News
Joint ISI + IBS Initiative for 2019 World Statistics Conference

IBS Young Ambassadors to ISI 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 IBC to participate in the International Statistics Institute (ISI) World Statistics Conference (WSC) 2019 being held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 18 to 23rd August, 2019. For the purpose of this competition, [...]

0 comments
IBS Travel Grant Application

IBS Travel Grant Application In non- IBC years, the International Biometric Society Travel Awards Committee has instituted a program to assist IBS members from Developing Countries in attending conferences sponsored by IBS Regions or Networks. If you are interested in attending a conference in 2019, either in your own region or outside your region, but don’t have the resources to [...]

0 comments
IBC2020 Call for Invited Session Proposals
larger logo 2020 IBC

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 [...]

0 comments
IBC2020 Call for Short Course Proposals
larger logo 2020 IBC

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 [...]

0 comments
Remembering David Finney

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Professor David Finney, a former President of the International Biometric Society, passed away on Monday 12th November 2018 at a care home in Edinburgh following a short illness. David has a long association with the Society, including serving as a Member of Council for many years in the 1950s and 1960s, [...]

0 comments
Professor Bradley Efron of Stanford University Wins International Prize in Statistics
Bradley Efron

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 [...]

0 comments
Executive Board Elections
survey-1594962_1920

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 [...]

0 comments
Call for Nomination and Application for IBS Biometric Bulletin Editor
BiometricBulletin Logo

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 [...]

0 comments
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: [...]

0 comments
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 [...]

0 comments