Catch the wave and head to Hawai'i for IMS 2017
IMS offers technical sessions, interactive forums, plenary and panel sessions, workshops, short courses, application seminars, and a wide variety of other technical activities.
The IMS show floor is the place to discover the latest advancements in RF and microwave technology!
IMS provides countless opportunities to connect with other members of our growing community. No other event in the industry offers access to as many technical experts, and product representatives!
IMS is the place to learn about emerging technologies that are gaining importance and may be of significant interest to the microwave and wireless community.
See you in Hawai'i!

Latest IMS2017 News

Special Announcement
The IMS2017 Steering Committee is closely following recent events that are causing understandable concern about travel to the USA. We are working on contingency plans so that accepted papers will still be able to be presented. Please check back for updates as these plans solidify.
IMS2017 Housing Bureau is now open! Experient is the Official Housing Provider for the International Microwave Symposium. Please be aware of and report any unauthorized solicitation to IEEE. (3 Nov 2016)
Martin Rowe, Senior Technical Editor, EE Times 


IEEE 5G Summit @ IMS

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Chair's Welcome

shiroma square croppedE komo mai — Welcome to what is widely regarded as the most prestigious microwave industry gathering in the world: the 2017 International Microwave Symposium (IMS2017), to be held 4–9 June 2017 at the Hawai'i Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

This is the 60th year that MTT-S has organized this symposium, and only the second time that it is being held off of the North American continent... IMS2017 Chair's Welcome

Explore Hawai'i

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Free Access to Knowledge for Exhibitors

Hello Exhibitors,

Did you know that you have free access to industry knowledge at the MicroApps Theater, located on the exhibit floor? We have 44 presentations from industry leaders, which includes your suppliers, partners, competitors, and potential customers! These are short 20 minute presentations, that are packed with new products and technologies, with a wide variety of subjects. Topics categories include components, materials, CAD/Simulation, design, and test and measurement.


Important Dates

30 April 2017 (Sunday)
14 April 2017
Student Volunteer Application
Deadline Extended!
Apply here

8 May 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline
Last day to register at most-discounted rates; Register now

11 May 2017 (Thursday) 
Housing Bureau Closes 
Last day to book a hotel reservation; Book now


The IMS2017 Exhibition consists of over 400 exhibiting companies that represent the state-of-the-art when it comes to materials, devices, components, and subsystems, as well as design and simulation software and test/measurement equipment. Whatever you are looking to acquire, you will find the industry leaders ready and willing to answer your purchasing and technical questions.