IEEE 2023 Congress on Evolutionary Computation – July 1-5, 2023 – Chicago USA

Conference in a Nutshell

  • IEEE CEC 2023 is a world-class conference that brings together researchers and practitioners in the field of evolutionary computation and computational intelligence from around the globe. The conference program includes plenary talks, lectures, regular and special sessions, tutorials, competitions, workshops and panel discussions.

    The CEC 2023 will be held at the Swissôtel Chicago, in July of 2023: Tutorials, Student Competitions and Workshops on July 1st-2nd, and on July 3rd-5th, we will have the conference talks, plenary talks, special sessions, and so, so much more!! Including a wonderful banquette onboard the Odyssey ship, on the evening of July 4th, watching the 4th of July fireworks over the Chicago skyline (see Venue and City Information).
    For reservation using the great discount prices available to CEC,, click on the Venue or Registration pages above and follow the special link to the Swissôtel/IEEE page.

    Conference News and Updates

    June/18: The Conference program has been released and is available at the link above.

    Apr/30/2023: The IEEE Publication Services and Products Board has recently passed the following motion: “The use of artificial intelligence (AI)–generated text in an article shall be disclosed in the acknowledgements section of any paper submitted to an IEEE Conference or Periodical. The sections of the paper that use AI-generated text shall have a citation to the AI system used to generate the text”.
    This and other submission policies can be found in the IEEE Author Center Conference Author Submission Policies page at

    Mar/22/2023: The first cycle of paper review ended and notifications were sent to all authors. Now, authors who received “Revise&Resubmit” must resubmit their papers for compliance with reviewers’ comments, requirements and suggestions.

    Mar/15/2023: Registrations are now open! Click here.

    Feb/3/2023: Please, check the Call for Late Breaking and Journal to Conference (J2C).

    Jan/26/2023: Check information about the venue and the special prices offered to CEC.

    Jan/12/2023: Given that potential authors could now benefit from the recent announcement that China removed travel restrictions for returning passengers, and in order to preserve the integrity of the 2-cycle review process, we decided to push all deadlines back by two weeks. Check Important Dates for more details.

    Jan/05/2023: Check Important Dates and notice that strict deadlines need to be imposed in order to conform with two-cycle review process.

    Dec/13/2022: The Submissions are now open!!!! Click here.

    Dec/12/2022: The list of Special Sessions has been updated. Special Sessions will be run by the organizers, but the review process will be the same for the entire conference. All papers published in special sessions will appear in the conference proceedings, IEEE Explore, etc. as a conference paper.


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