Note on COVID-19: Our hearts go out to all those who may be battling COVID-19.

Due to the uncertainties and potential restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, EVOKE CASCON 2020 is being planned to be held from November 10 - 13, 2020, however with alternate plans in mind to accommodate potential restrictions. The safety and well-being of all conference participants is our top priority.

  • Authors of accepted papers can elect to present their papers virtually.
  • Speakers of accepted workshops and industry talks can elect to present their session virtually.
  • Exhibitors of accepted exhibits can also elect to showcase their technologies/research results virtually.
  • Virtual access options will be available for all participants.
  • Papers accepted and long abstracts of accepted workshops for EVOKE CASCON 2020 will be published in the ACM Digital Library regardless of the conference format.

We will continue to monitor the situation and post updates at the conference website.


"Vision, Unity, Innovation"

November 10 - 13, 2020

EVOKE CASCON brings together the worlds of academia, research, development and every industry for demos, discussions and talks on everything AI, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Data, Extended Reality, Quantum Computing, Software Engineering and more. It attracts software developers, researchers, innovators, technologists and decision makers from academia, industry, and government who come together to learn about technology trends, present papers, participate in workshops, and exhibit prototypes and solutions. Conference proceedings are published in the ACM Digital Library.

CASCON, the 30th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering, is the premier industrial and academic conference for advanced studies in computer science and software engineering sponsored by the IBM Canada Laboratory.

Evoke, a non-profit initiative, presented by Plastic Havas, brings together the developer community in Toronto for one of the largest developer conferences and events in Canada. Evoke's mission is to inspire, excite, motivate and unite Canada's leading developers, engineers, data scientists, tech leaders and entrepreneurs.


Submit your paper and showcase your research findings to a variety of attendees from different backgrounds and specialties.

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You will have the opportunity to present, discuss, and debate ideas, challenges, emerging technologies and project directions in an interdisciplinary environment.

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Industry Talks

We are bringing in a series of industrial technological talks on everything AI, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Data, Extended Reality, Quantum Computing, Software Engineering and more..

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Our famous technology showcase is interactive, innovative, and includes diverse exhibits of research interests, technologies, joint projects, and collaboration opportunities.

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