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, Spain Download the IBC_2018_ LOC and IPC poster.


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 

A. Short Courses
Call for Short Course Proposals
Template for Short Course Proposals
B. Invited Sessions
Call for Invited Session Proposals
Template for Invited Session Proposals


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.