Alert: Fraudulent Email Communications Reported
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The International Biometric Office has become aware of a current email scam that seems to be targeting IBS members. A recent email scam with the subject “IBS LOGISTICAL SUPPORT PAYMENT” from the sender Louise Ryan is fake, and not from the IBS President or other IBS leaders. The email appears to be written from the president asking for support with [...]

IBS Secretary-Treasurer Election Results
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Dear IBS Members, Thanks to those who participated in the recent Society-wide election for Secretary-Treasurer by online ballot. Our election service reviewed the 893 individual votes received, and we are pleased to announce that Vicente Núñez-Antón, Professor of Statistics at The University of the Basque Country in Spain, has been elected and will serve as Secretary-Treasurer. The individual in this [...]

David Warton Chosen to Chair JABES Editorial Management Committee
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The International Biometric Society and the American Statistical Association have approved David Warton (University of South Wales, Australia) to serve in the position of Chair of the JABES Editorial Management Committee, effective 1 January 2020. David will replace the current Chair, Jennifer Hoeting, whose term is ending. We thank Jennifer for her years of service to the committee and the [...]

Retiring Biometrics AE’s Recognized for Outstanding Service!
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Biometrics is the flagship journal of IBS, publishing research that represents a broad range of topics related to biological sciences. We are proud to cover a diverse spectrum of subjects with the help of an esteemed group of colleagues and are pleased to recognize their work as they enter retirement from their positions as Associate Editors of Biometrics. The following Biometrics [...]

IBC2020 Short Course Offering Confirmed
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We are pleased to announce that the IBC 2020 Short Courses have been approved.  Seven Short Course proposals have been selected for presentation just before the International Biometric Conference begins. All Short Courses will take place on Sunday, 5 July 2020 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM local time. SC1: Targeting learning: bridging machine learning and causality (full day) Presenters: Antoine Chambaz [...]