Articles by David Vye, Editor, Microwave Journal

A Look Inside This Year's IMS 2010


A Look Inside This Year's IMS 2010

Much of the success of the IMS is the yearly draw of the industry’s high achievers, engineers attending the conference whose technical program is second to none. The volunteers of the technical program committee do a fantastic job of selecting which papers make the cut. Scanning the schedule of this year’s technical sessions, workshops and panel sessions, it seems clear that IMS will once again deliver, attendance is reported to be up over last year's event. In turn, the commercial side of the event, aka – the exhibition, can usually bank on decent traffic as a proportion of engineers attending the conference venture onto the show floor to investigate how technology is churned into products.

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