ICB 2018

The 11th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics

20th – 23rd February 2018, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

The 11th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2018), technically co-sponsored by IAPR (Technical Committee on Biometrics – TC4, International Association for Pattern Recognition), IEEE (Biometrics Council),  and APRS (Australian Pattern Recognition Society), is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of biometrics. In the year 2018, we are proud to present this event in one of the most beautiful places in Australia.


  • 3 March 2018: The conference awards have been announced in the Awards page. Congratulations to all winners!
  • 26 February 2018: More conference photos can be accessed here.
  • 24 February 2018: The links to all tutorials are posted in the tutorial page.
  • 23 February 2018: ICB2018 group photo is here. More photos will be shared online soon. 
  • 13 February 2018: We are pleased to announce the fourth tutorial on “Face Recognition in Deep Learning Era: Recent Progress and Some Trends”. Please check the tutorial page for details.
  • 6 February 2018: ICB2018 is calling for participation in doctoral consortium. Eligible individuals who wish to attend this event should send an email to the Doctoral Consortium Chair, Dr. Ajay Kumar, at Ajay.Kumar@polyu.edu.hk by February 11, 2018,11:59pm PST.
  • 31 January 2018: The author presentation guideline has been posted here.
  • 31 January 2018: World First Face Tags for ICB2018. As our scientific community wishes to promote and popularize biometrics and demonstrate its applications, we have developed a World First Application of robust face recognition just for ICB2018.  Participation is purely voluntary, but it should be fun, especially at the Welcome Reception. To participate, please go to this link and upload your photos.  
  • 31 January 2018: For attendees who would like to print posters in Gold Coast, the service is available through Officeworks. The closest Officework shop is at 59 Nerang Street, Southport, QLD 4215, which is about 11 minutes drive or 17 minutes by tram from Mantra on View. The tram station is  3 minutes walk from the hotel. You can either lodge the printing task online or onsite. We suggest you submit the printing job early to avoid any delay.
  • 18 January 2018: Tentative Program Schedule is available.
  • 16 December 2017: The camera ready paper submission instruction has been posted here.
  • 13 December 2017: We are pleased to announce three tutorials. Detailed information can be found here.
  • 13 December 2017: A list of accepted papers can be found here.
  • 12 December 2017: The camera ready paper submission deadline and the early bird registration deadline has been extended to 4 January, 2018.
  • 11 December 2017: Call for posters in “Recently Published Journal Papers” session.
  • 6 December 2017: Authors are notified of final decisions on their papers.
  • 6 December 2o17: Mr. Stephen Gee, an Assistant Secretary in the Australian Passport Office has agreed to join ICB 2018 as a keynote speaker. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has more than 25 million biometric facial images, which is more than any other entity in Australia, and that figure is growing at 2 million annually – around 8000 a day.
  • 1 December 2017: The registration website is online. Each accepted paper must be supported by an author registration by the early bird registration deadline (15 December 2017).
  • 17 November 2017: The review results will be released today. Rebuttal period is Nov 17 – Nov 22.
  • 17 November 2017: Prof. Svetha Venkatesh from Deakin University has agreed to join ICB 2018 as a keynote speaker.
  • 5 November 2017: Prof. Anil K. Jain from Michigan State University has agreed to join ICB 2018 as a keynote speaker.
  • 1 November 2017: The paper submission deadline for Special Session of Recent Advancement on Ocular Biometrics has been extended to 7 November 2017.
  • 17 October 2017: Special Session of Recent Advancement on Ocular Biometrics is calling for submissions. Please visit the following link for details: http://icb2018.org/raob-special-session/
  • 15 Setpember 2017: Due to large amount of requests, the paper submission deadline has been extended to 29 September, 2017 (11:59pm Pacific time). A latest version of the Call for Papers can be found here.
  • 22 August 2017: Paper submission website is open: https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/ICB2018/
  • 22 August 2017: ICB 2018 is calling for special session proposals. The deadline is 1 October, 2017.
  • 19 August 2017: Two competitions on Fingerprint Liveness Detection and Sclera Segmentation have been announced.
  • 31 July 2017: The paper submission page is updated with detailed instruction.
  • 31 July 2017: ICB 2018 is calling for Tutorials. The deadline for submission is 1 November, 2017.
  • 20 June 2017: The conference call for papers is released. The full paper submission deadline is 15 September, 2017. Please click this page for details.
  • 20 June 2017: ICB 2018 Conference is calling for competition proposal. The deadline for submission is July 31st, 2017.



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