CAS is a system of engagement for academic collaboration with IBM. We connect IBMers with students, educators and researchers applying IBM technology to business and societal challenges. We host research and education projects, and an annual conference.

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DEVELOPER WEEK 2020
May 11 -15, 2020
IBM Toronto, Ottawa and Fredericton

Developer Week brings a variety of technical workshops, exhibits, presentations and other sessions together in a week-long multi-site engagement and professional development event for IBMers, academic collaborators and invited clients.

Presented by IBM Advanced Studies, and taking place simultaneously at IBM Canada Lab sites in Markham, Ottawa, and Fredericton, the inaugural Developer Week features:

  • Technical workshops offering hands-on learning with IBM technology - including prep to use and teach IBM technology on campus!
  • Hackathons in machine learning, Cognos Dashboards and more.
  • Success stories from our Machine Learning Hubs and start-up incubator project, Area 631.
  • Lab Open House days - discover what goes on in the Lab!

Have a great idea you'd like to see at Developer Week? Reach out to the team at  


EVOKE CASCON 2020

November 10 - 13, 2020
Metro Toronto Convention Center


EVOKE CASCON 2020 at Metro Toronto Convention Center will feature over 5000 attendees bringing 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.

https://www-01.ibm.com/ibm/cas/cascon/about.jsp



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.

https://www.evokecanada.com/

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CAS AWARDS 2019

Every year CAS recognizes the best project, faculty fellow, student and collaborator by giving out the following awards

Project of the Year

Project of the Year

CAS Project 1030
Cognitive Business Operations Made Easy

Faculty Fellow of the Year

Faculty Fellow of the Year

Hausi Müller

Student of the Year

Student of the Year

Curtis D'Alves

Collaborator of the Year

Collaborator of the Year

Daryl Maier

Cybersecurity

IBM Canada and the University of Ottawa Launch Cybersecurity Hub

https://www.ibm.com/news/ca/en/2019/12/03/IBM-Canada-and-uOttawa-Launch-Cybersecurity-Hub.html

The University of Ottawa and IBM announced the launch of a uOttawa hub for cybersecurity and cyber safety on December 13, 2019. Together, IBM and the University will address critical government, public, and private sector needs for advanced cybersecurity, specializing in research, solutions, skills, and services. IBM will provide research support and substantial access to special data sets, software, and resources. Based at uOttawa, the hub will deliver critical security innovation, training, and expertise in both official languages to help grow Canada's skilled cybersecurity workforce and to develop and apply new and improved approaches to protect the public from cyber threats and attacks. Read more by accessing the link