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IBC2020 Call for Invited Session Proposals
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Call for Invited Session Proposals The International Program Committee (IPC) of the International Biometric Society’s (IBS) 30thInternational Biometric Conference (IBC2020) calls for Invited Session proposals. IBC2020 will be held 5-10 July 2020 at the COEX (Convention & Exhibition Center), Seoul, Korea. An IBC invited session brings together a small number of speakers (two to four) on a particular statistical topic. A discussant may also form part of [...]

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IBC2020 Call for Short Course Proposals
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The International Biometric Society (IBS) calls for proposals for Short Courses to be offered at its XXXth International Biometric Conference (IBC2020). IBC2020 will be held 6-10 July 2020 at the COEX (Convention & Exhibition Center), Seoul, Korea. Short courses are held on the Sunday before the start of the conference, which will be 5 July 2020. A course can either last the full day [...]

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Professor Bradley Efron of Stanford University Wins International Prize in Statistics
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International Prize in Statistics Awarded to Stanford’s Bradley Efron ALEXANDRIA, VA (November 12, 2018): The International Prize in Statistics has been awarded to Bradley Efron, professor of statistics and biomedical data science at Stanford University, in recognition of the “bootstrap,” a method he developed in 1977 for assessing the uncertainty of scientific results that has had extraordinary impact across many [...]

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Executive Board Elections
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The election for new Executive Board members has begun.  Voting members of the Society will have recently received an electronic ballot notification in order to allow participation in the election. The deadline to vote in the election will be 23:59 Pacific Standard Time (U.S.) on 2 December 2018. The e-mail would have come from IBSElection@intelliscaninc.net. IBS contracts with a private [...]

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Call for Nomination and Application for IBS Biometric Bulletin Editor
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The Subcommittee of the IBS Committee on Communications is seeking candidates for Editor of the Biometric Bulletin. The term of office for Editor is three years (January 2019 – December 2021). We would like to make sure Regions have the opportunity to encourage members with relevant experience to put themselves forward. Please publicise this message, and encourage any suitable candidates [...]

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Prizes for Best Oral and Poster Presentation
Prizes for Best Oral and Poster Presentation

The winners were announced at the closing ceremony of the IBC with certificates being awarded along with a book prize.  We thank Springer for kindly donating books for prize winners and for the IBC Student Volunteers. Best Student Oral Presentations at the IBC Congratulations to Anjali Gupta who won the Best Student Oral Presentation Competition. Anjali delivered her presentation titled: [...]

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Call for Photo Submissions
Call for Photo Submissions

Share your IBC2018 photos with us! We want to see you, your professor or your students giving presentations, your favorite moments or photo booth frenzy during the Gala, and even photos during your excursion day off!  Submit your photos and include a little description about each photo. By submitting your photos to the International Biometric Society (IBS), you are agreeing [...]

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Congratulations to New JABES Executive Editor, Brian Reich
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The Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Ecological Statistics (JABES) Management Committee was tasked with recruiting a new editor to start January 1, 2019 for a 3-year term. The committee recommended and the IBS and ASA Boards have approved the selection of Brian Reich of the University of North Carolina to be the next editor of JABES. Brian Reich is currently [...]

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IBS Honorary Life Members Named for 2018
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By a vote of the Representative Council, four longtime members have been named Honorary Life Members of the International Biometric Society.  All 2018 Honorary Life Members will be recognized on Tuesday, 10 July at the IBS Awards Ceremony held during the International Biometric Conference (IBC) in Barcelona. Honorees for 2018 include Marie Davidian (ENAR), Hans C. van Houwelingen (The Netherlands [...]

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Jim Todd Wins IBS Rob Kempton Award
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For outstanding contributions to the development of biometry in the developing world, the International Biometric Society is pleased to recognize Jim Todd for his sustained contributions towards biostatistics training in Tanzania, East Africa and the Sub-Saharan African countries. Nominated by the Tanzanian Region, and supported by the British and Irish Region, the Ugandan Region and the IBS Sub Saharan Network [...]

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