Announcing the IBS Journal Club
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IBS Journal Club: A new initiative to network and discuss recent papers published in IBS journals. Purpose and plan: The purpose is to widen the scope for understanding papers, and to network IBS members through a regular internet forum.  The focus is on Biometrics, but later, papers in other IBS publications might be chosen as well. We will choose a [...]

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Announcement of Travel Award Program 2017

The International Biometric Society Travel Award Committee has instituted a program to assist IBS members from developing countries in attending conferences sponsored by IBS Regions or Networks.  If you are interested in attending a conference in 2017, either in your own region or outside your region, but don’t have the resources to attend, please consider submitting an application for a [...]

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Joint ISI + IBS Initiative for 2017 World Statistics Congress
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Joint ISI + IBS Initiative for 2017 World Statistics Congress  The International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the International Biometric Society (IBS) are jointly sponsoring an initiative to fund two young statisticians who belong to the IBS to participate in the 2017 World Statistics Congress (WSC) being held in Marrakech Morocco on 16-21 July. A “young statistician” is someone who has [...]

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2018 IBC Call for Short Course Proposals
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The Deadline to Submit 2018 International Biometric Conference Short Course Proposals is 15 March, 2017 The International Biometric Society (IBS) Education Committee is calling for short course proposals in support of the XXIXth International Biometric Conference (IBC2018), to be held 8-13 July 2018 at the Barcelona International Convention Centre in Barcelona, Spain. Our goal is to provide courses that will [...]

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Honorary Life Member David Finney Turns 100
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On behalf of all members of the International Biometric Society, we send our congratulations and best wishes to our former President (1964-65) and Honorary Life Member (1984) David J. Finney, on the occasion of his 100th birthday. Congratulations!

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Happy New Year!
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The Officers, Executive Board and staff of the International Biometric Society send our best wishes for a safe and prosperous New Year.

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2018 IBC Call for Invited Session Proposals
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The Deadline to Submit 2018 International Biometric Conference Invited Session Proposals is 1 February, 2017 The International Program Committee (IPC) of the International Biometric Society’s (IBS) XXIXth International Biometric Conference (IBC2018) calls for invited session proposals. IBC2018 will be held 8-13 July 2018 at the Barcelona International Convention Centre in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is one of [...]

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Annual Dues Renewal
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It’s time to renew your 2017 IBS membership dues. Membership renewal payment is due: 01 January 2017.  If you are a current Direct At-Large member of IBS (not a member with your Region), you can now pay your annual dues online. 2017 Membership Dues Invoice Payment To view and pay your membership dues invoice online, log in to your IBS account [...]

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IBS Honorary Life Member David Cox Named the Inaugural Recipient of the International Prize in Statistics
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Sir David Cox, a long-time member and an important figure in the field of statistics, has been named the inaugural recipient of the International Prize in Statistics. The International Prize in Statistics, offered by the International Prize in Statistics Foundation, was launched by five leading international statistics organizations, including the International Biometric Society. A primary objective of the prize is [...]

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Election results of the newly elected IBS Executive Board for 2017
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Congratulations to the newly elected International Biometric Society Executive Board for 2017. We are pleased to announce that the following members have been elected to the Board: President-Elect: Louise Ryan (Australasian Region, announced previously) Secretary/Treasurer: Brad Biggerstaff (Western North American Region) Executive Board Director Asia/Australasia: Brian Cullis (Australasian Region) Executive Board Director Europe: Andreas Ziegler (German Region) and Mark Brewer [...]

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