BoG Meeting @ Chicago, IL 2017

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BoG Meeting @ Chicago, IL 2017

Start: 10/ 7/17 - 8:30 AM
End: 10/ 7/17 - 2:00 PM
Location: The Palmer House Hilton - 17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603 - Room: Dearborn 1, 7th Floor
Location URL:

Friday - 10/6/17

6pm -  Officers meeting in the lobby of the Palmer House.

7pm - Dinner - Everybody is welcome to join us at the Home Run Inn, Lake View location, 3215 No. Sheffield.

Saturday - 10/7/17

Times and topics are tentative

Join by phone:

+1 866 282 7366 US Toll Free

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Meeting number (access code): 633 900 847

Meeting URL:


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

President and Treasurer Reports

9:00 Call to Order

9:00-9:05: Introductions

BoG VOTE: Approval of Agenda

BoG VOTE: Approval of Minutes 

9:05-9:20: President's Report (Urbanke) [Report]

9:20-9:30: Treasurer's Report (Tuninetti) [Report]

Standing and Ad Hoc Committees

9:30-9:40 Conference Committee (Viterbo) [Report, Presentation]

9:40-9:50 Nominations and Appointments (Effros) [Report]

9:50-10:15 Constitution and Bylaws Committee  (Effros) [Draft Bylaws

               BoG VOTE: Approval of Bylaws Changes

10:15-10:30  Online Committee (Sarwate) [Presentation]

10:30-10:45 Outreach Committee Mentoring Program (Wagner) [Report] [Survey] [Presentation]

10:45-11:00 BREAK

New and Ongoing Initiatives

11:00-11:10 Short Videos (Effros) [Presentation

11:10-11:20 Online Talks (Diggavi) [Presentation]

 11:20-11:25 Shannon Children's Book (Fragouli) [Presentaton]

11:25-11:35 Magazine/Journal (Erkip)  [Journal Report] [Magazine Report] [Magazine Letter of Intent]

11:35-11:45  Shannon Documentary (Urbanke) [Presentation]

11:45-12:30 LUNCH  (continued as working lunch)


12:30-2:00 Additional Topics

  • Bylaws Discussion
  • A Proposal for a Cloud-based System for Testing Communications Designs [Proposal] [Presentation]
  • Future Board members
  • Third BoG meeting via Skype/WebEx?

2:00 - ADJOURN

Walking Tour

2:45-4:45 - Loop Interior Architecture Walking Tour. The meeting point for this tour is inside the southeast entrance at Chase Tower at 10 S. Dearborn St. (see map) and the endpoint will be at Chicago Cultural Center at 78 E. Washington St.