July 31, 2017. Microsoft is providing live captioning for the ACL conference sessions. Learn how to access these captions here.

July 30, 2017. In addition to posting regular updates on Facebook (@acl2017) and Twitter (@acl2017), we will also be sharing photos and videos of the conference on Instagram (@aclnlp).

July 29, 2017. The conference venue is the Westin Bayshore Hotel located at 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver BC, V6G 2V4 Canada. Here is information about ground transportation from Vancouver International Airport.

July 29, 2017. There will be a Welcome Reception on Sunday, July 30th from 6pm-9pm in the Bayshore Grand Ballroom of the conference hotel. Refreshments and a light dinner will be provided and a cash bar will be available.

July 28, 2017. ACL 2017 proceedings are now available on the ACL anthology website. In addition, proceedings for CoNLL, *SEM/SemEval, and the ACL workshops are also available. This also means that the links from “Papers” section in the conference app now work.

July 26, 2017. ACL talks are going to be professionally recorded and made available as videos after the conference. More details on this and other useful information for oral presentations & posters can be found here.

July 18, 2017. The ACL smartphone app has been released. It uses the GuideBook platform and is designed to be the ACL attendee’s companion during the conference. More details on the app including download links can be found here.

July 13, 2017. The ACL program is now available. For the first time, it allows attendees to choose the sessions (and individual papers and posters) they want to attend and generate a PDF of their customized schedule!


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.