Tapia Conference

The Tapia Conference

Student talking with recruiter at 2019 Tapia Career Fair

CMD-IT/ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing

The Tapia Conference, created to bring together undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities.

The Tapia 2023 Conference is September 13-15.


Gaylord Texan Resort in Dallas, Texas

Conference Goals


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