MSSANZ logoModelling and Simulation Society of
Australia and New Zealand Inc. (MSSANZ)

The Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (MSSANZ) aims to promote, develop and assist in the study of all areas of modelling and simulation.

The Society's main activity is organising the MODSIM biennial congresses on Modelling and Simulation (the first in 1974). These congresses are highly regarded and well attended, and attract strong student representation through the award of student prizes and subsidised registration.


  • The Water Quality Specialist Interest Group of MSSANZ is pleased to announce the upcoming 1st Australia and New Zealand Water Quality Modelling Symposium: Turning vision into action, to be held in Queenstown, New Zealand from 8–10 April 2024. The symposium will bring together members of the water quality modelling community to develop action plans to address key vision themes that have been identified in previous forums and workshops. Please PDF formatdownload the preliminary announcement for more information. A second announcement and registration details will follow in November. You may also register interest and ask a question by filling in a brief form at Please contact for further information.

  • MODSIM2025 will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre from Sunday 30 November to Thursday 4 December 2025. Convenors — Dr Kate Holland, CSIRO; Dr John Boland, University of South Australia; Dr Seth Westra, University of Adelaide; Dr Okke Batelaan, Flinders University

  • PDF formatNovember 2022 newsletter (1 MB)

  • PDF formatJune 2019 newsletter (1 MB)

  • PDF formatJune 2017 newsletter (1 MB)


Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc.
c/o The Fenner School of Environment and Society
Australian National University
Building 141, Linnaeus Way
Canberra ACT 2601