Past conferences

Annual conferences are organised by ORSSA since its founding in 1969. In the case of recent conferences (since 1997), links are also provided to programmes of the meetings and official conference proceedings.

2021

50th Annual Conference

Online 

Hosted by ORSSA and AFROS

Programme

No Proceedings published

48th Annual Conference

Vineyard Hotel, Newlands

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

Programme

Proceedings

2017

46th Annual Conference

Champagne Sports Resort, Drakensberg

Hosted by the Vaal Triangle Chapter

Programme

No Proceedings published

2015

44th Annual Conference

Pecan Manor, Hartbeespoort

Hosted by the Johannesburg Chapter

Programme

Proceedings

2013

42nd Annual Conference

Protea Hotel Technopark, Stellenbosch

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

Programme

Proceedings

2011

40th Annual Conference

Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Hosted by NUST, Zimbabwe

Programme

Proceedings

2009

38th Annual Conference

STIAS, University of Stellenbosch

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

Programme

No Proceedings published

2007

37th Annual Conference

University of Cape Town, Cape Town

Hosted by ORSSA and ORPA

Programme

No Proceedings published

2005

35th Annual Conference

Emerald Casino, Vanderbijlpark

Hosted by ORSSA and SAIIE

Programme

No Proceedings published

2003

33rd Annual Conference

ABSA Conference Centre, Montana Park

Hosted by the Pretoria Chapter

Papers read

No Proceedings published

2001

31st Annual Conference

Vaal Triangle Technikon, Vanderbijlpark

Hosted by the Vaal Triangle Chapter

Papers read

No Proceedings published

1999

29th Annual Conference

Dikhololo Game Reserve, Brits

Hosted by the Johannesburg Chapter

Papers read

No Proceedings published

1997

27th Annual Conference

Carridene Hotel, Illovo, Durban

Hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Chapter

Papers read

No Proceedings published

1995

25th Annual Conference

Alpha Training Centre, Broederstroom

Hosted by the Pretoria Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1993

23rd Annual Conference

University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg

Hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1991

21st Annual Conference

Golden Gate Conference Centre, Freestate

Hosted by the Vaal Triangle Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1989

19th Annual Conference

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Hosted by the Johannesburg Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1987

17th Annual Conference

Pilansberg Game Reserve, Pilansberg

Hosted by the Pretoria Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1985

15th Annual Conference

University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg

Hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1983

No conference presented

1981

12th Annual Conference

CSIR Conference Centre, Pretoria

Hosted by the Pretoria Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1979

11th Annual Conference

University of Cape Town, Cape Town

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1977

9th Annual Conference

University of Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1975

7th Annual Conference

Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit, Johannesburg

Hosted by the Johannesburg Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1973

5th Annual Conference

University of South Africa, Pretoria

Hosted by the Pretoria Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1971

3rd Annual Conference

Kyalami Ranch

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1969

1st Annual Conference

Founding conference of the Society

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

2020

49th Annual Conference

Online 

Hosted by the Johannesburg Chapter

Programme

No Proceedings published

2018

47th Annual Conference

CSIR Conference Centre, Pretoria

Hosted by the Pretoria Chapter

Programme

No Proceedings published

2016

45th Annual Conference

Lanzerac Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

Programme

No Proceedings published

2014

43rd Annual Conference

Pecan Manor, Hartbeespoort

Hosted by the Vaal Triangle Chapter

Programme

Proceedings

2012

41st Annual Conference

Aloe Ridge Hotel, Cradle of Humankind

Hosted by the Pretoria Chapter

Programme

Proceedings

2010

39th Annual Conference

Magoebaskloof Hotel, Polokwane

Hosted by University of Limpopo

Programme

No Proceedings published

2008

15th Triennial IFORS Conference

Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg

Hosted by ORSSA

Programme

No Proceedings published

2006

36th Annual Conference

Sinodale Centre, Pietermaritzburg

Hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

2004

34th Annual Conference

Stellenbosch Business School, Bellville

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

Programme

No Proceedings published

2002

32nd Annual Conference

Goudini Spa, Rawsonville

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

Papers read

No Proceedings published

2000

30th Annual Conference

Stellenbosch Business School, Bellville

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

Papers read

No Proceedings published

1998

28th Annual Conference

University of Cape Town, Cape Town

Hosted by ORSSA and the Systems Methodology Society of South Africa

Papers read

No Proceedings published

1996

26th Annual Conference

Swazi Sun, Mbabane, Swaziland

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1994

24th Annual Conference

Volkswagen Conference Centre, Johannesburg

Hosted by the Johannesburg Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1992

22nd Annual Conference

University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1990

20th Annual Conference

Kruger National Park

Hosted by the Pretoria Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1988

18th Annual Conference

Mtunzini, University of Zululand

Hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1986

16th Annual Conference

University of Cape Town, Cape Town

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1984

14th Annual Conference

CSIR Conference Centre, Pretoria

International Conference on Operations Research in Resources & Requirements

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1982

13th Annual Conference

Wigwam Conference Centre, Rustenburg

Hosted by the Johannesburg Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1980

No conference presented

1978

10th Annual Conference

Holiday Inn, Durban

Hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1976

8th Annual Conference

University of Pretoria, Pretoria

Hosted by the Pretoria Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1974

6th Annual Conference

University of Cape Town, Cape Town

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1972

4th Annual Conference

University of Cape Town, Cape Town

Hosted by the Western Cape Chapter

No Programme available

No Proceedings published

1970

2nd Annual Conference

Iscor Headquarters, Pretoria

No Programme available

No Proceedings published