Important Date

Submission: extended to Feb 28th, 2015
Notification of acceptance: March 20th, 2015
Camera-ready papers: April 10th 2015
Early registration: April 10th 2015
Conference: June 7-10th 2015

Special sessions/tracks/Workshop

  1. Workshop Multi/Many-core computing for parallel Metaheuristics(McM'2015) organized by N. Melab (Univ. Lille, France,, M. Mezmaz (Univ. Mons, Belgium, e-mail:

  2. Track Metaheuristics for production systems organized by Prof. F.Yalaoui (University of Technology of Troyes, France, email: and Lionel Amodeo (University of Technology of Troyes, France, email:

  3. Metaheuristics for dynamic optimization organized by Prof. P. Siarry (UPEC, France, e-mail:, A. Nakib (UPEC, France, e-mail:

  4. Metaheuristics for power and energy systems organized by J-Y. Lucas (EDF, France, e-mail:

  5. Metaheuristics for scheduling under complex constraints and uncertainty organized by Inés González-Rodríguez, Camino R. Vela, Ramiro Varela (Univ. Oviedo, Spain, e-mail:,,

  6. Nature-inspired algorithms for combinatorial optimization organized by Aziz Ouaarab, Belaïd Ahiod (Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco, email: and Xin-She Yang (Middlesex University London, United Kingdom, email:

  7. Metaheuristics for smart cities organized by Bernabé Dorronsoro (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, email:, Sergio Nesmachnow (Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay,e-mail:, Jamal Toutouh (University of Malaga, Spain, email:

  8. Metaheuristics for signal and image processing organized by Amir Nakib (UPEC, France, email:, Abdelmalik Taleb-Ahmed (University of Valenciennes, France, e-mail:>)

  9. SimHeuristics (Simulation+Heuristics) organized by Helena Ramalhinho Lourenço (Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, e-mail:, Angel Juan (Open University of Catalonia, Spain, e-mail:

  10. Metaheuristic and optimization in data science and big data organized by Rachid Chelouah (EISTI, Cergy-Pontoise, France, e-mail:, Serge Krywyk (Business & Decision, France, e-mail:

  11. Metaheuristic for bioinformatics organized by Sune S. Nielsen (University of Luxembourg, email:, Grégoire Danoy (University of Luxembourg, email:

  12. Models and metaheuristic algorithms for routing and loading problems organized by Prof. Paolo Toth (University of Bologna, Italy, email:

  13. Metaheuristics for biomedical engineering organized by Prof. Patrick Siarry (UPEC, France, e-mail:, Hamouche OULHADJ (UPEC, France, e-mail:, acer BENAICHOUCHE (UPEC, France, e-mail:

  14. Recent advances in optimized search heuristics by matheuristics organized by Dr. Abdelkader Sbihi (EMN, France, e-mail:

  15. Optimization under uncertainty in mechanics organized by Prof. Abdelkhalak El-Hami (INSA Rouen,, Prof. Bouchaib Radi (Univ. Settat, Morocco,