Munich Workshop on Shannon Coding Techniques 2024

The 2024 Munich Workshop on Shannon Coding Techniques (MSCT) takes place at the TUM campus on April 3 to 5, 2024. The workshop consists of invited and contributed talks and poster sessions.

We look forward to seeing you in Munich!

Registration and Submission

Registration is closed. In case you still want to participate, please contact us.

Topics of interest

The workshop aims at bringing together experts from the field of coding for communications. Topics can cover (but are not limited to) short-blocklength coding and finite-length bounds, LDPC and polar codes, coded modulation and shaping, and decoding algorithms. See the call for contributions here.


The workshop will be taking place on the central campus of the Technical University of Munich in the building of the Institute for Commuications Engineering. You can find link of the location here  (Google Maps) or here (TUM map).

  • Welcome, Breaks, Lunch, and Poster Session will be held in Rooms N2407 , N2408N2409 (2nd floor of building N4), and N1414 (1st floor of building N4).
  • Talks will be held in Room N0314. (ground floor of building N3)


Please check the program for a schedule.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

  • Erdal Arıkan (Bilkent University)
  • Lara Dolecek (University of California Los Angeles, UCLA)
  • Rüdiger Urbanke (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL)
  • Rick Wesel (University of California Los Angeles, UCLA)

Confirmed Speakers

  • Georg Böcherer (Huawei)
  • Giuseppe Caire (Technical University of Berlin)
  • Alexandre Graell i Amat (Chalmers University of Technology)
  • Yunus Can Gültekin (Eindhoven University of Technology, TU/e)
  • Michael Lentmaier (Lund University, LTH)
  • David G. M. Mitchell (New Mexico State University, NMSU)
  • Uzi Pereg (Technion)
  • Tom Richardson (Qualcomm)
  • Anne Savard (IMT Nord Europe)
  • Laurent Schmalen (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT)
  • Shlomo Shamai (Shitz) (Technion)
  • Ido Tal (Technion)
  • Stephan ten Brink (University of Stuttgart)
  • Metodi Plamenov Yankov (Technical University of Denmark, DTU)

Helpful Information for Getting Around Munich


Here is a list of hotels for your stay in Munich, which are within proximity of the workshop venue and for which we can offer discounted rates.

  • Hotel Hauser: Discounted rates (EUR ~100) when booking until March 1 directly via hotel with reference "Workshops on Coding and Cryptography"
  • Hotel Marienbad: Discounted rates (EUR ~100) when booking via hotel with reference "Munich Workshop 2024"
  • Hotel Antares: Discounted rates (EUR ~100) when booking directly via hotel with reference "Munich Workshop 2024"


Diego Lentner, Constantin Runge, Thomas Wiegart, Gianluigi Liva, Gerhard Kramer