Note: UBC media center will film part of the welcoming reception and banquet. If you have any concern, please contact Julian Cheng.

The 2011 Canadian Workshop on Information Theory (CWIT 2011) will be held from May 17-20, 2011 in Kelowna, British Columbia on University of British Columbia Okanagan campus. This year, the Canadian Society of Information Theory (CSIT), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) will jointly sponsor a one-day School of Information Theory in conjunction with CWIT 2011 on May 17. We are happy to announce that Mung Chiang from Princeton University and Syed A. Jafar from University of California, Irvine will be the inaugural instructors for the first Canadian School of Information Theory.

Plenary Speakers:

Banquet Speaker:


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Building Codes:
ADM - Administration Building
ART - Arts Building
ASC - Arts & Science II
UNC - University Center

May 26, 2011

  • Added downloadable slides for the plenary speakers and School of Information Study

May 17, 2011

  • Breakfast and lunches can be purchased either from Tim Hortons by the Library or the Cafeteria in the Administration Building.

May 16, 2011

  • Registration for the workshop will be available at the welcoming reception in Sun Room. However early registration is possible outside of ASC 140 during the lunch break of tutorial on May 17.
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