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Agenda, Board of Governors Meeting, IEEE Information Theory Society, July 6, 2008, Toronto

Logistics

  • Date: July 6, 2008
  • Venue:  City Hall Room, Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto
  • Time: 12:00-1:00 pm lunch, 1:00-5:00 pm BoG meeting
  • Note:  ISIT opening reception is 5:30-8:00 pm

Preliminary Agenda

  1. Consent:  Approval of agenda
  2. Consent:  Approval of minutes of previous meeting [Minutes]
  3. 1:00-1:10:  President's report  (Dave Forney)
  4. 1:10-1:15:  Treasurer's report (Anant Sahai) [2009 Budget][Strategic View]
  5. 1:15-1:30:  Editor-in-chief's report (Ezio Biglieri)[pdf]
  6. 1:30-2:15:  Conference Committee report (Alex Grant)
    * Brief report: ISIT 2008 Toronto (Kschischang)
    * Brief update: ISIT 2011 St Petersburg (Blinovsky/Ephremides)
    * Motion:  approval of Taormina 2009 ITW proposal (Ezio Biglieri) [proposal]
    * Motion:  technical co-sponsorship of Allerton Conference [request] [IEEEXplore clarification]
    * Proposal:  ISIT 2012, Cambridge, MA, USA (Muriel Médard) [proposal] [budget]
    * Preliminary Proposal: ISIT 2013, Istanbul, Turkey (Elza Erkip) [proposal] [budget] [venue]
  7. 2:15-2:30:  Student Committee report (Aylin Yener)  [Presentation]
    * Motion:  to make the summer School of Information Theory an annual event
  8. 2:30-2:45:  Chapter of the Year award (Frank Kschischang) [2008 Chapter of the Year Award]
  9. 2:45-3:00:  Break
  10. 3:00-3:45:  Awards Committee report (Andrea Goldsmith) [Awards Committee Report][Presentation]
    * Discussion:    Improved paper award processes
    * Motion:    IT Best Paper Award
    * Motion:    continuation of W.R.G. Baker Prize Paper Award
  11. 3:45-4:05:  Nomination and Appointments Committee (Dave Neuhoff)
    * Motion:  2009 BoG slate [pdf]
    * Motion:  2009 officer slate (Bixio Rimoldi)
  12. 4:05-4:20:  IT Web site report (Nick Laneman) [link]
  13. 4:20-4:30:  Membership outreach update (Muriel Médard) [ppt]
  14. 4:30-4:35:  Time and place of next BoG meeting (Dave Forney)
    * Discussion:  Allerton Sept.  23?
  15. 4:35-5:00:  New business
  16. 5:00:  Adjourn
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