IBC 2018 Travel Grant Application
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SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. DETERMINATIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE END OF APRIL. 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 [...]

Celebration of IBS – 70th Anniversary!
Celebrating IBS - Happy 70th!

Happy Birthday to the IBS! When a friend, or someone in your family, turns 70, it is a significant milestone. And it is one that should be celebrated! The work and experiences that are shared over a span of 70 years can often make a difference for many. And many fond memories often come along with that. We are happy [...]

Biometrics Journal Gets a Facelift
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September 6, 2017 marks the 70th birthday of the formation of the International Biometric Society, as well as the 70th anniversary of the establishment of one of its flagship journals, Biometrics. To mark the occasion, and beginning with the September 2017 issue, we’re giving the journal a facelift. While the new cover design retains many familiar features, the big change [...]

IBC2018 Short Course Offerings Confirmed
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  We are pleased to announce that the IBC 2018 Short Courses have been approved. Five Short Course proposals have been selected for presentation just before the International Biometric Conference begins. All Short Courses will take place on Sunday, 8 July 2018 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm local time. Short Course descriptions are available now on the IBC website, http://2018.biometricconference.org/.

Official Statement on International Collaboration
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The Executive Board of the IBS has recently approved the following statement:   The International Biometric Society cherishes the diversity of our membership, who represents over 70 different countries, with a wide range of ethnic, cultural and religious heritages. Any differences are transcended through our shared interest in statistical and mathematical methods for the biosciences. Our different perspectives challenge each [...]

10 August 2017 Journal Club

The August 10 Journal Club has passed. Thanks to all who participated. More information on our October 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 Biometrics: Rouanet A, Joly P, Dartigues JF, Proust-Lima [...]

IBS Launches IBC2018 Website
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The IBS is pleased to launch the official website for IBC2018. The site may be found at http://2018.biometricconference.org/. Though next year’s IBC is still quite far away, the IBS staff have begun adding information on the conference venue, a preliminary schedule of events, a list of things to see and do in Barcelona, and much more.We encourage you to take [...]

Announcement of Travel Award Program 2017

The International Biometric Society Travel Award Committee has instituted a program to assist only IBS members from Developing Countries in attending conferences sponsored by IBS Regions or Networks. If you are interested in attending a conference in 2017, either in your own region or outside your region, but don’t have the resources to attend, please consider submitting an application for a travel [...]

Joint ISI + IBS Initiative for 2017 World Statistics Congress
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Joint ISI + IBS Initiative for 2017 World Statistics Congress  The International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the International Biometric Society (IBS) are jointly sponsoring an initiative to fund two young statisticians who belong to the IBS to participate in the 2017 World Statistics Congress (WSC) being held in Marrakech Morocco on 16-21 July. A “young statistician” is someone who has [...]

2018 IBC Call for Short Course Proposals
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-SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED- The Deadline to Submit 2018 International Biometric Conference Short Course Proposals was 15 March, 2017 The International Biometric Society (IBS) Education Committee is calling for short course proposals in support of the XXIXth International Biometric Conference (IBC2018), to be held 8-13 July 2018 at the Barcelona International Convention Centre in Barcelona, Spain. Our goal is to [...]