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


2016 IBC

10-15 July 2016
XXVIIIth International Biometric Conference (IBC 2016)
Victoria Conference Centre
Victoria, BC Canada

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Conference Manual & Annexes 

A. Short Courses

B. Invited Sessions


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.