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CASCON x Evoke 2021

November 22 - 26, 2021



CASCON x Evoke is the premier industrial and academic conference for advanced studies in computer science and software engineering, sponsored by IBM Advanced Studies and EVOKE Foundation. For over 30 years, the conference has convened software developers, researchers, innovators, technologists, and decision-makers from academia and industry to innovate technology trends, present papers, participate in workshops, and exhibit prototypes and solutions.


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Water wisdom on tap with new data-sharing platform



A new digital platform initiative led by UCalgary in collaboration with IBM pools together data from multiple sources - sensors, scientists, and citizens - to create an accessible information reservoir that will support improved watershed science, policy and management across Canada.




IBM and Mila AI Institute Advance Artificial Intelligence



IBM Canada and the Québec Artificial Intelligence Institute, Mila, recently announced a collaboration to accelerate AI and machine learning workflows. This collaboration highlights the work IBM Canada Lab is doing to advance a key component of deep learning models known as hyperparameter optimization and to improve open source AI tools for data science researchers.

Advancing Innovation

Collaboration is the key to our success

We help IBM product teams engage with students and faculty in joint academic-industry projects that promote innovation within IBM's offerings and in published academic research.

We currently have 60 joint academic-industry research projects associated with 105 IBM products, and involving 124 IBMers, 60 faculty and 129 students . In advancing the thesis research of each student, these projects generate publications, patents and IBM product contributions.

CAS AWARDS 2020
Every year, IBM Canada Advanced Studies recognizes the most outstanding research projects that exemplify drive for innovation, collaboration and forward thinking research.
These awards at presented at our annual CASCON x EVOKE academic tech conference—a space to engage and learn with a community of software developers, researchers, students, academics, decision-makers and IBMers.