APCLC 2024

APCLC 2024 will be held 25-27 October at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. The main theme for the conference is "New Data, New Theories".

Call for Papers

Submissions for papers, posters and workshops can be made through the conference submission system (details later) by March, 31st, 2024. Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this conference.

Preconference workshops
Workshops will be held on Friday, 25th October.

Plenary speakers
Dagmar Divjak (University of Birmingham, UK)
Li Wenzhong (Zhe Jiang Gongshang University, China)
Martin Hilpert (University of Neuch&‌acirc;tel, Switzerland)
Michael Barlow (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Vaclav Brezina (Lancaster University, UK)
Wei Naixing (Beihang University, China)

Important dates
March 31, 2024: Deadline for abstract submission
May 31, 2024: End of early bird registration (Details providedd later)
July 31, 2024: End of main registration
October 25, 2024: Preconference workshops
October 26-27, 2024: Main conference

APCLC 2018

APCLC 2018 (17-19, September, 2018) was held in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Keynote speakers
Laurence ANTHONY (Waseda University, Japan)
Michael BARLOW (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Stefan EVERT (Friedrich-Alexander-Universit채t, Germany)
Michaela MAHLBERG (University of Birmingham, UK)
Naoaki OKAZAKI, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan<


Takamatsu city is in Kagawa Prefecture, located in the Shikoku Island, Japan. Takamatsu City is accessible via an 80-minute flight from Tokyo or a 105-minute train ride from Osaka.

The conference will be held in the conference centre, Sunport Takamatsu, which is conveniently located next to JR Takamatsu station (a 3 minute walk) and the JR Hotel Clement Takamatsu is a one-minute walk from the station.


APCLC 2018 Co-chairs: Yukio Tono, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Hitoshi Isahara, Toyohashi University of Technology

Local Organizers
Mariko Abe, Chuo University
Kiyomi Chujo, Nihon University
Yasutake Ishii, Seijo University
Toru Ishida, Kyoto University
Shin Ishikawa, Kobe University
Yuka Ishikawa, Nagoya Institute of Technology
Emi Izumi, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
Kyoko Kanzaki, Toyohashi University of Technology
Yuichiro Kobayashi, Nihon University
Yoshiyuki Notohara, Doshisha University
Naoki Sugimori, Ritsumeikan University
Satoru Uchida, Kyushu University
Eiko Yamamoto, Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University
Seok-Chae Rhee, Yonsei University
Hong Won Suh, Yonsei University
CK Jung, Yonsei University
Jae-ho Lee, Waseda University
Young Bin Song, Ewha Womans University

APCLA Committee

Michael Barlow
Monika Bednarek
Winnie Cheng
Hitoshi Isahara
CK Jung
Deny Kwary
Yukio Tono
Naixing Wei


Email: enquiry@apclc2018.org


A description of the conference and location.

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.