Here’s the page we think you wanted. See search results instead:


Contact an Expert

International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2017

Keysight is proud to be the IMS Gold Sponsor and 5G Summit Title Sponsor.

Join our experts in Hawai’i!
June 4 – 9, 2017


• Focus on the latest developments in microwave technology at the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium 2017 in Honolulu, June 4-9 themed "Hawaii 5G – Catch the Wave".

• Join the world's largest gathering of RF/uW professionals in over 600 workshops, short courses, paper presentations, and panel sessions.

• Visit over 400 exhibiting companies who represent the state-of-the-art when it comes to materials, devices, components, and subsystems, as well as design and simulation software and test/measurement equipment

• Stop by Booth 1526 to discover the difference Keysight solutions can make in helping you achieve breakthrough results in 5G, IoT, and Aerospace / Defense applications.


Register for Workshops, RF Boot Camp and more! 


• Attend the exhibits for FREE on Wednesday, or contact Karen Hall for a free Exhibit Pass code good for all exhibit days - compliments of Keysight Technologies.


Our latest solutions provide insight into the toughest engineering challenges for components and systems used in 5G Communications, Internet of Things (IoT), and Aerospace & Defense. Our experts will be on hand to discuss simulation, design, and test topics revolving around:

• Pre-5G
• 802.11ax
• Battery Drain
• Drone Detection
• 5G Phased Array Beamforming and Transmitter Design
• RF Front-End Module and Power Amplifier Design
• Component Characterization
• Radar, Satellite, and Electronic Warfare
• Calibration, Repair, and other Services


RF BootCamp

• Monday– Hawai’i Convention Center, Room 317AB – 8am – 4:30pm
• Keysight will be presenting this Short Course along with experts from Modelithics.
• All registered attendees will be eligible for CEU credits

IMS Welcome Reception

• Monday 7:00p – 8:30p
• Hilton Hawaiian Village – Great Lawn
• Enjoy Keysight’s lei greeting

Student Competition & Hackathon

• Tuesday & Wednesday – Exhibit floor - Students will use Keysight T&M tools to validate projects 

ARFTG  - Automatic RF Techniques Group (ARFTG)

• Friday, Ala Moana Hotel, 8am – 5pm
• Multiple papers from Keysight will be presented. See schedule.


Event Topic / Title / Abstract Presenter Date / Time / Locaton
MicroApps Keynote #1 Testing 5G: OTA and the Connectorless World Dr. Malcolm Robertson, OTA Program Director Tuesday 12 – 12:30p
MicroApps Theater
5G Test and Measurement
Panel Session
Moderator: Kate Remley, NIST Dr. Malcolm Robertson, OTA Program Director Tuesday 3:50 – 4:30p
Executive Rump Session 5G Executive Forum: an Insider’s View of 5G Dr. Mark Pierpoint, VP - 5G Design & Test Solutions

Tuesday 5 – 7p / Room 311
Hawaiian Convention Center

Microwave Journal
Panel Session
“The Future of RF Semiconductor Test” Greg Peters, VP/GM, Aerospace / Defense Solutions Wednesday 12 – 1p
MicroApps Theater
MicroApps Keynote #2 The Impact of New Spectrum on Design and Test Roger Nichols, 5G Program Director Wednesday 2 - 2:30p
MicroApps Theater


Day / Time Location Topic Presenters

Sun 8:00 – 5:00

Room TBD

Uncertainty in RF/Microwave Measurement and Modeling

Keefe Bohannan, Andrea Ferrero, Troels Nielsen

Mon 8:00 – 5:00 WMI
Room TBD

NVNA for Accurate DUT Measurements with Wideband Repetitive Modulated Signals

Robust Digital Predistortion Method Based on Dynamic X-Parameters

Jean-Pierre Teyssier

Jan Verspecht

Tues 8:00 – 8:20


TU1F-1: A 1.5–88 GHz 19.5 dBm Output Power Triple Stacked HBT InP Distributed Amplifier

Alexander Stameroff

Tues 10:00 – 12:00 EWA - TBD

Application of State-of-the-Art Non-Linear GaN Models to High Efficiency RF Power Amplifier

Jack Sifri
Tues 12:40 MicroApps

Simulation and Modeling of Large Scale Phased Array Systems

Frank Ditore

Tues 4:00- 4:20


TU4A-2: Design, Validation and Trade-Offs of Non-Foster Circuits

Minu Jacob

Wed 10:00 – 12:00


Build-A-Beam for 5G and Radar - Designing and Simulating Phased Array Beamforming Systems

Frank Ditore, How-Siang Yap and Jerry Hsu

Wed 3:00 – 5:00 EWN - TBD

mm-Wave Basics for RF Engineers

Randy Becker

Wed 4:40 -5:00


WE4B-4: Knowledge-Based Neural Network (KBNN) Modeling of HBT Junction Temperature and Thermal Resistance From

Masaya Iwamoto, Jianjun Xu, Wenfan Zhou and David Root

Wed 4:20 – 4:40


WE4H-3: Full-Duplex Channel Measurement and Analysis Based on High Dynamic Channel Sounding System

Wen Zhu

Thu 8:00 – 9:40


TH1A: Advanced Network and Materials Analysis Topics

Chair: Andrea Ferrero

Thu 10:30 – 10:40


TH2D-2: Circuit Optimization With X-Parameter Models

Radoslaw Biernacki, Mihai Marcu and David Root

Fri 8:00 - 12:00 WFN Room TBD

Microwave Nano-Biotechnology:

Nanoscale Complex Impedance and Dielectric Properties of Single Cells and Bacteria at GHz Frequencies by Scanning Microwave Microscopy

Ferry Kienberger

Fri 8:00 – 5:00


Plug and Play S-Parameter Measurements and Models for Broadband Interconnects

Nilesh Kamdar, Mike Resso and Ken Wong

The Keysight Community surrounding booth 1526 conveniently co-locates a variety of partners.

Please be sure to visit all our Keysight Community partners
• AMCAD Engineering | Booth 1542
• Cascade Microtech, Inc | Booth 1626
• Eljay Microwave | Booth 1638
• EMSCAN | Booth 1737
• GAP Wireless | 5G/IoT Kiosk
• KEYCOM Corp. | Booth 1831
• Lake Shore Cyrotronics, Inc | Booth 1732
• Maury Microwave | Booth 1536
• Modelithics, Inc. | Booth 1642
• OML, Inc. | Booth 1640
• Rflight Communication | Booth 1730
• TowerJazz | Booth 1825
• Virginia Diodes Inc. | Booth 1726

You can also visit our other Solutions Partners
• ACEWAVETECH | Booth 632 
• Averna | Booth 733
• Mathworks | Booth 1758
• Presto Engineering Inc. | Booth 808

And our Foundry Partners
• Global Communications Semiconductor | Booth 1818
• IHP GmbH | Booth 2001
• Northrop Grumman Systems | Booth 932
• OMMIC S.A.S | Booth 608
• Qorvo | Booth 1510
• United Monolithic Semiconductors | Booth 625
• WIN Semiconductors Corp. | Booth 1858
• Wolfspeed, A Cree Company | Booth 832