Call for Summer School


Held in conjunction with ACM GECCO 2021 Conference

The SIGEVO Summer School (S3) goes into round 4 with a renewed format (see Summer School for more information).

Call for Participation

The summer school is open to current students and recent graduates. To participate, submit a short motivational statement (max 1 page) about why you would like to attend the summer school. Places in the summer school are limited. The organisation committee will assign summer school places based on the most convincing statements.

If you are a student, you should include the degree you are studying (including starting and expected completion date), your affiliation and your supervisor.

If you are a recent graduate, you should include the date of your submission/viva, your PhD supervisor and your current affiliation/supervisor.

Priority will be given to candidates who also present a paper at GECCO and are ACM/SIG members. Please include this information in your statement if applicable.

Submit your application to the following email by the date shown below: sigevo-school at aber.ac.uk

Important Dates

Motivation Statement Submission Deadline|31 May, 2021
Summer School Acceptance Notification|7 June, 2021
Summer School |5-9 July 2021
GECCO Tutorials and Workshops|10-11 July 2021
GECCO Main Conference|12-14 July 2021

Costs and funding opportunities

The prices for attending the summer school are on the Registration page.

There will be various funding opportunities for students, including scholarships. Please see the information for students for more details. To become member of ACM and/or SIGEVO, follow these instructions. The yearly rate for ACM SIGEVO membership is 10 USD for students, while ACM student membership is 19 USD.