MSA Conference - Wellington, NZ 20-23 February 2023

Lock in the date - The NZ MSA Branch Committee invite you to Wellington - the coolest little capital in the world, from Monday 20th to Thursday 23rd of February 2023. The venue will be the spectacular Te Papa, New Zealand's National Museum, a truly unique and world-class conference experience situated on Wellington's stunning waterfront.
Register Now (late fee applies from January 10th) - NOTE: the MSL tour on Monday 20th requires a separate registration.

Contact us

Watch this space as we are now 1 month away from MSA2023 and we are adding more information to this page regularly.  If you have any questions please email us at


Plenary Speakers

Get set to hear from our five outstanding Guest Speakers.


Dr Blair Hall, Principal Research Scientist, Measurement Standards Laboratory of NZ

Dr Brian Young, Chief Executive Officer, IANZ

Professor Timothy Naish, Professor of Earth Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington

Jens Nicholaysen, Senior Lead Auditor, DQS Germany

Michael McGlynn, Digital Brand and Marketing Lead, Tonkin & Taylor Group


Read their full Bios here.


Conference Programme outline

The detailed programme has now been drafted and you can view this here


Conference Venue

The conference will be held at:

Oceania Room
Museum of New Zealand | Te Papa
55 Cable Street
Wellington Waterfront



Register Now - Standard rates now apply until 9 January 2023 

Note that Members of the MSA receive a $50 discounted rate.  Membership is only $45 per year, so click here to join the MSA now and receive your discount! These prices are in NZ Dollars and full registration includes dinner tickets, WETA tour and AGM Breakfast!

Full Registration (3 days) Member Non-Member
Standard Registration (16 November 2022 - 9 January 2023)  825.00 875.00
Late registration (10 January - 12th February 2023) 1045.00 1095.00
Last minute Registration (from 13th February 2023) 1200.00 1250.00
Daily Delegate (not inclusive of dinner or WETA tour tickets)  295.00 345.00
Partner and social tickets    
Measurement Standards Laboratory tour (Monday 20th February - 1pm) 20.00 20.00
Welcome Function (Monday 20th February) 57.00 57.00
Conference Dinner (Tuesday 21st February) 140.00 140.00
WETA Digital tour (Wednesday 22nd February) 107.00 107.00


Conference Sponsors

The MSA has always enjoyed amazing support from sponsors for our conferences and we celebrate them here.  Please support the sponsors already committed to join us in Wellington in February 2023, by clicking on their logos alongside this page and by visiting the trade area at the conference. MSA conferences are a rare opportunity to demonstrate calibration, test and measurement products and services to a cross-section of measurement-focused scientists, engineers and technicians from Australia, New Zealand and beyond.  We still have opportunities for Sponsors if you would like to join us at MSA2023, please click here for more information

Accommodation Options

The organising committee has identified and secured special rates with three comfortable accommodation options that provide convenient access to the conference. Please click here for more information.  There are plenty of options for a variety of accommodation in Wellington and as the city is very compact, all are easy walking distance to Te Papa, the water front and the city's cafe and nightlife. 

Explore Wellington

Wellington is known for its vibrant arts scene, world class café and restaurant culture, and active outdoor lifestyle. Set around an attractive waterfront, you'll be hard pressed to find a city in the world that's easier to get around. Wellington enjoys more cafes, bars and restaurants per capita than New York City, and its coffee and craft beer producers are internationally recognised. A creative, cosmopolitan city, Wellington combines the sophistication of a capital with the warmth and personality of a village.

For more information about Wellington and its many attractions, visit the city's official website.