Seattle, Washington
ACL 2020
July 5 - 10, 2020
Seattle, Washington

Overview

Due to the global health emergency and pervasive travel restrictions, ACL will be a fully virtual conference. Amazon researchers look forward to participating in the virtual sessions, with more details coming soon.

The Association for Computational Linguistics is the premier conference for the field of computational linguistics, covering a broad spectrum of diverse research related to computational approaches to natural language. This year’s event, the 58th annual meeting, will take place in Seattle, Washington, not far from Amazon’s Seattle headquarters.

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Alexa Scientists @ ACL: FAQs about Working at Amazon

In lieu of connecting with you onsite at ACL 2020, join this webcast discussion where four Alexa Scientists will answer some of the most frequently asked questions we get about working at Amazon. Watch the video on-demand here.

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