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[Dec 27, 2016] AFNLP Executive Committee Members-at-Large (MAL) Election Results (Letter from President AFNLP, Prof Kam-Fai Wong)

Dear AFNLP Members,

Thank you very much for your support to AFNLP! The MAL and Office Bearer elections have been successfully completed. I am writing to announce the election results:


  • President:  Haizhou Li, National University of Singapore
  • Vice President: Chengqing Zong, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Secretary: Jong Park, KAIST, Korea
  • Honorary Treasurer: Eichiro Sumita, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
  • Chair of ALR: Koiti Hasida, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Chair of CLC: Tiejun Zhao, Harbin Institute of Technology, China


  • Naoaki Okazaki, Tohoku University, Japan
  • Minghui Dong, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
  • Lun-Wei Ku, Institute of Information Sciences, Taipei

Congratulations to the new OBs and MALs. I am looking forward to working with you in the coming term.

Happy New Year :)

President (2015-2016), AFNLP

[Jun 09, 2016] Candidates for Election of Memerbs-at-Large (MAL)

[Jun 09, 2016] Election of Memerbs-at-Large and Office Bearers

[Apr 15, 2016] AFNLP Newsletter 2016 Q2

[Aug 20, 2015] Minutes of ACL-AFNLP2015 AFNLP Exec meeting, Beijing, July 28, 2015

[Jun 04, 2015] The president of AFNLP Prof Kam-Fai Wong sent a letter to all the individual members. Please find the letter here.

[Jun 04, 2015] AFNLP is now calling for bids to host IJCNLP 2017. Please download the call-for-bids here.


The Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (AFNLP) associations is to promote information dissemination and research co-operation among researchers in the region and co-ordinate initiatives of the region with those of the other regions in Natural Language Processing and the related fields.

The official members of the AFNLP are either professional associations or research institutions/universities in countries or territories of the region, which represent researchers in the countries/territories or which take on the responsibility of representing them. We also welcome other organizations, such as organizers of conferences in the region, international professional bodies, professional associations of research fields related with NLP etc., to join us as liaison members.


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