News | May 7, 2010

IMS 2010 Announces Live Streaming And Coverage Of Show


In collaboration with the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S), will produce and deliver coverage of The 2010 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS), to be held May 23rd-28th at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Video coverage of select Microwave Week events and activities will be found at

"The Virtual Participation Program will include an exciting mix of live and recorded programming to provide the sights and sounds of IMS2010 for those who cannot attend in person. We will have live streaming coverage of the Plenary Session on Tuesday, May 25th, beginning at 10:10 AM PDT featuring our keynote speaker, the Honorable Zachary J. Lemnios, Director of Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E) for the United States Department of Defense," said IMS2010 Virtual Participation Program Chair, Tim Lee. "Additionally, Dr. Kiyo Tomiyasu will be presented with the Thomas Alva Edison Medal at the IMS 2010 Plenary Session, and he will be inducted into the IEEE Heritage Circle, the IEEE Foundation's donor recognition program. On Wednesday, May 26th, will cover the Special Session honoring Dr. Tomiyasu as invited speakers recall activities associated with Dr. Tomiyasu, and his tremendous contribution to the MTT-S, Geoscience Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) and the IEEE."

The IMS 2010 coverage will also include a Special Luncheon set for May 25th to celebrate Chuck Swift's 52 years of service in support of the Los Angeles Chapter of MTT-S. The chapter has sponsored monthly technical meetings since 1952 and periodic national/international 3-5 day meetings since 1970, like the IMS meeting being held in Anaheim. Chuck formed his business, C. W. Swift & Associates, in July 1958, and since then he has supported 450 meetings and 7 IMS Symposia. coverage will include footage of the exhibition floor and Vendor Showcases as well as the recording of the Microwave Application Seminars (MicroApps) seminars from leading vendors of solutions, products and services in the microwave industry to assist in learning the latest techniques, skills and methods. Over 50 presentations will be given over three days (May 25 – 27th) in a special theater the Exhibition area. Attendance is open to all conference and exhibit attendees. Everyone who attends MicroApps will receive a free CD-ROM of the presentation material.

For the latest up-to-date information on MTT-S Microwave Week and schedule, please visit

Early Bird registration for IMS2010 is available until May 7th with the lowest rates. Registration fees will go up slightly during the Advance registration phase from May 8th until the 21st, after that point only onsite registration will be available. In addition to IMS2010, Microwave Week includes the collocated RFIC Symposium and the ARFTG Conference. The SuperPass option gives attendees access to all that Microwave Week has to offer with a 15 percent discount. For more details on IMS2010 registration please visit:

About IMS
The IEEE MTT-S 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 more than 500 exhibitors and a technical program with more than 160 technical sessions, workshops and panel sessions covering wireless communication, radar, RF technologies, high frequency semiconductors and electromagnetics for a variety of commercial and military applications. More information is available at

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