The 16th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies will be held in New Orleans, June 1 to June 6, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans hotel.

NEW NAACL HLT 2018 Conference Handbook: link.
NEW Preliminary Main Conference Program Schedule: link.
NEW Social Event - Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World: link.
NEW We are looking forward to receiving your final submissions to the industry and demo tracks by April 15th, and to the research track by April 16th. Instructions for final submissions can be found at link.
NEW Student Accommodation: link.

We have booked a small number of rooms specifically for students at the super-discounted rate of $119 per night (1-4 person occupancy).
NEW Registration is now open: link.
NEW Student Volunteer Application: link.
NEW Visa invitation letter request form: link
NEW NAACL will have on-site childcare offered by Kiddie Corp for six days. Childcare for student NAACL members will be at a reduced price.

Onsite Childcare:
Anti-Harassment Policy (More...)
Final Joint Call for Tutorial Proposals: ACL/COLING/EMNLP/NAACL 2018 (More...)
Workshop List (More...)
Call for Demo Papers (More...)
Added a new area "Theory and Formalisms" into Research Track (More...)
NAACL 2018 Student Research Workshop (SRW) (More...)
Call for Papers - Industry Track (More...)

Important Dates

Workshop Proposal Submission Deadline October 22, 2017
Workshop Notification of Acceptance November 17, 2017
Long Paper Deadline December 15, 2017
Tutorial Submission Deadline January 20, 2018
Long Paper Reviews Due January 25, 2018
Long Paper Author Response January 25 - Feb 3, 2018
Short Paper Deadline January 10, 2018
Tutorial Notification February 1, 2018
Long Paper Notification February 13-14, 2018
Industry Track Papers Submission Deadline February 20, 2018
Short Paper Reviews Due February 20, 2018
Demo Papers Submission Deadline February 24, 2018
Short Paper Notification February 28, 2018
Industry Track Acceptance Notification March 25, 2018
Demo Paper Acceptance Notification March 31, 2018
Final Version Submission Deadline (Industry Track and Demo Paper) April 15, 2018
Final Version Submission Deadline (Research Track) April 16, 2018
Early Registration Deadline April 29, 2018 (11:59pm EDT)
Late Registration Deadline May 20, 2018 (11:59pm EDT)
(1 day)
June 1, 2018
Main Conference
(3 days)
June 2-4, 2018
(2 days)
June 5-6, 2018

* All deadlines are 11:59pm anywhere in the world, which means that depending on your time zone you may have a lot more time to finish. For example, if you are on EST, you have an extra 7 hours to submit since EST is GMT-5 and the "anywhere in the world" zone is GMT-12.