cec 2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation

IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2017

Donostia - San Sebastián, Spain

June 5-8, 2017

Final paper submissions

The decision will be communicated to the authors by March 7, 2017

The deadline for the camera ready version of the accepted papers is March 31, 2017

All the authors with accepted papers have to submitt the camera ready version and associate a full registration to the paper before March 31, 2017. Please verify the points in the following check list in order to successfully finish the publication process (the link to the final version submission page is available in the decision notification mail sent to the authors with accepted papers.):

  1. Add the copyright notice to the bottom of the first page of your source document before creating the PDF. Depending on the afilitation of the authors, different copyright notice must be specified:
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is: U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. Copyright.
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is: 978-1-5090-4601-0/17/$31.00 ©2017 Crown
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-5090-4601-0/17/$31.00 ©2017 European Union
    • For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-5090-4601-0/17/$31.00 ©2017 IEEE
    For LaTeX users, you need to add \usepackage{fancyhdr} at the beginning of the document and right before the abstract the following code (with the appropriate copyright notice):
              % Copyright information
                \fancyhf{} % clear all header and footer fields
                \fancyfoot[L]{978-1-5090-4601-0/17/\$31.00~\copyright2017~IEEE} % change here the copyright notice
    For any problem or question regarding the copyright information, please contacte the Proceedings Chair Josu Ceberio.
  2. Proofread your source document thoroughly to confirm that it will require no revision. Note that your manuscript for final camera ready submission must follow the same PDF format guidelines as for the initial submission. Papers are limited to eight (8) pages in length.
  3. All PDFs to be included in IEEE Xplore must be validated using the IEEE PDF eXpress site. To this end, follow the next steps:
    1. Log in to the IEEE PDF eXpress TM site: http://www.pdf-express.org. The conference ID is 38257X
    2. Create a new title and upload the file to be checked
    3. Wait until the system finishes the check. If everything is correct, you should have a status message like PDF Passed PDF Check; PDF is IEEE Xplore-compatible
    4. If you have any problem, please visit the Publications Support Center for IEEE PDF eXpress
  4. A copyright transfer agreement. In order for your paper to be published in the conference proceedings, a signed IEEE Copyright Form must be submitted for each paper (not per author). 2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation has registered to use the IEEE Electronic Copyright (eCF) service. The confirmation page shown after submitting your final paper contains a button linking directly to a secure IEEE eCF site which allows electronic completion of the copyright assignment process. In case it fails, please have the completed IEEE Copyright Form, found at https://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/rights/copyrightmain.html . The field "IEEE PUBLICATION TITLE" in the form must be filled as "2017 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC)”. In any case, email the Copyright From to the Proceedings Chair Josu Ceberio (josu.ceberio@ehu.eus). Please don't forget to indicate your paper number as well as "copyright form” in the subject of your email message. IMPORTANT: No paper can be published in the proceedings without being accompanied by a Completed IEEE Copyright Transfer Form. You must complete and submit this form to have your paper included in the conference proceedings.
  5. Complete a full registration associated to the paper before March 31, 2017.

Donostia / San Sebastián

Donostia/San Sebastian is a coastal medium-size city (183,000 inhabitants) located in northern Spain, 20km from the border with France. It stands as an amphitheatre over-looking the sea. It is known the world over for its spectacular bay and is referred to as the Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

The unparalleled beauty, cosmopolitan atmosphere, and high standards offered to everyone who comes to visit Donostia/San Sebastian have turned the city into a world-class conference and meeting destination. The city is small enough to be pleasantly negotiated on foot or by bike, so business travellers will enjoy walking or cycling around to make the most of their trip. The city boasts a wide range of pedestrian areas, parks, landscaped gardens, and wonderful walks along the sea and the river, which makes it really easy to get around on foot or by bike to visit the city’s sights.

Donostia / San Sebastián can be proud of the high quality of all of its tourist resources and services. In its relentless pursuit of excellence in tourism, the city has over one hundred service providers, facilities, and resources that have been awarded quality seals: One of the 25 best beaches in the World 2012 (Travellers ́ Choice), Best destination in Spain - Golden List 2013 (Condé Nast Traveller), Best quality destination in Spain 2012 (SICTED), One of 15 best travel destinations 2012 (Tripadvisor). All that joined to the wide variety of cultural activities have driven the city to be awarded with the European Capital of Culture 2016.

Last but not least Donostia/San Sebastian is internationally renowned for being a culinary haven. Here visitors will find more Michelin stars per square metre than in any other city in the world. Furthermore, the city witnessed the renaissance of Basque cuisine, courtesy of the “new Basque cuisine” movement. Donostia/San Sebastian’s top-quality foods and mouth-watering “pintxos” or morsels are made available to visitors all year round. 

Kursaal Convention Center

The conference will take place at the Kursaal Convention Center and Auditorium. Kursaal is located in the city centre, overlooking the seafront. This avant-garde architectural showpiece was designed by Rafael Moneo  and won the Mies van der Rohe prize for the best building in Europe in 2001. Fully equipped with cutting-edge technology, its 2 auditoriums and multi-purpose modular meeting-rooms offer the best location for all kind of meetings, from small business meetings to big congresses, as well as product launches, conventions and exhibitions. The main hotels, restaurants and shopping areas are within walking distance. A team led by 2-Michelin-star chef Andoni Luis Adúriz  is in charge of our on-site catering service.

Organising Committee