Fourth Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference (Conference website:



APCLC 2016: Beijing


APCLC 2016 is the third of the Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference series under the auspices of Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Association. It was held at Beihang University, Beijing, China from Friday 21 October 2016 to Sunday 23 October 2016. (Conference website.) The conference successfully brought together corpus researchers from around the Asia-Pacific region and other parts of the globe for a reunion, to discuss issues of interest and to exchange ideas and methods for research in this fast changing discipline. The whole event consisted of a preconference workshop and the main conference which comprises special symposiums and concurrent sessions

Preconference workshop. The main conference was preceded by a workshop day on Friday 21 October 2016, run by Tony McEnery and Michael Barlow and colleagues.

Conference themes. The central theme was Corpus research moving forward and beyond, with the following subthemes

New technologies and methods in Corpus research
Cross-fertilizations in corpus research
Corpora and cross-linguistic and -cultural studies
Corpora and discourse studies
Corpora and language acquisition and learning
Corpora and lexicography and translation

Important Dates
May 30: deadline for abstracts submission
July 30: notify contributors of acceptance of abstracts
August 20: end of early bird registration
September 20: end of main registration
October 21: preconference workshop
October 22-23: main conference
October 24: informal cultural tour in Beijing

Plenary speakers
Maocheng Liang (Beijing Foreign Studies University, China)
Susan Hunston (University of Birmingham, UK)
Tony McEnery (University of Lancaster, UK)
Ute Romer (Georgia State University, USA )
Monika Bednarek (University of Sydney, Australia)

Second Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference (APCLC 2014)

Professor Winnie Cheng hosted a very successful conference at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, in March 2014. Around 200 participants gathered from the Asia Pacific region as well as Europe and the Americas.

Corpus Linguistics Society of China

CLIC2013: Donghua University, Shanghai, China, 19 to 20 October 2013 Link


Korean Association for Corpus Linguistics

A Workshop on Corpus Linguistics was held at Kyung Hee University on May 9th. Invited presenters are Mark Davies and Winne Cheng.