Monday, July 29, 2019

08:00-08:45
Registration
08:45-10:00
Conference Opening and ACL Presidential Address
Cavaniglia
10:00-10:30
Break
10:30-12:10
Oral Presentations 1Long Papers and TACL Papers
Session 1A: Dialogue and Interactive Systems 1 - Neural Conversation Models
Chair: Jinho D. Choi
Session 1B: Sentence-level Semantics
Chair: Ivan Titov
Session 1C: Tagging, Chunking, Syntax and Parsing 1
Chair: Roi Reichart
Session 1D: Machine Translation 1
Chair: Zhaopeng Tu
Session 1E: Information Extraction and Text Mining 1
Chair: Eduardo Blanco
Session 1F: Machine Learning 1
Chair: Chris Dyer
Cavaniglia Hall 2 Hall 6 Hall 1 + Hall 3 Hall 4 Hall 5
10:30-12:10
Poster Session 1
Arsenale
10:30-12:10
Student Research Workshop Poster Session 1
Arsenale
Distributed Knowledge Based Clinical Auto-Coding System Robust to Noise Models in Natural Language Processing Tasks A Computational Linguistic Study of Personal Recovery in Bipolar Disorder Measuring the Value of Linguistics: A Case Study from St. Lawrence Island Yupik Not All Reviews Are Equal: Towards Addressing Reviewer Biases for Opinion Summarization Towards Turkish Abstract Meaning Representation Gender Stereotypes Differ between Male and Female Writings Question Answering in the Biomedical Domain Knowledge Discovery and Hypothesis Generation from Online Patient Forums: A Research Proposal Automated Cross-language Intelligibility Analysis of Parkinson's Disease Patients Using Speech Recognition Technologies Natural Language Generation: Recently Learned Lessons, Directions for Semantic Representation-based Approaches, and the Case of Brazilian Portuguese Language Long-Distance Dependencies Don't Have to Be Long: Simplifying through Provably (Approximately) Optimal Permutations Predicting the Outcome of Deliberative Democracy: A Research Proposal Active Reading Comprehension: A Dataset for Learning the Question-Answer Relationship Strategy Developing OntoSenseNet: A Verb-Centric Ontological Resource for Indian Languages and Analysing Stylometric Difference in Men and Women Writing using the Resource Imperceptible Adversarial Examples for Automatic Speech Recognition Public Mood Variations in Russia based on Vkontakte Content Analyzing and Mitigating Gender Bias in Languages with Grammatical Gender and Bilingual Word Embeddings Multilingual Model Using Cross-Task Embedding Projection Sentence Level Curriculum Learning for Improved Neural Conversational Models On the impressive performance of randomly weighted encoders in summarization tasks Automatic Data-Driven Approaches for Evaluating the Phonemic Verbal Fluency Task with Healthy Adults On Dimensional Linguistic Properties of the Word Embedding Space Corpus Creation and Baseline System for Aggression Detection in Telugu-English Code-Mixed Social Media Data
12:10-13:50
Lunch
13:50-15:30
Oral Presentations 2Long Papers and TACL Papers
Session 2A: Dialogue and Interactive Systems 2 - Task-Oriented Dialogue
Chair: Yun-Nung Chen
Session 2B: Textual Inference and Other Areas of Semantics
Chair: Ekaterina Kochmar
Session 2C: Applications 1 - Health
Chair: Sarvnaz Karimi
Session 2D: Sentiment Analysis and Argument Mining 1
Chair: Smaranda Muresan
Session 2E: Summarization 1
Chair: Chin-Yew Lin
Session 2F: Document Analysis
Chair: Ken Church
Cavaniglia Hall 1 + Hall 3 Hall 6 Hall 2 Hall 4 Hall 5
13:50-15:30
Poster Session 2
Arsenale
13:50-15:30
Demo Session 1
Basilica
15:30-16:00
Break
16:00-17:40
Oral Presentations 3Long Papers and TACL Papers
Session 3A: Bias in Language Processing
Chair: Dirk Hovy
Session 3B: Word-level Semantics 1
Chair: Eneko Agirre
Session 3C: Multilinguality and Morphology
Chair: Jon May
Session 3D: Machine Translation 2
Chair: Taro Watanabe
Session 3E: Vision, Robotics, Multimodal, Grounding and Speech
Chair: Sien Moens
Session 3F: Machine Learning 2
Chair: Isabelle Augenstein
Hall 2 Hall 4 Hall 6 Cavaniglia Hall 5 Hall 1 + Hall 3
16:00-17:40
Poster Session 3
Arsenale

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

09:00-10:00
Invited Talk 1 "Simultaneous Translation: Recent Advances and Remaining Challenges"Liang Huang
Cavaniglia
10:00-10:30
Break
10:30-12:10
Oral Presentations 4Long Papers and TACL Papers
Session 4A: Dialogue and Generation
Chair: Becky Passonneau
Session 4B: Question Answering 1 - Multi-Hop
Chair: Alessandro Moschitti
Session 4C: Evaluation
Chair: Sara Tonelli
Session 4D: Social Media 1
Chair: Cristian Danescu-Niculesu-Mizil
Session 4E: Information Extraction and Text Mining 2
Chair: Yue Zhang
Session 4F: Machine Learning 3
Chair: Sujith Ravi
Hall 1 + Hall 3 Hall 6 Hall 4 Hall 2 Hall 5 Cavaniglia
10:30-12:10
Poster Session 4
Arsenale
10:30-12:10
Student Research Workshop Poster Session 2
Arsenale
Paraphrases as Foreign Languages in Multilingual Neural Machine Translation Improving Mongolian-Chinese Neural Machine Translation with Morphological Noise Unsupervised Pretraining for Neural Machine Translation Using Elastic Weight Consolidation MāOri Loanwords: A Corpus of New Zealand English Tweets Ranking of Potential Questions Controlling Grammatical Error Correction Using Word Edit Rate From Brain Space to Distributional Space: The Perilous Journeys of fMRI Decoding Towards Incremental Learning of Word Embeddings Using Context Informativeness A Strong and Robust Baseline for Text-Image Matching Incorporating Textual Information on User Behavior for Personality Prediction Corpus Creation and Analysis for Named Entity Recognition in Telugu-English Code-Mixed Social Media Data Joint Learning of Named Entity Recognition and Entity Linking Dialogue-Act Prediction of Future Responses Based on Conversation History Computational Ad Hominem Detection Multiple Character Embeddings for Chinese Word Segmentation Attention over Heads: A Multi-Hop Attention for Neural Machine Translation Reducing Gender Bias in Word-Level Language Models with a Gender-Equalizing Loss Function Automatic Generation of Personalized Comment Based on User Profile From Bilingual to Multilingual Neural Machine Translation by Incremental Training STRASS: A Light and Effective Method for Extractive Summarization Based on Sentence Embeddings Attention and Lexicon Regularized LSTM for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis Controllable Text Simplification with Lexical Constraint Loss Normalizing Non-canonical Turkish Texts Using Machine Translation Approaches ARHNet - Leveraging Community Interaction for Detection of Religious Hate Speech in Arabic Investigating Political Herd Mentality: A Community Sentiment Based Approach
12:10-13:50
Lunch
13:50-15:30
Oral Presentations 5Long Papers and TACL Papers
Session 5A: Generation 1
Chair: Wei Xu
Session 5B: Semantics
Chair: Omri Abend
Session 5C: Tagging, Chunking, Syntax and Parsing 2
Chair: Daisuke Kawahara
Session 5D: Sentiment Analysis and Argument Mining 2
Chair: Siddharth Patwardhan
Session 5E: Visual and Multimodal Question Answering
Chair: Yoav Artzi
Session 5F: Multidisciplinary
Chair: Dong Nguyen
Hall 2 Hall 1 + Hall 3 Hall 5 Cavaniglia Hall 4 Hall 6
13:50-15:30
Poster Session 5
Arsenale
13:50-15:30
Demo Session 2
Basilica
15:30-16:00
Break
16:00-17:20
Lifetime Achievement Award +Talk and Test of Time Awards
Cavaniglia
17:20-17:30
Short Break
17:30-19:00
ACL Business Meeting
Cavaniglia
19:00-19:15
Break
19:15-23:30
Social Event

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

09:00-10:00
Invited Talk 2 "Loquentes Machinae: Technical Approaches, Applications and Ethical Issues of Conversational Systems"Pascale Fung
Cavaniglia
10:00-10:30
Break
10:30-12:10
Oral Presentations 6Long Papers and TACL Papers
Session 6A: Discourse and Pragmatics
Chair: Vincent Ng
Session 6B: Question Answering 2
Chair: Avi Sil
Session 6C: Applications 2
Chair: Joel Tetreault
Session 6D: Machine Translation 3
Chair: Liang Huang
Session 6E: Information Extraction and Text Mining 3
Chair: Heng Ji
Session 6F: Machine Learning 4
Chair: Xiaodan Zhu
Hall 6 Hall 4 Hall 5 Cavaniglia Hall 2 Hall 1+ Hall 3
10:30-12:10
Poster Session 6
Arsenale
10:30-12:10
Student Research Workshop Poster Session 3
Arsenale
12:10-13:50
Lunch
13:50-15:30
Oral Presentations 7Long Papers and TACL Papers
Session 7A: Generation 2
Chair: Andreas Vlachos
Session 7B: Question Answering 3
Chair: Yunyao Li
Session 7C: Multilinguality
Chair: Tim Baldwin
Session 7D: Social Media 2
Chair: Oren Tsur
Session 7E: Summarization 2
Chair: Fei Liu
Session 7F: Linguistic Theories, Cognitive Modeling and Psycholinguistics
Chair: Afra Alishahi
Hall 2 Hall 4 Hall 1+ Hall 3 Cavaniglia Hall 5 Hall 6
13:50-15:30
Poster Session 7
Arsenale
13:50-15:30
Demo Session 3
Basilica
15:30-16:00
Break
16:00-17:40
Oral Presentations 8Long Papers and TACL Papers
Session 8A: Dialogue and Interactive Systems 3 - New Tasks
Chair: Zornitsa Kozareva
Session 8B: Word-level Semantics 2
Chair: Jose Camacho-Collados
Session 8C: Resources and Evaluation
Chair: Roberto Navigli
Session 8D: Machine Translation 4
Chair: Gina-Anne Levow
Session 8E: Information Extraction and Text Mining 4
Chair: Aurélie Névéol
Session 8F: Machine Learning 5
Chair: Marek Rei
Hall 4 Hall 5 Hall 6 Cavaniglia Hall 2 Hall 1 + Hall 3
16:00-17:40
Poster Session 8
Arsenale
17:40-17:50
Short Break
17:50-18:20
Best Paper Awards and Closing Remarks
Cavaniglia