Call for papers

Submissions closed

The IWBF 2024 Technical Program Committee invites submissions of original and unpublished work, in English, with up to 6 pages including results, figures, and references (overlength submissions will not be reviewed). Accepted papers should be presented by one of the authors as a condition for publication. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Biometrics
  • Integrity verification
  • Attacks on biometric systems
  • Anonymization & Data Privacy
  • Multimodal biometrics
  • Data de-identification
  • Soft biometrics
  • Surveillance
  • Biometric analysis of crime scenes
  • Mobile biometrics
  • Multimedia forensics
  • Information Theoretic Security
  • Ethical and societal implications of biometrics and forensics
  • Adversarial Signal Processing for biometrics and forensics
  • Forensic Science
  • Case studies on the aforementioned topics

Important Dates

Paper submission: 10 February 2024 (extended deadline)

Decision to authors: 6 March 2024

Final versions (camera-ready papers): 5 April 2024

Latest author registration: 5 April 2024


All submissions must be made electronically as PDF files. Prepare your submission using the IEEE Manuscript Template of your choice. Latex and Word templates for the preparation of the papers are available here. Please make sure that you use the template's conference mode.

Submission Website

Submit your paper on the CMT website.

Review process

Paper submissions will be reviewed by at least three members of the Technical Program Committee using a double-blind reviewing procedure (note this has changed!). This process will be conducted entirely online, with the results of the review process to be posted on the CMT Website. Authors will also be notified of the review outcome by email.

Camera-Ready Submission Information (UPDATED)

Note: registration with IEEE has now been obtained. The reference to copyright messages below has now been completed later and the earlier "TBA" has been substituted by the correct text.

The final camera-ready paper and the IEEE electronic copyright form are required no later than the Ready Submission Deadline (See important dates above).

Authors are required to include their names and affiliations in the camera-ready version of their papers.

Before creating your camera-ready PDF file

The appropriate copyright clearance code notice is to appear on the bottom of the first page of each paper according to the guidelines set forth in the Cataloging/Copyright Instructions for an IEEE Conference Proceeding. Use official IEEE templates to insert the copyright notice at the correct location.

If you are preparing your paper in LaTeX and you are using the IEEEtran document class, the following example might help:

Add the following code before the \maketitle command:

\IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{979-8-3503-5447-8/24/\$31.00 ©2024 European Union \hfill} \hspace{\columnsep}\makebox[\columnwidth]{ }}

Add the following code after the \maketitle command:


Note1: the example above is for authors in the EU. You should adapt the message if you're not from the EU!
Note2: As can be seen in the above example, there should be a backslash "\" before $31.00 in LaTeX!

After creating your camera-ready PDF file

The final camera-ready PDF file needs to be validated for IEEE Xplore compliance using IEEE PDF eXpress service.

Creating your PDF eXpress Account

Log in to the IEEE PDF eXpress site:

First-time users should do the following:

  1. Select the New Users - Click Here link.
  2. Enter the following:

An online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.

Previous users of PDF eXpress need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.

You will then be able to upload your PDF (or source) file to the validation system, which will email you a validation confirmation. Following this process, please upload your validated camera-ready paper to the Microsoft CMT submission system, where you will also be able to submit the electronic copyright form.

IMPORTANT: Any changes made to a PDF after IEEE PDF eXpress conversion or PDF

Checking, including the copyright notice, may invalidate Xplore compatibility. Each PDF will be checked to verify that the creation date matches the last modified date. If the dates don't match, the PDF cannot be accepted because the modification may have jeopardized Xplore compatibility.

IEEE copyright transfer

At the moment of final manuscript submission, the IEEE copyright transfer agreement must be submitted electronically. This can be easily performed by clicking "Submit IEEE Copyright Form" in the Microsoft CMT submission system.