EMNLP 2020

The 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

16th – 20th November 2020

Key Dates

May 1, 2020
Anonymity period begins
June 3, 2020
Submission deadline (long and short papers) (was: May 11)
August 7 – 13, 2020
Author response period
September 14, 2020
Notification of acceptance (long & short papers)
October 5, 2020
Camera-ready papers due (long & short papers)
November 16 – 18, 2020
Main conference (was: November 8)
November 19 – 20, 2020
Workshops and tutorials

Updated April 8, 2020; June 1, 2020 – the above dates have all been updated to reflect the new scheduled dates EMNLP in its online format, and to account for recent events.

See the call for papers for further important details about the submission process.

All deadlines are 11.59 pm UTC -12h (“anywhere on Earth”).

Latest Blog Posts

September 18, 2020Summary of Acceptance Decisions
July 30, 2020Findings of EMNLP: Responding to ACL feedback
May 26, 2020Instructions for Reviewers

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Latest News

September 23, 2020
September 21, 2020

EMNLP is seeking expressions of interest for hosting host affinity group socials, to help build connections within the ACL community not purely based on overlap of technical expertise.

September 14, 2020

Authors are reminded that notifications will be sent by email to the contact author by 11.59 pm UTC -12h, September 14th. We ask authors to not repeatedly check status on Softconf before then.

June 4, 2020

While the extended deadline is now closing, we are happy to offer case-by-case 48 hour extensions to researchers affected by the power outages due to Nisagra cyclone in India. Please email the Program Chairs with your updated or late submission and an explanation of your circumstance.

April 8, 2020

EMNLP 2020 has moved entirely to an online format and the conference dates have moved to one week later.

March 5, 2020

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