Deadline:  April 15, 2021 

The IAPR Technical Committee on Biometrics (TC-4) and the IEEE Biometrics Council (IEEE-BC) are seeking information for hosting the 2022 International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB 2022) anywhere in the world. This Request for Information (RFI) is issued solely for information gathering and planning purposes. RFIs are due by April 15, 2021.  A committee established by IAPR TC-4 and IEEE-BC will evaluate all RFIs by May 15, 2021. A Call for Bids will be issued after this preliminary screening process. 

The International Joint Conference on Biometrics combines two major biometrics conferences – International Conference on Biometrics (ICB) and Biometrics Theory, Application and Systems (BTAS) conference. Similar events were conducted in 2011 (, 2014 (, 2017 (,  2020 ( and proved to be a success as evidenced by the number of paper submissions and delegates in attendance. A similar event is being organized in 2021 as well (  

Each RFI should include information on (but not limited to):   

1. Host Organization  

2. General Chairs and Local Organizing Committee   

3. Venue and Dates (verify possible conflict with other major conferences in closely related fields)  

[If an in-person event is not possible, then organizers must be flexible to offer a virtual event]   

Further guidelines on IAPR and IEEE conference organization can be found here:

RFIs should be sent via e-mail to:  

Dr. Arun Ross ( and Dr. Vishal Patel (