Organizing Committee

General Chair

Ellen Riloff, University of Utah, USA

Program Co-Chairs

David Chiang, University of Notre Dame, USA
Julia Hockenmaier, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA
Junichi Tsujii, Artificial Intelligence Research Center, Japan

Area Chairs: Information Extraction and Question Answering

Jordan Boyd-Graber, University of Maryland, USA (senior chair)
Isabelle Augenstein, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Ming-Wei Chang, Google, USA
Doug Downey, Northwestern University, USA
Ruihong Huang, Texas A&M University, USA
Mausam, IIT Delhi, India
Makoto Miwa, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan
William Wang, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
Scott Yih, Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, USA

Area Chairs: Text Mining and Information Retrieval

Alessandro Moschitti, University of Trento, Italy (senior chair)
Sophia Ananiadou, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Hsin-Hsi Chen, National Taiwan University
Marius Pasca, Google, USA
Xiang Ren, University of Southern California, USA
Alan Ritter, Ohio State University, USA
David Smith, Northeastern University, USA

Area Chairs: Social Media, Computational Social Science, and Sentiment/Opinion Analysis

Kam-Fai Wong, Chinese University of Hong Kong (senior chair)
Eiji Aramaki, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Mona Diab, George Washington University, USA
Yulan He, Aston University, United Kingdom
Dirk Hovy, Bocconi University, Italy
Rada Mihalcea, University of Michigan, USA
Alice Oh, KAIST, Korea
Wei Xu, Ohio State University, USA

Area Chairs: Morphology, Syntax, and Psycholinguistics

Slav Petrov, Google, USA (senior chair)
Liang Huang, Oregon State University, USA
Roger Levy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Stephan Oepen, University of Oslo, Norway
Emily Pitler, Google, USA
Reut Tsarfaty, Open University of Israel

Area Chairs: Semantics

Massimo Poesio, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (senior chair)
Omri Abend, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Raffaella Bernardi, University of Trento, Italy
Michael Lewis, Facebook, USA
Yulia Tsvetkov, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Benjamin Van Durme, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Nianwen Xue, Brandeis University, USA

Area Chairs: Discourse, Dialogue, Summarization, Generation, and Multimodal NLP

Yejin Choi, University of Washington, USA (senior chair)
Mohit Bansal, University of North Carolina, USA
Grzegorz ChrupaƂa, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Michel Galley, Microsoft, USA
Haizhou Li, National University of Singapore
Fei Liu, University of Central Florida, USA
Karen Livescu, Toyota Technological Institute - Chicago, USA
Meg Mitchell, Google, USA
Rashmi Prasad, Interactions, USA
Xiaojun Wan, Peking University, China
Zhou Yu, University of California at Davis, USA

Area Chairs: Machine Translation and Multilinguality

Philipp Koehn, Johns Hopkins University, USA (senior chair)
Arianna Bisazza, Leiden University, Netherlands
Qun Liu, Dublin City University, Ireland
Yang Liu, Tsinghua University, China
Zhaopeng Tu, Tencent, China
Taro Watanabe, Google, Japan

Area Chairs: Machine Learning

Xavier Carreras, dMetrics, USA (senior chair)
Shay Cohen, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Kevin Gimpel, Toyota Technological Institute - Chicago, USA
Stefan Riezler, Heidelberg University, Germany
Karl Stratos, Toyota Technological Institute - Chicago, USA
Jun Suzuki, Tohoku University, Japan

Local Organizing Committee

Marie-Francine Moens, KU Leuven, Belgium (chair)
Dominique De Brabanter, KU Leuven, Belgium
Frieda Steurs, KU Leuven, Belgium
Hugo Van hamme, KU Leuven, Belgium

Workshop Chairs

Marieke van Erp, KNAW Humanities Cluster, Netherlands
Vincent Ng, University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Tutorial Chairs

Mausam, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Lu Wang, Northeastern University, USA

Publication Chairs

Preethi Raghavan, IBM, USA (senior chair)
Micha Elsner, Ohio State University, USA (junior chair)

Demonstration Chairs

Eduardo Blanco, University of North Texas, USA
Wei Lu, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore

Publicity Chair

Mohit Iyyer, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA

Conference Handbook Chair

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

Conference Handbook Advisor

Joachim Bingel, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Conference Handbook Proofreader

He He, Stanford University, USA

Student Volunteer Coordinator & Student Scholarship Chair

Anna Rumshisky, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, USA
Hugo Van hamme, KU Leuven, Belgium

Website & Conference App Chair

Nitin Madnani, Educational Testing Service, USA

Local Sponsorship Chair

Katrien Beuls, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium