TAPIA 2020

September 16-18


ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference

The Tapia conference, presented by CMD-IT, is the premier venue to acknowledge, promote and celebrate diversity in computing.


Conference Updates

  • Registration is CLOSED!
  • Schedule is Posted
  • Plenary Speakers Posted
  • Student Resume Database OPEN!

Conference Goals

The goal of the Tapia Conferences is to bring together undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities to:


Celebrate the diversity that exists in computing

Connect with others with common backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, and gender so as to create communities that extend beyond the conference

Obtain advice from and make contacts with computing leaders in academia and industry

Be inspired by great presentations and conversations with leaders with common backgrounds

Inclusion Drives Innovation

Inclusion Drives Innovation reminds us of the critical role that diverse perspectives play in driving innovations in computing and technology. Creating teams, organizations, and societies that are inclusive and respectful of differences leads to greater innovations that benefit the world.