Call for Participation



Tapia 2024 Call for Participation is Closed.

Submission Deadline: February 27, 2024  11:59 pm HST (Hawaii Standard Time)

Decision notifications will be sent by April 15, 2024

Technical Topics:

Covers technical topics in computing such as quantum computing, cybersecurity, blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, Internet of Things, robotics, security, privacy, virtual/augmented reality, human-centric computing, smart mobility, social computing, and other related topics.

Professional Development:

Covers topics particular to professionals in industry or government agencies such as entrepreneurship, effective communication, networking, career paths, mentoring networks, and academic topics pertaining to undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, or administrators, such as applying for graduate school/fellowships, academic careers, effective teaching, student retention, and other related topics.

Broadening Participation in Computing:

Covers topics particular to increasing participation of diverse groups in computing. Includes topics such as such as culturally relevant computing, gender-inclusive design, accessibility, unconscious bias, imposter syndrome, recruitment and retention, outreach and other related topics.

We invite you to submit for any of the following program components in the aforementioned tracks:

Panels and Workshops: Sessions on current technical topics, such as AI, quantum computing, and cybersecurity as well as topics related to broadening participation in computing and professional development for diverse communities

Birds of a Feather (BoF): Sessions that provide an informal, town-hall like forum for the discussion of technical or social issues among interested parties, providing a venue for communities (existing or dynamically organized) to network and collaborate

NOTE: Recruiting or marketing related sessions will not be accepted.


Additional program components open for submission include:

Student Posters/ACM Student Research Competition (SRC): Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to present their latest research results and methodologies

Doctoral Consortium: PhD candidates have the opportunity to present and discuss their research with a panel of established researchers

Scholarships: Students at institutions in the U.S. or U.S. Territories and faculty and postdocs at Minority Serving Institutions are welcome to apply

Questions regarding the Call for Participation can be sent to