ASBD MEMBERSHIP

The ASBD made changes to their constitution in October 2019 so that all members have the same rights and entitlements. From Jan 1 2020 there will no longer be an Associate Member category and all members will have voting rights.

 The membership year runs from 1 July to 30 June.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Cross discipline connectivity and collegiality
    Facilitated by the nature of the executive structure, our multidisciplinary conferences and workshops and by features of our online member’s area: the online forum and members’ contact list (subject to permission by each member).
  • Priority access to ASBD workshops
    ASBD members are given advanced notice of ASBD workshops to allow early registration prior to publication of the workshop to our contact list.
  • Discount on conference and workshop fees
  • Conference dinners included in registration
    ASBD Scientific Meeting dinner costs are absorbed for members but from January 1 2020 an additional cost will be charged for non-members to attend dinners. Dinners at jointly hosted conferences are subject to individual negotiation.
  • Multidisciplinary forum on the website for members
    ASBD has launched (April 2020) a members’ forum on the secure members’ website as a place for discussions across disciplines around the topic of breast health. Ask a question, provide a case for discussion, supply information or a point of view.
  • Member’s private and secure area of the website
    Expanding to include more extensive resources for members including recently, videos of conference breakfast sessions.
  • ASBD newsletters
    Published at least twice a year, interspersed by other online update emails
  • Member discounts on abstract publication in The Breast journal.
    ASBD members will receive a 30% discount on the article publishing charge (APC) listed here.  The APC for The Breast is USD 1800 (excluding taxes) for Original Research Articles and Review Articles, USD 800 (excluding taxes) for Short Format Articles (Short Communications, Viewpoints and Debates).

NEW MEMBERSHIP FEES

As a result of the journal changes new cheaper membership fees have been introduced for membership renewals for the 2020-2021 financial year. 

Doctors: $160 + GST

Nurses and Allied Health: $80 + GST

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THE BREAST JOURNAL

Elsevier made changes to the production of The Breast journal from January 1 2020 (see announcement below). The hard copy journal is no longer published, and the online journal is now open access. We no longer need to charge a subscription for journal access, as it can be accessed for free online. As part of our ongoing arrangements with Elsevier, ASBD members will receive a 30% discount on the article publishing charge (APC) listed below. ASBD will still publish a selection of submitted abstracts from our Scientific Meetings in The Breast free of charge.

Digital copies of THE BREAST JOURNAL are available on our site.

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM ELSEVIER

"From January 2020 The Breast is an open access journal. Authors who publish in The Breast will be able make their work immediately, permanently, and freely accessible. The Breast authors will pay an article publishing charge (APC), have a choice of license options, and retain copyright to their published work. The Breast continues with the same aims and scope, editorial team, submission system and rigorous peer review. The APC will be requested after peer review and acceptance and will be required for all accepted articles submitted after 1 October 2019. The APC for The Breast is USD 1800 (excluding taxes) for Original Research Articles and Review Articles, USD 800 (excluding taxes) for Short Format Articles (Short Communications, Viewpoints and Debates). Correspondence is free of charge for all authors."

Click here to view ASBD's Constitution. - October 2019