Organizing Committee

All members of the organizing committee, as far as defined already, can be found below.

General Chair

Kentaro Inui, Tohuku University, Japan

Program Co-Chairs

Jing Jiang, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Vincent Ng, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Xiaojun Wan, Peking University, China

Area Chairs


Local Organizing Committee

Kam-Fai Wong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China (chair)
Samuel Tam, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Emmanuele Chersoni, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Churen Huang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Wenjie Li, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Derek F. Wong, University of Macau, China
Ruifeng Xu, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, China

Workshop Chairs

Vera Demberg, Saarland University, Germany
Naoaki Okazaki, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Tutorial Chairs

Marine Carpuat, University of Maryland, USA
Timothy Baldwin, University of Melbourne, Australia

General Publication Chair

Micha Elsner, The Ohio State University, USA

Publication Chairs

Fei Liu, University of Central Florida, USA
Pontus Stenetorp, University College London, UK

Demonstration Chairs

Sebastian Padó, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Ruihong Huang, Texas A&M University, USA

Publicity Chairs

Wei Xu, Ohio State University, USA
Sebastian Ruder, National University of Ireland, Ireland

Handbook Chair

Serena Villata, CNRS, France

Video Chair


Handbook Advisor

Kai-Wei Chang, University of California at Los Angeles, USA

Conference Handbook Proofreader

Natalie Schluter, IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Student Volunteer Coordinator & Student Scholarship Chairs

Wenjie Li, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Marzieh Saeidi, Facebook AI Research, UK

Childcare Policy & Grant Coordinator

Olivia Kwong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Sujian Li, Peking University, China

Website & Conference App Chairs

Kevin Duh, John Hopkins University, USA
Henning Wachsmuth, Paderborn University, Germany

Local Sponsorship Chair

Dongyan Zhao, Peking University, China