October 9, 2020. For archiving purposes, we will move this page soon to (the link will work once done).

December 20, 2019. We are happy to share photos of the main conference with everyone here on Google drive: part1, part2

December 20, 2019. If you missed something when coming back from the conference, check our lost-and-founds.

November 9, 2019. Congratulations to the best paper award winners!

November 4, 2019. The EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019 proceedings are now available in the ACL anthology. All papers are also linked from our interactive schedule.

November 3, 2019. The conference handbook (PDF) is available online here. There are also limited paper copies at the registration counter.

October 24, 2019. The conference app is now live! If you already have the Guidebook app on your device, click on “Find Guides” and search for “EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019” or scan the QR code. Otherwise, click here.

October 23, 2019. We now provide an interactive schedule of the whole conference where you can create and print your own customized schedule.


SIGDAT, the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) special interest group on linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to NLP, and the AFNLP, the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, invite you to participate in the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) and 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP) in Hong Kong, China.

EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019 will be held at the Asia World Expo in Hong Kong from November 3rd through November 7th, 2019.

Important Dates

Anonymity period begins Sunday April 21, 2019
Abstracts due (long & short) Wednesday May 15, 2019
Submissions due (long & short) Tuesday May 21, 2019
Submissions due (demos) Monday July 1, 2019
Author response period starts Tuesday July 9, 2019
Author responses due Monday July 15, 2019
Notification of acceptance Monday August 12, 2019
Camera-ready papers due Friday August 30, 2019
Travel scholarships & student volunteer application due Thursday September 12, 2019
Childcare grant application due Thursday September 19, 2019
Travel scholarships & student volunteer notification Thursday September 26, 2019
Workshops & tutorials Sunday – Monday November 3–4, 2019
Main conference Tuesday – Thursday November 5–7, 2019

Note. All deadlines are calculated at 11:59pm Pacific Daylight Savings Time (UTC -7h).

Anti-Harassment Policy

EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019 adheres to the ACL Anti-Harassment Policy.

Any participant who experiences harassment or hostile behavior may contact any current member of the ACL Executive Committee or contact Priscilla Rasmussen, who is usually available at the registration desk of the conference.

Please be assured that if you approach us, your concerns will be kept in strict confidence, and we will consult with you on any actions taken.