20 Years of Celebrating Diversity: Reflections from Past Conference Chairs
Event Type
Invited Session
Tracks
Broadening Participation in Computing
TimeThursday, September 165:30pm - 6:15pm CDT
Location
DescriptionTapia 2021 represents 20 years since the first Tapia Conference, which was held in Houston, Texas, October 18-21, 2001 with 164 attendees. There have been 15 conferences since the inaugural conference. Initially the Tapia Conferences were held everyone two years but moved to annual occurrence in 2014. This session entails former conference chairs providing unique observations about past Tapia Conferences as well as insights about future conferences.