SIGEVO - Special Interest Group on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation


The ACM Special Interest Group on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation operates an annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) (combining the formerly held International Conference on Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming Conferences), supports and periodically operates other specialized conferences and events, provides support for student participation in the activities of the organization and educational activities, and promotes public information about the field of genetic and evolutionary computation.

SIGEVO benefits for FY 2023:

Member Benefits provided to SIGEVO Members:

  • Discounted registration fee for SIGEVO’s annual GECCO Conference
  • SIGEVO’s quarterly on-line newsletter
  • Eligibility for consideration for awards to be conferred by SIGEVO: Outstanding Contribution Award, Best Ph.D. Disseration Award, 10-Years Impact Award
  • Access to content in the ACM Digital Library provided by SIGEVO, including proceedings, workshop proceedings, tutorial notes, and late-breaking abstracts from the annual GECCO conference
  • Free subscription to the SIGEVO members moderated email list, with calls, advance and final event programs, and news of interest to the community posted regularly
  • Support for ACM-W scholarship recipients attending GECCO conference including complimentary registration

 Community Benefits provided by SIGEVO:

  • Sponsorship of GECCO conference
  • Sponsorship of the FOGA workshop
  • Sponsorship of SIGEVO GECCO Impact Paper Award
  • Sponsorship of Student Travel Awards for participation in GECCO
  • Sponsorship of Student Travel Awards for participation in FOGA
  • Sponsorship of Best Paper Awards in GECCO conference tracks
  • Sponsorship of Graduate Student Workshop at GECCO and its awards
  • Sponsorship of a varying number of GECCO competition awards
  • Sponsorship of the SIGEVO SummerSchool@GECCO, including mentors expenses as well as awards and grants for the students
  • Contribution of all GECCO print content to ACM Digital Library
  • Social networking community through Twitter
  • Conference proceedings available for free on through ACM's OpenTOC
  • Job ads available on  Community members can post job vacancies as well as search for jobs in the field