BTAS 2015 is requesting proposals to host a competition in the area of biometrics. Competitions allow biometric algorithms to be benchmarked and new datasets to be generated. Interested researchers should send a proposal which describes the nature of the competition, the method of participation for those that enter the competition, the presentation format, and expected results. 

Prospective competition participants should fill out and submit a competition application form to the email addresses indicated below. All papers related to the competition will be reviewed and selected based on the degree of appropriateness and quality for BTAS 2015.

Important Dates:

• Application deadline: January 14, 2015

• Decision notification: January 30, 2015

For further information about competitions please contact either:

- Stephanie C. Schuckers at, or

- Oleg Komogortsev at

Call for Competitions

7th IEEE International Conference on
Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems 
(BTAS 2015)
September 8 - 11, 2015