BOG Meeting @ ISIT 2018, Vail, Colorado

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BOG Meeting @ ISIT 2018, Vail, Colorado

Start: 06/17/18 - 12:00 PM
End: 06/17/18 - 6:00 PM
Location: Hotel Talisa - Vail, Colorado; Room: Zermatt
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Meeting number (access code): 639 801 105
Meeting password: 20ITSoc18
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Board meetings are open to all society members to attend.  

Times are tentative

12:00pm  Arrival

12:00pm-1:00pm  Lunch for the Board of Governors

President's and Treasurer's Reports


1:00-1:05 Introductions and agenda approval

BoG VOTE: Approval of agenda

1:05-1:20  President's Report (Erkip) [Report]

1:20-2:20 Discussion on Society Values with respect to Sexual Harassment 

2:20-2:35 Treasurer's Report (Wagner) [Report

2:35-2:45 Ad-hoc Committee on Society Finances (Erkip)


Reports of Standing and Ad Hoc Committees

2:45-2:55  Nominations and Appointments (Orlitsky) [Report

1) Approval of 2019 BoG nominations [bios]
2) Approval of 2nd VP nominations
3) Approval of 1st VP nomination
4) Approval of P nomination

2:55-3:10 Awards Committee (Soljanin) [Report: BoG Members only -- see email]

BoG VOTE: ITSoc Paper Award
1) Accept Awards Committee report
2) Vote on the recipient

3:10-3:30 - BREAK

3:30-3:45 Membership Committee (Bölcskei) [Report

3:45-3:50 Fellows and Massey Committees (Bölcskei) [Report

3:50-4:20 Conferences (Viterbo) [Report] 

                Presentation ISIT 2022, Helsinki

BoG VOTE: ISIT 2022 

4:20-4:35 Schools Subcommittee (Draper) [Report]

BoG VOTE: NASIT 2019 [Proposal]

4:35-4:45 Publications (Narayan) [EiC Report] [AE bios]

BoG VOTE: Associate Editors

4:45-5:00 Online Committee (Sarwate) [Report]

BoG VOTE: Funds for the website

5:00-5:10 WithITS (Sankar) [Report]

5:10-5:25 Ad-hoc Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (Erkip) [Report]

BoG VOTE: Standing Committee

5:25-5:40 Journal on Selected Topics in Information Theory (Andrews) [Report] [Presentation]

5:40-5:45 Magazine (Fragouli) [Report]

5:45-5:50 Educational Videos (Bloch) [Report]

5:50-6:00 Discussion 

6:00pm  ADJOURN