Making a Good Oral Presentation

A few words of practical advice about making a good oral presentation: Show your passion. Passion is contagious. The purpose of your talk is to get people interested to read your paper. Show that you are excited about the work you did and about the research topic in general. Have a clear take-home message. What … Continue reading Making a Good Oral Presentation


The thinking behind the ACL preprint policy

by Christopher Manning. In October 2017, after much discussion and surveying, the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) adopted new policies on submission, review, and citation. A key change was to disallow conference submission of papers that have been posted or updated as non-anonymous preprints during a period from one month before the submission deadline until after … Continue reading The thinking behind the ACL preprint policy

How to give a good talk on a Computational Linguistics topic

“We are delighted to inform you..” Yes, you made it. Congratulations! And you’re off to planning your trip to the next conference, to enjoy the next breeze of fresh research ideas (or the conference surroundings...). But wait a minute. You have to prepare that talk. Publishing is more than just writing papers. It is an … Continue reading How to give a good talk on a Computational Linguistics topic

Preliminary Schedule

This schedule is subject to addition or modification (especially June 4th); more detail will be provided following the final paper submission deadlines. Time June 2 June 3 June 4 08:45-09:00 Opening Remarks Announcements Announcements 09:00-10:00 Research Track Keynote: Charles Yang Research Track Keynote: Kevin Knight Research Track Keynote: Dilek Hakkani-Tür 10:00-10:30 Coffee 10:30-11:30 Parallel Oral … Continue reading Preliminary Schedule

Test-of-Time Award Papers

We formed two award committees to select the Test-of-Time awards from 19 papers nominated by area chairs. Expert award committee: consisted of all ACL and NAACL conferences’ general chairs, program chairs and NAACL board chairs between 2013-2018. Community award committee: consisted of all the top 1000 authors ranked by the ACL Anthology Network, based on … Continue reading Test-of-Time Award Papers