Professional Activities


Professional Organizations

Chair of the Executive, ACM SIGEVO, the special interest group of ACM.

Member of the Executive, ISAL, the International Society for Artificial Life.

Editorial Activities

Founder and first Editor-in-Chief of the journal Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines, a quarterly journal published by Springer.

Editorial Board Member of the journal Theory in Biosciences , a quarterly journal published by Springer.

Associate Editor of the journal International Journal in Natural Computing Research , a quarterly journal published by IGI.

Editorial Board Member of the journal Artificial Life, a quarterly journal published by MIT Press.

Editorial Board Member of the electronic journal Applied Soft Computing, a quarterly journal published by Elsevier.

Associate Editor of the journal Computational Intelligence, a quarterly journal published by Wiley-Blackwell.

Co-Editor of the Interjournal on Complex Systems, an electronic internet-based paper repository.


Chairmanships

Program Track Co-Chair of Biological Applications of GEC at GECCO '2005 , June, 2005, Washington, USA.

Program Track Co-Chair of Biological Applications of GEC at GECCO '2004 , June, 2004, Seattle, USA.

Program Co-Chair of Seventh European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL-2003), 14.- 17. September 2003, Dortmund, Germany.

Program Co-Chair of Third European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP '2000), April 2000, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Program Co-Chair of Genetic and  Evolutionary Computation Conference  (GECCO '99), July 1999,  and  Editor-in-Chief of the conference proceedings

Program Co-Chair of Fifth Foundations of Genetic Algorithms Workshop (FOGA '98), September 1998, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Program Co-Chair of Third International Conference on Genetic Programming (GP '98), July 1998, Madison, USA.

Program Co-Chair of First European Workshop on Genetic Programming (EuroGP '98), April 1998, Paris, France.

Chair of Second German Workshop on Artificial Life (GWAL '98), April 1997, Dortmund, Germany.
 


Past Duties

Treasurer of ACM SIGEVO   

Chairman of the European Communities Network of Excellence (EVONET)   Research Commitee  

Sprecher Fachgruppe "Artificial Life" im Fachbereich 1 der Gesellschaft fuer Informatik (GI)

Co-Chairman of the European Communities Network of Excellence (EVONET) Working Group on Genetic Programming       


Committee Memberships

Member of Steering Committee, EuroGP series of Conferences

Program Committee Member 13th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature,   (PPSN-XIII),  September 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Program Committee Member 14th International Conference on Artificial Life,   (ALIFE-XIV),  August 2014, New York, USA.

Program Committee Member 16th International Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference,   (GECCO 2014),  July 2014, Vancouver, Canada.

Program Committee Member EvoStar 2014    April 2014, Granada, Spain.

Program Committee Member 12th European Conference on Artificial Life  (ECAL 2013),  September 2013, Taormina, Italy.

Program Committee Member 15th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference  (GECCO 2013),  July 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Program Committee Member 26th Canadian AI Conference ,  May 2013, Regina, Canada.

Program Committee Member EvoStar 2013    April 2013, Vienna, Austria.

Program Committee Member 11th International Conference on Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms,   (ICANNGA 2013),  April 2013, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Program Committee Member 12th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature  (PPSN-XII),  September 2012, Taormina, Italy.

Program Committee Member 14th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference  (GECCO 2012),  July 2012, Philadelphia, USA.

Program Committee Member 2012 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CIBCB 2012),  May 2012, San Diego, USA.

Program Committee Member EvoStar 2012     April 2012, Malaga, Spain.

Program Committee Member 15th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence  (EPIA 2011),  October 2011, Lisbon, Portugal.

Program Committee Member 11th European Conference on Artificial Life  (ECAL 2011),  August 2011, Paris, France.

Program Committee Member 13th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference   (GECCO 2011),  July 2011, Dublin, Ireland.

Program Committee Member 5th Evolutionary Computation in Bioinformatics Conference (EvoBio 2011),  April 2011, Torino, Italy.

Program Committee Member 14th European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP 2011),  April 2011, Torino, Italy.

Program Committee Member European Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation (EvoApplications 2011),  April 2011, Torino, Italy.

Program Committee Member 7th International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS 2010),  September 2010, Brussels, Belgium.

Program Committee Member 9th International Conference on Evolvable Systems (ICES 2010),  September 2010, York, UK.

Program Committee Member 11th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature,   (PPSN-XI),  September 2012, Krakow, Poland.

Program Committee Member 12th International Conference on Artificial Life   (ALIFE XII),  August 2010, Odense, Denmark.

Program Committee Member IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC-2010), within the 2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI-2010),  July 2010, Barcelona, Spain.

Program Committee Member 12th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference   (GECCO 2010),  July 2010, Portland, USA.

Program Committee Member 27th Intl. Conf. on Machine Learning (ICML-10),  June 2010, Haifa, Israel.

Program Committee Member 4th Evolutionary Computation in Bioinformatics Conference   (EvoBio 2010),  April 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.

Program Committee Member 13th European Conference on Genetic Programming   (EuroGP 2010),  April 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.

Program Committee Member European Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation   (EvoApplications 2010),  April 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.

Program Committee Member 9th Evolution Artificielle  (EA 2009),  October 2009, Strasbourg, France.

Program Committee Member 10th European Conference on Artificial Life  (ECAL 2009),  September 2009, Budapest, Hungary.

Program Committee Member 11th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference   (GECCO 2009),  July 2009, Montreal, Canada.

Program Committee Member 3rd Evolutionary Computation in Bioinformatics Conference   (EvoBio 2009),  April 2009, Tuebingen, Germany.

Program Committee Member 12th European Conference on Genetic Programming   (EuroGP 2009),  April 2009, Tuebingen, Germany.

Program Committee Member 3rd IAPR Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics   (PRIB 2008),  October 2008, Melbourne, Australia.

Program Committee Member 10th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature,   (PPSN-X),  September 2008, Dortmund, Germany.

Program Committee Member 11th International Conference on Artificial Life   (ALIFE XI),  August 2008, Winchester, UK.

Program Committee Member 8th International Conference on Evolvable Systems   (ICES 2008),  September 2008, Prague, Czech Republic.

Program Committee Member 10th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference   (GECCO 2008),  July 2008, Atlanta, USA.

Program Committee Member 2nd Evolutionary Computation in Bioinformatics Conference   (EvoBio 2008),  April 2008, Naples, Italy.

Program Committee Member 11th European Conference on Genetic Programming   (EuroGP 2008),  April 2008, Naples, Italy.

Program Committee Member 2nd IAPR Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics   (PRIB 2007),  October 2007, Singapore.

Program Committee Member 3rd European Conference on Complex Systems   (ECCS-2007),  October 2007, Dresden, Germany.

Program Committee Member 9th European Conference on Artificial Life  (ECAL 2007),  September 2007, Lisbon, Portugal.

Program Committee Member 7th International Workshop on Information Processing in Cells and Tissues   (IPCAT-2007) ,  August 2007, Oxford, UK.

Program Committee Member 9th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2007)   (GECCO 2007),  July 2007, London, UK.

Program Committee Member 5th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation, Machine Learning and Data Mining in Bioinformatics   (EvoBio 2007),  April 2007, Valencia, Spain.

Program Committee Member 10th European Conference on Genetic Programming  (EuroGP 2007),  April 2007, Valencia, Spain.

Program Committee Member 2nd European Conference on Complex Systems   (ECCS-2006),  September 2006, Oxford, UK.

Program Committee Member 9th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature  (PPSN VII),  September 2006, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Program Committee Member 1st Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics Workshop   (PRIB-2006),  August 2006, Hongkong, China.

Senior Program Committee Member 8th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference  (GECCO-2006),  July 2006, Seattle, USA.

Program Committee Member Ninth European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP '06), April 2006, Budapest, Hungary.

Program Committee Member 8th European Conference on Artificial Life  (ECAL-05),  September 2005, Canterbury, England, UK.

Program Committee Member 9th RobCup 2005  ,  July 2005, Osaka, Japan

Program Committee Member Eighth European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP '05), April 2005, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Program Committee Member  9th International Conference on Artificial Life (ALIFE IX),  September 2004,  Boston, USA.

Program Committee Member Seventh European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP '04), April 2004, Coimbra, Portugal.

Program Committee Member Sixth European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP '03), April 2003, Colchester, England, UK.

Program Committee Member  8th International Conference on Artificial Life (ALIFE VIII),  December 2002,  Sydney, Australia.

Program Committee Member 7th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature  (PPSN VII),  September 2002, Granada, Spain.

Program of Sixth Foundations of Genetic Algorithms Workshop (FOGA 2002), September 2002, Torremolinos, Spain.

Senior Program Committee Member 4th Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference  (GECCO-2002),  July 2002, New York, USA.

Program Committee Member Fifth European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP '02), April 2002, Kinsale, Ireland.

Senior Program Committee Member 3rd Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference  (GECCO-2001),  July 2001, San Francisco, USA.

Program Committee Member Fourth European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP '01), April 2001, Como, Italy.

Program Committee Member 6th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature  (PPSN VI),  September 2000, Paris, France.

Program Committee Member  7th International Conference on Artificial Life (ALIFE VII),  August 2000,  Portland, USA.

Program of Sixth Foundations of Genetic Algorithms Workshop (FOGA 2000), July 2000, Charlotteville, USA.

Senior Program Committee Member 2nd Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference  (GECCO-2000),  July 2000, Las Vegas, USA.

Program Committee Member 5th European Conference on Artificial Life  (ECAL-99),  September 1999, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Program Committee Member 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation  (CEC-99), July 1999, Washington, DC.

Program Committee Member Second European Workshop on Genetic Programming (EuroGP '99), May 1999, Goeteborg, Sweden.

Program Committee Member 5th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature  (PPSN V),  September 1998, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Program Committee Member  3rd International Conference on Genetic Programming (GP '98),  July 1998,  Madison, USA.

Program Committee Member  6th International Conference on Artificial Life (ALIFE VI),  June 1998,  Los Angeles, USA.

Program Committee Member of the 3rd World Congress on Computational Intelligence  (WCCI / ICEC-98), May 1998, Anchorage, USA.

Program Committee Member  5th International Workshop on Fuzzy Neuro Systems (FNS '98) March 1998, Munich, Germany.

Program Committee Member  4th European Conference on Artificial Life   (ECAL-97) July 1997 Brighton, UK.

Program Committee Member  7th International Conference on Genetic Algorithms (ICGA '97) July 1997 East Lansing, USA.

Program Committee Member  2nd International Conference on Genetic Programming (GP '97) July 1997 Palo Alto, USA.

Program Committee Member  4th  IEEE International Conference on Evolutionary Computation (ICEC '97) April 1997, Indianapolis, USA.

Program Committee Member 4th  International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature  (PPSN IV),  September 1996, Berlin, Germany.

Program Committee Member 4th Foundations of Genetic Algorithms Workshop (FOGA '96), July 1996, San Diego, USA.

Program Committee Member  1st International Conference on Genetic Programming (GP '96) July 1996, Palo Alto, USA.

Program Committee Member  13th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML'96) July 1996, Bari, Italy.

Program Committee Member  3rd  IEEE International Conference on Evolutionary Computation (ICEC '96) April 1996, Nagoya, Japan.

Program Committee Member  6th International Conference on Genetic Algorithms (ICGA '95) July 1995, Pittsburgh, USA.

Program Committee Member  3rd European Conference on Artificial Life   (ECAL-95) June 1995 Granada, Spain.

Program Committee Member 3rd International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature  (PPSN III),  September 1994, Jerusalem, Israel.
 
 Program Committee Member of the 1st World Congress on Computational Intelligence  (IEEE-WCCI ), July1994, Orlando, USA.
 
 
 


Keynote and Invited Speaker

Invited Speaker, Emergence in Chemical Systems, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 2013

Invited Speaker, Frontiers in Natural Computing, York, UK, 2012

Invited Speaker, Bionetics 2009, Avignon, France, 2009

Invited Speaker, Integrative Post-Genomics 2007, IPG'07, Lyon, France, 2007

Keynote Speaker, Fifth Workshop on Genetic Programming in Theory and Practice, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2007

Keynote Speaker, The Third Australia-Japan Joint Workshop on Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems, Canberra, Australia, 1999

Invited Speaker, SIAM Conference, San Francisco, USA, 1993

Invited Speaker, Workshop on Evolution and Biocomputation, Monterey, USA, 1993
 


Wolfgang Banzhaf, banzhaf@mun.ca
Last updated: Mar 31, 2014