Tutorials : July 5
 Main Conference : July 6 – July 8
              Workshops : July 9 – July 10

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July 4, 2020. The virtual ACL2020 website is live! Everyone registered should have received a welcome email from acl2020virtual@gmail.com (please check spam and email other categories). Please follow login instructions.

July 4, 2020. Checkout the new blogpost by tutorial chairs describing detailed modalities of ACL2020 tutorials.

July 4, 2020. Checkout the new blogpost by D&I financial access chairs describing their initiative for increasing financial accessibility of ACL2020.

July 3, 2020. Checkout the new blogpost by program chairs describing the virtual format of plenary sessions.


The 58th annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) will take place online 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 May 1, 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.