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Membership / Benefits

Exclusive access to the Member's Section of the IAQF website.
This allows members to view videos from select IAQF events and gain access to historical Journal of Financial Engineering articles. 

Free attendance to IAQF Evening Forums.
The IAQF hosts a spring and fall series of forums on timely and relevant topics in the field of quantitative finance and the policy issues that are just around the corner. Our events are designed to provide a high-level of frank discussion and an opportunity to network with other individuals involved in the field. For the few forums for which we do charge, IAQF Members receive a discounted ticket price. IAQF Members also receive preferential seating at popular events for which there is a limited capacity.

Discounts to IAQF Endorsed Conferences.
As part of our educational mission, we endorse conferences that we believe are of value to our membership. Conference fees can be exorbitant and the 20% discount that our members usually receive often saves them a dollar amount exceeding the price of their IAQF membership.

Invitations to the Financial Engineer of the Year Award Dinner.
Each of these high profile events offer a unique opportunity to meet the individuals making significant contributions to the field.

Discount to CAIA
The CAIA Charter is a globally recognized credential for professionals managing, analyzing, distributing, or regulating alternative investments. The designation is the highest standard of achievement in alternative investment education and provides deep knowledge, demonstrated expertise, and global credibility in alternatives. For more information, please visit

Membership Rates and Levels

IAQF Membership

Practitioners $200 

The Practitioner membership is the standard all inclusive level of membership designated for professionals in the field.

Young Practitioners $100

Young Practitioners membership is limited to professionals beginning in the field who are under the age of 30.

Academics $100

The Academic membership level is limited to full-time employees of universities and colleges.  Please note the name of home institution in the company field.

Students $25

Student membership is restricted to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students. If you are signing up for student membership, please provide your university email address and enter your school in the company field.

The IAQF is an individual based professional society; we do not offer corporate membership. However, we warmly welcome corporate sponsorship. Please click here to view our list of sponsors.

Academic Affiliate Programs receive additional membership benefits. Learn more about Academic Affiliate Members.

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