BoG Meeting @ ISIT 2013, Istanbul, Turkey

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BoG Meeting @ ISIT 2013, Istanbul, Turkey

Start: 07/ 7/13 - 12:00 PM
End: 07/ 7/13 - 6:00 PM
Location: ICEC Istanbul, Turkey
Location URL:

The meeting is planned to be in the Dolmabahce C Room on Level 1 of the Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Center (ICEC) in Istanbul, Turkey.

11:50: Arrival

12:00-12:50: Lunch in the Dolmabahce B Room (next to the meeting room)

President's and Treasurer's Reports

12:50-13:00: Introductions

BoG VOTE: approval of minutes of Feb 2013 BoG meeting [Minutes]
BoG VOTE: approval of agenda

13:00-13:05: Jacek M. Zurada, IEEE VP-Technical Activities-2014 (Elect-2013) [Slides]

13:05-13:15: President's Report (Kramer)
[Resolution] [President's Report]
[IEEE TAB SRC Report] [Citation Count Manipulation]

13:15-13:30: Treasurer's Report (Yener) [Report]

Reports of Standing and Ad Hoc Committees

13:30-13:45: Nominations and Appointments (Caire)

1) approval of 2013 BoG election nominations [List]
2) approval of 2nd VP nominations
3) approval of 1st VP nomination
4) approval of P nomination

13:45-13:55: Awards (El Gamal) [Report: see email to BoG members]

BoG VOTEs: ITSoc Paper Award
1) accept Awards Committee report
2) ballot to decide on the recipient(s)

13:55-14:05: Membership & Chapters (Effros) [Report]

14:05-14:10: Ad Hoc Committee on Outreach and Education (Effros) [Report]

14:10-14:15: Fellows (Calderbank) [Report]

14:15-14:45: Conference (Erkip) [Report][Presentation]

  Meeting proposals:

  • ISIT 2017 proposal for Aachen (Mathar) [Proposal]
  • ISIT 2017 proposal for Glasgow [Proposal]

BoG VOTE: if necessary

  Reports from past and planned meetings:

14:45-14:45: Online (Bloch) [Report]

14:45-15:15: Schools

  Reports from past schools:

    • 2013 European School, Ohrid, Macedonia (Popovski) [Report]
    • 2013 North American School, Purdue, IN (Verdu) [Report]
      Proposals for future schools:
    • 2014 North American School, Toronto, ON (Draper) [Report]
    • 2014 Australian School, Adelaide (Ho/Timo) [Report]
    • 2014 East Asian School, Hong Kong (Jaggi) [Report]
    • 2014 Indian School: JTG 2014 (Thangaraj) [Report]
    • 2014 South American School (funding may be available)

    BoG VOTEs: approval of funding for future schools
    (discussion: 2014 reserve spending depends on IEEE approval)

    15:15-15:45: Turkish Coffee Break

    15:45-16:45: Publications Past and Present (Boelcskei) [Report]

    BoG VOTEs: 
    1) 2013 page budget change
    2) switch to moderate editing for 2014
    3) 2014 page budget change

    16:45-17:00: Publications Future (Kontoyiannis) [Report]

    BoG VOTEs:
    1)  Executive Editorial Board
    2) funding for administrative assistant

    17:00-17:15: Ad Hoc Committee on New Directions (Andrews) [Report]

    17:15-17:40: Discussion Items

    • Cover Dissertation Award: [Proposed Bylaw text] and committee composition (moved to email discussion)
    • Membership Committee: Suggestion for comment [Slides] (moved to ITW)
    • Ideas for encouraging paper award nominations (moved to ITW)

    Standing Items

    17:40-17:50: Business brought forward by BoG members

    17:50-17:55: Other business

    17:55: Adjournment