Organizing Committee

General Chair

Dan Jurafsky, Stanford University

Program Chairs

Joyce Chai, University of Michigan
Natalie Schluter, IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Joel Tetreault, Dataminr, USA

Senior Area Chairs: Cognitive Modeling and Psycholinguistics

Emily Prud’hommeaux, Boston College

Senior Area Chairs: Computational Social Science and Social Media

Tim Baldwin, University of Melbourne

Senior Area Chairs: Dialogue and Interactive Systems

Jason Williams, Apple

Senior Area Chairs: Discourse and Pragmatics

Diane Litman, University of Pittsburgh

Senior Area Chairs: Ethics and NLP

Dirk Hovy, Bocconi University

Senior Area Chairs: Generation

Wei Xu, The Ohio State University
Alexander Rush, Cornell Tech

Senior Area Chairs: Information Extraction

Doug Downey, Northwestern University

Senior Area Chairs: Information Retrieval and Text Mining

Chin-Yew Lin, Microsoft
Nazli Goharian, Georgetown University

Senior Area Chairs: Interpretability and Analysis of Models for NLP

Yoav Goldberg, Bar Ilan University

Senior Area Chairs: Language Grounding to Vision, Robotics and Beyond

Yoav Artzi, Cornell Tech

Senior Area Chairs: Machine Learning for NLP

André Martins, Unbabel

Senior Area Chairs: Machine Translation

Marine Carpuat, University of Maryland
Alexandra Birch, University of Edinburgh

Senior Area Chairs: Multidisciplinary and Area Chair COI

Michael Strube, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies

Senior Area Chairs: NLP Applications

Preslav Nakov, Qatar Computing Research Institute

Senior Area Chairs: Phonology, Morphology and Word Segmentation

Kemal Oflazer, Carnegie Mellon University

Senior Area Chairs: Question Answering

Eugene Agichtein, Emory University

Senior Area Chairs: Resources and Evaluation

Nathan Schneider, Georgetown University
Barbara Plank, IT University of Copenhagen

Senior Area Chairs: Semantics: Lexical

Ekaterina Shutova, University of Amsterdam
Aline Villavicencio, University of Sheffield

Senior Area Chairs: Semantics: Sentence Level

Mohit Bansal, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Senior Area Chairs: Semantics: Textual Inference and Other Areas of Semantics

Sam Bowman, New York University

Senior Area Chairs: Sentiment Analysis, Stylistic Analysis, and Argument Mining

Smaranda Muresan, Columbia University
Swapna Somasundaran, Educational Testing Service

Senior Area Chairs: Speech and Multimodality

Eric Fosler-Lussier, The Ohio State University

Senior Area Chairs: Summarization

Fei Liu, University of Central Florida

Senior Area Chairs: Syntax: Tagging, Chunking and Parsing

David Chiang, University of Notre Dame

Senior Area Chairs: Theory and Formalism in NLP (Linguistic and Mathematical)

Daniel Gildea, University of Rochester

Senior Area Chairs: Theme

Ellen Riloff, University of Utah

Local Chairs

Jianfeng Gao, Microsoft Research
Priscilla Rasmussen, ACL
Luke Zettlemoyer, University of Washington

Tutorial Chairs

Agata Savary, University of Tours, France
Yue Zhang, Westlake University

Workshop Chairs

Milica Gašić, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Dilek Hakkani-Tur, Amazon Alexa AI
Saif M. Mohammad, National Research Council Canada
Ves Stoyanov, Facebook AI

Student Research Workshop Chairs

Rotem Dror, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Jiangming Liu, The University of Edinburgh
Shruti Rijhwani, Carnegie Mellon University

Faculty Advisors to the Student Research Workshop

Omri Abend, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Sujian Li, Peking University
Zhou Yu, University of California, Davis

Conference Handbook Chair

Nanyun Peng, University of Southern California

Demonstration Chairs

Asli Celikyilmaz, Microsoft Research, Redmond
Shawn Wen, PolyAI

Audio-Video Chairs

Hamid Palangi, Microsoft Research, Redmond
Lianhui Qin, University of Washington

Diversity & Inclusion Chairs

Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm, Rochester Institute of Technology
Vinodkumar Prabhakaran, Google

Local Sponsorship Chairs

Hoifung Poon, Microsoft
Kristina Toutanova, Google

Publication Chairs

Steven Bethard, University of Arizona
Ryan Cotterrell, University of Cambridge
Rui Yan, Peking University

Publicity Chair

Emily M. Bender, University of Washington

Remote Presentation Chairs

Yi Luan, Google AI Language
Hao Fang, Microsoft Semantic Machines

Website & Conference App Chairs

Sudha Rao, Microsoft Research, Redmond
Yizhe Zhang, Microsoft Research, Redmond