14th Annual Workshop of
The Australasian Language Technology Association

Monash University, Melbourne

5th - 7th December 2016


In 2016, the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop (ALTA) was held at the Caulfield Campus of Monash University.

The workshop is the key forum in Australia and New Zealand for sharing research results in natural language processing and computational linguistics, with featured keynote speakers, as well as presentations and posters from student, industry, and early-career researchers.

ALTA 2016 was co-located with ADCS 2016


  • The conference has finished and the registration deadline has passed.
  • New: Information for ALTA attendees is now available.
  • New: Full programme now announced.
  • New: Full proceedings now available.
  • Submissions have closed and papers have been reviewed. Camera-ready accepted papers are expected by the 7th of November
  • Submissions for the Shared task on relation detection have now closed.
  • Tutorial abstracts now available. Tutorials on Bayesian Models and Succinct Data Structures.

Provisional Dates

Deadlines are at 23:59 GMT +10:00 of the quoted date. All dates are subject to confirmation until further notice.


Tutorials 5th December, 2016
Main Conference 6th–7th December, 2016
Shared Task Presentations 7th December, 2016


Submission Deadline 5th October, 2016
Author Notification 25th October, 2016
Camera-Ready Deadline 7th November, 2016
Shared-Task Results Submission Deadline 17th October, 2016
Other shared-task deadlines.

Important Links

Call for Papers (deadline passed)

Contact Conference Chairs

Past Workshops