June 23, 2017. All hotel rooms offering ACL special rates are now SOLD OUT for both regular & student attendees.

June 23, 2017. Early registration has been extended by 24 hours. The new deadline is 11:59pm EDT on June 24, 2017. Click here to register now.

June 2, 2017. Thanks to the support of the Don and Betty Walker Scholarship, limited funding is available for supporting student travel, registration and accommodation. Please apply here by June 20th. Decisions will be announced on June 23rd. Direct all questions to the Student Research Workshop organizers.

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.


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.