Fourth AmericasNLP Competition

Machine translation for indigenous languages of the Americas

The Fourth AmericasNLP Competition will take place online in June, at NAACL 2024 in Mexico City. The competition focused on creating machine translation systems for indigenous languages from the Americas.

Call for papers

  • Creation of datasets for natural language processing applications
  • Incorporation of external knowledge into neural systems
  • Linguistic typology and the use of typological features for natural language processing
  • Transfer learning, meta-learning, and active learning
  • Weakly supervised, semi-supervised, and unsupervised learning
  • Machine translation of low-resource languages
  • Morphology and phonology of low-resource languages
  • Natural language processing applications for Indigenous languages of the Americas

Shared tasks

  • A machine translation shared task on truly low-resource languages.
  • A shared task on morphological adaptation to generate educational examples.

Keynote speakers

  • Graham Neubig
  • Jaime Pérez González


  • Manuel Mager
  • Abteen Ebrahimi
  • Shruti Rijhwani
  • Arturo Oncevay
  • Luis Chiruzzo
  • Robert Pugh
  • Katharina Kann

Important dates

10 February Start of the anonymity period
10 March Submission deadline
24 April Notification of acceptance
24 April Camera ready papers
20 or 21 June Workshop

Last updated from on 8 January, 2024.

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