Be a Member of WWRF

Why join WWRF


  • It’s a great place to network and exchange ideas
  • It has a breadth of membership, especially from developing countries
  • It operates in a pre-competitive phase, encourages open innovation and collaboration
  • Allows discussion of ideas, not just results
  • The mix of different domains of expertise is unique
  • What makes it distinct are the impartiality, the technology-neutral stance, and the calibre of technical discussions

Benefits for members

The Forum is unique in bringing together industry and academia from across the globe, with a strong focus on emerging economies. Members discuss how new insights will affect network implementation, services, applications and value chains in the future. It provides a unique networking opportunity, and I strongly urge you to become a part of it!

  •  Access to members’ areas of the website, including meeting documents that are not yet published and working versions of forthcoming publications
  •  Early information on WWRF and related activities, including a regular newsletter
  •  Discounted registration at WWRF meetings
  •  Academic members get one free registration at each WWRF meeting
  •  Priority for student travel grants
  •  Stand for election to executive positions and participate in the General Assembly
  •  Significant discount for books published by WWRF
  •  Nominate candidates for WWRF Fellow
  •  Write a book to be published by WWRF
  •  Participate in the Vision Committee

Additional benefits for sponsor members

In addition sponsor members

  •  Have a seat on our Steering Board
  •  Are guaranteed prominent use of their brand at all WWRF meetings and on all publications
  •  Exhibition stands at WWRF meeting and promotional material in meeting bags

Apply for memberhip

Everybody can participate in meetings and make contributions.

Membership Fees

Four different member categories are available. The annual membership fee is payable per calendar year.
Individual Members: 100 Euro
Organisational Members
Associate Members: 250 Euro
Full Members: 1.200 Euro
Sponsor Members: 12.000 Euro

List of Members


Join our mailing lists

WWRF has a number of different mailing lists that you can join. Non-members can join both

  • wwrf-info which provides general information on WWRF activities, and
  • non-wwrf which is used to circulate information about related events that are not organized by WWRF

Members can join the members mailing list, as well as those for individual working groups, which provide you with activities and discussions in the respective groups.



Forum Secretary

Mr Vinod Kumar
E-mail or

Fon and Fax +33611181622