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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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Join Us for the June Edition of the IBS Journal Club
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  The next Journal Club is scheduled for 14 June, 2018 at 15:00 GMT. For more information, visit the IBS Journal Club homepage. The Journal Club presentations are free of charge to all IBS members. Interested members may register soon.

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Local Organizing Committee
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2020 International Program Committee Taerim Lee, Co-Chair, Korea Open University Taesung Park, Co-Chair, Seoul National University Donguk Kim, Secretary General, Sungkyunkwan University, Vice President of Academic Affairs Jae Won Lee, Korean University, Dean of School of Political Science and Economics Ho Kim, Seoul National University, Dean of Graduate School of Public Health Seung Yeoun Lee, Sejong University Jaehee Kim, President [...]

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IBC2018 Registration is Open
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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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