University of Rochester
May 28 – 30, 2024

Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 34 will be hosted by the Linguistics Department at the University of Rochester on May 28 – 30, 2024. The conference will be held solely in-person, and there will be no remote presentation or attendance option.

As part of SALT34, the SALT Equity and Diversity Committee (SALTED) and the SALT34 organizing committee will hold a workshop: Spotlighting sign languages in semantics.

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Invited speakers


[Apr 17] The conference program has now been posted.
[Mar 4] Decision notifications have now been sent out. 9% of abstracts were accepted as talks, and 15% were accepted as posters.
[Mar 1] Registration is now open here.
[Feb 26] Decision notification has been pushed back one week to March 4, 2024 due to a large number of reviews being submitted late.
[Feb 11] The review deadline has now passed, but a little over 25% of reviews remain outstanding.
[Jan 5] Abstracts have been assigned to reviewers.
[Dec 5] Abstract submissions are now closed.
[Dec 1] Due to technical difficulties experienced by some submitters, the abstract deadline has been extended to Monday, December 4, 2023.
[Oct 1] Submissions are now open at the conference's OpenReview site.
[Sep 25] Reviewer invitations have been sent to those who have reviewed for SALT in prior years. If you did not receive an invitation and would like to be considered for inclusion on the roster of reviewers, please fill out this form.

Important dates

[Oct 1] Abstract submissions open
[Dec 4] Abstract deadline
[Feb 10] Abstract reviews due
[Mar 4] Decision notification
[Mar 1] Registration opens
[Apr 24] Early registration closes
[May 24] Late registration closes
[May 28] Conference begins
[May 30] Conference ends

The Linguistic Society of America (LSA) is proud to sponsor SALT and to publish its proceedings. Find out more about membership here.