March 26-27, 2021 ALL VIRTUAL

CAPWIC is the ACM Capital Region Celebration of Women in Computing and provides a low-cost, regionally tailored, small conference for women in computing. The participants include female students, faculty, and professionals, as well as male supporters of women in computing.

The conference will be held entirely online, on March 26-27. All levels of experience are welcome.

Registration is now open via Eventbrite. After registering you will receive a separate email containing information about connecting to our virtual conference on Hopin. Click here to view the full schedule of events.
January 28, 2021
Call for Submissions
February 23, 2021
Abstract Submission
March 9, 2021
Notification of Acceptances
March 10, 2021
Student Scholarship Application Open
March 13, 2021
Registration Open!
March 16, 2021
Scholarship Application Deadline
March 19, 2021
Notification of Scholarship Acceptances
March 25, 2021
Registration deadline
March 26-27, 2021
Attend Virtually!!


Cheryl Seals
Cheryl Seals

Cheryl Denise Seals is the Charles W. Barkley Endowed Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Auburn University. She has taught and developed eight courses during her tenure (i.e. HCI, UI, AI, etc.) and directed the development of …

Cheryl Howard
Cheryl Howard

Dr. Cheryl Howard is a Principal Data Scientist in IBM’s Data and AI Expert Labs (DAELL) North American Government Delivery Team. She works directly with clients to architect, build, and deploy machine learning solutions to solve challenging …

NASA Modern Figures Panel
NASA Modern Figures Panel

Hidden Figures is a movie and book based on actual events. While the movie dramatizes some aspects, it is true to the struggles of the women at the center of the story. The victories for racial and gender rights were not achieved easily or quickly, …


Community Standards

Code of Conduct

CAPWIC's top priority is that participants feel welcome, comfortable, respected, and safe while attending. As an official ACM-W celebration, we adhere to the ACM Code of Conduct .


Student registration rates are made possible by our sponsors. More information coming soon...


Scholarships 💰 are available to attend CAPWIC every year! CAPWIC Scholarship Awardees have ranged from first-year students in high school, to senior Ph.D. student in graduate school.