GECCO 2009 : Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference
Conference Series : Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference
Call For Papers
2009 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2009)
July 8-12, 2009 (Wednesday-Sunday)
Organized by ACM SIGEVO
18th International Conference on Genetic Algorithms (ICGA) and the 14th Annual Genetic Programming Conference (GP)
One Conference - Many Mini-Conferences - 15 Program Tracks
The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2009) will present the latest high-quality results in the growing field of genetic and evolutionary computation.
Topics include: genetic algorithms, genetic programming, evolution strategies, evolutionary programming, real-world applications, learning classifier systems and other genetics-based machine learning, evolvable hardware, artificial life, adaptive behavior, ant colony optimization, swarm intelligence, biological applications, evolutionary robotics, coevolution, artificial immune systems, and more.
General Chair: Franz Rothlauf
Editor-in-Chief: Günther Raidl
Business Committee: Wolfgang Banzhaf, Erik Goodman, Una-May O'Reilly
Publicity Chair: Martin Pelikan
Workshops Chair: Anna I. Esparcia
Competitions Chairs: Pier Luca Lanzi
Tutorials Chair: Martin V. Butz
Late Breaking Papers Chair: TBA
Local Chair: Christian Gagné
EC in Practice Chairs: David Davis, Jörn Mehnen
Graduate Student Workshop Chair: Steve Gustafson
Undergraduate Student Workshop Chair: Frank Moore, Clare Bates Congdon, Larry Merkle
Paper Submission Deadline: January 14, 2009
Decision Notification: March 11, 2009
Camera-ready Submission: April 22, 2009
Delta Centre-Ville hotel is located in the heart of downtown, where Old Montreal and new Montreal blend seamlessly, and adjacent to vibrant nightlife, boutique shops and eclectic cuisine. For more information on Delta Centre-Ville, please visit
Visiting GECCO-2009 will be a great opportunity to visit the famous Montreal Jazz Festival (July 2-12, 2009):
Visit http://www.sigevo.org/gecco-2009 for information about electronic submission procedures, formatting details, student travel grants, the latest list of tutorials and workshop, late-breaking papers, and more.
For technical matters, contact Conference Chair Franz Rothlauf at
For conference administration matters contact Primary Support Staff at
GECCO is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (ACM SIGEVO).