May 17, 2017. Conference registration is now open! Early registration ends on June 23rd. Click here to register now.

April 24, 2017. ACL will be offering on-site childcare at the conference hotel. It will be provided by a professional childcare service, KiddieCorp, and partially subsidized by ACL. The cost will be $10.00 USD per hour for general registrants and $5.00 USD per hour for student registrants. Availability is limited. Please sign up using this form from KiddieCorp.

April 5, 2017. The list of accepted papers and system demonstrations has been posted on the PC blog.

March 28, 2017. Information on obtaining an invitation letter for a visa is now available. If you require a visa to attend ACL, please start the process as soon as possible.


The 55th annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) will take place in Vancouver, Canada. ACL 2017 will be held at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in downtown Vancouver from July 30th through August 4th, 2017.

As in previous years, the program of the conference includes poster sessions, tutorials, workshops, and demonstrations in addition to the main conference. 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

Submission Deadline (Long & Short Papers)MondayFebruary 6, 2017
Author Response PeriodMonday – WednesdayMarch 13 – March 15, 2017
Notification of AcceptanceThursdayMarch 30, 2017
TutorialsSundayJuly 30, 2017
Main ConferenceMonday – WednesdayJuly 31 – August 2, 2017
WorkshopsThursday – FridayAugust 3 – 4, 2017

ACL 2017 Anti-Harassment Policy

ACL 2017 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.