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 


Important Dates

30 January 2017 (Monday) 
Paper Disposition 
Authors will be notified by email

6 February 2017 (Monday) 
Registration is Open!
Registration information posted here

27 February 2017 (Monday) 
Final Paper Submission Deadline 
Manuscript and copyright of accepted papers



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

IMS2017 Call for Papers

IMS2017 enthusiastically invites submission of papers that report state-of-the-art progress in technical areas that are outside the scope of those specifically listed in this Call for Papers, or that may be new to IMS, but are of interest to our attendees.

Download the Call for Papers

Explore Hawai'i

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About IMS2017

The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society’s 2017 International Microwave Symposium (IMS2017) will be held 4 - 9 June 2017 at the Hawai'i Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawai‘i at the Hawai'i Convention Center as the centerpiece of Microwave Week 2017. IMS2017 offers technical sessions, interactive forums, plenary and panel sessions, workshops, short courses, industrial exhibits, application seminars, historical exhibits, and a wide variety of other technical and social activities including a guest program. As usual, the Microwave Week 2017 technical program also comprises the RFIC Symposium and the ARFTG Conference


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The IMS2016 exhibition consisted of over 600 exhibiting companies who represented 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.