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. LabPhon 19 will be hosted by Hanyang Institute for Phonetics and Cognitive Sciences of Language (HIPCS), Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea, June 27-29, 2024. The theme is Where speech sounds meet the architecture of the grammar and beyond. More details will be announced later as they become available.
The Association journal Laboratory Phonology is published in online only open-access format on the Janeway platform, run by the Open Library of Humanities (OLH).
Volumes 1-6 of the journal are freely available via the Mouton de Gruyter website.
The journal is listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and it also is a member of the Free Journal Network.