The 2009 World Summit on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (2009 GEC Summit) will feature the latest research and demonstrated successes in this dynamic area, including new approaches and breakthrough applications to problems in biology, medicine, engineering design, agriculture, logistics, traffic, security, scheduling, military affairs, and other fields. 2009 GEC Summit is sponsored and organized by ACM SIGEVO, the Special Interest Group for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, sponsor of the annual GECCO conferences.

What´s New:

Author registration date has been extended from March 23 until Monday, March 30

Keynote Event: We are pleased to announce that David E. Goldberg will present the keynote at 2009 World Summit on GEC. Professor Goldberg will speak about the Practical & Philosophical Reflections on a Life in Genetic Algorithms.

David E. Goldberg is Jerry S. Dobrovolny Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurial Engineering, Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Co-Director, Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education (iFoundry), Director, Illinois Genetic Algorithms Laboratory (IlliGAL), and Co-founder, Engineering and Technology Studies at Illinois (ETSI).

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Where will the proceedings be indexed? UPDATE

New tutorial announced: David E. Goldberg will present a new tutorial titled Not Your Grandmother's Genetic Algorithm: Making GAs Run Faster and Jump Higher