The 3rd Joint Southeast Asian NLP/AI R&D Workshop

We are pleased to announce the 3rd joint Workshop on NLP/AI R&D which will take place on December 21, 2021 via Virtual Conference. It will be collocated with iSAI-NLP 2021. The workshop will bring together researchers, professors, and students in NLP and AI. The aim of the proposed workshop is to bring together the community of Southeast Asian Countries' researchers interested in these areas.

Keynote Speakers for Workshop

Prof. Yves Lepage, Waseda University

Assoc. Prof. Graham Neubig, Carnegie Mellon University


We invite submissions on topics that include but are not limited to the following:

NLP R&D
  • POS-tagging
  • Tokenization
  • Named entity recognition (NER)
  • Morphological analysis
  • Chunking
  • Disambiguation
  • Machine Translation (MT)
  • Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR)
  • Text to Speech (TTS)
AI R&D
  • Statistical Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • AI in image and speech processing
  • Bayesian Machine Learning
  • Graph Neural Networks
  • Meta Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Adversarial Machine Learning
Paper Submission Deadline
  • Submission Deadline: November 15, 2021
  • Notification of Acceptance: November 30, 2021
  • Camera-ready: December 10, 2021
  • Paper length: 6-10 pages including figures, tables references.
Submission Format

Papers must be prepared under JIIST format as shown in the link below: https://jiist.aiat.or.th/page/authorGuide

Submission System

The papers must be submitted via the email address: yekyaw.thu@nectec.or.th

Review Process

For papers that are accepted for review, program committee (PC) members will be matched to submissions based on research expertise and interest. Authors will have a limited opportunity to respond to initial reviews. This author feedback will then be taken into account in the final recommendations and reviews may be changed accordingly.

Journal Opportunities

A select set of rated papers may be nominated for fast track reviewing at the Journal of Intelligent Informatics and Smart Technology (JIIST).

Workshop Date

December 21, 2021

Conference Registration and Attendance

At least one author is required to register for the conference to present the paper, and we encourage all authors to attend if possible. For the workshop presenters, please select "Registration for Southeast Asian NLP/AI Workshop" (2,400 baht). That will cover the whole iSAI-NLP conference.

Program Co-chairs
  • Ye Kyaw Thu (NECTEC, Thailand)
  • Thepchai Supnithi (NECTEC, Thailand)
  • Kanyalag Phodong (ARU, Thailand)