Special Events

Conference Opening and ITSoc President address

Date: Monday, 22 June
Time: 08:30 - 09:30 (PDT)

WithITS Networking Event

Date: Tuesday, 22 June
Time: 08:00 - 09:00 (PDT)

Please RSVP using the following Google form to help us plan!

Awards Ceremony

Date: Tuesday, 23 June
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 (PDT)

Download the Awards Ceremony Program

Jack K. Wolf Student Paper Award Announcement

Date: Thursday, 25 June
Time: 10:00 - 10:15 (PDT)

Claude E. Shannon Award Announcement

Date: Thursday, 25 June
Time: 10:15 - 10:20 (PDT)

Farewell Los Angeles, Hello Melbourne

Date: Friday, 26 June
Time: 11:00 - 11:10 (PDT)

A final word from the ISIT 2020 chairs, and a brief video introduction to ISIT 2021 in Melbourne.

World Wide Web Premiere of the Shannon Documentary “The Bit Player”

Date: Friday, 26 June
Time: 11:10 - 13:10 (PDT)

Watch the World Wide Web Premiere of The Bit Player - the first feature-length documentary about the father of the information age, Claude Shannon. Followed by a short panel discussion with Shannon’s colleague Bob Gallager, the film director/writer/producer Mark Levinson, and renowned information theorists Ubli Mitra and David Tse.

After the panel discussion ends at 1:10pm (PDT), and throughout the weekend till, Sunday 11:59pm, the film will be available for free streaming using Password: Shannon-ISIT

Don’t miss this one-time opportunity to watch this unique tribute to Claude Shannon, and please invite your friends to watch as well.

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2021 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory

11-16 July 2021 | Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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