Representative Council Now Accepting Nominations for Honorary Life Membership
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  HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP   The International Biometric Society has honored deserving individuals with the award of Honorary Life Member since 1964. In addition to the honor, recipients receive all the rights and privileges of a Regular Member. Representative Council members, Executive Board members, and Regional Presidents may submit nominations of Regular members by 16 March, 2018. Each nominee must [...]

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IBC2018 Registration is Open
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The International Biometric Society’s (IBS) International Biometric Conference (IBC) offers a very robust scientific programme for anyone with an interest in biometry. The scientific programme is made up of the following components: invited sessions, contributed sessions, poster sessions and short courses. The mission of the IBS is to promote the development and application of statistical and mathematical theory and methods [...]

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Criteria for Award for Outstanding Contribution to IBS Announced
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  Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Development of the IBS The International Biometric Society has presented an Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Development of the IBS since 2006.  In addition to a handsome Recognition Award, recipients of the Awards receive complimentary IBS membership for the next calendar year. Aim:  To honor the contributions of IBS members to the development to [...]

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Addressing Inappropriate Behavior in the Field of Biometry

There have been strong reactions across the whole statistics community to a recent posting (“Statistics, we have a problem”) that describes a young woman’s experience of sexual harassment at conferences, as well as online. Many of us can probably relate to the sense of “open secret” that has tacitly allowed some members of our profession to take advantage of positions [...]

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Nominations Sought for Rob Kempton Award
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  Rob Kempton Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Biometry in the Developing World The International Biometric Society has presented the Rob Kempton Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Biometry in the Developing World since 2006.  In addition to a handsome Recognition Award, recipients of the Award will receive complimentary IBS membership for the next calendar year.   Regional [...]

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