November 27, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 27 – Registration is now open for the 2013 Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference to be held Feb. 7-10 in Washington, D.C. “Early Bird” discounts of $75 off the regular registration fees are available through Sunday, January 13.
The 2013 conference is the seventh in the series and brings together diverse leading researchers to present state-of-the art topics in the field of computing. Confirmed speakers for Tapia 2013 include Vint Cerf (Google VP and ACM President), Armando Fox (UC Berkeley), Anita Jones (University of Virginia), Jeanine Cook (New Mexico State University), Annie Anton (Georgia Tech), and Hakim Weatherspoon, (Cornell University), and Theresa Maldonado (National Science Foundation), among others. For more information, visit the Tapia 2013 website.
The conference registration fee covers attendance to the main conference, meals and breaks, workshops, conference proceedings, a conference t-shirt and ticket for the conference banquet. Click here for information about registration rates, a link to the registration site and hotel information.
The Tapia conference has a tradition of providing a supportive networking environment for under-represented groups across the broad range of computing and information technology, from science to business to the arts to infrastructure. The Tapia conference is organized by the Coalition to Diversify Computing, sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery, and in cooperation with the IEEE Computer Society and the Computing Research Association.
The Tapia conference series enjoys the support of a number of academic, research and business organizations, including:
Learn more about becoming a Tapia 2013 supporter.
About the Tapia Conference
The Tapia conference honors the significant contributions of Richard A. Tapia, a mathematician and professor in the Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics at Rice University in Houston, Texas, and a national leader in education and outreach programs. The Tapia Conferences brings together people in CS&E from all educational levels, backgrounds and ethnicities to celebrate and support the accomplishments of this diverse community
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