March 31-April 1, 2023

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

The conference will be hosted by Virginia State University, on March 31 - April 1, 2023. All levels of experience are welcome.

Suggested Hotels

  • Hampton Inn Petersburg-Southpark Mall
    403 E Roslyn Rd, Colonial Heights, VA 232834
  • Holiday Inn Petersburg North-Fort Lee
    401 E Roslyn Rd, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
  • SpringHill Suites Chester
    12301 Redwater Creek Rd, Chester, VA 23831
January 24, 2023
Registration Open!
February 10, 2023
Abstract Submission (Extended)
February 23, 2023
Student Scholarship Application Deadline
March 3, 2023
Deadline for Group Registration
March 16, 2023
Deadline to Register Individually with Hotel
March 20, 2023
Deadline to Register Individually without Hotel
March 31-April 1, 2023
Attend in-Person!!
Parking Map


Lance Collins
Lance Collins

Lance R. Collins in 2020 was named the inaugural vice president and executive director of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus. Prior to that he was dean of engineering at Cornell. In 2011, he was part of the team that successfully bid to partner with …

Anjali Mirchandani
Anjali Mirchandani

Anjali is a hospitality technology professional with over 25 years of experience. Currently she is a customer platform delivery director at Hilton. In her long career at Hilton, she has helped launch many leading-edge technologies to craft seamless …

Kendra Schmid
Kendra Schmid

Kendra is an Agile Transformation Lead Consultant for WillowTree Apps partnering with clients across all industries to build enterprise- and consumer-critical digital products. Kendra specializes in helping organizations transform how they build …

Sandhya Dwarkadas
Sandhya Dwarkadas

Sandhya Dwarkadas is the Walter N. Munster Professor and Chair of Computer Science at the University of Virginia. Previously, she was the Albert Arendt Hopeman Professor of Engineering at the University of Rochester, where she was professor of …








Student registration rates are made possible by our sponsors. All levels include a conference registration. Double and Triple Hotel Room registrations include shared lodging with students. Register Now!

Conference Registration + Private Hotel Room
Conference Registration + Shared Double Hotel Room
Conference Registration + Shared Triple Hotel Room
Conference Registration without Lodging


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.

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 .