News & Updates

IBC 2020 News & Updates

IBS Major Awards - Call for Nominations
The IBS is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for three of the Society's most revered awards: Honorary Life Membership, The Rob Kempton Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Biometry in the Developing World, and The Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Development of the IBS.  Nominations will be accepted through 21 February 2020.  Award receipients will be honored during IBC2020. Click on each link above to view details on how to nominate an individual for these awards. 

Travel Award Application Details:
Click here to review the outline and procedures to be used to fund travel for IBS members from Lower-and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) who seek to participate in the International Biometric Conference (IBC). 

Contributed Sessions Deadline Extended!:

In response to many requests, we have decided to extend the abstract submisions for presentation at IBC 2020 through 19 January 2020 at 11:59 PM PST! Learn more & submit! 

Book your Accommodations Early! 
Book before June 5 to receive early IBC discount rates for a select list of hotels near and connected to the conference venue.  We also offer a variety of other accommodation options that are budget friendly. Click here for details. 

Young Statistician Showcase Details:
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 2017 or later, you are eligible to enter the competition!  Click here for details on how to apply!
Post date: September 18, 2019

Call for Contributed Sessions:

The International Biometric Society (IBS) invites abstracts for contributed oral and poster presentations for the 2020 International Biometric Conference (IBC2020) to be held in Seoul, Korea from 5-10 July 2020. Click here to view the call. 
Post Date: September 5, 2019

Invited Sessions have been selected. 
Invited sessions will run concurrently each day. All speakers and their abstracts will be updated as they are received. Click here to view the sessions. 
Post Date: July 15, 2019

Short Course Offerings
Seven Short Course proposals have been selected for presentation just before the International Biometric Conference begins. Learn more!
Post Date: May 20, 2019