IBC2018 Registration is Open

The International Biometric Society’s (IBS) International Biometric Conference (IBC) offers a very robust scientific programme for anyone with an interest in biometry. The scientific programme is made up of the following components: invited sessions, contributed sessions, poster sessions and short courses. The mission of the IBS is to promote the development and application of statistical and mathematical theory and methods [...]

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Criteria for Award for Outstanding Contribution to IBS Announced

  Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Development of the IBS The International Biometric Society has presented an Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Development of the IBS since 2006.  In addition to a handsome Recognition Award, recipients of the Awards receive complimentary IBS membership for the next calendar year. Aim:  To honor the contributions of IBS members to the development to [...]

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Deadline Extended: IBS XXIXth International Biometric Conference Call for Contributed Papers
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 Deadline Extended until Friday, 19 January 2018. 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 19 January 2018. Submissions from a broad range of topics and perspectives are encouraged. [...]

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Addressing Inappropriate Behavior in the Field of Biometry

There have been strong reactions across the whole statistics community to a recent posting (“Statistics, we have a problem”) that describes a young woman’s experience of sexual harassment at conferences, as well as online. Many of us can probably relate to the sense of “open secret” that has tacitly allowed some members of our profession to take advantage of positions [...]

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Nominations Sought for Rob Kempton Award

  Rob Kempton Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Biometry in the Developing World The International Biometric Society has presented the Rob Kempton Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Biometry in the Developing World since 2006.  In addition to a handsome Recognition Award, recipients of the Award will receive complimentary IBS membership for the next calendar year.   Regional [...]

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