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

For IBC Organisers - Link to International Biometric Conference Manual and Annexes


2020 International Biometric Conferences


2020 IBC

5-10 July 2020
XXX International Biometric Conference (IBC 2020)
Seoul, Korea.

Promo Poster

Seoul Preview Video

IBC 2020 Promo Video

View the Short Course Offerings here.

View the Invited Sessions Selection here.

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Future International Biometric Conference:

2022 IBC

July 10-15 2022
XXXI International Biometric Conference (IBC 2022)

Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel

Riga, Latvia.


Past IBCs (Photo albums for 2018 and prior may be found below.)


2018 IBC
8-13 July 2018
XXIX International Biometric Conference (IBC 2018)
Barcelona International Convention Centre
Barcelona, Spain

Download the IBC 2018 Poster here

Preview Video

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IBC2018 Post-Survey Results

IBC2018 Photos - Email your favorite photos from the IBC2018 to


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

Media: IBC 2016 marketing poster

Photos: 2016 July 10-15 Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, British Colombia, Canada


2014 IBC
6–11 July 2014
XXVIIth International Biometric Conference (IBC 2014)
Firenze Fiera Congress & Exhibition Center
Florence, Italy

Photos: 2014 July 6-11 Firenze Fiera Confress & Exhibition Center, Florence, Italy


More photo albums, programs, and IBC history:


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.