12 October 2017 Journal Club
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The Education Committee of the International Biometric Society (IBS) is excited to announce its next Journal Club discussion, which will be centered around the following paper recently published in JABES: ‘Selecting the Number of States in Hidden Markov Models: Pragmatic Solutions Illustrated Using Animal Movement’ , by Jennifer Pohle, Roland Langrock, Floris M. van Beest and Niels Martin Schmidt Date: [...]

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IBS XXIXth International Biometric Conference Call for Contributed Papers
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  The International Biometric Society (IBS) invites abstracts for contributed oral and poster presentations for the 2018 International Biometric Conference (IBC2018) being held in Barcelona, Spain from 8-13 July 2018. Abstracts may be submitted online through 10 January 2018. Submissions from a broad range of topics and perspectives are encouraged. See this announcement for a complete list of methodological topics [...]

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Call for Papers – Young Statisticians’ Showcase at IBC2018 Barcelona, Spain
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  The Young Statisticians’ Showcase is an important part of the Society’s International Biometric Conference (IBC). If you are currently an MSc or PhD candidate or graduated with one of these degrees in 2015 or later, you are eligible to enter the competition! Five papers (one each from Africa, Asia & Australasia, Europe, North America and South America) will be [...]

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Alert: Fraudulent Email Communications Reported
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The International Biometric Office has become aware of a current email scam that seems to be targeting IBS Regional Officers and Representative Council members. A recent email scam with the subject “IBS” from the sender president.biometricsocity@ZOHO.com (and some other varied subject lines) is fake, and not from the IBS President, Elizabeth Thompson or other IBS leaders. The email appears to [...]

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Celebration of IBS – 70th Anniversary!
Celebrating IBS - Happy 70th!

Happy Birthday to the IBS! When a friend, or someone in your family, turns 70, it is a significant milestone. And it is one that should be celebrated! The work and experiences that are shared over a span of 70 years can often make a difference for many. And many fond memories often come along with that. We are happy [...]

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