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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


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
2024 North American School of Information Theory (NASIT 2024) Ottawa

Register early (before May 31) and enjoy a reduced fee and access to subsidized rooms reserved at…

May 6, 2024


28-29 May, 2024
King's College London
Ph.D. Summer School on Quantum Communication Networks and Technologies

Join the school to attend four lectures by experts on quantum physics, quantum communications, and…

09-13 Jun, 2024
Denver, CO

IEEE International Conference on Communications 2024 will be held in Denver, CO, 9--13 June 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…

Jobs Board

Postdoc positions on Information Theory/Coding and DNA Storage
Bilkent University, Ankara, Türkiye

Postdoctoral researcher positions in coding and information theory are available at Bilkent…

Apr 24, 2024
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

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