Membership in the BCI Society is open to all scientists, principal investigators, post docs, and students from around the world involved in the many research and practical aspects of BCI research.  We welcome all involved in BCIs, including engineers, doctors, therapists and business people. 

Membership Benefits

In addition to the connections you will make with fellow members, your membership includes eligibility to:

  • Discounted registration fee for the International BCI Meeting
  • Qualify for Student Awards to attend the International BCI Meeting
  • Submit proposals for satellite meetings of the International BCI Meeting
  • Vote in the annual elections of the Board of Directors of the Society
  • Stand for election to, and serve on, the Society Board of Directors
  • Participate in all Society activities and governance
  • Receive regular Society email updates and notices
  • Priority and discounted registration for the Graz BCI Meeting

New This Year

Accessible through the members-only area of the site:  

  • Free access to the online edition of the international peer-reviewed journal Brain-Computer Interfaces
  • 50% discount on Article Publishing Charges (APC) to publish article Open Access within the journal Brain-Computer Interfaces
  • 30% discount and free shipping on all books published by Taylor & Francis

Membership Term

Memberships are available for both one and two year calendar terms:

  • One Year Term – January 1 to December 31
  • Two Year Term – January 1 of first year to December 31 of second year 

Membership Distribution

We’ve got members from around the world. Check out where they all live.

  • Agentina 1% 1%
  • Australia 1% 1%
  • Austria 2% 2%
  • Bangladesh 1% 1%
  • Belgium 1% 1%
  • Canada 4% 4%
  • China 16% 16%
  • Denmark 1% 1%
  • Finland 1% 1%
  • France 4% 4%
  • Germany 4% 4%
  • Hong Kong 2% 2%
  • India 1% 1%
  • Italy 3% 3%
  • Japan 2% 2%
  • Lithuania 1% 1%
  • Macau 1% 1%
  • Mexico 1% 1%
  • The Netherlands 4% 4%
  • New Zealand 1% 1%
  • Norway 1% 1%
  • Russia 1% 1%
  • Singapore 1% 1%
  • South Korea 2% 2%
  • Spain 1% 1%
  • Sweden 1% 1%
  • Switzerland 1% 1%
  • Taiwan 1% 1%
  • Turkey 1% 1%
  • United Kingdom 3% 3%
  • USA 34% 34%

Membership dues


Regular Membership

Applies to all individuals who are active in BCI research

$135 per year
$195 for two years

Post Doc Membership

Applies to all individuals who are currently post doctoral fellows  

$95 per year
$145 for two years

Student Membership

Applies to students enrolled in any full-time, degree-granting programs

$65 per year
$95 for two years

Please note all fees are in US dollars. We accept the following cards for member dues payments: Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Please note that the payment processor for the BCI Society is located in Canada and some credit card companies may consider it an international transaction.

Purchase Your Membership

 Please review the instructions below carefully so as not to create duplicate user accounts.

The BCI Society Membership is managed by Conference Manager, a membership management platform that is also used by related organizations such as the Society for the Neural Control of Movement (NCM), the Canadian Association of Neuroscience (CAN), and the Cognitive Science Society (CDS).  Because of this shared system, you may already have an existing account.

Renew Membership

If you know you have a Conference Manager account, please click the button below and login with your username and password.  If you have forgotten your username or password, please click the Forgot your Password link to have it sent to you.

Join Now

If you do not have a pre-existing account, please click the button below and create an account.  Please note that when setting up your Conference Manager account, your email address will automatically be set as your username.  Please save your username and password as they will be required for submitting an abstract and registering for the International BCI Meeting. Complete the membership form and answer some questions for the membership committee to review and assess your application.  You will only be contacted if there is an issue with your application.


If any of the above information is unclear, or you are having difficulties renewing/paying for your membership, please contact us to ensure your membership is processed accordingly.