NZ Aimsun Software Users' Meeting 2019

New Zealand Aimsun Software Users’ Meeting


We are thrilled to be hosting the upcoming New Zealand edition of our Aimsun Software Users’ Meeting in Auckland on Monday 25 February 2019.


09:00 – 09:30 REGISTRATION

09:30 – 09:45

Welcome Speech – Alex Torday, Managing Director, Aimsun Pty Ltd

09:45 – 10:45

What’s new in Aimsun Next – Paolo Rinelli
The future of Aimsun Next and Live – Jordi Casas

10:45 – 11:15 COFFEE BREAK

11:15 – 12:15

New development trends in Aimsun Next:
Static OD adjustment – Tim Lim, Aimsun
The Aimsun Next/SIDRA interface – Dave Keenan, Aimsun
Connected and autonomous vehicle simulation in Aimsun Next – Alex Torday, Aimsun

12:15 – 12:35

Modelling a rapidly growing region with large network extents, microscopic level-of-detail, and high traffic variability: A case study of Northern Gold Coast, Roland Salita, WSP Australia

12:35 – 13:35 LUNCH

13:35 – 13:55

The Tauranga Network – A client-side perspective – Bruce Robinson, Principal Transportation Advisor to Tauranga City Council – Robinson Transportation Consulting and Ian Clark, Flow Transportation Specialists Ltd

13:55 – 14:15

Aimsun Next Modelling in Tauranga – Caleb Deverell, BECA

14:15 – 14:35

ADTA ‑ Signal Control Plan Generation for Forecasting – Jimin Hong, Auckland Forecasting Centre and Tony Wicker, Stantec

14:35 – 14:55

The Auckland Dynamic Traffic Assignment (ADTA) Model: an industry discussion – Greig McDonnell, Auckland Forecasting Centre

14:55 – 15:25 COFFEE BREAK

15:25 – 15:45

Let’s Get Wellington Moving – a modelling and modellers’ perspective – John Pell, Greater Wellington Regional Council and Alan Kerr, Stantec

15:45 – 16:05

The evolution of Aimsun Next in Western Australia – Antony Johnstone, Aurecon Australia

16:05 – 16:25

The Hutt City Aimsun Next Model (HAM) – Neha Sharma, Jacobs

16:25 – 16:45

Testing resilience of the rural road network in New Zealand’s South Island in the case of disasters – Mohammad Aghababaei, University of Auckland

16:45 – 17:15

Open-floor discussion – product suggestions and other feedback comments to the Aimsun team

17:15 – 19:30 DRINKS AND CANAPÉS


The meeting will take place this year at:

Hilton Auckland
Princes Wharf 147 Quay Street
Auckland 1010 New Zealand

Training course

As always, we’ll be following the meeting with a special training course: Advanced calibration and modeling sustainable urban planning policies in Aimsun Next on Tuesday 26 February.

You may attend the training course and Users’ Meeting together or independently of each other; just make sure you specify on the registration form below.

Prices and registration

Participant: 200 NZD
Additional participant from the same company: 150 NZD
Speaker: 100 NZD
Training Course: 900 NZD

Prices include lunch and refreshments.

To book your place, please fill in the registration form and send to

We look forward to seeing you in Auckland!

NZ Aimsun Software Users' Meeting 2019