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MSSANZ policy and guidelines for promoting diversity and inclusivity at congresses

The Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand (MSSANZ) is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment at its meetings and events, and recognises the evidence that diversity promotes excellence in scientific endeavours. The society strives to achieve gender balance in its selection of keynote speakers at official MSSANZ meetings in line with the gender balance in our research community. To address historical underrepresentation of women and other minorities at MSSANZ conferences and symposia, a set of guidelines are proposed for Stream Leaders and Session Organisers when contributing to congresses such as MODSIM.

These are as follows: