About the AACL-IJCNLP 2020 Conference

The 1st Conference of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 10th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (AACL-IJCNLP 2020) will be held as a virtual conference from December 4th to December 7th, 2020. The organization committee from Soochow University will work with Program Chairs and Remote Presentation Chairs to promote a stimulating and lively experience. The conference invites the submission of long and short papers on substantial, original, and unpublished research in all aspects of natural language processing. Accepted papers will be presented as oral talks or posters.

AACL-IJCNLP 2020 has a goal of a diverse technical program. In addition to traditional research results, papers may present negative findings, survey an area, announce the creation of a new resource, argue a position, and report novel linguistic insights. All accepted papers must be presented at the conference to appear in the proceedings. At least one author of each accepted paper must register for AACL-IJCNLP 2020 by the early registration deadline.


AACL-IJCNLP 2020 Conference has arranged workshops, tutorials, keynotes given by Percy Liang and Song-Chun Zhu. For additional information, please visit the AACL-IJCNLP 2020 Website: http://aacl2020.org/

  • Location : Online
  • Schedule: December 4-7, 2020



The AACL-IJCNLP 2020 registration fees are drastically reduced, reflecting our necessary move to being 100% virtual. We are offering Early rates through October 31st and Late rates beginning November 1st. We include early and late rates to encourage early registrations so we can approximate the numbers of users and be able to work around any potential for system crashes or other glitches due to unexpected high volume. The fees charged will allow full access to all parts of the conference.

Registration Details

Early registration ends October 31, 2020, 11:59 PM with Regular at $200 and Student at $100.

Late registration begins November 1, 2020 and remains open throughout the conference, with Regular at $300 and Student at $200.

Register Link: http://aacl2020.org/register/

Registration Types

  • Regular
  • Student

ACL Membership
The ACL policy is that everyone attending an ACL conference must be a current (CY 2020) ACL member. So, in addition to the above registration fee, each Regular will add $100 membership fee to their registration and each Student will add $50 membership fee to their registration if not already a 2020 paid member. Your ACL membership is for the entire calendar year, providing membership in the society devoted to promoting CL research throughout the world, open access to the CL and TACL Journals and ACL Anthology as well as access to other ACL conferences in the same year without paying membership again. Membership also entitles you to electronic notification of new issues of the journals, discounts on publications from participating publishers, announcements of ACL and related conferences, workshops, and journal calls of interest to the community.

This year, the election of ACL Executive Committee is held from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31. One can vote in the election if she/he becomes an ACL member before Oct. 15.

Contact Details

If you have any other questions about registration, please contact aacl2020_local@outlook.com

Cancellation, Refund, and Registration Policies

If requests for cancellations and/or refunds are received in emailing/mailing at our staff by Oct. 15th, 100% of the registration fee will be refunded while by Oct. 31st, 50% of the registration fee will be refunded. Refund requests received after Nov. 1st, will not be processed. For cancellations and/or refunds, please send an email to us at aacl2020_local@outlook.com or a mail to Junhui Li, #417, Ligong Building, Soochow University, Suzhou, 215006 China.

Call for application of registration fee waiver for students

AACL-IJCNLP2020 will provide financial support for students. Please fill in the information for application. Each approved application will be given registration fee ($100 USD) waiver.

Contact Information

Email: aacl-ijcnlp-2020-program@googlegroups.com

Program co-chairs

Kevin Knight (Didi Chuxing)

Hua Wu (Baidu Inc.)

General chair

Kam-Fai Wong (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)


We gratefully acknowledge support provided by the following sponsors. We could not run the AACL-IJCNLP 2020 conference without the help of these generous companies.

Diamond Level

Baidu @10x

Huawei @10x

Diversity & Inclusion: Champion

Bloomberg @10x

Diversity & Inclusion: In-Kind

Grammarly @10x

Supporting Organization

CUHK @10x