Australasian Region of The International Biometric Society Australasian Region of The International Biometric Society

Welcome to the website for the Australasian Region of the International Biometric Society.

Our region comprises members of the International Biometric Society (IBS) that predominantly reside in Australia and New Zealand. Currently, membership numbers are about 200. Our main activity is our regional biennial conference. Read more ...

Breaking news ...Biometrics by the Harbour!

  • Hobart, Tasmania, Sunday 29th November - Thursday 3rd December 2015 is the place and period of our next regional conference, Biometrics by the Harbour! See the flyer out now.

  • The latest newsletter No.15 October 2014 is now out. Read and enjoy!

  • Our last conference, Biometrics by the Canals, Mandurah, Western Australia, was 1-5 December, 2013. If you missed it, a PDF version of the conference booklet is available here. And here are the conference photos for 2013 (and for previous conferences).

  • At the conference the ALF awardees for 2013 were Jeff Wood and Ian James. Congratulations!

  • There was a post-conference workshop on December 9-10, 2013 entitled "Analysis of experiments using ASReml-R package" by Sue Welham (VSNi) and Bev Gogel (Biometry Hub, University of Adelaide) hosted by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) in South Perth. Click here for details and related links from VSNi.

  • Australasian Applied Statistics Conference (AASC), 1-5 December 2014, Port Lincoln, South Australia. The website is A flyer is attached here. Information regarding the conference centre, Port Lincoln Hotel, can be viewed at their website

  • Last updated 14 November 2014