Hosting ICBO

The call for application to host ICBO 2014 is now open.

A PDF document describing the ICBO conference and providing initial guidelines for applications is available here.

Individuals and organizations can apply by sending a letter of intent to Robert Stevens ( and Ronald Cornet ( by June 3rd 2013. Selected applicants will be notified by June 8th, and invited to submit a complete proposal by June 24th. The ICBO steering committee will make its final decision before the 2013 ICBO conference, and the selected individual/organization will be announced during the ICBO 2013 plenary sessions.

Important dates
3 June
Letters of intent due
8 June
Short-listed applicants notified
24 June
Full proposal due
2 July
Final decision by ICBO steering committee
9 July
ICBO 2014 location announced


ICBO Steering committee

The ICBO Steering committee members are:
Initial members of the steering committee are general/local chair, as well as Program committee chairs, of the 2011 and 2012 ICBO conferences. We expect to formalize a mechanism for replacing those legacy members over the upcoming years. This policy, when formalized, will be added to this website.