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.


The Association conference is the biennial LabPhon series that began in 1987. LabPhon16 will be in Lisbon in June 2018.


The Association journal Laboratory Phonology is published in online only open-access format by Ubiquity Press, with support of LingOA and OLH.
Volumes 1-6 of the journal are freely available via the Mouton de Gruyter website.


The Association is pleased to announce that Eva Reinisch has joined the editorial team of Laboratory Phonology for a two-year term as Associate Editor.
The Executive Council of the Association for Laboratory Phonology is accepting bids to host LabPhon in 2020. If you plan to submit a bit, please contact President Ken de Jong by the beginning of April.
The Association for Laboratory Phonology is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the Workshop on the Processing of Prosody across Languages and Varieties, to be held 29-30 November 2018 at Victoria University of Wellington, NZ, as a satellite event to the 17th Australasian Speech Science...
Susanne Gahl of the University of California, Berkeley, has been appointed to be an Associate Editor of Laboratory Phonology, for an initial term that extends to 2020.