18th International Conference on

Parallel Problem Solving From Nature
PPSN 2024

September 14 - 18, 2024
Hagenberg, Austria

Welcome to PPSN 2024!

The International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature is a biannual open forum fostering the study of natural models, iterative optimization heuristics search heuristics, machine learning, and other artificial intelligence approaches. We invite researchers and practitioners to present their work, ranging from rigorously derived mathematical results to carefully crafted empirical studies.

All information regarding the conference organization, call for papers/tutorials/workshops, submission, registration, venue, etc. will be provided and constantly updated on this website and on our social media channels. In case of any additional inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

See you soon in beautiful Hagenberg, Austria!

Michael Affenzeller & Stephan Winkler
PPSN 2024 Conference Chairs

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PPSN 2024 will take place from September 14-18, 2024. Other important dates are:
(deadline interpretation = end of the day, anywhere on earth)

  • [Closed] Paper submission due: April 5, 2024 Extension: April 18, 2024
  • [Closed] Tutorials/Workshop proposal submission due: February 9, 2024
  • [Closed] Tutorials/Workshop acceptance notification: February 23, 2024
  • [Closed] Paper review due: May 20, 2024
  • [Done] Paper acceptance notification: May 31, 2024
  • Camera ready paper submission due: June 22, 2024
  • Early bird registration due: June 22, 2024
  • Conference: September 14-18, 2024
    • Tutorials/Workshops: September 14–15, 2024
    • Poster Sessions: September 16–18, 2024


PPSN 2024 will take place on the Campus of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, located in the Softwarepark Hagenberg, Austria.

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Softwarepark 11
4232 Hagenberg im Mühlkreis

For more details regarding dates have a look at the pages for Calls and Program.

For more details regarding venue, travel, accomodation and tourism go to: Venue.

Questions?  Contact Us!

Write us to ppsn2024@fh-ooe.at to get fast response.

FH-Prof. PD DI Dr. Michael Affenzeller

Role: Conference Chair
Phone: +43 50804 22031
Mail: michael.affenzeller@fh-ooe.at

FH-Prof. PD DI Dr. Stephan Winkler

Role: Conference Chair
Phone: +43 50804 22720
Mail: stephan.winkler@fh-ooe.at

Mag. Michaela Beneder

Role: Coordination
Phone: +43 664 80484 27160
Mail: michaela.beneder@fh-ooe.at