Human Language Technology Conference
Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

October 6-8, 2005
Vancouver, B.C., Canada



In 2005, HLT (Human Language Technology Conference) and EMNLP (Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing) will be a joint conference held in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

The proceedings of the conference are available at the ACL anthology.

Best Student Paper Award

Ryan McDonald, Fernando Pereira, Kiril Ribarov and Jan Hajic. Non-Projective Dependency Parsing using Spanning Tree Algorithms.
The award includes a prize of $2000 from IBM.


Westin Bayshore Resort & Marina, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

Located on the Waterfront between Stanley Park, the Pacific Ocean, downtown Vancouver, and Coal Harbor with spectacular views of the Inner Harbor and Coastal Mountains; only a short walk away from North America's largest urban park and minutes from the heart of downtown, shopping centers and restaurants. More...

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline (past) June 3, 2005, 11:59 p.m. PDT
Demo submission deadline (past) June 21, 2005, 11:59 p.m. PDT
Notification of paper acceptance July 30, 2005
Notification of demo acceptance August 3, 2005
Submission of camera-ready papers August 17, 2005
Submission of final demo related literature August 12, 2005
Early registration deadline September 1, 2005, 11:59 p.m. EDT/8:59 p.m. PDT
Late registration deadline September 26, 2005, 11:59 p.m. EDT/8:59 p.m. PDT
On-site registration October 5, 2005 onwards
Main conference October 6-8, 2005
Workshops (DUC, IWPT) October 9-10, 2005

The conference organizers are grateful to the following sponsors for their generous support.

Silver Sponsor:

Google Inc.

Bronze Sponsors:

ELDA (Evaluations and Language resources Distribution Agency)

Microsoft Corporation

Sharp Laboratories of Europe Limited

Xerox Research Centre Europe

Yahoo! Inc.

Sponsor of Best Student Paper Award:

IBM Corporation

This year's HLT/EMNLP conference is co-sponsored by ACL SIGDAT.