Professor Marie Davidian, the current Biometrics Executive Editor, has served in this capacity since 2006, and per the IBS governance structure, she must step down at the end of 2017. Thus, a new Executive Editor must be identified, with term starting on 1 January 2018. The IBS is seeking nominations for the new Executive Editor of Biometrics. Nominations should be submitted [...]
The International Biometric Office has some exciting news we would like to announce: The International Biometric Society (IBS) Journal Club is a new initiative set up under the Education Committee to help members and others network and discuss recent papers published in IBS journals. Date and Time of the first Journal Club: Thursday, 20 April 2017 at 15:00 GMT Organizer [...]
The International Biometric Society Travel Award Committee has instituted a program to assist only IBS members from Developing Countries in attending conferences sponsored by IBS Regions or Networks. If you are interested in attending a conference in 2017, either in your own region or outside your region, but don’t have the resources to attend, please consider submitting an application for a travel [...]
Joint ISI + IBS Initiative for 2017 World Statistics Congress The International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the International Biometric Society (IBS) are jointly sponsoring an initiative to fund two young statisticians who belong to the IBS to participate in the 2017 World Statistics Congress (WSC) being held in Marrakech Morocco on 16-21 July. A “young statistician” is someone who has [...]
The Deadline to Submit 2018 International Biometric Conference Short Course Proposals is 15 March, 2017 The International Biometric Society (IBS) Education Committee is calling for short course proposals in support of the XXIXth International Biometric Conference (IBC2018), to be held 8-13 July 2018 at the Barcelona International Convention Centre in Barcelona, Spain. Our goal is to provide courses that will [...]
On behalf of all members of the International Biometric Society, we send our congratulations and best wishes to our former President (1964-65) and Honorary Life Member (1984) David J. Finney, on the occasion of his 100th birthday. Congratulations!
The Officers, Executive Board and staff of the International Biometric Society send our best wishes for a safe and prosperous New Year.
The Deadline to Submit 2018 International Biometric Conference Invited Session Proposals is 1 February, 2017 The International Program Committee (IPC) of the International Biometric Society’s (IBS) XXIXth International Biometric Conference (IBC2018) calls for invited session proposals. IBC2018 will be held 8-13 July 2018 at the Barcelona International Convention Centre in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is one of [...]
It’s time to renew your 2017 IBS membership dues. Membership renewal payment is due: 01 January 2017. If you are a current Direct At-Large member of IBS (not a member with your Region), you can now pay your annual dues online. 2017 Membership Dues Invoice Payment To view and pay your membership dues invoice online, log in to your IBS account [...]
Sir David Cox, a long-time member and an important figure in the field of statistics, has been named the inaugural recipient of the International Prize in Statistics. The International Prize in Statistics, offered by the International Prize in Statistics Foundation, was launched by five leading international statistics organizations, including the International Biometric Society. A primary objective of the prize is [...]