Registration Information

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For questions regarding registration please contact Nannette Jordan, Registration Manager at Nannette@mpassociates.com.

There are three registration periods, each with different rates. We appreciate your understanding that this multi-tiered registration structure allows the Steering Committee to work out the logistics more efficiently, while also serving the needs of our membership.
 

Early Bird Registration

1 February - 14 May

Advance Registration

15 May - 8 June

On-site Registration

9 June - 15 June

The Early Bird Registration period provides discounted rates for those who want to plan ahead. Immediately following is Advance Registration, which ends just prior to the start of Microwave Week; the rates are higher than Early Bird, but lower than Onsite Registration. Click here to review the registration rates.

Please note: Registration is required for all attendees including SESSION CHAIRS and PRESENTERS. Only paid attendees will be admitted to the workshops, technical sessions, and exhibition hall.

The following steps will guide you through the registration process:

Membership
From the dropdown menu, select the primary organization (IEEE, ARFTG, EuMA) to which you belong as well as your membership status. Next, type in your membership number. If you are a university student but not a member in any of these organizations, type in your university student identification number. To receive IEEE member rates, you must present your IEEE membership card when picking up your badge at the conference. Registrants who do not present a current IEEE membership card will be charged non-member rates. If you are not an IEEE member and would like to learn about the advantages of being a member and receiving the conference member rate, please visit www.ieee.org/services/join or call 1-800-678-IEEE. Please note that you must be a member at the time of registration to receive the member rate.


 

Conference Packages


Microwave Week includes the IMS technical program and exhibition, the RFIC Symposium, the ARFTG Conference and the IMBioC Conference.

 

  SUPER PASS IMS RFIC ARFTG IMBioC
IMS technical sessions and electronic proceedings  ✔      
IMS Plenary Session and Welcome Reception on Monday  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔
RFIC technical sessions and electronic proceedings  ✔    ✔    
RFIC Plenary Session, Industry Showcase, and Reception on Sunday evening  ✔    ✔    
ARFTG technical sessions and electronic proceedings  ✔      ✔  
5G Summit and Panel   ✔        
Physicians Panel  ✔        
2018 IMBioC sessions and electronic proceedings      
Exhibition, Industry Workshops on Tuesday-Thursday  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔
ONE full-day workshop (or two half-day workshops)  ✔        
Electronic proceedings for all three workshop days  ✔        
MTT-S Awards Banquet on Wednesday  ✔        

  

  • SUPERPASS registration includes: all IMS, RFIC, ARFTG, IMBioC technical sessions and electronic proceedings; one full-day workshop (or two half-day workshops); electronic proceedings for all three workshop days; 5G Summit and Panel, Physicians Panel, exhibition Tuesday through Thursday; RFIC Plenary Session, Industry Showcase, and Reception on Sunday evening; IMS Plenary Session and Welcome Reception on Monday; and one ticket to the MTT-S Awards Banquet on Wednesday.
     
  • IMS registration includes: IMS Plenary Session and Welcome Reception on Monday; IMS technical sessions on Tuesday through Thursday; exhibition Tuesday through Thursday; and IMS electronic proceedings.
     
  • RFIC SYMPOSIUM registration includes: RFIC Plenary Session, Industry Showcase, and Reception on Sunday evening; RFIC technical sessions on Monday and Tuesday; IMS Plenary Session and Welcome Reception on Monday; exhibition Tuesday through Thursday; and RFIC electronic proceedings.
     
  • ARFTG CONFERENCE registration includes: ARFTG technical sessions, exhibition, and lunch on Friday; IMS Plenary Session and Welcome Reception on Monday; exhibition Tuesday through Thursday; and ARFTG electronic proceedings. ARFTG Conference member rates are available to both ARFTG and IEEE members.
     
  • 2018 IMBioC
    The International Microwave Biomedical Conference (IMBioC) is as an international forum for the exchange of ideas and information on state-of-the-art research in microwave and RF theory and techniques that bridge the science and engineering gap as applied to biological systems. This conference is an ideal forum for sharing new ideas on emerging techniques and applications.  IMBioC CONFERENCE registration includes: IMBioC technical sessions, exhibition, and lunch on Friday, 15 June; IMS Plenary Session and Welcome Reception on Monday; exhibition Tuesday through Thursday; and IMBioC electronic proceedings.
     
  • EXHIBITION registration for the exhibit hall Tuesday through Thursday; minimal fee required. Includes access to the IMS Plenary Session and Welcome Reception on Monday.  Wednesday exhibition-only registration is free! 

 Individual Events to add to your Conference Package


  • 5G SUMMIT
    IEEE MTT-S and IEEE ComSoc are offering a special joint 5G Summit – a special collaboration that compliments MTT-S’s “hardware and systems” focus with ComSoc’s “networking and services” focus. To fully integrate this special 5G Summit into Microwave Week, the summit will be held on Tuesday, 12 June from 0800–1700. The fee includes a morning refreshment break, boxed lunch, and an afternoon refreshment break.
     
  • TWO FULL-DAY WORKSHOPS
    Purchase two full-day workshops by selecting the option labeled “Two Full-Day Workshop Registration” and receive access to the electronic proceedings for all three workshop days (Sunday, Monday, and Friday). Important Note: Must select the Two Full-Day workshop option to receive this.  Workshop electronic proceedings are NOT available for individual sale.
     
  • FULL-DAY AND HALF-DAY WORKSHOPS
    The workshop fee includes access to the electronic proceedings for all workshops being presented on that particular day. Full-day workshops include a morning refreshment break, boxed lunch, and an afternoon refreshment break. Morning workshops include a morning refreshment break and a boxed lunch. Afternoon workshops include a boxed lunch and an afternoon refreshment break.

    **IMPORTANT:

  • Printed Workshop Notes will be available to those registered for a workshop by 14 May. Advance and onsite registrations for workshops are NOT guaranteed to include printed workshop notes; limited copies will be provided on a first-come first served basis.  All workshop materials will be provided electronically (via the "cloud") so that all workshop registrants may have the option of downloading and printing the notes on their own before traveling. 

  • HALF-DAY SHORT COURSES
    The short course fee includes access to the selected short course and any materials that the short course organizers may provide. Morning short courses include a morning refreshment break and a boxed lunch. Afternoon short courses include a boxed lunch and an afternoon refreshment break.

    **IMPORTANT:

  • Printed Short Course Notes will be available to those registered for short courses by 14 May.  Advance and onsite registrations for short courses are NOT guaranteed to include printed short course notes; limited copies will be provided on a first-come first served basis. All short course materials will be provided electronically (via the "cloud") so that all registrants may have the option of downloading and printing the notes on their own before traveling. 

  • RF BOOTCAMP
    This full-day course on Monday, 11 June will cover real-world, practical, modern design and engineering fundamentals needed by technicians, new engineers, engineers wanting a refresh, college students, as well marketing and sales professionals. Experts within industry and academia will share their knowledge of RF/Microwave systems basics, simulation and network design, network and spectrum analysis, and microwave antenna and radar basics. Attendees completing the course will earn two IEEE CEUs. The fee includes a morning refreshment break, boxed lunch, and an afternoon refreshment break.
     
  • INDUSTRY WORKSHOPS
    Industry Workshops are two-hour exhibitor-led presentations on in-depth technical topics in a workshop format off the exhibit floor. Industry Workshops offer practical training in areas that allow attendees to make immediate use of the materials presented. This year, IMS is offering 16 Industry Workshops covering a wide range of relevant topics. The IMS2018 Exhibitor Committee expects this platform to provide lively interaction and in-depth discussions between the exhibitors and attendees.
     

 Extras


  • MTT-S AWARDS BANQUET
    The MTT-S Awards Banquet will be held on Wednesday, 13 June at the Loews Hotel in the Regency Ballroom from 18:30 - 21:00.  The evening will include fine dining, an awards presentation, and excellent entertainment.
     
  • BOXED LUNCHES
    Optional boxed lunches are available for purchase by all attendees but are especially convenient for those attending panel sessions or the exhibition hall during lunchtime. Registrants are encouraged to purchase boxed lunches prior to Microwave Week, as onsite orders will not be accepted. Refunds for lunches are not available as these are ordered in advance. Note that boxed lunches are already included in the registration fee for workshops, short courses, 5G Summit, Physicians Panel and RF Boot Camp.

    Please note that specialized Kosher and allergy restricted box lunches are not available. 
     
  • GUEST REGISTRATION
    Attendees registered for the technical portion of the conference (SUPERPASS, IMS, RFIC, ARFTG) may add a guest to their registration package at no additional charge. Guest registration includes: IMS Plenary Session and Welcome Reception on Monday; and exhibition Tuesday through Thursday. Guest registration does not allow access to technical sessions, workshops, and short courses. This option does NOT include access to the Guest Lounge. 
     
  • GUEST LOUNGE
    For a fee you may register your guest to have access to the Guest Lounge located at the Courtyard Marriott.  Guest Lounge will be open Monday through Thursday from 07:00 - 13:00. Coffee and tea service will be provided during these hours.  Guest Lounge registration includes: IMS Plenary Session and Welcome Reception on Monday; and exhibition and 5G demos on Tuesday through Thursday and the Guest Lounge. Guest registration does not allow access to technical sessions, workshops, and short courses. 
     
    • Important Notes: Guest Badge is limited to one person per technical registration (technical registration includes IMS, RFIC, ARFTG, Superpass). 
      Children under the age of 14 are NOT permitted on the Exhibition Floor.

Payment


Individual payment must be paid at the time of registration and is payable in US dollars only, using a personal check drawn on a US bank or credit card (VISA, MasterCard, or American Express) or bank wire transfer. Personal checks must be encoded at the bottom with the bank account number and check number. Bank drafts, cash, international money order, and purchase orders are NOT ACCEPTED and will be returned. Please make checks payable to "2018 IEEE MTT-S". Written requests for refunds will be honored if received by 14 May 2018.

Refund Policy
Written requests received by 14 May 2018 will be honored.  Refund requests postmarked after this date and on-site refunds will be generated only if an event is cancelled.  This policy applies to the registration for the symposium sessions, workshops, electronic proceedings, awards banquet and boxed lunches.  Please state the pre-registrants name and provide an email when requesting a refund. Address your requests to: 

MTT-S Registration
Nannette Jordan
MP Associates
1721 Boxelder St., Ste. 107
Louisville, CO 80027
nannette@mpassociates.com