ICON 2020: 17th International Conference

on Natural Language Processing

December 18-21

Organized by

NLP Association, India

AI-NLP-ML Group, Dept. of CSE, IIT Patna

Welcome to ICON 2020!

Registration Details

The ICON 2020 registration fees are drastically reduced, reflecting our necessary move to being 100% virtual.

Registration Dates

Type of Registration Dates
Early Registration ends December 10, 2020 [11:59 PM IST (Anywhere on Earth) Time Zone (UTC+5:30)]
Late Registration begins December 11, 2020 and remains open throughout the conference

Early Registration has Ended. New Participants must follow the Late Registration charges.

Registration Fees

Registration Fee
Main Conference Per Workshop/Tutorial/Shared Task
Early Regn. Late Regn. Early Regn. Late Regn.
Not-for-profit R&D and Educational Institutions1* INR 2500 INR 3000 INR 400 INR 600
2* USD 100 (INR 7378) USD 125 (INR 9222) USD 50 (INR 3689) USD 60 (INR 4427)
Other Institutions/Industry 1* INR 6000 INR 7500 INR 1500 INR 2500
2* USD 175 (INR 12911) USD 200 (INR 14756) USD 60 (INR 4427) USD 100 (INR 7378)
Full time students 1* INR 800 INR 1000 INR 200 INR 300
2* USD 50 (INR 3689) USD 70 (INR 5164) USD 20 (INR 1476) USD 30 (INR 2213)

  • 1* : For personnel affiliated to organizations in Indian Subcontinent
  • 2* : For personnel affiliated to organizations in Non-Indian Subcontinent

List of Events

Particiants may chose to register in one or more events. Participant must register once (follow 'Registration Instructions' below) and no individual registration to any event is necessary. The following list of events is for your quick reference.



  •       T1: “Unsupervised Machine Translation Demystified” - Rudra Murthy, Tamali Banerjee, Jyotsana Khatri, Diptesh Kanojia and Pushpak Bhattacharyya (IIT Bombay)

          T2: "Lies vs Truth and Hate vs Love: Exploring recent trends in fake news and hate speech research" - Md. Shad Akhtar, Tanmoy Chakroborty (IIIT Delhi)


  •       Workshop: “International Workshop On Joint NLP Modelling for Conversational AI @ ICON 2020” - Ranjan Kumar Samal, Praveen Kumar GS, Siddhartha Mukherjee (Samsung Research Institute - Bangalore)


  •       ST1: “TechDOfication 2020: Technical DOmain Identification”

          ST2: “Unsupervised Technical Domain Terms Extraction (TermTraction - 2020)”

          ST3: “Adap-MT 2020: Low Resource Domain Adaptation for Indic Machine Translation”

       - Dipti Misra Sharma (IIIT-Hyderabad), Asif Ekbal (IIT-Patna), Karunesh Arora (C-DAC, Noida), Sudip Kumar Naskar (Jadavpur University), Dipankar Ganguly (C-DAC, Noida), Sobha L (AUKBC-Chennai), Radhika Mamidi (IIIT-Hyderabad), Sunita Arora (C-DAC, Noida), Pruthwik Mishra (IIIT-Hyderabad), Vandan Mujadia (IIIT-Hyderabad)


  •        Demonstration of Tool and/or Resources - Vishal Goyal (Punjabi University Patiala), Asif Ekbal (IIT Patna).

    Registration Instructions

    The registration to this event is a two step process:

    Step 1. Fee Payment:
        a) All payments are to be made through the following link only: Payment
          Choose the payment category as 'ICON 2020' from the drop-down menu.
        b) Participants must fill in the required details on the Payment page before paying the respective fees (in INR only).
        c) Participants registering for multiple events must add the respective fees for those events and enter the total amount (in INR only) in the 'Registration Fee' field on the payment page.
            (The above list of events may help you to select the events you want to register for as per your interests).
        d) On successful payment, a payment reciept from the bank will be generated which the participants must preserve for future reference. The DU reference number in the Payment Receipt will be required in the next step ('Participant Registration').

    Step 2. Participant Registration:
        a) The registration of participants is being handled through SoftConf. Click on the following link to proceed with the registration: Registration
            (On clicking on the link, if it shows you are already logged in, kindly logout, otherwise you won't be able to proceed).
        b) You will find the 'For participants' section on the left side of the main page after clicking on the above link. Proceed with the registration as instructed.
        c) You will be required to put the Amount paid and DU reference number from step 1 during the registration.
        d) On successful submission of the participant registration form, the Registration process is complete.


        i) All payments are to be made in INR only.
        ii) VISA/MAESTRO debit cards are not accepted by the payment system.
        iii) Payment conversion of US Dollars into Indian Rupees @ 1 USD = INR 73.76 (as per conversion rates on 4 December 2020).
        iv) For each accepted paper, at least one author of the paper must register for the conference.