These researches were either conducted virtually or physically according the resource availability. Also many of these societies were sponsered by Collabration of Research based companies and Research Institutes. Also for an Individual research works, these societies awards Patent rights and Recognition. Each Society has a Membership Area, so People of Interest in Learning Technoolgies related to their Departments can Apply for Membership directly through the websites of that particular society.
After becoming a member, as per the plan you have adopted, you would receive Mails, Magazines, Newsletters, etc about the Functions, Conferences Innovative Technologies, Patent Holders Details and their projects, etc periodically.