Peter Shor

Shannon Award for 2025

The IEEE Information Theory Society is pleased to announce that Peter Shor is the recipient of the Claude E. Shannon Award for 2025.

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North American School of Information Theory

IEEE North American School of Information Theory (NASIT) 2024 will be held on July 28 - August 2 at University of Ottawa, Canada.

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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.

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IEEE BITS Information Theory's Role in 6G

The most recent issue of IEEE BITS the Information Theory Magazine is on the role of Information Theory in 6G.

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International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications 2024

ISITA 2024 will be held on November 10-13 at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, paper submission deadline is April 30, AoE.

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Broadening Participation in the IT Society

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

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.
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The Student and Outreach Subcommittee plans student and outreach activities at symposia and workshops.
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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


Urbashi Mitra is the winner of the 2024 Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award

Urbashi Mitra was announced at ISIT2024 as the winner of the 2024 Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished…

Jul 12, 2024
Shannon Award for 2025

The IEEE Information Theory Society is pleased to announce that Peter Shor is the recipient of the…

Jul 11, 2024
2024 Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award Recipients Named

The three winning papers were announced before the Wednesday plenary session at ISIT 2024.

Jul 10, 2024
2024 Information Theory Society Paper Award Recipients Named

The award goes to two papers: P. Panteleev, G. Kalachev, “Asymptotically Good Quantum and Locally…

Jul 9, 2024


15-19 Jul, 2024
Barcelona, Spain
40th Edition of Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence in Barcelona, Spain

The 40th edition of UAI will take place in Barcelona, Spain July 15th to July 19th, 2024. The paper…

21-27 Jul, 2024
Vienna, Austria
ICML 2024

The 41st International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) will be held in Messe Wien Exhibition…

14-16 Aug, 2024
Stanford University
ITC 2024: Information-Theoretic Cryptography

The Information-Theoretic Cryptography (ITC) conference will be held at Stanford University, August…

Jobs Board

Postdoctoral Researcher position at the Technical University of Munich
Technical University of Munich

The TUM chair of communications engineering has an opening for a post-doc position at the…

Jun 12, 2024
Postdoc position in machine learning over wireless networks
Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg Sweden

Join Prof. Durisi's team at Chalmers (Gothenburg, Sweden) as a postdoc, to work on an exciting…

May 29, 2024

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