The Cognitive Era: Data, Systems and Society

27th Annual International Conference

on Computer Science

and Software Engineering

November 6 - 8


CASCON is a premier industrial and academic conference in computer science and software engineering. Hosted by IBM Advanced Studies and IBM Canada Laboratory, CASCON attracts developers, researchers, innovators, technologists and decision makers from a variety of sectors including academia, industry, and government. We all come together to discover and discuss technology trends, share knowledge, form collaborations, write proposals, present papers, exhibit prototypes and showcase products.

The theme of CASCON 2017 is the cognitive era: data, systems, and society. This year we aim to explore the economic and societal impacts of cognitive systems. Join us for CASCON 2017 and be exposed to thought-provoking keynotes, original researchers and emerging topics papers, stimulating workshops, and our famous CASCON Expo.

The agenda for CASCON 2017 will be available soon.

Showcase your research. Share your knowledge.

We are currently accepting research and position papers, as well as workshops and expo proposals in the following areas:

We also encourage papers, workshop, and expo proposals that describe applications of computing in the following areas:

Innovative use of products, platforms and solutions including (but not limited to):

For more information about paper submission please visit the Papers section.

For workshops or expo proposals we will be opening submissions through our website closer to the date. Stay tuned for more information.


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


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

Technical Papers

Submit your paper and showcase your research findings to a variety of attendees from different backgrounds and specialties. If your paper is accepted, it will be showcased in the conference proceedings published by CASCON and included in the ACM Digital Library. Visit the Papers section to find out more about the submission steps and requirements.

Best Paper Awards

CASCON recognizes the best technical contributions of the event in terms of originality, clarity, and potential impact with two awards: Best Paper and Best Student Paper. To be eligible for the Best Student Paper award, a student must have primarily authored the paper, and student(s) at the time must have done the work described.

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