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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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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.

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


Recipients of the 2024 IEEE Communication Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award: Justin Singh Kang and Wei Yu

The Joint Paper Award recognizes outstanding papers that lie at the intersection of communications…

Jun 12, 2024
2024 James L. Massey Research & Teaching Award for Young Scholars awarded to Flavio du Pin Calmon

The James L. Massey Research & Teaching Award for Young Scholars recognizes outstanding…

May 22, 2024
2024 Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award awarded to Sophie H. Yu

The Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award award is granted annually to the author of an outstanding…

May 21, 2024
Call for nominations for the next Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory (JSAIT)

The JSAIT Steering Committee requests nominations for the next EiC with deadline June 15, 2024.

May 21, 2024


24-26 Jun, 2024
Parador de Baiona, Spain
12th ACM Workshop on Information Hiding and Multimedia Security (IH&MMSec'24)

Call for papers: The IH&MMSec workshop has established its reputation as one of the premier…

24-28 Jun, 2024
Darwin, Australia
Annual Graduate School in Mathematical Aspects of Data Science

The Annual Graduate School in Mathematical Aspects of Data Science will be held in Darwin,…

24-28 Jun, 2024
Vancouver, Canada
STOC 2024

The 56th Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC) will be held in Vancouver, Canada, June…

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