Kick-off Reception: Monday, 18  May 2015: 19:00 - 21:30

IMS2015 starts with a welcome celebration on Monday for all attendees, which will be hosted at the Arizona Science Center immediately following the IMS2015 Plenary Session.  

Women in Microwaves Reception: Tuesday, 19 May 2015: 18:00 - 19:30

The Women in Microwaves Reception will be held at the Sheraton Hotel, just a two minute walk from the Phoenix Convention Center.

Young Professionals/Student Reception: Tuesday, 19 May 2015: 19:00 - 21:00

The Young Professionals/Student (formerly Graduate of Last Decade (GOLD) reception will be hosted in Lucky Strikes located in Cityscape. 

All three events are within the walking distance from the convention center, which are 0.2 mile (2 min), 0.4 mile (6 min), and 0.3 mile (4 min) away, respectively. 

Industry Hosted Reception: Wednesday, 20 May 2015: 17:00 - 18:00

The Industry Hosted Reception is scheduled on the exhibition floor on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 right before the MTT-S Awards Banquet. 

Awards Banquet: Wednesday, 20 May 2015: 18:30 - 21:00

The MTT-S Awards Banquet will be hosted in the Sheraton Hotel and feature exciting entertainment from Global Roots. 

Global Roots encompasses the soul of Spain and India in what we call Flamenco India. This show is the first true union of the melodic, spiritual grace of south India with the mesmerizing passionate rhythms of flamenco hailed from the Gypsy people.

Closing Ceremony: Thursday, 21 May 2015: 17:45 - 18:00

The closing ceremony will immediate follow the Thursday closing session at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Guest Lounge: Located at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix starting Monday, 18 May through Friday, 22 May.

The guest lounge is located at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix Hotel. A continental breakfast and refreshments will be provided for all registered guests. Several iPads will be provided for browsing the internet or playing games.