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1 The IT Student sub- committee Report Sriram Vishwanath Sriram Vishwanath

2 Our Committee Outgoing co-coordinator Elza: A huge THANK YOU to her! Student co-chairs: Galen Reeves Mustafa El-Halabi Mustafa El-Halabi Alex Dytso Deniz Gunduz might be interested in joining as a co- chair

3 Recent Past: Event at Allerton 2012 Organized pictionary Pizza plus show Positive: lots of fun Negative: over 50% ate and left Holding it in solarium a bad idea

4 Event at ITA 2013

5 The Jobs and Mentorship Panel Aim: To talk about jobs in academia & industry and what mentorship is available Joint with the Outreach Committee Moderated by Salim ElRouayheb Panelists Giuseppe Caire Elza Erkip Dongning Guo Bobak Nazer John Smee (Qualcomm)

6 Proposal: An IT Video Contest Similar to contest in ComSoc Different theme Applicants would post short (<10 min) videos on youtube Theme of the video Intro to basic information theory concepts Ex: how your phone works? Basic coding concepts Ex: how your phone works? Basic coding concepts

7 Rules & Logistics of Contest A website created to advertise contest Website will include good examples From Khan Academy khanacademy.org From ITA’s videos From TED talks Notification of video posting to be sent to All video links to be posted on website

8 Rules and Logistics Continued Timed to conclude by ISIT in Istanbul Announcement to be made on Monday (lunch) Entries solicited by mid June Judging Criteria: Rating on Youtube Moderated by student/postdoc co-chairs 3 prizes Shannon’s Collected Works Handed at ISIT during Thursday lunch event Budget Request: $500 for the awards

9 IT School Update 2013: Purdue 2014: Upcoming proposal for Toronto At the University of Toronto campus Organization: Stark Draper Tentatively schedule for mid June 2014 Full proposal to be presented at ISIT BoG meeting in Istanbul


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