ALPhA RegionsThere are 18 regions in ALPhA whose purpose is to connect ALPhA members locally. A good person to contact at ALPhA is your local Regional Director. There is a region for the different continents (6 Regions), an east and a west region in Canada (2 Regions), and regions in the United States based on the APS sections (10 Regions). For more information see our Information on Regions.
Advanced Lab Listserv
The Advanced Labs Listserv, advlabs-l, is a discussion and announcement forum for topics relevant to physics laboratories beyond the first year. Go to the Advanced Labs Listserv Sign up form now, provide your email address, and click subscribe. You will then begin receiving posts to the Listserv in your email inbox.
If you would like to view the topics that have been discussed on the Advanced Labs Listserv, then you can click on this link to the Advanced Lab Listserv Archives.
In addition, the AAPT Advanced Labs Website is a central, comprehensive information base for instructors who teach and design upper-level undergraduate laboratories. Resources include lab writeups, software, conference proceedings, and the Laboratory Immersions LabWiki.
The AAPT Committee on Laboratories website has the committee reports and contains information on committee members.
The BFY (Beyond First Year) Lab Conference is the national meeting of ALPhA. For more information see our Meetings page.
The BFY conference has had conference proceedings since 2015. The BFY proceedings are located on Compadre.
Online/Hybrid/Remote Lab Resources
During the pandemic in 2020, the ALPhA community came together to share resources for teaching online, hybrid, or remote laboratories. Discussions are here at our Fall 2020 Lab Resources page.
ALPhA Powerpoint Slides
Below is an archive of ALPhA-related Powerpoint slides. If you have slides to add to the archive, then please email firstname.lastname@example.org.