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. 

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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.

Invited Speakers

  • Christopher Manning (Thomas M. Siebel Professor in Machine Learning)
    • Department of Linguists and Computer Science, Stanford University
  • Gabriella Vigliocco (Professor of the Psychology of Language)
    • Department of Experimental Psychology, University College London

Important Dates

Anonymity Period: May 1st, 2019
Paper submission: May 31, 2019
Notification of acceptance: July 27, 2019
Camera-ready due: August 24, 2019
Conference: November 3-4, 2019 (before EMNLP 2019)

Note: All deadlines are calculated at 11:59pm UTC-12h.


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

Publication Chair

Administration Chair

Publicity/Sponsorship Chair

Website Chairs

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

Further information

The conference will take place immediately before EMNLP 2019 (November 3 – November 7, 2019). CoNLL 2019 website will continue to be updated with information.