Modelling Events


The Modelling Group is involved in various events, such as regional meetings and conferences throughout the year.

Regional Meetings

The Modelling Group holds a number of regional events throughout the country each year. View the Water New Zealand events page to find the latest Modelling event in your region.

Past presentations from the regional meetings can be found here.

If you have any feedback or suggestions for regional meetings, please contact the Modelling Group Liaison.

Modelling Symposium

The Modelling Symposium is held each year in March. Visit the Events Calendar to see when the next Symposium is scheduled for.

The most recent symposium was held in Auckland 2020. A copy of the programme is available here and copies of the presentations are available below:

Day One - Wednesday 11 March

Flow/Flood Forecasting, NIWA

The Future of 2D Hydraulic Modelling, Bill Syme - BMT Global

Bridging the gap between Modellers and Decision Makers, Fatima Bashier - DHI

HEC-RAS Modelling, Courtenay Giles - WSP

Three-Way coupled stormwater model, Girija Mulay - Stantec

Development of city-wide drainage model to assess system performance, Bertrand Salmi - Water Technology

Modelling in infrastructure investment for Sulpher Beach, Hansol Lee & Jackie Zhou - Auckland Council

Making Models work, Brendon Schicker - WSP

Day Two - Thursday 12 March

Banyule Swamp, may neighbour, will you give me a glass of water?, Bertrand Salmi - Water Technology

Complexity in modelling, Ben Davies - Stantec

The use of Dynamic Freeboard, Kristen Stokes - Jacobs

Use of detailed flood models for options analysis, Ivan Kholodov - Wellington Water

Runoff estimation for an ungauged catchment - the Piha flood hazard modelling, Kevin Fan - Auckland Council

Modelling long-term volume retention in a reuse rainwater tank, Jahangir Islam -  AECOM New Zealand

Development and assessment of a reservoir sediment management routine for the soil and Water Assessment tool, Jayandra Shrestha - Canterbury University

Detailed 2D modelling for Puhoi, Jorge Astudillo & Link Zhao - Ewaters New Zealand