October 9, 2019. The early registration deadline is approaching: October 10, 11:59PM EDT. Directly register here. Notice that each paper in the proceedings (main conference or workshop) needs to (i) have at least one author registered by the early registration deadline and (ii) have been presented at the conference, in order for the paper to be included in the proceedings.

October 9, 2019. See our latest update on the conference organization.

October 7, 2019. The main conference schedule now also includes demo presentations.

September 23, 2019. We published our policy regarding remote presentations.

September 22, 2019. The EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019 registration is now open. Directly register or first see detailed registration information.

September 20, 2019. We also provide online forms for hotels and transfer now.

September 19, 2019. For students participating in the conference, accomodation in a shared room is provided at a reduced rate.

September 15, 2019. We have published a list of hotels remote from the protesting areas and advise participants to book one of these hotels. Some big hotels are close to the venue. For hotels closer to downtown, coaches will be provided.

September 10, 2019. The dates of the workshops have been assigned.

September 8, 2019. We are delighted to announce three keynote speakers.

September 3, 2019. Updated information on Conference Venue and Hong Kong Travel.

August 24, 2019. The list of accepted long, short, and demo papers is out.

August 17, 2019. Important visa information now available.


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.