BoG Meeting @ ISIT 2016, Barcelona

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BoG Meeting @ ISIT 2016, Barcelona

Start: 07/10/16 - 11:30 AM
End: 07/10/16 - 6:00 PM
Location: UPF, Bldg. 40 - Roger de Llúria, Rm. S016
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11:30  Arrival

11:40-12:50  Lunch for the Board of Governors

President's and Treasurer's Reports

12:50-12:55  Introductions and agenda approval

BoG VOTE: approval of agenda

12:55-13:05  President's Report (Orlitsky) [Report]

13:05-13:15  TAB Vice President (Jose Moura)

13:15-13:35  Treasurer's Report (Tuninetti) [Presentation]

Reports of Standing and Ad Hoc Committees

13:35-13:45  Nominations and Appointments [Report] (El Gamal)

1) Approval of 2016 BoG nominations  [bios]
2) Approval of 2nd VP nominations
3) Approval of 1st VP nomination
4) Approval of P nomination

13:45-14:00  Awards (Urbanke) [Report: BoG Members only -- see email]

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

14:00-14:10  Membership (Erkip) [Report]

14:10-14:50  Conference (Viterbo) [Report]  [Presentation]

  •   ISIT 2020 Presentations
Melbourne, Australia (Viterbo) [Presentation]
Los Angeles, California [Presentation]


1) ISIT 2020

14:50-15:00  Online Committee (Sarwate) [Presentation]
15:00-15:25  Coffee Break

15:25-15:35  Schools subcommittee (Yener) [Australian School proposal]

BoG VOTE: approval of funding for Australian school 2017

15:35-15:55  Publications (Kschischang / Narayan) [EiC Report][AE bios]

15:55-16:00  Fellows Committee (Boelcskei) [Report]

16:00-16:10  ITSoc Coordinator (LaFleur) [Presentation]

16:10-16:20  Shannon Initiatives (Fragouli, Urbanke) [Presentation. PDF]

16:20-16:30  Shannon Documentary (Verdú)

16:30-16:45  Online Instruction Initiative (Diggavi) [Presentation]


16:45-16:55 Short discussions: 50% rule (Orlitsky), ISIT papers (Boelcskei)

16:55-17:45 Paper Award (Urbanke), New publications (Andrews, Erkip) [Presentation], New directions (Bloch, Boelcskei, Yener) [Presentation]

17:45-7:50 Oct 1 BoG Meeting in Chicago (Tuninetti) [Presentation]

17:50 Adjournment