Genetic Programming Theory & Practice XXI

Genetic Programming Theory & Practice is a small, invitation-only workshop hosted 2024 by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. This year’s conference will be held June 06-08, 2024.

Important Dates

  • May 15, 2024: Deadline for draft versions of chapters (please use this template)
  • June 06-08, 2024: Keynotes, presentations, and discussions
  • August 1, 2024: Deadline for chapters (please use this template)

Meeting Location

The 2024 meeting location will be at the main campus of University of Michigan, Weiser Hall, 10th floor, 500 Church Street, Ann Arbor. A (for-fee) parking garage is available nearby.

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.
  • hashtag: #gptp2024


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.


Flights should be scheduled to the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW). From Detroit, the Michigan Flyer/AirRide shuttle can be arranged which is an affordable and convenient mode of transportation to Ann Arbor. Travel time on the bus is about 1 hour. Alternatively, you might want to rent a car at DTW.

modified: 05/16/24