CS-Can / Info-Can State-of-the-Discipline and Planning Retreat (18w2240)


(University of British Columbia)

Yvonne Coady (University of Victoria)

Doina Precup (McGill University)

(University of Calgary)


The Banff International Research Station will host the "CS-Can / Info-Can State-of-the-Discipline and Planning Retreat" workshop in Banff from November 16, 2018 to November 18, 2018.

CS-Can / Info-Can is the focal point for computer science research and education in Canada. Our members include the leading computer science researchers and educators at the university level in Canada. Membership in CS-Can/Info-Can is open to any university faculty member in Canada who is active in computer science research and education, students with an interest in computer science, industry researchers and member of government laboratories and departments.

Our Mission is to foster excellence in computer science research and higher education in Canada, drive innovation and benefit society. Our aim is to grow computer science in Canada in an inclusive way that includes women, visible minorities and members of first nations.

The Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS) is a collaborative Canada-US-Mexico venture that provides an environment for creative interaction as well as the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and methods within the Mathematical Sciences, with related disciplines and with industry. The research station is located at The Banff Centre in Alberta and is supported by Canada's Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Alberta's Advanced Education and Technology, and Mexico's Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT).