IBC Major Awards – Call for Nominations

Call for IBS Awards & Nominations The International Biometric Society (IBS) is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for three of the Society’s most revered awards: Honorary Life Membership, The Rob Kempton Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Biometry in the Developing World, and The Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Development of the IBS.  Nominations will be accepted through 21 February [...]

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Invited Session Selection for IBC2020
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Thank you to all those who submitted their proposal to present an Invited Session during the 30th International Biometric Conference (IBC2020) in Seoul, Korea. The International Program Committee (IPC) was thrilled to receive over 70 proposals for review. It was a tough job narrowing down the top proposals. The IPC has confirmed 19 Session presentations that will be part of our main [...]

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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 members. A recent email scam with the subject “IBS LOGISTICAL SUPPORT PAYMENT” from the sender Louise Ryan is fake, and not from the IBS President or other IBS leaders. The email appears to be written from the president asking for support with [...]

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IBS Secretary-Treasurer Election Results
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Dear IBS Members, Thanks to those who participated in the recent Society-wide election for Secretary-Treasurer by online ballot. Our election service reviewed the 893 individual votes received, and we are pleased to announce that Vicente Núñez-Antón, Professor of Statistics at The University of the Basque Country in Spain, has been elected and will serve as Secretary-Treasurer. The individual in this [...]

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David Warton Chosen to Chair JABES Editorial Management Committee
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The International Biometric Society and the American Statistical Association have approved David Warton (University of South Wales, Australia) to serve in the position of Chair of the JABES Editorial Management Committee, effective 1 January 2020. David will replace the current Chair, Jennifer Hoeting, whose term is ending. We thank Jennifer for her years of service to the committee and the [...]

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