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The SALT 30 conference will take place virtually from August 17-20, 2020. 

The LSA is proud to sponsor Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 30, the premier North Amerrican conference on semantics as a part of linguistic theory.  The 30th SALT will be hosted, virtually, by Cornell University from August 17-20, 2020. The conference will be preceded by a satellite workshop on focus and information structure on Monday August 17.

For questions or comments, please contact the program committee. By attending, you agree to abide by the Code of Conduct.

Invited speakers

For the fourth year in a row, the LSA will handle conference registration, publish the proceedings, and promote SALT as part of its mission to advance the scientific study of language through scholarly communication.

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Pop-up Mentoring Event

The LSA Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics (COSWL - this committee is now known as the Committee on Gender Equity in Linguistics - COGEL) is excited to host a "Pop-Up Mentoring" event at SALT 30. Click here for more information and be sure to sign up by August 12 if you're interested in participating. 

Conference Registration

Registration for SALT30 is free. However, if you are able to pay a fee for registration, this will support student assistants for the conference as well as the publication of the proceedings.  Thank you for your support! An email with access information will be sent to registered participants on Sunday, August 16. You may still register after this time, but please also email the conference organizers for immediate access. If you are able to pay an additional amount, please first select one of the options below to indicate the additional amount you wish to pay, then click on your browser's back arrow to return to this page, then click the large red "Register for meeting" button at the top of this page to complete your registration.  

ASL Interpretation

Attendees at SALT 30 who need ASL/English interpretation must notify the organizers and register for the meeting by July 30, 2020. Presenters who plan to present in ASL must also notify the organizers by that date in order to ensure that interpretation is provided. All requests should be sent to the conference organizers, with the words "SALT 30 ASL Interpretation Request" in the subject line. Please include a list of sessions, papers, posters, and any other events you expect to attend.  The SALT 30 Program is available here. Please note that all presentations will be captioned.

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