IMPI 49 Symposium

The 49th Annual Microwave Power Symposium will be held June 16-18, 2015 at the beautiful Kona Kai Resort in San Diego, California, USA!

The SCHEDULE OF EVENTS/MARKETING BROCHURE for IMPI 49 is now available for download.

The Technical Program Chairs for IMPI 49 are Ray Boxman of Tel Aviv University and Ulrich Erle of Nestle. Jeyam Subbiah of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln is chairing the Food Science & Technology Program Committee .

We have negotiated an amazing rate of $149 per night at the Kona Kai Resort; complimentary internet is included in the rate and the $20 per night resort fee will be waived upon check in! The Kona Kai Resort is now fully booked.

We have added an overflow hotel, located next door to the Kona Kai Resort. The Best Western Plus, Isle of Palm Hotel, has rooms available from Sunday, June 14th-Friday, June 19th at the $149 rate. The rate for rooms on the weekend prior and after our Symposium are $169 per night. To make your reservation there, please call +1-619-222-0561 or +1-800-922-2336 and ask for the IMPI Group Rate.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.  Registration fees includes: Welcome Reception Tuesday evening, continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, networking luncheons on Wednesday and Thursday as well as all course materials. Additionally, registrants will have the opportunity to add short course(s) and a group dinner to their registration for an additional fee.

Exhibition/Sponsorships: IMPI 49 is pleased to have a record number of exhibits this year: Gerling Applied Engineering, Graphic Packaging International, L-3 Electron Devices, MKS ALTER Products, Muegge GmbH, Photon Control, PSC Inc. and Richardson Electronics. Special thanks to our Sponsors: Liverpool John Moores University, Washington State University and the USDA! If you are interested in exhibiting or sponsoring, please contact by May 15th!

Spouse/Guest Program: Choose from a San Diego Brewery Tour, Networking Reception, Group Dinner at the Bali Hai Restaurant and San Deigo Trolley Tour. All events can be added a la carte; click here to see more details on each of the events! Register here for the Spouse/Guest Program!

REFUND POLICY: Refund of 50% if cancellation is made prior to May 15. After that time, no refunds can be made, however, substitutions can be made at any time.

Instructions for Presenters: 

1) The SCHEDULE OF EVENTS is now available for viewing. Please check the title of your paper and the spelling for your name.

2) Each author is asked to submit an extended 2 page abstract using the  IMPI 49 Word Template by April 1st.  Extended abstracts should be emailed to and these will be reviewed, and if accepted, published in the conference Proceedings.

3) Presenters are also required to submit a Micro-Abstract for use in our Onsite Program. Oral Presenters can download this form; Poster Presenters can download this form. Save the Micro-Abstract as "Paper # - Micro-Abstract" and email to by April 1st.

4) Guidelines for Oral Presenters_IMPI 49 can be downloaded here. Guidelines for Poster Presenters IMPI 49 can be downloaded here.

5) All authors are required to register for the conference by April 1, 2015. Registration will confirm your place in the program.

6) We are no longer requesting 4-page papers. Please consider submitting longer, more in depth papers, to the Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy.

The Call for Papers is now available for download.  Please note the submission deadline has expired. 

Fall 2015 Short Course - Just Announced!

October 27-29, 2015

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown
Sponsored by Heinz North America



Fall 2014 Short Course

The Fall 2014 Short Course was held October 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Arcade in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Sixty-one attendees participated in the 2 day event. Special thanks to our sponsors: Nestle, Washington State University, the USDA and PSC Inc.

IMPI 48 Symposium

IMPI 48 was held June 18-20, 2014 at the Doubletree Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. 83 attendees from across the globe attended the Symposium. Click here to view a copy of our program: IMPI-2014-SymposiumBrochure48_June 2014 and  Spouse/Guest Program

Proceedings from the 48th Annual Microwave Power Symposium are available for purchase. $75 for an electronic copy of the Proceedings. Please contact Molly Poisant if you would like to make a purchase.

Conference attendees will receive an email by July 3rd with details on how to access both the online Proceedings and PPTs (free of charge).

IMPI-2014-Proceedings_Final Website Version

Special thanks to our Sponsors

Washington State University, the USDA, Liverpool John Moores University, BEST Research Institute

And Exhibitors

Gerling Applied Engineering, Muegge GmbH, Neoptix, PSC Inc., Richardson Electronics and  SAIREM

Please contact Molly Poisant at