July 5


The Fourth Widening NLP Workshop focuses on efforts to promote and support ideas and voices of underrepresented groups in Natural Language Processing.
Organizers: Samira Shaikh, Rossana da Cunha Silva, Ann Clifton, Erika Doggett and Ryan Georgi

July 9 & 10


The 17th International Conference on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) is an annual scientific conference for the study, development and evaluation of spoken language translation technology: speech-to-text, speech-to-speech translation, simultaneous and consecutive translation, speech dubbing, cross-lingual communication including all multimodal, emotional, para-linguistic, and stylistic aspects and their applications in the field. The conference organizes evaluations and workshop sessions around challenge areas, and presents scientific work and system descriptions.
Organizers: Marcello Federico, Alexander Waibel, Jiatao Gu, Kevin Knight, Will Lewis, Satoshi Nakamura, Hermann Ney, Jan Niehues, Sebastian Stüker and Marco Turchi

July 9

W3: NLP4ConvAI

NLP for Conversational AI workshop aims at building a ConvAI community where ideas and latest progresses can be shared freely and openly.
Organizers: Tsung-Hsien Wen, Asli Celikyilmaz, Iñigo Casanueva, Mihail Eric, Anuj Kumar, Alexandros Papangelis, Rushin Shah and Zhou Yu

W4: BioNLP 2020

NLP can help improve health and BioNLP is the best venue for biomedical & clinical language processing researchers to learn how.
Organizers: Dina Demner-Fushman, Kevin Cohen, Sophia Ananiadou and Jun’ichi Tsujii


The Third workshop on Fact Extraction and VERification continues the discussion on fact verification and presents results from ongoing shared tasks.
Organizers: Christos Christodoulopoulos, James Thorne, Andreas Vlachos, Oana Cocarascu and Arpit Mittal


The 16th International Conference on Parsing Technologies. All things related to the analysis of language structure, with a shared task on Multilingual Parsing to Enhanced Universal Dependencies.
Organizers: Yuji Matsumoto, Stephan Oepen, Kenji Sagae, Anders Søgaard, Weiwei Sun and Reut Tsarfaty


The 2nd Workshop on Figurative Language Processing aims to discuss computational approaches to figurative language (e.g., metaphors, puns, sarcasm). Shared tasks: one on metaphor and one on sarcasm detection.
Organizers: Beata Beigman Klebanov, Ekaterina Shutova, Patricia Lichtenstein, Smaranda Muresan, Anna Feldman, Chee Wee (Ben) Leong and Debanjan Ghosh


The 1st Joint Workshop on Narrative Understanding, Storylines, and Events invites researchers in AI/NLP/Vision/DH & beyond to discuss methods/fiction/news/social media.
Organizers: Claire Bonial, Tommaso Caselli, Snigdha Chaturvedi, Elizabeth Clark, Ruihong Huang, Ben Miller, Mohit Iyyer, Alejandro Jaimes, Heng Ji, Lara Martin, Teruko Mitamura, Nanyun Peng and Joel Tetreault


Workshop on Advances in Language and Vision Research. Promoting the frontier of language and vision research and bringing researchers together to discuss real-world solutions in this area.
Organizers: Xin Wang, Jesse Thomason, Ronghang Hu, Xinlei Chen, Peter Anderson, Qi Wu, Asli Celikyilmaz, Jason Baldridge and William Yang Wang

W10: RepL4NLP

The 5th Workshop on Representation Learning for NLP is a large workshop on vector space models of meaning, neural networks, spectral methods, with interdisciplinary keynotes, posters, panel.
Organizers: Emma Strubell, Spandana Gella, Marek Rei, Johannes Welbl, Fabio Petroni, Patrick Lewis, Hannaneh Hajishirzi, Kyunghyun Cho, Edward Grefenstette, Karl Moritz Hermann, Laura Rimell, Chris Dyer and Isabelle Augenstein

W20: NLPCovid

We invite submissions related to any aspect of natural language processing (NLP) applied to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, in an open, rapid review format that will allow this active and late-breaking research to be shared and discussed.
Organizers: Karin Verspoor, Kevin Cohen, Mark Dredze, Emilio Ferrara, Raina MacIntyre, Jonathan May, Robert Munro, Cecile Paris, Byron Wallace

July 10

W11: NLI

Natural Language Interfaces: Challenges and Promises. This multidisciplinary workshop retrospectively and prospectively discusses the challenges and promises of natural language interfaces.
Organizers: Ahmed Hassan Awadallah, Yu Su, Huan Sun and Scott Wen-tau Yih


The 4th Workshop on Neural Generation and Translation provides a forum for research in applications of neural models to language generation and translation tasks.
Organizers: Alexandra Birch, Graham Neubig, Andrew Finch, Hiroaki Hayashi, Kenneth Heafield, Ioannis Konstas, Yusuke Oda and Xian Li

W13: BEA

The 15th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications. The BEA Workshop is a leading venue for NLP innovation in educational applications and one of the largest one-day workshops in ACL.
Organizers: Ekaterina Kochmar, Jill Burstein, Claudia Leacock, Nitin Madnani, Ildiko Pilan, Helen Yannakoudakis and Torsten Zesch


SIGMORPHON brings together researchers interested in applying computational techniques to problems in morphology, phonology, and phonetics.
Organizers: Garrett Nicolai and Kyle Gorman


NLP for Medical Conversations. Building the clinical decision support systems as cognitive assistants by bridging the gap between NLP research and medical practice.
Organizers: Parminder Bhatia, Chaitanya Shivade, Mona Diab, Byron Wallace, Rashmi Gangadharaiah, Nan Du, Izhak Shafran and Steven Lin


The Third Workshop on e-Commerce and NLP focuses on NLP for e-Commerce and online shopping applications. Shared tasks on classification and Question Answering are included.
Organizers: Shervin Malmasi, Eugene Agichtein, Surya Kallumadi, Oleg Rokhlenko, Nicola Ueffing and Ido Guy

W17: SocialNLP

The Eighth International Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Social Media (SocialNLP 2020). Check out social NLP tech from experts, researches and applications, plus resources for you to play in challenge EmotionX from SocialNLP!
Organizers: Lun-Wei Ku and Cheng-Te Li

W18: AutoSimTrans

The 1st Workshop on Automatic Simultaneous Translation: challenges, recent advances,and future directions.
Organizers: Hua Wu, Colin Cherry, James Cross, Liang Huang, Zhongjun He, Mark Liberman and Yang Liu

W19: Challenge-HML

The Second Grand-Challenge and Workshop on Human Multimodal Language promotes the growth of modeling multimodal language (language, vision, acoustic) as a fundamental research area in NLP.
Organizers: AmirAli Bagher Zadeh, Louis-Philippe Morency, Paul Pu Liang, Soujanya Poria and Ying Shen