General Information

Special session proposals are invited to the IEEE WCCI 2020. Proposals should include the title, aim and scope, list of main topics, and the names and a short biography of the organizers.

All special sessions proposals should be submitted to the following Special Sessions Chairs.


IJCNN-1 Special Session on Randomization-Based Deep and Shallow Learning Algorithms

IJCNN-2 Special Session on Data Driven Approach for Bio-medical and Healthcare

IJCNN-3 Special Session on Current Trend of Machine Learning in Computer Vision

IJCNN-4 Special Session on Feature Extraction and Learning on Image and Text Data

IJCNN-5 Special Session on Ordinal Classification

IJCNN-6 Special Session on Bayesian Neural Networks: The Interplay between Bayes’ Theorem and Neural Networks

IJCNN-7 Special Session on Machine Learning Applications in Cyber Security

IJCNN-8 Special Session on Evolving Machine Learning and Deep Learning Models for Computer Vision

IJCNN-9 Special Session on Deep Neural Audio Processing

IJCNN-10 Special Session on Recurrent Neural Information Processing: Models and Applications

IJCNN-11 Special Session on Advance Scalable Machine Learning Techniques for NGS Analysis of Big Data

IJCNN-12 Special Session on Cybersecurity in Complex Environments

IJCNN-13 Special Session on Advances in Computational Intelligence for Applied Time Series Forecasting (ACIATSF)

IJCNN-14 Special Session on Hybrid Neural Intelligent Models and Applications

IJCNN-15 Special Session on Deep Learning and Computational Intelligence for Medical Image Analysis

IJCNN-16 Special Session on Neural Network-based Uncertainty Quantification

IJCNN-17 Special Session on Biologically Inspired Computational Vision

IJCNN-18 Special Session on Explainable Computational/Artificial Intelligence

IJCNN-19 Special Session on Concept Drift, Domain Adaptation & Learning in Dynamic Environments

IJCNN-20 Special Session on Artificial Intelligence and SEcurity (AISE)

IJCNN-21 Special Session on Biologically-inspired Neural Networks and Learning Systems for Robotics

IJCNN-22 Special Session on Learning Representations for Structured Data

IJCNN-23 Special Session on Advanced Event-data Analytics Solutions for Understanding and Improving Complex Processes (AEA4CS)

IJCNN-24 Special Session on Computational/Artificial Intelligence in Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences

IJCNN-25 Special Session on Machine Learning and Deep Learning Methods applied to Vision and Robotics (MLDLMVR)

IJCNN-26 Special Session on Neuromorphic Sensing, Processing and Applications

IJCNN-27 Special Session on Embedded Artificial Intelligence for Real-Time Systems

IJCNN-28 Special Session on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering (CISE)

IJCNN-29 Special Session on Aerial Image Analysis Using Deep Learning Approaches

IJCNN-30 Special Session on Robustness and Trustworthiness in Deep Learning

IJCNN-31 Special Session on Computational Intelligence and Deep Learning for Human Motion Modelling and Analysis

IJCNN-32 Special Session on Healthcare Analytics: Improving Healthcare outcomes using Big Data Analytics

IJCNN-33 Special Session on Computationally Intelligent Methods in Neural Data Processing

IJCNN-34 Special Session on Deep learning for Brain-Like Computing and Pattern Recognition

IJCNN-35 Special Session on Deep and Generative Adversarial Learning

IJCNN-36 Special Session on Deep Learning Methods for Wildlife Bioacoustics and Ecology

IJCNN-37 Special Session on Deep Learning for Crop Science

IJCNN-38 Special Session on Adversarial Machine Learning and Cyber Security

IJCNN-39 Special Session on Challenges in Reservoir Computing

IJCNN-40 Special Session on Complex-Valued and Quaternionic Neural Networks: Theory and Applications

IJCNN-41 Special Session on Neural Architecture Search And Deep Reinforcement Learning For Autonomous Driving

IJCNN-42 Special Session on Artificial Neural Networks for Healthcare and Bio-signals Analysis

IJCNN-43 Special Session on Low Power Hardware for Spiking Neural Networks

IJCNN-44 Special Session on Neural Mechanisms for Artificial and Natural Locomotions

IJCNN-45 Special Session on Neural Architecture Search and its Applications (NASA)

IJCNN-46 Special Session on Intelligent Vehicle and Transportation Systems

IJCNN-47 Special Session on Mind, Brain, and Cognitive Algorithms

IJCNN-48 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation-based Neural Networks for Artificial Intelligence and Industrial Applications

IJCNN-49 Special Session on Validation, Explanation, and Correction of Artificial Intelligence Systems

IJCNN-50 Special Session on Machine Learning and Deep Learning Approaches for Ambient Assisted Living

IJCNN-51 Special Session on Neurocomputation and Cognition

IJCNN-52 Special Session on Methods and Applications of Deep Reinforcement Learning to Autonomous Systems

IJCNN-53 Special Session on Deep Reinforcement and Curriculum Learning with Attention Architectures, Theory and Application

IJCNN-54 Special Session on Online Intelligence and Trust Computation in Large-Scale Dynamic Networks

IJCNN-55 Special Session on Extreme Learning Machines (ELM)

IJCNN-56 Special Session on Theory and Applications for Partially Labeled Data Learning

IJCNN-57 Special Session on Machine Learning for Extreme Weather Events Forecast

IJCNN-58 Special Session on Advances in Learning Systems for Intelligent Cyber-Physical Power Systems: Approaches and Applications

IJCNN-59 Special Session on Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Machine Learning for Biomedical Signal Processing

IJCNN-60 Special Session on Learning from Difficult Data Streams

IJCNN-61 Special Session on Secure Learning

CEC-1 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation in Healthcare Industry

CEC-2 Special Session on Games

CEC-3 Special Session on Evolutionary Deep Learning and Applications

CEC-4 Special Session on Evolutionary Scheduling and Combinatorial Optimization

CEC-5 Special Session on Knowledge Discovery in Multi-Objective Optimization

CEC-6 Special Session on Evolutionary and Neural Network Approaches for Cybersecurity

CEC-7 Special Session on Optimization, Learning, and Decision-Making in Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (OLDMBB)

CEC-8 Special Session on Genetic Improvement of Software

CEC-9 Special Session on Evolutionary Quantum Computing Algorithms

CEC-10 Special Session on Nature-Inspired Computation in Transport, Mobility and Logistics

CEC-11 Special Session on Data-Driven Evolutionary Optimization of Computationally Expensive Problems

CEC-12 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation for Feature Selection, Extraction and Dimensionality Reduction

CEC-13 Special Session on Evolutionary Many-objective Optimization

CEC-14 Special Session on Unconventional Computing: From Software Modelling To Lab Prototypes

CEC-15 Special Session on Nature-Inspired Constrained Optimization

CEC-16 Special Session on Transfer Learning in Evolutionary Computation

CEC-17 Special Session on Associated with CEC 2020 Numerical Optimization Competitions

CEC-18 Special Session on Bio-inspired Intelligence and Evolutionary Computation for Robotics and Mechatronics

CEC-19 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation for Symbolic Modelling

CEC-20 Special Session on Evolutionary Computer Vision and Image Processing (ECVIP)

CEC-21 Special Session on Multi-Solution Optimization

CEC-22 Special Session on Memetic Computing

CEC-23 Special Session on Massively Parallel Evolutionary Computation in the Smart City Era (MPEC)

CEC-24 Special Session on Bilevel Optimization: Methods and Applications

CEC-25 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation in Dynamic and Uncertain Environments (ECiDUE)

CEC-26 Special Session on Evolutionary Algorithms for Complex Optimization in the Energy Domain

CEC-27 Special Session on Artificial Immune Systems

CEC-28 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation in Software Testing

CEC-29 Special Session on Advances in Decomposition-based Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization (ADEMO)

CEC-30 Special Session on Benchmarking of Evolutionary Algorithms for Discrete Optimization (BEADO)

CEC-31 Special Session on Theoretical Foundations of Bio-inspired Computation

CEC-32 Special Session on Real-World and Industry Applications of Evolutionary Computation

CEC-33 Special Session on Fitness Landscape Analysis in Practice

CEC-35 Special Session on Candidate Solutions Representation And Fitness Landscape Manipulation

CEC-36 Special Session on Evolutionary Computing Application in Hardware

CEC-37 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation for Antennas and Propagation

CEC-38 Special Session on Large Scale Global Optimization (LSGO)

CEC-39 Special Session on Niching Methods for Multimodal Optimization

CEC-40 Special Session on Evolutionary Computation for Transportation Electrification and Advanced Energy Management

CEC-41 Special Session on Differential Evolution: Past, Present and Future

CEC-42 Special Session on Evolutionary Game Theory and Agent-based Modelling

FUZZ-IEEE-1 Special Session on Linguistic Summarization and Description of Data

FUZZ-IEEE-2 Special Session on Software for Soft Computing

FUZZ-IEEE-3 Special Session on Human-in-the-Loop Interactions in Fuzzy Reasoning and Machine Learning

FUZZ-IEEE-4 Special Session on Advances on Explainable Artificial Intelligence

FUZZ-IEEE-5 Special Session on Fuzzy and Rough Hybridisation

FUZZ-IEEE-6 Special Session on Aggregation Structures: New Trends and Applications

FUZZ-IEEE-7 Special Session on Adaptive Fuzzy Control for Nonlinear Systems

FUZZ-IEEE-8 Special Session on Engineering Applications of Imprecise and Uncertain Information Modelling

FUZZ-IEEE-9 Special Session on Fuzzy System for Renewable Energy and Smart Grid

FUZZ-IEEE-10 Special Session on Pre-aggregation Functions and Other Generalizations of Monotonicity: Theory and Applications

FUZZ-IEEE-11 Special Session on Fuzzy Logic in Knowledge Graphs

FUZZ-IEEE-12 Special Session on Recent Advances in Fuzzy Control System Design and Analysis

FUZZ-IEEE-13 Special Session on Fuzzy Interpolation

FUZZ-IEEE-14 Special Session on Handling Uncertainties in Big Data by Fuzzy Systems

FUZZ-IEEE-15 Special Session on Functional Equations Related to Fuzzy Sets and Systems

FUZZ-IEEE-16 Special Session on Computational Intelligence Methods for Natural Language Processing

FUZZ-IEEE-17 Special Session on Recent Trends in Many-valued Logic and Fuzziness

FUZZ-IEEE-18 Special Session on Hierarchical and Multi-Layer Fuzzy Logic Systems in Modelling, Control and Automation

FUZZ-IEEE-19 Special Session on Temporal and Spatial Information Analysis and Management with Computational Intelligence

FUZZ-IEEE-20 Special Session on Recent Results on Generalized Differentiability of Interval and Fuzzy-valued Functions and its Applications

FUZZ-IEEE-21 Special Session on Data-Driven Fuzzy Decision-making & Optimization: Climate Economics and Meteorological Hazards Risk Synthesis Evaluation

FUZZ-IEEE-22 Special Session on Trends and Developments on Type-2 Fuzzy Sets and Systems

FUZZ-IEEE-23 Special Session on Distributed/Multiagent Control of Fuzzy and Intelligent Systems

FUZZ-IEEE-24 Special Session on Fuzziness and New Frontiers of AI Research

FUZZ-IEEE-25 Special Session on Intelligent & Cognitive Decision Making of Social Things

FUZZ-IEEE-26 Special Session on Advanced Fuzzy Robotic Systems

FUZZ-IEEE-27 Special Session on Fuzzy Logic for Security and Forensics

FUZZ-IEEE-28 Special Session on Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets in Emerging Domains

FUZZ-IEEE-29 Special Session on Human Symbiotic Systems

FUZZ-IEEE-30 Special Session on Fuzzy and Uncertain Intelligent Knowledge Engineering Systems

FUZZ-IEEE-31 Special Session on Fuzzy Time Series

FUZZ-IEEE-32 Special Session on Inference Systems: Fuzzy And Neuro-Fuzzy Perspectives

FUZZ-IEEE-33 Special Session on Jing He (TBD)

FUZZ-IEEE-34 Special Session on SenseAgents: Soft Approaches in Multi-Sensing Cooperative Environments

FUZZ-IEEE-35 Special Session on Fuzzy Systems for Brain Sciences and Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) Under Uncertainty

FUZZ-IEEE-36 Special Session on Advances To Type-2 Fuzzy Logic Control

FUZZ-IEEE-37 Special Session on Factor Space And Fuzzy Logic Based Adaptive Optimization

CDSS-01 Special Session on Data Analytics and Computation Intelligence for Internet of Everything

CDSS-02 Special Session on Computational Intelligence Techniques in Cyber Security

CDSS-03 Special Session on Computational Intelligence for Music, Art, and Creativity

CDSS-04 Special Session on Artificial Intelligence Technologies in Internet of Things (IoT)

CDSS-05 Special Session on AI in Reliability Engineering and Applications (AIREA)

CDSS-06 Special Session on Computational Intelligence for Digital Marketing and Online Sales/Services (WCCI-CIDM)

CDSS-07 Special Session on Computational Intelligence in Transactive Energy Management and Smart Energy Network (CITESEN 2020)

CDSS-08 Special Session on Computational Intelligence for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

CDSS-09 Special Session on Green AI: Sustainability and Evolutionary and Machine Learning Solutions

CDSS-10 Special Session on Sensors, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence: From Theory to Applications

CDSS-11 Special Session on Recent Advances on Computational Intelligence Techniques and Applications

CDSS-12 Special Session on Machine Learning under Uncertainty in Medical Informatics

CDSS-13 Special Session on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Robotics

CDSS-14 Special Session on Computational Intelligence in Aerospace Science and Engineering (CIASE)

CDSS-15 Special Session on Intelligent Control: Methods and Applications

CDSS-16 Special Session on Computational Intelligence in Power Systems

CDSS-17 Special Session on Computational Intelligence For Local Decision Support And Explainability In Climatic Change

CDSS-18 Special Session on Ambient Intelligence and Cognitive Robotics

CDSS-19 Special Session on Computational Intelligence for Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems (IoT-CPS)

CDSS-20 Special Session on Computational Intelligence approaches for Industry 4.0

CDSS-21 Special Session on Explainable Deep Neural Networks

CDSS-22 Special Session on Artificial Intelligence in Pre-University Education

CDSS-23 Special Session on Computational Intelligence for Transportation Electrification and Advanced Energy Management

CDSS-24 Special Session on Computational Intelligence-Driven Innovation for Multi-disciplinary Applications in the Era of Industry 4.0 (CI4APP)

CDSS-25 Special Session on Computational Web Intelligence

CDSS-26 Special Session on Computational Intelligence for Climate Change (CICC)

CDSS-27 Special Session on Computational Intelligence for Intelligent Agents and Applications

CDSS-28 Special Session on Fusion Based Event Detection

CDSS-29 Special Session on Computational Intelligence and Smart Manufacturing (CISM)

CDSS-30 Special Session on Ethics and Social Implications of Computational Intelligence

Important Dates

22 Dec 2019                            Special Session & Workshop Proposals Deadline

22 Dec 2019                            Competition and Tutorial Proposals Deadline

15 Jan 2020

30 Jan 2020                           Paper Submission Deadline

15 Mar 2020

20 Mar 2020                           Paper Acceptance Notification Date

15 Apr 2020

15 May 2020                          Final Paper Submission and Early Registration Deadline

19-24 July 2020                     IEEE WCCI 2020, Glasgow, Scotland, UK


IJCNN 2020

The International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) covers a wide range of topics in the field of neural networks, from biological neural networks to artificial neural computation.


The IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC) covers all topics in evolutionary computation from theory to real-world applications.


The IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE) covers all topics in fuzzy systems from theory to real-world applications.



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