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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

  • Monday, July 13, 2020
    7:15-7:30 OPENING REMARKS
    Welcome Remarks by Chair and ALife Organizers - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    7:30-9:00 TUTORIAL
    Tutorial - Functional Programming for Artificial Life - FPAL - #tutorial-FPAL - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    9:00-10:30 TUTORIAL
    Tutorial - Tracing epidemics with agent-based and network based models - EpiAgeNet - #tutorial-EpiAgeNet - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    10:30-12:00 TUTORIAL
    Tutorial - Cartesian Genetic Programming - CGP - #tutorial-CGP - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    12:00-13:30 TUTORIAL
    Tutorial - Introduction to Artificial Gene Regulatory Networks - AGRN - #tutorial-AGRN - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    13:30-14:30 VIRTUAL COFFEE BREAK - SERENDIPITOUS COLLISIONS
    Network and meet your fellow participants for a serendipitous chat - Lobby - Find your Collision in the ALife 2020 Slack Workspace or just take a break and grab some food!
    14:30-16:00 TUTORIAL
    Tutorial - Visualization Principles and Techniques for Research in ALife - ALifeVis2020 - #tutorial-ALifeVis2020 - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    16:00-17:30 TUTORIAL
    Tutorial - Programming soft alife with SPLAT and ulam - HackSPLAT - #tutorial-HackSPLAT - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    17:30-18:00 VIRTUAL COFFEE BREAK - SERENDIPITOUS COLLISIONS
    Network and meet your fellow participants for a serendipitous chat - Lobby - Find your Collision in the ALife 2020 Slack Workspace or just take a break and grab some food!
    18:00-19:00 ALIFE KEYNOTE
    18:00-19:00 ALife 2020 Kick-Off Keynote by Mike Levin - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    19:00-20:30 TUTORIAL
    Tutorial - Molecular programming of swarms for ALife - MolProg - #tutorial-MolProg - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    20:30-21:30 SOCIAL EVENT
    Virtual Karaoke Hour
  • Tuesday, July 14, 2020
    6:00-7:15 SOCIAL EVENT
    Session Information TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    7:15-8:45 TUTORIAL
    Tutorial - Large Scale Agent Based Modelling with FLAME GPU 2 - FLAME GPU 2 - #tutorial-FLAMEGPU2 - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    8:45-9:00 UPDATE FROM CHAIRS
    Morning update - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    9:00-10:00 - ALIFE KEYNOTE
    Keynote - Sara Walker - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    10:00-13:00 SPECIAL SESSION
    Special Session - ALIFE and Society - ALIFE and Society - #special-ALIFEandSociety - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    13:00-14:00 ART AND ROBOT GALLERY WALK SESSION
    Gallery exhibit - Art and Robot Gallery Button
    14:00-15:00 - ALIFE KEYNOTE
    Keynote - Melanie Mitchell - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    15:00-16:30 TUTORIAL
    Tutorial - Introduction to MABE, A tool for studying evolving systems and digital brains - MABE - #tutorial-MABE - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    16:30-18:00 SPECIAL SESSION
    Special Session - The Bibites : Getting the online community involved into Alife through game development - The Bibites: a community - #special-Bibites - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    18:00-21:00 SPECIAL SESSION
    Special Session - Hybrid Life III: Approaches to integrate biological, artificial and cognitive systems - Hybrid Life III - #workshop-HybridLifeIII - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    21:00-22:00 SOCIAL EVENT
    ALife Virtual Meetup
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2020
    6:00-7:15 SOCIAL EVENT
    Session Information TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    7:15-8:45 CONTRIBUTED SPEAKER SESSION
    Session Title TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    8:45-9:00 UPDATE FROM CHAIRS
    Morning Update - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    9:00 - 10:00 - ALIFE KEYNOTE
    Keynote - Lee Cronin - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    10:00 - 13:00 WORKSHOP
    Workshop - ALife for Social and Environmental Good - ALife4Good - #workshop-ALife4Good - Virtual Lecture Hall A- Virtual Lecture Hall B
    13:00-14:00 POSTER SESSION
    Poster Session 1 (Presenters will host their own Zoom meeting. Please see the separate poster schedule for times that each presenter will be available via zoom.) - Poster Session Button
    14:00-15:30 CONTRIBUTED SPEAKER SESSION
    Session Title TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    15:30-17:00 CONTRIBUTED SPEAKER SESSION
    Session Title TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    17:00-18:30 CONTRIBUTED SPEAKER SESSION
    Session Title TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    18:30-20:00 CONTRIBUTED SPEAKER SESSION
    Session Title TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    20:00-21:00 SOCIAL EVENT
    ALIFE Meetup
  • Thursday, July 16, 2020
    6:00-7:15 SOCIAL EVENT
    Session Information TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    7:15-7:30 UPDATE FROM CHAIRS
    Morning Update - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    7:30-8:00 LIGHTNING TALKS
    Lightning Talks - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    8:00-9:00 ART AND ROBOT GALLERY WALK SESSION
    Gallery exhibit - Art and Robot Gallery Button
    9:00 - 10:00 - ALIFE KEYNOTE
    Keynote - Luis Zaman - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    10:00-13:00 WORKSHOP
    Workshop - Lifelike Computing Systems Workshop - LIFELIKE - #workshop-LIFELIKE - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    13:00- 16:00 WORKSHOP
    Workshop - Emerging Researchers in Artificial Life - ERAL -#Workshop-ERAL- Virtual Lecture Hall A
    16:00-19:00 WORKSHOP
    19:00-20:00 POSTER SESSION
    Poster Session 2 (Presenters will host their own Zoom meeting. Please see the separate poster schedule for times that each presenter will be available via zoom.) - Poster Session Button
    20:00-21:30 CONTRIBUTED SPEAKER SESSION
    Session Title TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    21:30-22:30 SOCIAL EVENT
    Virtual Pub Crawl BYOB -
    Bring your favorite local libation and show us around your home “pub”
  • Friday, July 17, 2020
    6:00-7:15 SOCIAL EVENT
    Session Information TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    7:15-8:45 CONTRIBUTED SPEAKER SESSION
    Session Title TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    8:45-9:00 UPDATES FROM CHAIRS
    Morning Updates- Virtual Lecture Hall A
    9:00-9:30 ISAL ANNOUNCEMENTS AND AWARDS
    ISAL Announcements and Awards - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    9:30-10:30 ISAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT TALK
    ISAL Lifetime Achievement Talk - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    10:30-13:30 WORKSHOP
    Workshop - The Second International Workshop on Agent-Based Modelling for Human Behaviour - ABMHuB - #workshop-ABMHuB - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    13:30-14:30 - SOCIAL EVENT
    ALIFE Dance Party
    14:30-17:30 WORKSHOP
    Workshop - Workshop - Symbiosis in Artificial Life - SAL - #workshop-sal - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    17:30 - 20:30 WORKSHOP
    Workshop - Workshop - Interdisciplinary Approaches to A-Life and the Digital Arts - A-Life and the Arts - #workshop-ALifeandtheArts
    - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    20:30-22:00 CONTRIBUTED SPEAKER SESSION
    Session Title TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    22:00-23:30 CONTRIBUTED SPEAKER SESSION
    Session Title TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall A
  • Saturday, July 18, 2020
    ALL DAY - 7:15-17:30 OPEN AI GYM HACKATHON
    Open AI Gym Hackathon
    7:15-8:45 CONTRIBUTED SPEAKER SESSION
    Session Title TBA - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    8:45-9:00 UPDATES FROM CHAIRS
    Morning Updates- Virtual Lecture Hall A
    9:00 - 10:00 -ALIFE KEYNOTE
    Keynote - Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    10:00-13:00 WORKSHOP
    Workshop - Developmental Neural Networks Workshop - DevoNN - #workshop-DevoNN - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    13:00-16:00 WORKSHOP
    Workshop - Workshop - Teaching with Artificial Life - TAL - #workshop-tal - Virtual Lecture Hall A
    16:00-19:00 WORKSHOP
    Workshop - The first Proteus workshop - #workshop-proteus - Virtual Lecture Hall B
    17:30-19:00 LAFS - LOST AND FOUND SEMINARS
    LAFS - LOST AND FOUND SEMINARS
    Virtual Lecture Hall A
    19:00-20:00 VIRTUAL CREATURES COMPETITION
    VIRTUAL CREATURES COMPETITION
    Virtual Lecture Hall B
    20:00-20:30 CLOSING REMARKS AND AWARDS
    Closing Remarks and Awards for Best Poster, Creature Competition, and Art Prize - Virtual Lecture Hall A

All times will be listed in Eastern Daylight Time - Schedule subject to change