Call for Papers

The 2025 IEEE International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF 2025) will be held on April 24-25, 2025, in Munich (Germany). IWBF is an international forum devoted to facilitating synergies in research and development among the areas of multimedia forensics, forensic biometrics, and forensic science. State-of-the-art research in areas such as biometrics, forensic science, surveillance, and multimedia forensics will be presented.

The 13th edition of IWBF will be a meeting place for those concerned with the use of advanced biometric technologies in forensic applications, attracting participants from industry, research, academia, and end-users.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

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


Accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore subject to meeting IEEE Xplore’s scope and quality requirements (approval pending).


You can download the call for papers in pdf format here.

Important Dates

  • Paper submission: January 31, 2025
  • Decision to authors: February 28, 2025
  • Camera-ready submission: March 15, 2025
  • Workshop: April 24 and 25, 2025