Organized by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, the renowned event will be held in Japan for the first time. Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau (YCVB) and PACIFICO Yokohama led the successful bid in collaboration with the City of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, and Japan National Tourism Organization.
Yokohama was chosen for its safety, convenience, and track record in hosting international conferences. The professors involved in the bid were praised for their enthusiasm and vision, and Japan was recognized for its high level of research in computational intelligence.
Yokohama’s Next Generation Project, which welcomes researchers from across Japan and the world to the city to inspire future generations, supports this conference, whose economic ripple effect is estimated at USD$2.8m.
Venue PACIFICO Yokohama holds the GBAC STARTM Facility Accreditation, which certifies that it meets international hygiene standards for infectious disease prevention measures.
Further information about Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau is available here.