Call for Participation

Tapia 2021 Call for Participation is OPEN!

Call for Participation

We are excited to be celebrating 20 years of Diversity in Computing! Please join us by submitting a proposal to our Call for Participation. 

DEADLINE: APRIL 14, 2021  11:59 pm  Hawaii Time

Anticipating a well-balanced program for academic, research and industrial interests, we invite you to submit your content in any of the following tracks:

Technical Topics: 

Professional Development for Academia: 

Professional Development for Industry/Government Agencies:

Broadening Participation in Computing: 

covering technical topics in computing such as quantum computing, blockchain, the era of post-Moore Law, 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.

covering topics particular to undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, or administrators, such as networking, leadership, applying for graduate school/fellowships, academic careers, effective teaching of computing, and other related topics.

covering topics particular to professionals in industry or government agencies such as entrepreneurship, effective communication, networking, bringing your full self to the workplace, career paths, mentoring networks, and other related topics.

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

A submission in any of the aforementioned tracks can be in any of the following sub-program areas:

  • Birds of a feather (BOFs), Academic, Industry/Government, and Technical.
  • We invite students to submit for the Tapia Poster Competition and the ACM Student Research Competition.
  • PhD students and candidates are encouraged to submit to the Doctoral Consortium. 
  • The Tapia conference also provides student and faculty scholarship opportunities.