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.
The first virtual edition of CASCON x EVOKE 2020 was our most inclusive and diverse conference to date - gathering over 1600 participantsfrom all over the world. Login to our conference platform and watch some of the replays there.
On behalf of IBM Canada Advanced Studies and Evoke Canada, thank you to our conference speakers, exhibitors, session chairs, workshop chairs, and networking hosts for cultivating a technically rich and expansive agenda. Thank you to Suit & Tie and our Zumba, fitness and yoga instructors for bringing us laughs and at-home family fun.
Thank you to members of our Organizing Committee, Steering Committee, Program Committee, MIP Selection Committee, the Virtual Platform Team, and the Volunteer Team for coming together to help plan, host and deliver the conference.
The theme of CASCON X EVOKE 2020 is VISION, UNITY, INNOVATION. This year we received a total of 65 technical paper submissions. Each paper was rigorously reviewed by at least three members of the Program Committee. In the end, the Program Committee members decided to accept 26 papers.