IMPI Events

The 56th Annual Microwave Power Symposium (IMPI 56)

Jun 14th, 2022 - Jun 16th, 2022

The DeSoto Hotel, Savannah, Georgia, USA

The IMPI 56 Symposium will be held June 14-16, 2022 at the DeSoto Hotel in Savannah, Georgia, USA. The Solid State RF Energy Section will host a luncheon presentation (on June 14th) and a Business Meeting (on June 17) at the same venue.

LATEST NEWS: Just Released…IMPI 56 Modeling Workshop Program. There’s still time to join us at IMPI 56. Don’t miss out – Register Today! 

Attendees:  Over 100 in-person attendees are registered and we are receiving new registrants everyday! The DeSoto Hotel has added some inventory to the hotel block (6 rooms remain)!

Technical Program Committee (TPC) Leadership: Dr. Vadim Yakovlev, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Chair & Dr. Candice Ellison, NETL/Leidos, Vice Chair

IMPI 56 Workshop on Computer ModelingThis special event will introduce the attendees to the basic theoretical and practical aspects of computer modeling for microwave power systems and processes. To take place, Tuesday, June 14th from 8am-3:30pm EDT, with a one-and-a-half hour lunch break. Full program is available here.

Solid State Activities: IMPI’s Solid State RF Energy Section will host a Solid State Luncheon and Presentation (6/14 from 12pm-1:30pm for $50) as well as an Section Business Meeting (6/17 from 9am-11am; no charge to attend).

Authors: Please refer to the Guidelines for Oral Presenters and Guidelines for Poster Presenters. If you have any questions, please reach out to your Session Chair or Molly/Alicia. 

Student Competition: Students attending the IMPI Symposium are invited to participate in the Student Paper Competition. To be eligible, the participant  (1) must be enrolled as a student (undergraduate or graduate) at the time of the work, (2) must be the primary author of the work, and (3)  must be attending the Symposium to present their work.  The winners of the Student Paper Competition will be announced during the Closing Ceremony of the IMPI Symposium.

Four $500 travel scholarships will be available to student authors for IMPI 56 and will be awarded based on students’ application responses and financial need. Applicants must submit the application form by April 18, 2022.

Registration Is Open!
Corporate/Professional IMPI Member Registration: $750
Corporate/Professional Non-Member Registration: $850
Student IMPI Member: $475
Student Non-Member: $525

IMPI 56 Registration fee includes: Attendance at all in-person sessions from Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 3:30pm until Thursday, June 16th at 3:50pm, Welcome Reception, two continental breakfasts, four coffee breaks, two networking luncheons, exhibition hall access, and a printed and online copy of the conference Proceedings. Registration Add-Ons: Registrants may add a Modeling Workshop, Solid State RF Energy Luncheon & Presentation and/or Group Dinner (additional fees apply).

Spouse/Guest Program: Is available in the Online Store. Open to all Spouses/Guests of IMPI 56 Attendees and includes: Welcome Reception ($40) on 6/14, Group Dinner ($50) on 6/15, Farewell Brunch (Guest pays for own meal) on 6/16 & Covered Trolley Tour (Guest pays own fare ~$40) on 6/15.

Fees: All payments made online will incur a 3.0% credit card transaction fee (this will be added to the registration fees outlined above in the ONLINE STORE). Alternatively, registrants may pay by check or wire transfer for no fee. Mail checks to IMPI, PO Box 1140, Mechanicsville, VA, 23111, USA. For wire transfer details, contact:**

Cancellation Policy for Registration: Should an Attendee or Exhibitor purchase a registration and be unable to attend, they should notify IMPI, by email, prior to April 8, 2022, so that an event credit may be issued to their account. Credits must be used for IMPI events within one calendar year of the date they are issued. Due to the payment schedule with the venue (hotel), no cancellation credits can be issued after April 8, 2022.

DeSoto Hotel: Attendees are encouraged to reserve hotel rooms now by calling the DeSoto Hotel at +1-912-232-9000 and asking for the group code: IMPI or clicking here. Room rates are available for $159 per night and include guestroom Wi-Fi internet; complimentary internet access will also be available in the conference area. Rooms at this special group rate are first come, first served and the rooms are selling out quickly! When making your reservation and travel plans, please note the Solid-State RF Energy Section will hold their business meeting on the morning of Friday, June 17th at the same venue.

IMPI 56 Sponsors:
Platinum Sponsor: Muegge GmbH
Silver Sponsor: Microwave Techniques, LLC
VIP Reception Sponsor: Leanfa srl
Group Dinner Sponsor: Odyssey Technical Solutions

Confirmed Exhibitors (16): Muegge GmbH, Odyssey Technical Solutions, Leanfa, Microwave Techniques LLC, MKS, QWED, Ampleon, WavePIA, Symphony Microwave, SAIREM, pinkRF, CrescendRF, Richardson Electronics, 3DRFE Corporation, IMPI’s Solid-State RF Energy Section & RFHIC.

Exhibit Packages are still available but very limitedSponsorship Packages are still available. Contact IMPI’s Executive Director, Molly Poisant, at as soon as possible, if interested. 

Health & Safety Protocols: IMPI is committed to offering an in-person IMPI 56 Symposium in June of 2022 in Savannah, Georgia, USA. We continue to closely monitor COVID developments, and will implement policies and best practices according to CDC guidance to ensure the health and safety of our attendees, based on the conditions at the time of the event. This may include: proof of vaccination, a negative COVID test and/or an indoor masking requirement. Real-time updates from the City of Savannah are available here. Updated guidance will be issued here, as warranted.

THE CALL FOR PAPERS IS NOW CLOSED.  Thank you for the record number of submissions!