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2024 IEEE Information Theory Workshop

The IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW) will be held in Shenzhen, China, Nov. 24–28, 2024.

Katalin Marton

Katalin Marton Memorial Conference

This memorial conference will commemorate our distinguished colleague, so far the only female recipient of the Claude E. Shannon Award.  To be held at the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest, Hungary, July 3 to July 6.

Squared Portrait of Andrew Barron

Shannon Award for 2024

The IEEE Information Theory Society is pleased to announce that Andrew Barron is the recipient of the Claude E. Shannon Award for 2024.

Volunteer artwork shows two people building the IT Society

Broadening Participation in the IT Society

The Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) committee introduces the new IT Society Volunteer website.

Joint D&I and WITHITS event at ISIT 2023

Read the September 2023 Newsletter

Read the report of the joint D&IT and WITHITS meeting at ISIT 2023, and more, in the September 2023 newsletter.

JSAIT Covert Art December 2022

JSAIT issue Modern Compression

The December 2022 issue of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory is on Modern Compression.

BITS cover Fall 2022

Katalin Marton's Legacy in IEEE BITS

The most recent issue of IEEE BITS the Information Theory Magazine is on Katalin Marton's Lasting Legacy.

Portrait of Aylin Yener

Aylin Yener Elected as IEEE Division Director

The IT Society congratulates Past President Aylin Yener for being elected to be the next IEEE Division IX Director.

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Information Theory Society

The IEEE Information Theory Society is the premier professional society dedicated to the advancement of the mathematical underpinnings of information technology for the benefit of humanity. Information theory encompasses the processing, transmission, storage, and use of information, and the foundations of the communication process.

Aspects of Our Society

A gathering of videos, books and more that show how information theory impacts our lives.
Meet IT Society Students
The Student and Outreach Subcommittee plans student and outreach activities at symposia and workshops.
Read Our Newsletter
The IEEE Information Theory Society Newsletter connects our members and is published four times a year.  Beginning with the March 2022 issue, the Newsletter is online only.

Upcoming Events

The Information Theory Society's upcoming conferences, workshops and schools


Antonia Wachter-Zeh Awarded 2023 Johann-Philipp-Reis Prize

Antonia Wachter-Zeh received the 2023 Johann-Philipp-Reis Prize for her exceptional contributions…

Nov 18, 2023
Mary Wootters Named 2024 Goldsmith Lecturer

We are pleased to announce that the 2024 Goldsmith Lecturer is Mary Wootters of Stanford University…

Nov 9, 2023
Deadline Extension: Nominations for Joy Thomas Tutorial Paper Award

The submission deadline for the inaugural Joy Thomas Tutorial Paper Award has been extended to…

Sep 28, 2023
Contributions for Society Newsletter

Please submit any contributions for the society newsletter by August 31, 2023.

Aug 13, 2023


Dec 01, 2023
Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center 800 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
BOG Meeting -Hybrid; Atlanta, GA 2023

This will be a hybrid meeting on zoom. BoG members and approved presenters will receive an invite…

04-08 Dec, 2023
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2023 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)

The 2023 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) will be held in the warm and wonderful…

04-08 Dec, 2023
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
IEEE Globecom 2023 Workshop on Channel Coding beyond 5G: Call for Papers

Workshop on Channel Coding beyond 5G (in conjunction with IEEE Globecom 2023) is now open for…

Jobs Board

Open Rank ECE Tenure Track Positions at the University of Illinois Chicago
University of Illinois Chicago

The University of Illinois Chicago ECE department invites applications for multiple tenured and…

Oct 31, 2023
Senior Research Engineer in Information Theory, Statistical Learning Theory and Machine Learning
Paris Research Center, Huawei France

The Huawei Paris Research Center, located in Paris area, is looking for candidates for a permanent…

Oct 28, 2023
Multiple Faculty Positions in EECS at the University of Tennessee
University of Tennessee

The University of Tennessee invites applications for tenure track in electrical engineering and…

Oct 14, 2023

Recent Journal Issues

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory

The IEEE Transactions on Information Theory publishes papers concerned with the transmission, processing, and utilization of information.


Videos on Information Theory

Research In Information Theory

Selected papers on information theory from our journals and conferences