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Member Benefits


ORSSA is the national, professional body tasked with furthering the interests of those engaged in, or interested in, Operations Research (OR) activities. ORSSA is continually involved in matters which concern operations researchers. Our membership includes a wide range of students and practitioners in each of our national and international chapters.

Benefits of joining

Membership with ORSSA offers a wealth of benefits, including access to cutting-edge research, exclusive networking opportunities, and professional development resources. Whether you are a student, academic, or industry professional, ORSSA provides a platform to engage with like-minded individuals who are passionate about advancing the field of Operations Research and Statistics. By becoming a member of ORSSA, you will have the opportunity to attend our regular events, workshops, and conferences, where you can meet and connect with industry leaders, academics, and other professionals. 

Event discounts

Our annual conference con-venes hundreds for sharing of cutting edge examples of re-search and client work while affording strong networking and learning opportunities. Members receive substantial registration discounts.

Journal access

ORiON, our scientific journal publishes high quality, peer-reviewed advances in Opera-tions Research.  Members re-ceive free access to all past and current articles.

Enhanced networks

Network with professional peers in a wide variety of e-vents annually, including col-loquia, short workshops, meet-ups, cocktail parties, and din-ners. Receive notice of OR-rela-ted opportunities  and share your CV for your dream job.

Member discounts

Members get free access to seminars, a 10% member dis-count on Society publicaions, 35% off books published by the Society, and discounts on on-line learning courses negotia-ted on behalf of our members.

Shape the Society

Members have the privilege to vote in Society elections,  nominate and stand as officers of the Executive Committee, create special interest groups, host events, and serve on subcommittees. Members can volunteer as organisers of the annual conference and nomi-nate members for awards. 


Enter the annual ORSSA Communicate Your Science Competition with cash prizes be considered for the Society’s annual awards, including an National Student Competition, the coveted Tom Rozwadowski medal, and four recognition award categories.

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