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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.

BITS issue quantum computation and information

IEEE BITS Quantum Computation and Information

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

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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


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
Alexander Barg Awarded 2024 IEEE Hamming Medal

IEEE Information Theory Society congratulates member Alexander Barg for receiving the 2024 IEEE…

Jan 21, 2024
Contributions for Society Newsletter

Please submit any contributions for the society newsletter by December 15, 2023.

Nov 30, 2023


04-08 Mar, 2024
Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, Berkeley, CA
Simons Application Driven Coding Workshop

The Simons Institute ECC Program is hosting this workshop. For online or in-person attendance,…

13-15 Mar, 2024
Princeton University
58th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS)

The 58th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS) will be held in Princeton…

03-10 Apr, 2024
Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Munich Workshops on Coding 2024

The 2024 Munich Workshops on Coding take place at the campus of the Technical University of Munich…

Jobs Board

Postdoctoral researcher on semantics of information and goal-oriented communications
Linköping University, Sweden

Postdoctoral researcher on semantics of information and goal-oriented communications, focusing on…

Feb 28, 2024
Post-doctoral positions in Information Theory and related areas - U. of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

We invite applicants for Post-Doctoral Research Associate positions to work in information theory,…

Feb 22, 2024
CNRS Junior Professor Chair in Telecommunications and Future Networks (ETIS Lab in Cergy, France)
ETIS (UMR 8051 CY Cergy Paris Université, ENSEA, CNRS)

A CNRS Junior Professor Chair in Telecommunications and Future Networks is available starting…

Feb 21, 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