BoG meeting @ ISIT 2012, Cambridge, MA

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BoG meeting @ ISIT 2012, Cambridge, MA

Start: 07/ 1/12 - 8:00 AM
End: 07/ 1/12 - 2:00 PM
Location: Marriott Cambridge, room indicated in lobby
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  BoG Meeting @ ISIT 2012, Cambridge, MA, USA
by Muriel Medard

Start: 07/01/12 - 12:00 PM (food begins at 11:30)
End: 07/01/12 - 6:30 PM
Location: Cambridge Marriott, location to be marked in lobby


11:45: Arrival

12:00-13:00: Lunch

13:00-13:10: Introductions

    BoG VOTE: approval of the minutes of previous meeting (BoG minutes ITA )

    BoG VOTE: approval of the agenda

13:10-13:20: President's Report [Medard]

President's report

13:20-13:40: Treasurer's Report [Yener]
Reports of Standing Committees

13:40-13:50: Nominations and Appointments [Kschischang]

  • Presentation of the candidates nominated by the N&A committee for the 2012 BoG election. [PDF]
  • Nominations from BoG members.
  • BoG VOTE:  approval of candidates for 2012 Society Officers election

13:50-14:50: Publications [Bolcskei]
14:50-15:20: Awards Committee [Kramer]


Committee Activity Report
VOTE and BALLOT: ITsoc Paper Award - (report sent to BoG members via e-mail)

15:20-15:40: External Nominations Committee [Narayan]

15:40-16:00: Break

16:00-16:20 Membership and Chapters [El Gamal] report

   1. Chapter of the Year Award
   2. Schools (possible vote)

School 2013 document

School 2013 document -2




16:20-16:30: Online [Bloch] 


16:30-16:40: Students [Vishwanath and Erkip]


16:40-16:50: Ad-hoc committee on editing costs [Medard]

Very latest report of ad-hoc commitee on transaction costs

BoG vote

16:50-17:05 Tom Cover Dissertation Proposal [El Gamal]

BoG vote

17:05-17:20 Proposal for History Project [Kramer]

       Slides and Supporting Files

 Discussion Items

17:20-17:35  Brief preliminary report of Committee on Transactions [El Gamal]


17:35- 18:15 Conferences [Hajek] report

   BoG Vote: Selection/approval of ISIT 2016 proposal

   BoG Vote: Approval of ITWs

  BoG Vote: Approval of requests for Technical Co-sponsorship/Xplore access:

18:15-18:20: Presentation about conference alternance [Boelcskei]

18:20-18:25: Outreach committee [Effros for Kliewer]

18:25-18:30: Other business

18:30: Adjournment