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​Knowledge Management Associations

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This list is just a starting point and is dynamic.  Some links may have changed or no longer be available and we appreciate your notifying us of any broken links and/or links that we have not yet considered for including here.

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US Associations  

International Associations

APQC – American Productivity & Quality Center
This website contains information regarding the Pac's activities as well as KM publications, training events, selected case studies and benchmarking consortium studies.

The KNOW Network
The KNOW Network is an international Web-based professional knowledge sharing network.

Knowledge Management Australia Congress first began in 2004 and has led the way in the development of knowledge management in the Asia-Pacific through its innovative selection of speakers and direction each year.  Developed by Ark Group Australia which has created other successful KM events via the KM Australia Congress, such as Indigenous KM, KM Legal and the Australian eLearning Congress.

Knowledge Management Benchmarking Association 
The Knowledge Management Benchmarking Association™ (KMBA™) brings together knowledge management professionals from a variety of companies. KMBA™ conducts benchmarking studies to identify practices that improve the effectiveness of Knowledge Management activities.

Knowledge Management Consortium International
"Portal for Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital professionals worldwide. Certification courses, jobs, events, research publishing, new KM ISO Standards…"

Knowledge Media Laboratory
The Knowledge Media Laboratory (KML) uses new media and emerging technologies to exchange information, share knowledge and produce innovations that can transform teaching and learning.

Arab Knowledge and Management Society (AKMS) is a non profit organization. AKMS offers opportunities to all sectors of Arab society to increase and improve their knowledge of management and "to make the best use of knowledge management through sharing and creating new knowledge and converting it to products, services and valuable techniques. " AKMS 
Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society (HKKMS) is a professional body for managers and professionals, and serves the growing community of knowledge management practitioners. "The Society helps professionals to connect and learn from each other, provides thought leadership and serves as information exchange for know how about knowledge management." HKKMS
Information and Knowledge Management Society (iKMS) is a Singapore based non-profit organization aimed at serving information and knowledge management (KM) professionals. "It serves its members by making information on KM easily available through a wide array of resources such as evening talks, seminars, conferences, networking opportunities, journal, newsletters, special interest groups, collaboration forums, and group discussions." iKMS 
Knowledge Management Society of Japan (KMSJ) was established in Jan.1998, with support by Japanese prominent think tanks and academic circles advancing in KM. It's mission is to "engage in extensive studies about KM and to support developments of the relevant, introducing KM in Japanese business world, by practical approaches as well as by theoretical approaches." KMSJ 
New Zealand Knowledge Management Network (NZKM) "is a non-profit community of practice dedicated to providing opportunities for professionals from different industries to share their interest, knowledge and experiences in Knowledge Management." NZKM