Genetic Programming Theory & Practice XX

Genetic Programming Theory & Practice is a small, invitation-only workshop hosted 2023 by the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. This year’s conference will be held June 01-03, 2023.

Important Dates

  • June 01-03, 2023: Keynotes, presentations, and discussions

Organizers for GPTP

(alphabetical order)

Information for Speakers and Authors

See the contributions page for information on preparing presentations and publications, and the schedule page for the detailed workshop schedule. See the restaurant page for information on local restaurants for informal meetings in the evening.

Social Media

  • An invitation-only Slack channel has been set up for simplifying and consolidating shared and private communication among participants and organizers.
  • Twitter hashtag: #gptp2023 (click to search for recent items)


A light breakfast of pastries, fresh fruit, meats, cream cheese, yoghurt and coffee will be provided each day of the workshop. Mid-day, a lunch will be provided on-site. After the last session each day, attendees typically self-organize for visits to local restaurants. Additionally, at the evening of the first day of the workshop, all attendees will be invited for dinner at the conference location. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions for catered meals.

Meeting Location

The 2023 meeting location will be at the Kellogg Hotel and Convention Center, which is located on the west side of the main campus of Michigan State University, located off downtown East Lansing. A (for-fee) parking garage is available nearby (see below).


There is a block of rooms reserved at the meeting location, the Kellogg Hotel and Convention Center, which can be booked at a special rate. Additionally, a list of bed-and-breakfast inns, hotels and motels is provided. There are several other options available, including a number of local AirBnB providers.


Flights should be scheduled to the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) or to the (closer) Lansing Capital Airport (LAN). From Detroit, the Michigan Flyer/AirRide shuttle can be arranged which is an affordable and convenient mode of transportation to East Lansing. Travel time on the bus is about 2 hours. Alternatively, you might want to rent a car at DTW. From LAN, you could take a taxi or a ride service. Our workshop location, Kellogg Hotel and Convention Center, provides free on site parking for guests.

modified: 03/31/23