International Biometric Conferences have been sponsored by the International Biometric Society (IBS) since 1947 and represent one of the major activities of the IBS. The Society organizes a major international conference every two years. How to Cite Abstracts from International Biometric Conferences


2018 IBC
8-13 July 2018

XXIX International Biometric Conference (IBC 2018)
Barcelona International Convention Centre
Barcelona, Spain. Download the IBC 2018 Poster here.

A. Short Courses
Call for Short Course Proposals (coming soon)
Template for Short Course Proposals (coming soon)
B. Invited Sessions
Call for Invited Session Proposals (coming soon)
Template for Invited Session Proposals (coming soon)


2016 IBC
10-15 July 2016

XXVIIIth International Biometric Conference (IBC 2016)
Victoria Conference Centre
Victoria, BC Canada

IBC 2016 marketing poster
Conference Manual & Annexes 


2014 IBC
6–11 July 2014

XXVIIth International Biometric Conference (IBC 2014)
Firenze Fiera Congress & Exhibition Center
Florence, Italy

Past IBCs (Photo albums are attached to highlighted conferences.)


The first International Biometric Conference was held 5-6 September 1947 at the Marine Biological Labs, Woods Hole, MA USA. The delegates of the first IBC are pictured above.