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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 Quantum Computation and Information

The most recent issue of IEEE BITS the Information Theory Magazine is on Quantum Computation and Information.

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European School of Information Theory 2024

IEEE European School of Information Theory (ESIT) 2024 will be held on July 1- 5 at Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands.

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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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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.

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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 December 2023 Newsletter

Read about recent awards won by ITSoc members, and more, in the December 2023 newsletter.

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


Contributions for Society Newsletter

Please submit any contributions for the Society Newsletter by March 25, 2024.

Mar 3, 2024
Reminder of upcoming deadlines for paper/poster submissions to workshops@ISIT’24

The 03 March deadline for paper submissions to (most) workshops@ISIT is quickly approaching!

Feb 29, 2024
Lloyd Welch passed away at the age of 96

Lloyd Welch, an esteemed mathematician and electrical engineer, whose research career has had a…

Jan 23, 2024


21-24 Apr, 2024
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2024 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC)

The 2024 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) will be held in the vibrant…

02-04 May, 2024
Palacio de Congresos de València, València Spain
The 27th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS)

The 27th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS) will be held…

May 10, 2024
Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Trumpington Street, CB2 1PZ, UK
2024 Cambridge Information Theory Colloquium

Jobs Board

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Error Correction Coding
The University of Newcastle, Australia

A 2-year full time Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in Error Correction Coding is available at…

Mar 26, 2024
Postdoctoral positions at the University of Bristol
University of Bristol

Up to three Post-Doctoral positions are available in information theory, decentralised decision-…

Mar 19, 2024
Postdoc Position in Coding for Physical Layer Security
ETIS lab, France (CY Université / ENSEA / CNRS)

A 15 months postdoc position in finite block-length coding for physical layer security is available…

Mar 13, 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