Challenges for Natural Language Processing


Warsaw, Poland, 17–20 September, 2023

Challenges for Natural Language Processing presents a number of competitions oriented towards advancing human language technologies. The goal of the Thematic Track is to evaluate natural language processing tools in demanding, non-obvious tasks that address multimodal problems, cross-lingual learning and processing of natural languages that are not widely represented in other evaluation campaigns.


This year we invite all interested teams and individuals to participate in the following events:

More details about the competitions can be found in the linked subpages.

Apart from the competitions, we also welcome submissions to the Thematic Track that includes the topics listed below:

  • Corpora and Language Resources
  • Machine Learning in NLP
  • Speech Processing
  • Language Modeling
  • Conversational AI
  • Question Answering
  • Sentiment and Emotion Detection
  • Information Extraction
  • Language Generation

Papers submitted for the Thematic Track must comply with all standard FedCSIS requirements. For this Thematic Track we only accept regular papers that describe new research contributions, present experiences encountered in practice or report on research topics worthy of immediate communication as explained on the page on paper categories.

Thematic Track organizers

  • Kobyliński, Łukasz, Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
  • Kubis, Marek, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland


Submission rules

  • Authors should submit their papers as Postscript, PDF or MSWord files.
  • The total length of a paper should not exceed 12 pages IEEE style (including tables, figures and references). More pages can be added, for an additional fee (see details). IEEE style templates are available here.
  • Papers will be refereed and accepted on the basis of their scientific merit and relevance to the Topical Area.
  • Preprints containing accepted papers will be published online.
  • Only papers presented at the conference will be published in Conference Proceedings and submitted for inclusion in the IEEE Xplore® database.
  • Conference proceedings will be published in a volume with ISBN, ISSN and DOI numbers and posted at the conference WWW site.
  • Conference proceedings will be submitted for indexation according to information here.
  • Organizers reserve right to move accepted papers between FedCSIS Tracks.

Important dates

  • Track proposal submission: November 14, 2022
  • Paper submission (no extensions): May 23, 2023
  • Position paper submission: June 7, 2023
  • Author notification: July 11, 2023
  • Final paper submission, registration: July 31, 2023
  • Discounted payment: August 18, 2023
  • Conference date: September 17⁠–⁠20, 2023

FedCSIS 2023 is organized by

Under patronage of

Warsaw University of Technology

Prof. Krzysztof Zaremba
Rector of Warsaw University of Technology