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(usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims

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John chairs the OAUG Upgrade Special Interest Group, as well as the Release 10.
Among the AUA's most significant initiatives are the formation of solution-centric Special Interest Groups for IT Management, New Product Development, Fleet and Asset Optimization, Public Investment Management, and Aerospace and Defense Program Management.
Participating in working groups, special interest groups and sub-committees of the Technical Committee gives companies exceptional opportunities to develop knowledge, to establish contacts amongst our 250+ members, and to participate in the specification development process.
In this scenario, the CCC needs to classify different mobile users into the correspondent interest groups according to the cognitive information received from the users.
Our PeopleSoft Special Interest Group (SIG) has been growing over the past five years, and with this acquisition, we believe this presents a great opportunity for the two communities to grow closer together.
The Security Network sponsors Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to address areas of concern such as border, port, transportation, critical infrastructure, healthcare and first responder security, as well as security command structure/system architecture and commercial and residential security.
Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues (IRGNI) Interest Group
Liberty Alliance members form special interest groups to collectively address and solve a variety of regional and global digital identity management issues.
But Schweitzer did it without apology, whacking both the interest groups that advocate strict gun control and the corporate interests bent on destroying "the last, best place.
Foreign Policy in the Middle East: The Role of Lobbies and Special Interest Groups.
We loved and admired Pope John Paul the Great for his courageous, unwavering stand for traditional family values against withering, relentless assault from "post-modernists", "progressives", immoral special interest groups, and the like.
However, options are often limited by economic concerns and political realities, which must be understood both quantitatively and in terms of competing interest groups and stakeholder perspectives.
VRG Nutrition Advisor Suzanne Havala Hobbs, DrPH, RD, joined Margo Wooten, DSc, of the Center for Science in the Public Interest in presenting a session titled "The Impact of Interest Groups on Federal Food and Nutrition Policy Throughout the Lifecycle" at the annual meeting of the American Dietetic Association in Philadelphia.
I have belonged to various special interest groups (environmental, political, military), and I want to be able to speak up collectively.
org) if you wish to join the group for balloting of this method or if you need to check the status of your membership in any interest groups for review and development of TAPPI test methods.