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 recognition award, recipients of the award receive complimentary IBS membership for the next calendar year.

Aim:  To honor the contributions of IBS members to the development to the society, and to promote the participation of members in the development of the society.

Prize:  Recognition Award and complimentary IBS membership for the next calendar year.

Eligibility:  Any IBS member who has made or is making a significant contribution to the development of the IBS is eligible to be nominated.

Application process:  Individuals may be nominated by a Regional President or Network Coordinator, with support from IBS members from at least two (2) other Regions.

Timetable:  The nomination deadline is 21 February 2020. Nominations and letters of support for the award should be sent to Iris Pigeot, Chair of the Representative Council (pigeot@leibniz-bips.de) with a copy to the International Biometric Office (conference@biometricsociety.org).

Reminders:

  • Regional Presidents or Network Coordinators may submit a nomination of any regular member.
  • Each nomination must be sponsored by two (2) regular members from at least two other Regions.
  • A statement of support of the nomination should be in editable text by the sponsor.
  • Current Representative Council members and Executive Board members are ineligible for nomination.

The Representative Council will make the final decision on all award winners. The announcement of the awards shall be made by the IBS President at the 2020 International Biometric Conference in Seoul, Korea.

If you would like a sample nomination, please contact the International Biometric Office at conference@biometricsociety.org.