BOG Meeting @ Chicago, IL 2018

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BOG Meeting @ Chicago, IL 2018

Start: 10/ 6/18 - 8:30 AM
End: 10/ 6/18 - 2:00 PM
Location: Palmer House - 17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603 - Seventh Floor, Room: LaSalle 1
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Meeting number (access code): 631 324 717 |  Meeting password: ShAnNoN12

Light Breakfast will be served at 8:30am in meeting room.


(times are tentative)

President and Treasurer Reports

9:00: Call to Order

9:00-9:05: Introductions

BoG VOTE: Approval of agenda

9:05-9:35: President's Report (Erkip) [Report]

9:35-10:00: Treasurer's Report (Wagner) [Report]

Reports of Standing and Ad Hoc Committees

10:00-10:15: Nominations and Appointments [Report]

10:15-10:45: Journal on Selected Topics in Information Theory (Andrews) [Presentation]

BoG VOTE: Approval of Phase 2 Proposal [Phase 2 Proposal]

BoG VOTE: to Approve Dissemination of Call for EIC [Call for nominations]

10:45-10:55: BREAK

10:55-11:10 Conference Committee (Tuninetti) [Report]

BoG Vote: Approval of ITW 2020 [Proposal]

11:10-11:25: Schools Subcommittee (Draper) [Report] [Best Practices]

BoG VOTE: Approval of 2019 Australian Information Theory School (AusITS) [Proposal]

BoG VOTE: Approval of 2019 JTG/IEEE IT Society Summer School in India [Proposal]

11:25-11:40: Ad-hoc Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (Erkip) [Report]

BoG VOTE:  Approval of the IEEE Information Theory Society Standing Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and its Charter [Charter]

BoG VOTE: Approval of the IEEE Information Theory Society Conference Code of Conduct [Code of Conduct]

11:40-12:05: Newsletter (Andrews)


12:05-12:45 LUNCH

12:45-12:55 Shannon Documentary Update (Erkip) [Report]

12:55-1:05: Educational Videos (Bloch) [Report]

1:05-1:10 Awards Committee (Soljanin)

1:10-1:20 T-IT and Publications Committee Structure (Erkip) [Presentation]

1:10-2:00 - Discussion