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IMS2019 ‘The Hub of Microwaves’ Coming to Boston

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Microwave and RF researchers, designers, developers, and academics from
across the globe will gather at the Boston Convention and Exhibition
Center (BCEC) for the IEEE
MTT-S 2019 International Microwave Symposium (IMS2019)
from June 2 –
7. IMS2019 is the flagship conference of Microwave Week, which is the
world’s largest event for RF and Microwave technology. The six-day event
will attract an expected 9,000 attendees from 48 countries and over 600
exhibiting companies.

This year’s conference, ‘The Hub of Microwaves,’ will bring industry
experts to Boston to present the latest research, developments and
insights on key topics such as 5G, millimeter wave and terahertz
systems, and biomedical sensing. In addition, 600+ companies will
exhibit products and services that enable solutions for wireless
communications, defense applications, test & measurement and autonomous
vehicles. IMS2019 will draw inspiration from Boston’s rich scientific
history, stellar academic reputation and atmosphere of innovation.

“Boston is the perfect home for IMS this year,” said Mark Gouker,
IMS2019 General Co-Chair. “Our attendees and exhibitors are industry
leaders, and the combination of innovative spirit, depth of scientific
knowledge and talent found in Boston create an ideal environment for the
sharing and development of groundbreaking ideas. IMS is where you come
to change the future of wireless and is the must-attend event for the
microwave, RF and technology industries.”

This year’s conference is co-located with IEEE’s
Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium
(RFIC) and ARFTG
Microwave Measurement Conference. Events featured include the IEEE 5G
Summit, RF Bootcamp, the Startup Pavilion, Women in Microwaves, Young
Professionals and several notable keynote speakers including:

  • Dr. Greg Henderson, Senior Vice President Automotive,
    Communications and Aerospace & Defense Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Dr. Michael Peeters, Program Director, Connectivity and
    Humanized Technology, imec
  • Dr. William Chappell, Director of the Microsystems Technology
    Office (MTO), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • Dr. Ryan C.C. Chin, CEO and Co- founder, Optimus Ride Inc.
  • Dr. Dina Katabi, Andrew & Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical
    Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, Leader of NETMIT research
    group at CSAIL, Director of the MIT Center for Wireless Networks and
    Mobile Computing

Early bird registration is open until May 6. To register or for
information on programming, exhibitors, technical competitions, travel
logistics, press registration, and more, please head to the IMS2019 website.

About IMS
The International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the
annual conference and exhibition of the IEEE Microwave Theory and
Techniques Society (MTT-S). IMS features a large trade show with a large
commercial exhibition featuring over 600 companies and a technical
program offering technical sessions, interactive forums, plenary and
panel sessions, workshops, short courses, application seminars, and a
wide variety of other technical and social activities. The program
covers the latest microwave and RF advancements in emerging areas such
as 5G, automobile radar, wearable electronics, the Internet of Things,
wireless HDMI, medical applications, satellite communications, and more.
IMS2020 will be held June 21-27 in Los Angeles. For more information,
visit https://www.ims-ieee.org/
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and Instagram.