Join APDU

APDU is a membership network of individuals and organizations that provide a voice for public data. We foster communication between data users and stakeholders regarding important issues of government information and statistical policy. APDU Members enjoy a number of benefits:

  • APDU Weekly, bringing you the latest news, trends, events, publications, and opportunities.
  • Public Data University, comprehensive training on public/open datasets, along with special topics.
  • Annual Conference, our premier networking and education event for public data users.
  • Member Area on APDU.org, with archived training, resources, tools, and publications.
  • Preferred submissions to APDU Job Board
  • Member Network and committees, connecting you to federal agencies, academic institutions, state and local agencies, businesses, consultants, entrepreneurs, and students.

APDU offers four levels of membership:

Premium Organizational membership – $995

  • Full access to all member benefits and content
  • Up to 25 staff with access to member benefits
  • Unlimited free Public Data University webinars and resources
  • 10 annual conference registrations at Premium member rate
  • Training at member rate
  • Eligible for APDU Board of Directors and committees

Basic Organizational membership – $375 / $700

  • Full access to all member benefits and content
  • Up to 3 staff with access to member benefits (4-6 contacts, $700)
  • Unlimited free Public Data University webinars and resources
  • Conference and training registration at member rate
  • Eligible for APDU Board of Directors and committees

Individual membership – $200

  • Full access to all member benefits and content
  • One person (additional contacts activate the Basic Organization rate)
  • Unlimited free Public Data University webinars and resources
  • Conference and training registration at member rate
  • Can serve on APDU Board of Directors and committees

Affiliate membership – $75

  • APDU Weekly and access to member area content
  • One person (additional contacts activate the Basic Organization rate)
  • One free access to live webinar; conference and training registration at full rate
  • Can serve on APDU committees
  • Students (w/ active student ID) eligible for special member and conference registration rates

For more information about becoming an APDU member, contact info@apdu.org

Download the application form (PDF)

Send your completed form and dues to:
Association of Public Data Users
P. O. Box 100155
Arlington, VA 22210