IBC 2018 Travel Grant Application
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The IBS travel awards program, made available through the financial support of the International Biometric Society, IBS Regions, and individuals, provides assistance to only IBS members from a Developing Country (DC) to attend an IBC.  IBC2018 will be held in Barcelona, Spain from 8 – 13 July 2018. In recent years, the awards program has become quite competitive. Recipients of the award [...]

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 from 1 October 2017 to 10 January 2018. Submissions from a broad range of topics and perspectives are encouraged. See this announcement for a complete [...]

12 October 2017 Journal Club

The 12 October Journal Club has passed. Thanks to all who participated. More information on our December Journal Club session will follow soon! 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]