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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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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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IBS Membership Names Next President-Elect

We are pleased to announce that Professor Geert Verbeke, a fifteen-year member of the Society through the Belgian Region, former Belgian Region President, former Representative Council member, International Program Chair for IBC 2006 in Montreal, Canada, former Biometrics Co-Editor and a past member of numerous committees, has been selected by the membership to serve the Society as President-Elect from 1 [...]

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

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Call for Editor Nominations – JABES

The International Biometric Society and the American Statistical Association have invited nominations and applications for the position of editor of the Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics (JABES). JABES publishes articles of immediate and practical value to applied researchers and statistical consultants in the agricultural sciences, the biological sciences (including biotechnology), and the environmental sciences (including those dealing with [...]

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Nominations for Biometrics Co-Editor Requested

The IBS journal Biometrics operates under a three Co-Editor structure, with the Co-Editors having staggered terms so that, each year, a Co-Editor completes his/her term. The three Co-Editors are also from different geographic locations, with one each from North America, Europe, and locations other than these. Co-Editor Stijn Vansteelandt’s term will end 31 December 2018. Following IBS policy, a search [...]

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