Out of the 99 accepted papers, the following 6 papers are nominated for a Best Paper Award:

Tobias Glasmachers and Oswin Krause (WINNER BEST PAPER AWARD PPSN2020)
The Hessian Estimation Evolution Strategy

Laurent Meunier, Yann Chevaleyre, Jeremy Rapin, Clément H. Royer and Olivier Teytaud
On averaging the best samples in evolutionary computation

Tim Cofala, Lars Elend, Philip Mirbach, Jonas Prellberg, Thomas Teusch, Oliver Kramer
Evolutionary Multi-Objective Design of SARS-CoV-2 Protease Inhibitor Candidates

Weiyu Chen, Hisao Ishibuchi and Ke Shang
Proposal of a Realistic Many-Objective Test Suite

David Lynch, James McDermott and Michael O’Neill
Program Synthesis in a Continuous Space using Grammars and Variational Autoencoders

Krzysztof Michalak
Evolutionary Graph-based V+E Optimization for Protection Against Epidemic