Boston Gets Ready to Host IMS 2019 - The Hub of Microwaves

IEEE MTT-S IMS (International Microwave Symposium), the world’s largest event for RF and Microwave technology will be held in Boston this year from 2 to 7 June. The event is the flagship conference of Microwave Week and is a gathering place for microwave and RF researchers, designers, developers, and academics from across the globe. The six-day event this time is expected to attract 9,000 attendees from 48 countries and has 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. The event will draw inspiration from Boston’s rich scientific history, stellar academic reputation and atmosphere of innovation.

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

Click here to learn more about the IMS 2019 event.

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