SIGDAT is the Association for Computational Linguistics special interest group for linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to natural language processing. SIGDAT organizes the EMNLP Conference. Read more about it here.


April 11, 2022. The due date of call for bids to host EMNLP 2023 has been extended to May 31, 2022.

April 6, 2022. The EMNLP 2022 official website and call for papers are now live.

March 10, 2022. We seek preliminary draft proposals from prospective bidders in the relevant regions. Promising bids will be asked to provide additional information for the final selection. For more information about how to bid, please see the call for bids to host EMNLP 2023.

Feburary 21, 2022. We are delighted to announce that EMNLP 2022 will be held December 7-11 in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. It will be a hybrid conference and we plan to continue improving the hybrid experience. Our physical venue will be the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre - The local team will be led by Prof. Nizar Habash (NYU Abu Dhabi) and Prof. Eric Xing (MBZUAI). We have accepted 24 workshops and 5 tutorials planned for December 7-8. A demo track and (for the first time at EMNLP) industry track are planned. The program chairs – Yoav Goldberg, Zornitsa Kozareva, and Yue Zhang – will announce our plan for conference submissions soon.