The Canadian Society of Information Theory, established in 1986, promotes research in telecommunications, information theory, and related fields.


  • (September 16, 2021) The Canadian Society of Information Theory launched an online reading group, the Canadian Student Reading Group on Data Science. The Fall 2021 season of the reading group features “deep generative models” and will start on September 20, 2021. For more information and registration, please visit http://infotheory.ca/csrg/
  • (April 22, 2021) 2021 IEEE North American School of Information Theory (NASIT), June 21-25, 2021. To register this virtual event, please visit http://conferences.ece.ubc.ca/nasit2021/
  • (March 16, 2020) Due to the coronavirus pandemic, BSC 2020 will be postponed to BSC 2021, Saskatoon. The exact symposium dates will be announced.
  • (December 3, 2019) 2020 IEEE North American School of Information Theory will be held Wednesday, July 8 to Friday, July 10, 2020 at the University  of British Columbia, Vancouver in Canada.
  • (June 6, 2018) The 16th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory (CWIT) will be held in Hamilton, Ontario, June 2-5, 2019.
  • (March 8, 2017) We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Canadian Award for Telecommunications Research is awarded to Professor Victor C. M. Leung of the University of British Columbia.
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