Virtual IMS 2020 Event to Kick Off this Week

The largest event for the RF & Microwave Industry, IMS 2020 is scheduled to take place this week starting on 4 August, 2020. The event was originally scheduled to take place in Los Angeles, California in June, but due to the COVID-19 Pandemic was moved to a virtual format. The core event with live streams will take place from 4-6 August, but all content and presentations will be available to visitors till the end of September.

IMS2020 is built on five pillars that connect the world: 5G & 6G networks, aerospace and defense programs, autonomous vehicles, the digital economy, and ensuring the connection of under-represented communities. Featured events include the 5G Summit, Women in Microwaves Panel Session, Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition and more. The event's full schedule, including a virtual exhibition with the industry's most innovative companies, can be found here.

The Virtual IMS2020 and Microwave Week will start out with presentations from RF and microwave industry leaders. The event will include keynote sessions from five leaders who are revolutionizing the microwave and RF industry. Keynotes include:

Talk Title: The Broadband Space Race—What Does the Future Look Like?
  • Mark Dankberg, Chairman & CEO, ViaSat
Talk Title: Is the third wave coming in CMOS RF?
  • Thomas Cho, Executive Vice President, Head of Infra & Design Technology Center at Samsung
Talk Title: The Flexible Future of RF
  • Ali Hajimiri, Bren Professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology
Talk Title: Can Digital Technologies Really Change the World?
  • Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau of the International Telecommunication Union
Talk Title: The Road Ahead for Quantum Computing
  • Hartmut Neven, Engineering Director, Google AI Quantum Team

The conference will be co-located with IEEE's Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC) and ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference. To access the virtual event, on-demand content and exhibition, click on the registration link below.

everything RF will be covering this event, click here to see out coverage - We will be providing information about the various sessions, presentations and product releases.

everything RF also interviewed the General Chair of IMS, Timothy 'Tim' Lee about who talked about the event and what to expect. Click here to read the interview.