CoNLL 2019

November 3-4, 2019
Hong Kong

CoNLL is a top-tier conference, yearly organized by SIGNLL (ACL's Special Interest Group on Natural Language Learning). This year, CoNLL will be colocated with EMNLP 2019 in Hong Kong. 


Call for Papers

The call for papers for CoNLL 2019 is now available.

Best Paper Award

As in recent CoNLL conferences, a Best Paper Award will be given to the authors of the highest quality paper. The most important aspects in judging the quality of a paper will be: originality, innovativeness, relevance, and impact of the presented research.

Best Paper Award for Research Inspired by Human Language Learning and Processing

We will also continue giving a special award for the Best Paper Award for Research Inspired by Human Language Learning and Processing.


In order to attend or present at CoNLL 2019, you must register through EMNLP 2019, selecting one of the options allowing your participation to workshops.

Shared Task

Cross-Framework Meaning Representation Parsing (MRP 2019)
    Task Chairs: Omri Abend, Jan Hajič, Daniel Hershcovich, Marco Kuhlmann, Stephan Oepen, Tim O'Gorman, Nianwen Xue


CoNLL 2019 Chairs

  • Mohit Bansal (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
  • Aline Villavicencio (University of Essex, UK and Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)

Area Chairs

Jason Baldridge, Google AI Language, USA
Laurent Besacier, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Chris Biemann, Universität Hamburg, Germany
Asli Celikyilmaz, Microsoft Research, USA
Snigdha Chaturvedi, UCSC, USA
Grzegorz Chrupala, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Mathieu Constant, Université de Lorraine, France
Ryan Cotterell, University of Cambridge, UK
Dipanjan Das, Google AI Language, USA
Greg Durrett, UT Austin, USA
Manaal Faruqui, Google Assistant, USA
Michel Galley, Microsoft Research, USA
Dilek Hakkani-Tur, Amazon Alexa AI, USA
Mohit Iyyer, UMass Amherst, USA
Yangfeng Ji, University of Virginia, USA
Preethi Jyothi, IIT Bombay, India
Douwe Kiela, Facebook Research, USA
Graham Neubig, CMU, USA
Horacio Saggion, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Avirup Sil, IBM Research AI, USA
Amanda Stent, Bloomberg Research, USA
Mark Stevenson, University of Sheffield, UK
Andreas Vachlos, University of Cambridge, UK

Publication Chair

Sebastian Ruder, National University of Ireland and Aylien Ltd. Dublin, Ireland
Miikka Silfverberg, University of Helsinki, Finland

Administration Chair

Rodrigo Wilkens, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Publicity/Sponsorship Chair

Ramakanth Pasunuru, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Website Chairs

Marcely Zanon Boito, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Pieter Fivez, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Visa Information

If you require an invitation letter for your visa application, please send an email to the EMNLP 2019 organization with the following information:

  • Conference name
  • Your full name as it appears in your passport
  • Your work address
  • The name(s) of any accepted papers
  • The email address of the embassy that will handle your request