The WIC is a professional organization that aims at coordinating and stimulating the work of professionals in the field of Information and Communication Theory in the Benelux (i.e. Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg) and Germany.
The WIC organizes an annual two-day technical symposium where researchers from Industry and Universities from Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Germany meet and discuss their current research results and interests. The WIC also organizes MidWinter Meetings of a tutorial nature on current topics in its field.
News and upcoming events
Midwinter Meeting 2017Topic: Quantum Computation and Communication.
Date: Februari 16, 2017.
Location: Zwarte Doos, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
WIC Symposium 201738th WIC Symposium on Information Theory in the Benelux / 7th joint WIC IEEE SP Symposium on Information Theory and Signal Processing in the Benelux.
Date: May 11 and 12, 2017.
Location: Delft, The Netherlands.
Kees Schouhamer Immink will receive the IEEE Medal of Honor 2017
With great pleasure and pride we inform you of the following very good news that we just received: Our member Kees Schouhamer Immink will receive the IEEE Medal of Honor 2017! This is the highest distinction within the IEEE. Kees is receiving the medal "for pioneering contributions to video, audio, and data recording technology, including compact disc, DVD, and Blu-ray". Our sincere congratulations to Kees!
Kees is the President of Turing Machines Inc., Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He has been an active WIC member since the early days in the 1980's, serving as a board member and organizer of symposia. Of course we will further celebrate this happy occasion, on which you will be informed in due time.
On behalf of the WIC Board,
Jos Weber (chairman)