November 22 - 26, 2021


CASCON x EVOKE 2021, taking place November 22-26, is the premier industrial and academic conference for advanced studies in computer science and software engineering - sponsored by IBM Advanced Studies and EVOKE Foundation.

We cordially invite workshop, industry talk and exhibit proposals in the broad areas of computer science, software engineering, software applications, and data science in general, including but not limited to: Cognitive/AI Systems, Security and Privacy, Decentralized Systems, Big Data Systems, Emerging Technologies, Human Factors and Society, and Communication Systems.

  • Proposal due: Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Submitters with accepted papers will be notified by August 10th, and will be invited to submit camera-ready papers by August 31st. Conference proceedings are published in the ACM Digital Library.

  • Notification of acceptance: Tuesday, August 10, 2021
  • Camera-ready papers: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Intelligent Systems and Software

IBM Advanced Studies is committed to organizing meaningful digital delivery through COVID-19 restrictions. The second virtual CASCON x EVOKE will once again prioritize opportunities to network, present and learn by leveraging technology to ensure user experience and community participation.


Come and see research findings from different backgrounds and specialties submitted by our Paper Authors.


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

Dev 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.

Expo Rooms

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

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Evoke 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.

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