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CASCON 2015 : 25th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering


Conference Series : Conference of the Centre for Advanced Studies on Collaborative Research
When Nov 2, 2015 - Nov 4, 2015
Where Markham, Canada
Abstract Registration Due Jun 12, 2015
Submission Deadline Jun 19, 2015
Notification Due Jul 24, 2015
Final Version Due Aug 21, 2015

Call For Papers


25th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Software
Sponsored by CAS Research, IBM Canada Laboratory

Hilton Suites Toronto/Markham Conference Centre, Markham, Ontario, Canada
November 2–4, 2015

CASCON is a premiere industrial academic conference in computer science and
software engineering hosted by the CAS Research, IBM Canada Laboratory. It
continues to be an innovative forum for researchers, innovators,
technologies and developers from academia, industry, and government to
share knowledge, form collaborations, present original work and experience
first-hajnd the latest technology trends. CASCON program will include
keynote presentations, technical papers, workshops, a technology showcase,
and position papers.
CASCON 2015 is the 25th annual international conference. The conference
theme for this year is “Redefining the New Enterprise”
We sincerely invite you to make your contribution in the technical papers
track that will feature both original research papers and experience
reports in the general area of software technology and applications as well
as research topics and technology areas related to this year’s conference
theme (see below). Schedule and important dates for technical paper is
outlined as below:

Important Dates
June 12, 2015: Abstracts for technical papers
June 19, 2015: Submissions of technical papers
July 24, 2015: Technical papers notification
Aug. 21, 2015: Camera-ready technical papers

Research Topics
CASCON 2015 invites authors to submit original papers addressing these
challenges and others in the broad area of software systems and
technologies, including but not limited to the following topics:

*Integrated Solution Areas and Applications
*Smarter Systems and Services
*Internet of Things
*Software as a Service
*Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing
*Social Computing
*Cloud Computing and Infrastructure
*Big Data and Databases of the Future
*Business Intelligence and Analytics
*Software Processes and Tools
*Software Analysis and Modeling
*Dynamic Business Processes
*Energy Aware Computing
*Next Generation Systems
*Software Security
*Cognitive Computing
*Industrial Research

Best Paper Awards
Two paper awards—for Best Paper and Best Student Paper—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, a student must have primarily authored the paper, and
student(s) at the time must have done the work described; only the student
author(s) receive this award.

Submission Instructions
To submit a technical paper, follow these instructions.
1. Create an EasyChair account by visiting if you
do not already have one.
2. Visit to log in to
the CASCON 2015 submission system on EasyChair.
3. After logging in, click "New Submission" to enter a submission for your

Technical papers should be at most 10 pages long, ACM Proceedings format, CASCON 2015
will not accept submissions that have been previously published, are in
press, or have been submitted elsewhere. Accepted technical papers will be
included in the conference proceedings published by CASCON and included in
the ACM Digital Library. If you have any questions, please contact:

General Chair
Joanna Ng, IBM Canada Research

Program Chairs
Dr. Hanan Lutfiyya, Western University, Canada
Dr. Marin Litoiu, York University, Canada

Technical Program Committee
Mohammad Sadoghi, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Michael Smit, Dalhousie University, Canada
Paul Ward, University of Waterloo, Canada
Mohammad Zulkernine, Queen's University, Canada
Frank Dehne, Carleton University, Canada
Dorina Petriu, Carleton University, Canada
Alex Thomo, University of Victoria, Canada
James R. Cordy, School of Computing, Queen's University, Canada
Hausi A. Muller, University of Victoria, Canada
Ashraf Aboulnaga, Qatar Computing Research Institute
Nick Cercone, York University, Canada
Daqing Hou, Clarkson University, United States
Nicholas Graham, Queen's University, Canada
Ebrahim Bagheri, Ryerson University, Canada
Ken Salem, University of Waterloo, Canada
Zhen Ming (Jack) Jiang, York University, Canada
Julia Rubin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
Kenny Wong, University of Alberta, Canada
Fred Popowich, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Calisto Zuzarte, IBM Canada Lab
Joe Wigglesworth, IBM Canada Lab
Catia Trubiani, Gran Sasso Science Institute
Anwar Haque, University of Waterloo, Canada
Mike Mcallister, Dalhousie University, Canada
Michael Bauer, Western University, Canada
Wendy Powley, Queen's University, Canada
Jens Weber, University of Victoria, Canada
Vassilios Tzerpos, York University, Canada
Pat Martin, Queen's University, Canada
Grace Lewis, Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute
Eleni Stroulia, University of Alberta, Canada
Dwight Makaroff, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Michael Kwok, IBM Canada
Ying Zou, Queen's University, Canada
Massimiliano Di Penta, Dept. of Engineering - University of Sannio, Italy
Uwe Assmann, TU Dresden, Germany
Norha M. Villegas, Icesi University, Cali, Colombia
Diwakar Krishnamurthy, University of Calgary, Canada
Samuel Kounev, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Janice Singer, National Research Council
Ladan Tahvildari, University of Waterloo, Canada
Kelly Lyons, University of Toronto, Canada
Ding Yuan, University of Toronto, Canada
Yelena Yesha, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States
Aleksander Essex, Western University, Canada
Ioana Baldini, IBM Research
Eyal De Lara, University of Toronto, Canada
Kostas Kontogiannis, U. Waterloo / NTUA, Canada
Iosif Viorel Onut, IBM and University of Ottawa, Canada
Tinny Ng, IBM Canada
Jose Nelson Amaral, University of Alberta, Canada
Cristiana Amza, University of Toronto, Canada
Sudhakar Ganti, University of Victoria, Canada
Mariano Consens, University of Toronto, Canada
Carl Worms, Credit Suisse AG, Information Technology
Maurizio Morisio, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Merve Unuvar, IBM Research

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