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12 October 2017 Journal Club
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The 12 October Journal Club has passed. Thanks to all who participated. More information on our December 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 JABES: ‘Selecting the Number of States in Hidden [...]

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Alert: Fraudulent Email Communications Reported
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The International Biometric Office has become aware of a current email scam that seems to be targeting IBS Regional Officers and Representative Council members. A recent email scam with the subject “IBS” from the sender president.biometricsocity@ZOHO.com (and some other varied subject lines) is fake, and not from the IBS President, Elizabeth Thompson or other IBS leaders. The email appears to [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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/.

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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 [...]

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10 August 2017 Journal Club
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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 [...]

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IBS Journal Club – 15 June 2017
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This event has now passed. The International Biometric Society (IBS) Journal Club is a new initiative, designed by the Education Committee to help members and others network and discuss recent papers published in IBS journals. We are excited to invite you to the next Journal Club happening on Thursday, 15 June 2017. Please see details below: Date and Time: Thursday, 15 June [...]

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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 [...]

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IBS Seeks New Executive Editor for Biometrics
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Professor Marie Davidian, the current Biometrics Executive Editor, has served in this capacity since 2006, and per the IBS governance structure, she must step down at the end of 2017. Thus, a new Executive Editor must be identified, with term starting on 1 January 2018. The IBS is seeking nominations for the new Executive Editor of Biometrics. Nominations should be submitted [...]

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