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Call for participation: ISAL Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee

The International Society for Artificial Life is forming a volunteer committee focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives within the artificial life research community. The intent is to assemble a group of people with a broad set of perspectives and experiences to consult on best organizational practices and to organize initiatives to enhance and […]


ISAL announces the ALife News newsletter!

Big news! ISAL is launching the ALife News newsletter! The newsletter will be published regularly. Our goal is to provide a way for the community to communicate beyond the annual conference, and to provide a window on what ALife researchers around the world are up to. ALife News will be distributed by email and archived […]


First Artificial Life Virtual Seminar Now Online!

The first of our new series of Artificial Life Virtual Seminars has now taken place, featuring Hiroki Sayama. To view the recording and see the schedule of upcoming seminars, visit



Latest tweets from @alifeofficial

I'm very pleased to announce that the FREE author-formatted PDF version of our book "Rise of the Self-Replicators: Early Visions of Machines, AI and Robots That Can Reproduce and Evolve" is now available at Enjoy! #selfrepbook #OpenAccess @AnimAlanDorin

Are #xenobots robots? Organisms?

London's @DesignMuseum seems to think so: we're in contention for their 2020 Beazley Design Of The Year.

Joint work w/ @drmichaellevin, Doug Blackiston and @Kriegmerica.

(FWIW, Banksy's stab-proof vest is also in the running.)


PhD scholarships available! Please retweet - several *funded* positions available for PhD students studying agent-based modelling / machine learning / ecological simulation / insect-plant interactions / species response to climate change ...

Are you an artist working in living technology/#ArtificialLife/AI/robotics? Join our FELT project as post-doc! Apply here & work with @KristinBergaust &me! #LivingTechnologyLab @OsloMetAI @OsloMet @teknologidesign @alifeofficial @ISALstudents #Alife

Thank you everyone, that's a wrap on our #ALIFE2020 Twitter Conference! Check out our conference proceedings and public playlist for more awesome artificial life content.

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Next ISAL conference
ALIFE 2021
Prague, Czech Republic
Other upcoming conferences
ANTS 2020
Barcelona, Spain
October 26th, 2020 - October 28th, 2020
April 17th, 2020

IEEE ALife 2020
Virtual (previously Canberra), Australia
December 1st, 2020 - December 3rd, 2020
August 22nd, 2020

EvoStar 2021
Seville, Spain
April 7th, 2021 - April 9th, 2021
November 1st, 2020

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