BoG Meeting @ ISIT 2015, Hong Kong

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BoG Meeting @ ISIT 2015, Hong Kong

Start: 06/14/15 - 12:00 PM
End: 06/14/15 - 5:00 PM
Location: Convention Centre (HKCEC), Level 4 (L4), Room S423-424
Location URL: hkcec.com
Agenda:
  • 11:20 am:  Arrival

11:30 am - 12:50 pm:  Lunch for the Board of Governors

President's and Treasurer's Reports

13:00-13:10: Introductions

BoG VOTE: approval of minutes of Feb 2015 BoG meeting [Minutes]
BoG VOTE: approval of agenda

13:10-13:15: President's Report (Effros) [Report]

13:15-13:35: Treasurer's Report (Tuninetti) [Report]

Reports of Standing and Ad Hoc Committees

13:35-13:45: Nominations and Appointments (Kramer)

BoG VOTEs:
1) Approval of 2015 BoG nominations [Nominees]
2) Approval of 2nd VP nominations
3) Approval of 1st VP nomination
4) Approval of P nomination

13:45-13:55: Awards (Orlitsky) [Report: BoG Members only -- see email]

BoG VOTEs: ITSoc Paper Award
1) accept Awards Committee report
2) ballot to decide on the recipient(s)

13:55-14:10: Membership (Urbanke) [Report]

14:10-15:40: Conference (Erkip) [Report][Presentation]

  •   ISIT 2018 and ISIT 2019 Presentations

BoG VOTEs: 

1) ISIT 2018 [LA proposal] [Vail proposal]

2) ISIT 2019 [Helsinki proposal] [Melbourne proposal] [Paris proposal]

3) ITW 2016 budget [Budget]

4) Technical Co-Sponsorships [Allerton] [CISS] [ISITA]

  • Nexus of Computation and Information Theories [Presentation]
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15:40-16:10: Coffee Break
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16:10-16:25: Online Committee (Sarwate) [Presentation]

16:25-16:35: Schools subcommittee (Yener) [Report]

  • Past Schools (2015): Europe [Report]
  • Future Schools (2016): North America [Proposal], Australia [Proposal]

BoG VOTEs: approval of funding for future schools
(discussion: 2016 reserve spending depends on IEEE approval)

16:35-16:55: Publications (Kschischang) [EiC Report]

16:55-17:00: External Nominations Committee (Bölcskei) [Report]

17:00-17:30:  Broader Outreach / Shannon Initiatives (Fragouli, Urbanke)[Presentation]

Standing Items

17:30-17:45 Business brought forward by BoG members

17:45: Adjournment

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