April 20, 2018. The anonymity period for submissions begins on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 11:59pm PDT.

April 18, 2018. ACL is soliciting volunteers to serve on the ACL Complaint Committee who will help field harassment complaints, informally mediate where appropriate, and carry out investigations when necessary. Training will be offered at forthcoming ACL events, including EMNLP 2018. Click here for more details and to sign up.

April 11, 2018. We plan to open registration in mid to late-June.

April 11, 2018. The first call for demos has been posted.

April 2, 2018. The LaTeX styles files and Word templates are now available.


SIGDAT, the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) special interest group on linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to NLP, invites you to participate in the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) in Brussels, Belgium. EMNLP 2018 will be held at the Square Meeting Center in Brussels from October 31st through November 4th, 2018.

Important Dates

Anonymity period begins Sunday April 22, 2018
Submissions due (long & short) Tuesday May 22, 2018
Submissions due (demos) Friday June 1, 2018
Author response period starts Friday July 6, 2018
Author rebuttals due Thursday July 12, 2018
Notification of acceptance Monday August 6, 2018
Camera-ready due Monday August 27, 2018
Workshops & tutorials Wednesday – Thursday October 31 – November 1, 2018
Main conference Friday – Sunday November 2 – November 4, 2018
Note: All deadlines are calculated at 11:59pm Pacific Daylight Savings Time (UTC -7h).

EMNLP 2018 Anti-Harassment Policy

EMNLP 2018 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.