The 2nd Conference of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 12th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing

November 20-23, 2022

Online only

Day 1: November 21

Time (Taipei Time)

Topic

Presenters

Chair

09:00am-10:00am

Opening Remarks / PC Report

General Chair (Yulan He) and PC Chairs (Heng Ji, Sujian Li, Yang Liu)

Yulan He

10:00am-11:00am

Keynote Speech

Juanzi Li

Yang Liu

11:00am-11:15am

Break

11:15am-12:30pm

Session 1A

Fairness in Natural Language Processing

12:30pm-01:30pm

Break

01:30pm-02:30pm

Session 1B

Computational Social Science

02:30pm-03:25pm

Session 1C

Information Extraction and Information Retrieval

03:25pm-04:40pm

Session 1D

Linguistic Diversity and Machine Learning for NLP

04:40pm-05:55pm

Session 1E

Resources and Evaluation

06:10pm-06:50pm

Open Discussions for NLP Research Trends

Aparna Garimella, Jing Li, and Kang Liu

Jian Su

07:00pm-08:30pm

Poster Lighting Talks

84 Posters, 1min each

Yang Liu

08:30pm-09:00pm

Break

09:00pm-10:00pm

Keynote Speech

Chris Callison-Burch

Sujian Li

Day 2: November 22

Time (Taipei Time)

Topic

Presenters

Chair

7:00am-8:15am

Debate: "Is there more to NLP than Deep Learning?"

Eduard Hovy, Kathleen McKeown, Dan Roth, Eric Xing, Kyunghyun Cho, Danqi Chen, Manling Li, Graham Neubig

Rada Mihalcea

8:15am-9:00am

Break

9:00am-10:00am

Keynote Speech

Eduard Hovy

Rada Keh-Yih Su

10:00am-11:30am

7 NLP Dissertation Topics for Next 7 Years

Kevin Duh, Fei Huang, Preslav Nakov, Nanyun Peng, Joel Tetreault


11:30am-12:20pm

Session 2A

Dialogue and Interactive Systems

3:00pm-4:00pm

Session 2B

Semantics

4:00pm-4:50pm

Session 2C

Summarization

4:50pm-5:55pm

Session 2D

Interpretability and Analysis of Models for NLP

5:55pm-6:55pm

Session 2E

NLP Applications

6:55pm-8:00pm

Break

8:00pm-9:00pm

Birds-of-a-Feather Panel Discussion

Tim Baldwin, Alice Oh, Yuki Arase, Lemao Liu, Shoaib Jameel

9:00pm-11:00pm

Break

11:00pm-12:00am

Fairness in NLP Panel


Mona Diab and Isabelle Augenstein

Day 3: November 23

Time (Taipei Time)

Topic

Presenters

Chair

9:00am-10:00am

Keynote Speech

Premkumar Natarajan

Heng Ji

10:00am-11:30am

Global Women in NLP "Finding Your Purpose, Finding Your Voice - Professional Growth in the Age of Deep AI"


Pascale Fung

11:30am-12:15pm

Session 3A

NLP Applications

12:15pm-2:55pm



2:55pm-4:00pm

Session 3B

Syntax and Discourse

4:00pm-4:50pm

Session 3C

Machine Translation and Multilinguality

4:50pm-5:40pm

Session 3D

Question Answering and Generation

5:40pm-6:00pm

Break



6:00pm-7:00pm

Best Paper Awards and Presentations (3 papers, 20mins each)

Sujian Li

7:00pm-7:30pm

Closing Remark

General Chair (Yulan He)

PC Chairs (Heng Ji, Sujian Li, Yang Liu)

Yulan He