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IBS has Moved!
IBS is Moving!

Our office is now in a new location. Please update your records! Our new address is 1120 20th St., NW Suite 750 Washington, DC  20036

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Call for Proposals, IBC2022
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  Dear Region Leadership: It is time for the International Biometric Society’s Conference Advisory Committee (CAC) to solicit proposals to host IBC2022. The Conference Advisory Committee (CAC) is charged with identifying potential locations for future IBCs. The selection is to be made five years prior to the event. Thus, we are now soliciting proposals, with a due date of 10 [...]

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Call for Papers – Young Statisticians’ Showcase at IBC2018 Barcelona, Spain
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  The Young Statisticians’ Showcase is an important part of the Society’s International Biometric Conference (IBC). If you are currently an MSc or PhD candidate or graduated with one of these degrees in 2015 or later, you are eligible to enter the competition! Five papers (one each from Africa, Asia & Australasia, Europe, North America and South America) will be [...]

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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 [...]

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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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