Summer School 2022

Summer School 2022

Twenty years after the last EvoNet summer school we retake the initiative!
Join us if your are a student interested in gaining evolutionary computation and general research work skills, networking with the school mentors and with other students and enjoying a nice stay by the Mediterranean!

<1' video challenge

<1' video challenge

The <1' challenge involves producing a less than one minute video, in one of two categories, Evo* and SPECIES. Prizes include a 200€ Amazon voucher. Submit your video before October 14th!!

SPECIES Scholarships 2022

SPECIES Scholarships 2022

SPECIES offers up to three scholarships in its areas of interest, for current PhD students and recent graduates (24 months prior to the application deadline) to work with relevant research groups. +info in the Scholarships page

SPECIES stand for Peace

SPECIES stand for Peace

SPECIES — the Society for the Promotion of Evolutionary Computation in Europe and its Surroundings calls for peace and is solidary with the victims of war. We stand for peace and cooperation as the primary tools for welfare, freedom, prosperity, and progress.

EvoStar 2022

The 25th EvoStar conference will take place in Madrid, Spain, from 20 to 22 April 2022. Join us to discover the latest advances in Evolutionary Computation, meet old friends and/or make new ones – in person or online! Check the

Comments from previous scholarship holders

This is what they said: “The SPECIES scholarship was a great opportunity for me to get to know and collaborate with a different research group in the field of evolutionary computation. The 3-month format allows for deep and productive discussions

Executive Board Elections 2021

All SPECIES members are now invited to vote for the new Executive Board The list of candidates for the period 2021-22 is as follows: Penousal Machado, University of Coimbra. Statement Sara Silva, University of Lisbon, Portugal Statement Nuno Lourenço, University

SPECIES YouTube channel

SPECIES YouTube channel

Have you checked the SPECIES YouTube channel? You will find highlights from EvoStar 2021: the keynote lectures by Jose A Lozano and Roberto Serra, the closing session with all the awards (in particular, the EvoStar Award to Gabriela Ochoa) and

EvoStar 2021

The 24th EvoStar conference will take place (hopefully!) in Seville, Spain, from 7 to 9 April 2021. Join us to discover the latest advances in Evolutionary Computation, meet old friends and/or make new ones – in person or online! Check