BOG Meeting @ ITA 2018, San Diego, CA

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BOG Meeting @ ITA 2018, San Diego, CA

Start: 02/11/18 - 12:00 PM
End: 02/11/18 - 6:00 PM
Location: Catamaran Resort, Pacific Beach, San Diego
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12:00 - 1:00 Arrival /
 BoG Lunch at Beach South

President's and Treasurer's Reports

1:00-1:10 Introductions

BoG VOTE: Approval of agenda

BoG VOTE: Approval of fall BoG meeting minutes [Minutes]

1:10-1:30 President's Report (Erkip)  [Report][N&A Committee Candidates]

BoG VOTE: Approval of Treasurer

BoG VOTE: Approval of Newsletter Editor

BoG VOTE: Journal on Selected Topics in Information Theory (JSTIT) Steering Committee

BoG VOTE: Information Theory Magazine Steering Committee 

1:30-1:45 Treasurer's Report (Tuninetti, Wagner) [Report]

Reports of Standing and Ad Hoc Committees

1:45-1:55 Nominations and Appointments (Orlitsky) [Report

BoG VOTE: Transactions Executive Editor [Bio]

1:55-2:00 Membership Committee (Bölcskei) [Report] [Distinguished Lecturer]

BoG VOTE: School Subcommittee Chair

BoG VOTE: Outreach Subcommittee Chair

BoG VOTE: Young Professionals Representative

2:00-2:20 Conference (Viterbo)  [Presentation

BoG VOTE: ITW 2019 [ITW 2019 Proposal

BoG VOTE: ISIT 2020 Budget [ISIT 2020 Budget]

2:20-2:35 Schools Subcommittee (Yener) [Report

BoG VOTE: ESIT 2019 [ESIT 2019]

2:35-2:45 Publications (Narayan) [Report

BoG VOTE: Associate Editors [AE Nominations]

2:45-2:50 - Newsletter (Langberg) [Report]

2:50-3:05 Online Committee (Sarwate) [Report]

3:05-3:20 BREAK

3:20-3:35 IEEE Division IX, Director, Alex Acero

3:35-3:45 Shannon Centennial Committee (Fragouli, Scaglione) [Report]

3:45-3:50 Outreach Videos (Diggavi) [Presentation]

3:50-4:30 JSTIT Proposal (Andrews) [Report] [Proposal]

BoG VOTE: Phase 1 Proposal

4:30- 4:40 Discussion on Statement to Reaffirm IEEE Code of Conduct, IEEE Code of

Ethics, and IEEE Non-discrimination Policy (Erkip) [Presentation]

BoG VOTE: Statement

4:40-5:10 Information Theory Society Conference Statement and Ad-Hoc Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (Draper) [Presentation]


5:10-5:15 Update on Shannon Documentary (Erkip) [Presentation]

5:15-5:40 Executive Session on Shannon Documentary (Erkip)

5:45-6:00 Discussion 



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