Feb 12, 2020. The author response period has now begun (Feb 12-17). Please checkout the ordinary review form and Theme review form used by the reviewers.

Feb 04, 2020. New blog post describing the Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

Jan 23, 2020. Checkout out the new PC blog post on Start of Review Process.


The 58th annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) will take place in Seattle, Washington at the Hyatt Regency Seattle in downtown Seattle from July 5th through July 10th, 2020.

ACL is the premier conference of the field of computational linguistics, covering a broad spectrum of diverse research areas that are concerned with computational approaches to natural language.

Important Dates

Completion of START Global Profile Monday December 9, 2019
Completion of ACL2020 Reviewer and Chair/Author Information Form Monday December 9, 2019
Submission deadline
(long & short papers)
Monday December 9, 2019
Paper review rebuttal period
Wednesday – Monday February 12 – 17, 2020
Student Research Workshop Submission deadline
Friday March 6, 2020
Notification of acceptance
(long & short papers)
Friday April 3, 2020
Camera-ready papers due
(long & short papers)
Friday April 24, 2020
Proceedings publication Friday June 19, 2020
Tutorials Sunday July 5, 2020
Main conference Monday – Wednesday July 6 – 8, 2020
Workshops and Co-located conferences Thursday – Friday July 9 – 10, 2020
All deadlines are 11.59 pm UTC -12h ("anywhere on Earth").

ACL 2020 Anti-Harassment Policy

ACL2020 adheres to the ACL Anti-Harassment Policy. Any participant who experiences harassment or hostile behavior may contact any current member of the ACL Executive Committee or contact Priscilla Rasmussen, who is usually available at the registration desk of the conference. Please be assured that if you approach us, your concerns will be kept in strict confidence, and we will consult with you on any actions taken.