Collaborative Assistants for the Society (CASY)
CASY 2.0 is a hybrid physical/virtual conference on the theme of collaborative assistants (CA) for the society. 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. Phase 2 will be on 11th February, 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.