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  • Kip Wilson has been hired as the new Editorial Assistant for Laboratory Phonology and Administrative Assistant for the Association. The Editor-in-Chief and the Executive Council express much gratitude to Kayla Hewitt, who served in these roles so competently for the first six years of the Association's existence.
  • LabPhon16 will be held in Lisbon on 20-22 June 2018, with 19 & 23 June reserved for satellite workshops.
  • Looking ahead to 2017, the Association is pleased to announce co-sponsorship of the IPS workshop on Abstraction, Diversity, and Speech Dynamics which will be held at Herrshing am Ammersee, 3-5 May 2017, and of the next Phonetics and Phonology in Europe (PaPE) conference, which will be held in Koeln, 12-14 June 2017.
  • Congratulations to Xin Li and Katharina Zahner, the two recipients of the Association's Best Student Paper Award at the 7th Conference on Tone and Intonation in Europe which was held 1-3 September 2016, at the University of Canterbury in Kent.
  • The journal Laboratory Phonology is now published in open access online format by Ubiquity Press, with full financial support provided by LingOA with long-term funding provided by the Open Library of Humanities (OLH). Go to the journal's web site to submit a paper or become a reviewer. The first articles in Volume 7 appeared in March, 2016, along with an editorial by the new Editor-in-Chief Mirjam Ernestus and the Association Presisent Martine Grice.
  • As the journal Laboratory Phonology transitions to open access format via Ubiquity Press and Linguistics in Open Access, we are pleased to announce that the journal's first six volumes (2010 - 2015) are freely available via Mouton de Gruyter's website.

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The Association for Laboratory Phonology is a non-profit organization. The purpose of the association is to promote the scientific study of all aspects of the phonetics and phonology of spoken and signed languages through scholarly exchange across disciplines. The association is an international body open to scholars world-wide, and is committed to the advancement and diffusion of knowledge on the phonetics and phonology of all human languages.