Collaborative Assistants for the Society:
CASY is a series of hybrid physical/virtual events on the theme of collaborative assistants (CA) for the society. The next one, CASY 2.2, is on Friday, March 18, 2022. Check out its schedule and register (Eventbrite link) to join us.
The first edition of the conference happened on October 16, 2020 (summary). The second edition of CASY is divided into two phases - Phase 1 and Phase 2, which will happen virtually over Zoom and physically, in a limited socially distant manner, on the campus on University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA.
Phase 1 was completed on 15th October, 2021 and featured invited demos, a panel discussion and launch of a competition (See the video of Phase 1 including live demonstrations of conversational agents. Phase 2 will be on 18th March, 2022, and will have invited technical talks as well as conclude the talks. The event is free-to-attend and is intended to promote the ethical usage of digital assistants in society for daily activities.