September 11-14, 2023
Las Vegas, NV, US

CASCON is the premier industrial and academic conference for advanced studies in computer science and software engineering sponsored by the IBM Canada Laboratory. Since 1991, CASCON has attracted 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.

The conference program features thought- provoking keynotes, original research papers, stimulating workshops, and an engaging technology expo. Conference proceedings are published in the ACM Digital Library (

We are happy to announce that this year CASCON will be co-located at the 1st IBM TechXchange Conference, a new IBM global event series specifically designed for technical communities and experts from Sept 11-14, 2023 at Las Vegas, NV, US.


Come and see research findings from different backgrounds and specialties by our paper authors.

Paper Types

  • Regular papers - Original research papers at most 10 pages long (including references).
  • Short papers - Work in progress with some validation results, experience reports, new ideas and visionary papers based on supporting theory or evidence, and application papers at most 6 pages long (including references).

Important Dates

Abstract submission Wednesday, April 26, 2023 (optional)
Paper submission Monday, May 15th 2023 (FIRM - everywhere on earth)
Notification of acceptance Friday July 7th 2023
Camera-ready papers Friday July 28th 2023

Best Paper Awards

Best Paper and Best Student Paper awards will be given to recognize the best technical contributions of the event in terms of originality, clarity, and potential impact. To be eligible for the Best Student Paper award, the primary author of the paper and contributor of the work must have been a student(s) at the time the work was done.


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

The workshops at CASCON 2023 provide a forum to present and discuss novel research ideas on Cognitive/AI Systems, Security and Privacy, Decentralized Systems, Big Data Systems, Software Engineering and Emerging Technologies, Human Factors and Society, Sustainable and Responsible Computing. Workshops can be structured around invited talks, and/or workshop paper presentations.

Important Dates

Workshop proposal submission deadline May 28, 2023
Workshop acceptance notification June 5th, 2023
Workshop call for papers online June 10th, 2023
Workshops dates September 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th

Organization Committee

Program Committee

Name Institution

2022 wrap-up

CASCON 2022, from November 15 - 17, gathered over 1000 attendees for an exciting three days of connecting, learning, and innovating. On behalf of IBM Advanced Studies and the CASCON x EVOKE 2022 Organizing Team, thank you to all of our attendees for your participation.