ICON 2009

7th International Conference on Natural Language Processing, Hyderabad

welcome to ICON 2009

The 7th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON 2009) will be held at the University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India, during 14-17 December 2009. The ICON series is a forum for promoting interaction among researchers in the field of Natural Language Processing in India and abroad. This year, ICON will be co-located with the 31st All-India Conference of Linguistics.

paper topics

Papers are invited on substantial, original and unpublished research on all aspects of Natural Language Processing, with a particular focus on languages, issues, and applications relevant to India.

call for tutorials/workshops

Proposals are invited for pre-conference tutorials. Tutorials/workshops can be of half-day or full-day duration. A proposal should be presented in the form of a 200-word abstract, a one-page topical outline of the content, a description of the proposers, and their qualifications relating to the tutorial content.

Please send tutorial/workshop proposals to the ICON-2009 Secretariat. For further information, please refer to the Conference URL, or contact the ICON-2009 Secretariat.

contests at ICON 2009

There will be 2 contests at ICON 2009. The short-listed papers in each track will be invited for presentation in a special session in the conference. Registration, domestic travel and subsistence expenses will be provided by the conference organizers for one author of each paper. Up to two winners will be offered summer fellowships at major NLP Centres in India.

important dates

The following are key dates for ICON 2009.

  • Paper registration deadline
  • Paper submission deadline
  • Paper acceptance notification
  • Camera ready copy due
  • Tutorial/Workshop proposals due
  • Tutorial acceptance notification
  • Lecture materials for tutorial
  • NLP Tools Contest registration deadline
  • Student Paper Competition submission deadline
  • Aug 1, 2009
  • Aug 1, 2009
  • Sep 15, 2009
  • Oct 20, 2009
  • Aug 7, 2009
  • Aug 16, 2009
  • Nov 15, 2009
  • Jul 21, 2009
  • Aug 7, 2009

Please click here to register.

organizing bodies

latest updates

6th feb 2010

The ICON 2009 archive with complete papers and their presentations.

4th dec 2009

Details of the inaugural function are now available.


contact us

ICON-2009 Secretariat

Language Technologies Research Centre
International Institute of Information Technology
Hyderabad - 500032, India
Tel: +91-40.23001412
Fax: +91-40.66531413