Important Dates

* All deadlines are calculated at 11:59 pm
UTC-12 hours ("anywhere on Earth")

Pre-submission mentorship application Mar 10 (Fri), 2023
Pre-submission mentorship feedback Apr 26 (Wed), 2023
Submission deadline May 5 (Fri), 2023
Reviews due May 20 (Sat), 2023
Acceptance notification Jun 8 (Thu), 2023
Camera-ready due Jun 15 (Thu), 2023
Workshop July 10-12 (With Main Conference)

Q: Can I submit my non-archival accepted paper in other venues?

A: Yes.

Q: If accepted, can a paper be published in the proceedings, even if it the student cannot take part at the workshop?

A: The ACL organizing team will attempt to provide travel grants to authors of all accepted papers. However, if things still don’t work out, we can discuss remote presentation options should your paper be accepted.

Q: If the student is graduating before the mentoring/submission deadline, can they still submit to SRW?

A: If the bulk of the work was done when the author was a student, it is acceptable to submit to SRW.

Q: What is the format for a thesis proposal?

A: Thesis proposals are to be submitted in the same ACL Overleaf Long Paper template. The maximum page limit for the proposal should be 8 pages (plus unlimited pages for references and appendices). We include Thesis Proposals as a separate track in the submission website since these might involve works overlapping many different areas of NLP. Please refer to the following examples from past years - 1 and 2.

Q: How do I submit to the presubmission mentorship?

A: Head over to the submission link on SoftConf (now available here). Select “Make a new submission” -> “Click Here to make a new Pre-submission Mentoring Application”. You will have to create a START account if you previosuly did not have one.

Q: How do I submit to the workshop?

Submission link for the workshop is now available here. Select “Make a new submission” and fill out the form.

Q: If I submit to the mentorship program, do I also have to submit to the workshop separately?

Yes! Please make sure you submit your work again to the workshop in order to have it reviewed.

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