CoNLL 2018

October 31 - November 1, 2018
Brussels, Belgium

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 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. 


The program is now available! The list of accepted papers, call for papers and the submission link for CoNLL 2018 are still accessible.

Best Paper Award

We are delighted to announce that Mikel Artetxe, Gorka Labaka, Inigo Lopez-Gazpio, and Eneko Agirre are the recipients of the Best Paper Award for "Uncovering Divergent Linguistic Information in Word Embeddings with Lessons for Intrinsic and Extrinsic Evaluation"

We are also delighted to award a special award for the best paper on research inspired by human language learning and processing to Maria Barrett, Joachim Bingel, Nora Hollenstein, Marek Rei, and Anders Søgaard for "Sequence Classification with Human Attention"

​Invited Speakers


In order to attend or present at CoNLL 2018, you must register through EMNLP 2018, selecting one of the options allowing your participation to workshops.

CoNLL 2018 Chairs

Shared Tasks

In 2018, CoNLL will have two shared tasks: 

Visa Information

If you require an invitation letter for your visa application, please send an email to 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