The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2022) will be held as a hybrid conference at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and online between September 7-9, 2022.
The SIGDIAL venue provides a regular forum for the presentation of cutting edge research in dialogue and discourse to both academic and industry researchers. Continuing a series of 22 successful previous meetings, this conference spans the research interest areas of discourse and dialogue. The conference is sponsored by the SIGdial organization, which serves as the Special Interest Group in discourse and dialogue for both ACL and ISCA.
Topics of Interest
We welcome formal, corpus-based, implementation, experimental, or analytical work on discourse and dialogue including, but not restricted to, the following themes:
The program committee welcomes the submission of long papers, short papers, and demo descriptions. Papers submitted as long papers may be accepted as long papers for oral presentation or long papers for poster presentation. Accepted short papers will be presented as posters.
Authors are encouraged to also submit additional accompanying materials, such as corpora (or corpus examples), demo code, videos and sound files.
SIGDIAL 2022 cannot accept work for publication or presentation that will be (or has been) published elsewhere and that have been or will be submitted to other meetings or publications whose review periods overlap with that of SIGDIAL. Any questions regarding submissions can be sent to email@example.com:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Building on previous years’ move to anonymous long and short paper submissions, SIGDIAL 2022 will follow the ACL policies for preserving the integrity of double blind review (see author guidelineshttps://www.aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=ACL_Author_Guidelines). Unlike long and short papers, demo descriptions will not be anonymous. Demo descriptions should include the authors’ names and affiliations, and self-references are allowed.
All long, short, and demonstration submissions must follow the two-column ACL format, which are available as an Overleaf templatehttps://www.overleaf.com/read/crtcwgxzjskr and also downloadable directlyhttps://github.com/acl-org/acl-style-files (Latex and Word)
Submissions must conform to the official ACL style guidelines, which are contained in these templates. Submissions must be electronic, in PDF format.
Submission Link and Deadline
SIGDIAL will accept regular submissions through the softconf system, as well as commitment of already reviewed papers through the ACL Rolling Review (ARR) system.
Authors have to fill in the submission form in the START system and upload an initial pdf of their papers before May 11, 2022 (23:59 GMT-11). Details will be posted at the conference website.
Conference Website: https://2022.sigdial.org/
For special session long and short papers please select the session for “Submission Type”.
Commitment via ACL Rolling Review (ARR)https://secure-web.cisco.com/1QZg6M3ADSNVbI4L7YOW4kcZQqceQ9MQUyE9XK3EwxRuW6Plx3NeXBYU8S3yWaPHHnaBC3x9dvLpAt8flKDwrFdetwN8h61FYzP-oAJUFxchBcoX7e4y8iTq1UCL9Zcsc9ieW1rq6-1AmEPBlOqNOpbnHZR5J9z15Lwo7BvsuYDw-JJgsc-Kg6prt9ugMgC7AyeIXXWEtME3OfQkgxBinClY71hPk-V73CvrOjrEia2YI7y61s_2c_bJ4viQnot3qakWDWtX4KJp4jXFiRyqIfnxrOb3C_sAKEYItA8tF_-z72-9ifiEmPwmYLyWhptUZy-tFH4YA-eRWY_dFdPyYpVkqHtNbp5it8Nq59xh5qgIFxJVn8DSu3KWST1q3uxTEgPDPVr-BHsHVFPWaa_-bJ-D2aDe6ncj1gwI3M8kosJQLqwwReJsB5dMpdj7oeV0V4e7exfhrT5bgWnmzp6UrJS5xZMEC5u144X_ffhw-dQUFfilhusu7gBjsCCFz4TBBlRLL7JEsKkBk4ilo6BxVQR5WySzPfIe3J_snnBvnNDHnzSeqcZVdFmwrJwwZZGHoQUBAIrfWYTBtIkZF2BHM-Gip_dKcOgz42A7SlhoRJ78/https%3A%2F%2Faclrollingreview.org%2F:
Please refer to the ARR Call for Papershttps://secure-web.cisco.com/1on5zVfWcvLa4XM1pToA58chXeZqD2fOZzUZ2g0aeg6VIRDc2S_gHkZCIlb32FswxCt7oSBON4YkQSOfiVHuPY8YTE7gV08oJZ2mgIRGPV_9Wla8I1YU8X02t_MRfMl0uXCwyqX4EXI4XIS7F5ZemFrNES9vyVGhQ3a5Gr4q5WASwzD7P16Fmx4kJIfMLVnS1vjhnnK58AmxIuKYeHmS2lfqYuSNZ-oRWfp0JqcYNx3et-KKyYYr_LE6H5F_8dvZ1DxXw4lylFF4Laj43mpU__dHUW3XOwf7QiUBUmi_3MEsQEeIsL-ScbZR9CssqFSabGrEJs_i-fkYyBzECsGIuqVzP1ihzzdFN1CFE4cTGjqmLiFBlMc1VBQJdMp1JhtjQknQ2hlG6KXxVG8N3TXsFPouZqwuKKjx0WAsm3kyGSWjd6zIrB8JemEpkao60vW0yOqV1tRFjOJQajMaeSzshv3dkwbRnE6IyVcy6IdZ9WzbI3dalMO6ZKqY2r_pFT4z5hFE0P5OcxNL7D4rveZ0b_IlE0NWV8qsFnpKfTNK9z9Nhx4qyEnVTW_So1VXvVz0pLa6MM-cWkGTvvBHoR1uFDZzvoaz8FQJ2XIYRkqnba9c/https%3A%2F%2Faclrollingreview.org%2Fcfp for detailed information about submission guidelines to ARR. The commitment deadline for SIGDIAL 2022 (deadline for authors to submit their reviewed papers, reviews, and meta-review to SIGDIAL 2022) is June 18, 2022. Note that the paper needs to be fully reviewed by ARR in order to make a commitment, thus the latest date for ARR submission will be April 15, 2022.
Acceptable submissions that require language (English) or organizational assistance will be flagged for mentoring, and accepted with a recommendation to revise with the help of a mentor. An experienced mentor who has previously published in the SIGDIAL venue will then help the authors of these flagged papers prepare their submissions for publication.
Best Paper Awards
In order to recognize significant advancements in dialogue/discourse science and technology, SIGDIAL 2022 will include best paper awards. All papers at the conference are eligible for the best paper awards. A selection committee consisting of prominent researchers in the fields of interest will select the recipients of the awards.