Societies, Associations & Institutes


There are a vast number of societies, institutes, networks and forums catering for diverse tastes that you can join to learn more about knowledge management, learning and more.

actKM Forum
Australian community dedicated to sharing knowledge about public sector KM

American Productivity & Quality Center

APQC Knowledge Management Services

Arab Knowledge and Management Society
Arab Knowledge Management Society

Asia Pacific Intellectual Capital Centre

Association for Management Education and Development (AMED)
Association for Management Education & Development (UK)

Association of Knowledgework (AOK)
A virtual home for knowledge workers & managers

Austrian Knowledge Management Society

BITKOM KEM (Knowledge Engineering & Management)

Boston Knowledge Management Forum

Brahama Kumaris

Central & East European Management Development Association

Centre for Informatics Knowledge Management and Economy (SANCIKMKE)
South African National Centre for Informatics, Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy

Chartered Management Institute (UK)

Chartered Institute of Personnel Development

Club of Amsterdam

Community of Knowledge

The community of practice on communities of practice

Development Academy of the Philippines: Center for Knowledge Management

Discovery Institute
Mission is to make a positive vision of the future practical

Entovation Network

Esalen Institute
Educational center

Federal Knowledge Management Working Group

Foresight Institute

GBN Global Business Network

Government Knowledge and Information Management Network (GKIMN)
UK government network

Gurteen Knowledge Community

Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society
Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society

Hong Kong Productivity Council

i-KM Intelligence Knowledge Management


The Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions KM website

ILTA Knowledge Management Peer Group

Information & Knowledge Management Society of Singapore
Information & Knowledge Management Society (Singapore)

Institute for Knowledge and Innovation (iKi-SEA)

Institute of Management Consultants (Singapore)

Institute of Personnel & Development
Institute of Personnel & Development (IPD)

Intellectual Capital Network

International Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Management

Institute for Systemic Coaching & Training

Israeli Knowledge Managers Forum

KCommunity India
Indian KM Community

Kent State University Knowledge Management Education Forum

KM Chicago

KM Club
Yahoo Knowledge Management Club

KM Cluster
The San Francisco Bay Area & Silicon Valley Knowledge Management (KM) Cluster

KM for Development (KM4Dev)
KM4Dev is a community of international development practitioners


KNOW Network
International knowledge sharing network

Knowledge Globalization Instiutute

Knowledge Management Association of Malaysia

Knowledge Management Association of the Philippines (KMAP)

Knowledge Management Development Centre

Knowledge Management Institute Thailand

Knowledge Management Professional Center Asia (KMPCA)

Knowledge Management Roundtable - New South Wales

Knowledge Management Roundtable - Victoria

Knowledge Management Society Indonesia

Knowledge Management Society of Japan

Knowledge Management Society of Korea

Knowledge & Innovation Network

European KM Community Portal

Komunitas KM
An Indonesian KM community

London Information and Knowledge Exchange (LIKE)

London Knowledge Network
University of Greenwich Business School

Melbourne Knowledge Management Leadership Forum

Montreal Knowledge Community

Mumbai KM Community

Network for Information and Knowledge Exchange (NetIKX)

New Zealand Knowledge Management Network

Norwegian KM Forum

NSW KM Forum

PMA - Intellectual Capital Group

Polish Knowledge Management Practitioners Association

Positive Deviance Initiative

Queensland Knowledge Management Forum.

Scottish Knowledge Management Network

Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation

Singapore Human Resources Institute

SIG Knowledge Management
Special Interest Group on Knowledge Management

Singapore Institute of Management
Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)

SLA Knowledge Management Division

Sociedade Brasileira de Gestão do Conhecimento
Brazilian Knowledge Management Society

Society for Knowledge Economics

Singapore Training & Development Association

SuperCoP KM Belgium

Swiss Knowledge Management Forum

Synchroni KM Forum

The Asian Knowledge Management Association

The Association for Information Management (ASLIB)

The Findhorn Foundation
International centre for adult education & personal & spiritual transformation

The German Knowledge Management Society

The Gurteen Community Cafe, Adelaide - Australia 

The Henley Facilitation Forum

The Henley Forum for Organisational Learning and Knowledge Strategies
UK based Organisational Learning & Knowledge Strategies Forum

The Institute for Noetic Sciences
The Institute for Noetic Sciences

The Institute of Knowledge and Information

The KNOW Network Brasil

The Knowledge Management Group (KMG)
Philadelphia Chapter

The Knowledge Management Research Group

The Knowledge Management Society of Pakistan

The Liedloff Continuum Network

The New Club of Paris

The Open Knowledge Foundation

The Royal Society of Arts
Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce

The Scientific and Medical Network

The Society for Organizational Learning

The Work Foundation
The Work Foundation (UK)

The World Future Society

Toronto Group

Unit for the study of Innovation, Knowledge and Organisational Networks

Victorian Public Sector Continuous Improvement Network

Danish Knowledge Management network

Wissensmanagement Forum

World Business Academy

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