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Conference Committee

The Conference Committee shall consist of the Society Conference Committee Chair, who shall serve as an ex-officio voting Board member, the Society Treasurer, the President and 1st Vice-President as ex-officio members, and at least two additional members. The Conference Committee Chair shall be appointed by the Nominations and Appointments Committee, with approval of the Board. In turn, the Conference Committee Chair will appoint at least two additional members, also with approval of the Board. Typically the chair and members of the Committee will serve for three years, with members serving in staggered terms.

While the Board retains responsibility for deciding on major policy issues and approving specific Symposium and Workshop proposals, the Conference Committee shall be responsible for providing oversight of technical meetings on behalf of the Board, including (i) making recommendations to the Board regarding Society sponsorship of proposed technical meetings, (ii) monitoring forthcoming technical meeting proposals, soliciting new proposals, and coordinating organizing teams as needed, (iii) maintaining helpful guidelines and suggestions for the preparation of proposals, for conducting Workshops and Symposia, and for preparing final reports, and (iv) ensuring that Board-approved policies governing technical meetings are properly followed by the organizers.

2010 Members
Bruce Hajek
Chair (07/01/09 until 12/31/12)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Coordinated Science Laboratory
University of Illinois
1308 W. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: +1 217 333 3605

Fax: +1 217 244 1642

Ex-Officio (01/01/10 until 12/31/11)

University of Minnesota
Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
200 Union St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-625-6306

Frank R. Kschischang
Ex-Officio (01/01/09 until 12/31/10)

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Toronto

10 King's College Road

Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4

Canada

tel: +1 416 978 0461

skype: fkschischang

Martin Bossert
Member (01/01/10 until 12/31/12)

Ulm University
Albert-Einstein-Allee 43, 89081 Ulm
Germany
Tel: +49 731 50 31500
Fax: +49 731 50 31509

Giuseppe Caire
Member (01/01/10 until 12/31/11)

EE Department, Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California
3740 McClintock Ave., EEB 528
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Tel: (213)740-4683
Fax: (213)740-8729

Paul H. Siegel
Member (01/01/10 until 12/31/13)

University of California, San Diego
Center for Memory and Recording Research (CMRR)
CMRR, 0401
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093-0401
Phone: (858) 534-6210
Fax: (858) 534-8059

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