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
Template for Short Course Proposals - Submissions due by 15 March 2017
B. Invited Sessions
Call for Invited Session Proposals
Template for Invited Session ProposalsSubmissions due by 1 February, 2017

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.