All Dates/Times are Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

13 July 2021 The Closing Ceremony and Announcement of Claude Shannon Award and Jack Wolf Student Paper Award will be the last event on the ISIT program.

12 July 2021 The Information Theory Society Diversity and Inclusion Survey is now available. We value your time and your candor in responding to this survey. Take the Survey, Tell Us about Diversity

02 July 2021 The Quote Contest is announced.

02 July 2021The Meet the Shannon Lecturer event is now announced.

28 June 2021 Live entertainment directly from Melbourne on the first day July 12 at 14:15 (AEST) and in the weekend July 18 at 21:15 (AEST).

21 June 2021 The WITHITS event will be 01:00-02:00 am Australian Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday July 13.

21 June 2021 Two mentoring/networking events will be held during the following times: 01:00-02:00 am Australian Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday July 14 and 15:00-16:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time on Friday July 16.

4 June 2021 The Technical Program is now available.

The IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) will run as a virtual event 12–20 July 2021.

ISIT is the premier international conference series dedicated to the advancement of information theory and related areas. It brings together an international community of researchers and practitioners each year to present and discuss new research results and perspectives on future developments relevant to all areas of information theory, including big data analytics, source and channel coding, communication theory and systems, cryptography and security, detection and estimation, emerging applications, networks, network coding, signal processing, and statistical/machine learning. Hosted by the IEEE Information Theory Society, ISIT 2021 will feature contributed papers, the Shannon lecture and plenary talks, as well as tutorial sessions.

ISIT 2021 will be a virtual event, hosted on a state-of-the-art virtual platform. The symposium will run over nine days, 12–20 July 2021. Two days 17–18 July will be dedicated to tutorials, which are included in the registration. The technical program will include both short lightning presentations followed by Q&A, as well as a long video for offline viewing. The virtual platform will enable engagement between participants and includes interactive social events. The organising committee looks forward to your scholarly contributions and participation in ISIT2021.

Welcome message and illustration of the micro-sessions
Don't miss the bird's-eye view of how micro-sessions work starting at 3:24 !
Virtual Symposium Announcement
Get an overview of what is sure to be an exceptional virtual symposium. This video even has a few information theoretic jokes.