About IMS

The IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the premier annual international meeting for technologists involved in all aspects of microwave theory and practice. It consists of a full week of events, including technical paper presentations, workshops, and tutorials, as well as numerous social events and networking opportunities. The symposium also hosts a large commercial exhibition. Co-located with IMS are the IEEE RFIC and ARFTG conferences.

What’s Happening at IMS2019

  • IMS Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition 

  • A 5G Summit showcasing next-generation wireless technologies

  • RF Boot Camp – a three-quarter day course on RF/microwave basics

  • IMS Industry Workshops for exhibitors to present the technology behind their products

  • Networking Events including Young Professionals, Amateur Radios and Women in Microwaves events

  • Student DesignStudent Paper, Industry Paper, and Advanced Practice Paper Competitions

  • Project Connect for under-represented minority engineering students, and the PhD Student Initiative for new PhD students