January 1, 2021 The Industry track is now open for submission.
December 29, 2020 The System Demonstrations track is now open for submission.
December 20, 2020 Added Ethics Committee.
December 17, 2020 Added Reviewer Instructions and Reviewing Advice in the Reviewer tab.
December 16, 2020 Added Workshops in the Program tab.
November 28, 2020 Added Call for Student Research Workshop Papers in the Calls tab.

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Important Dates

Start of the anonymity period Friday October 23, 2020
Final paper submissions due (long & short) Monday November 23, 2020
Author Response Period Wednesday – Monday January 20 – 25, 2021
Notification of acceptance Wednesday March 10, 2021
Camera ready papers due Sunday April 11, 2021
Final notification for papers requiring ethics re-review Friday April 30, 2021
Publication date Monday May 24, 2021
Conference date Sunday – Friday June 6 – 11, 2021

All deadlines are 11.59 pm UTC -12h (anywhere on earth).


NAACL-HLT 2021 is currently scheduled to take place in Mexico City, Mexico from June 6th to June 11th, 2021. We are monitoring the ongoing global pandemic and will update the conference plans (e.g. moving to a virtual or hybrid format) as needed closer to the conference dates.