peak and advanced registration to programs
  • Invite to our annual fundraiser Science in the Second City

 

C²ST Individual Membership Levels

 

$35/year

Impress your principal investigator (PI), professor, and peers with fresh new discoveries from leading scientists and researchers, while networking with your peers in academia, government and industry at this discounted Student membership price.

Within the Student Member Group you will fall into one of the following sub groups:

  • High School
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
$45/year

Equip yourself with the latest developments in your discipline and discuss teaching methods with other educators at this discounted Educator membership price.

Additional Benefits

  • Bring-a-class Privileges
  • Professional Development Credit (where applicable)
$60/year

Enrich your brain with cutting-edge insights and open yourself to new ideas, while learning with like-minded people.

Additional Benefits

  • Opportunity to obtain another seat for $40 more at this membership level
$75/year

Further your knowledge in your area of expertise and gain an edge on the competition by interacting with those in the know – at the precipice of discovery. Our programs offer a unique opportunity to observe a given field through a multidisciplinary lens, which creates an environment that facilitates peer to peer dialogue.

Additional Benefits

  • Subject to approval, submit to C²ST blog as Professional Member contributor
  • Opportunity to obtain another seat for $40 more at this membership level
$250-$999/year

Serve as a community leader to educate, engage, and advocate thereby increasing the public’s understanding of science and technology’s impact on society.

Additional Benefits

  • Three additional free seats to C²ST's regular programs
  • Three additional seats at the reduced member rate for special programs
  • Invitation to exclusive events throughout the year
  • Submit a request to our social media team for promotion on your research, or upcoming events
  • Acknowledgement in C²ST Member newsletter

Members of this prestigious group will work together with C²ST to play a significant role in anchoring Chicagoland as a leader in S & T within our state and nation, while increasing the public’s understanding of science and technology.

Additional Benefits

  • Six additional free seats to C²ST's regular programs
  • Six additional seats at the reduced member rate for special programs
  • Invitation to exclusive dinners and events throughout the year
  • Submit a request to our social media team for promotion on your research, or upcoming events
  • Shared President’s Council Member Directory
  • Acknowledgement in the C²ST Member newsletter
Select a membership level to join now!