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


Current 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

Preview Video

Visit the IBC 2018 homepage

View the full Program



Future International Biometric Conferences


2020 IBC

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

Promo Poster



2022 IBC

July 2022
XXXI International Biometric Conference (IBC 2022)
Riga, Latvia.



Past IBCs (Photo albums for 2016 and prior may be found below.)


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.