RFIC Reception: 7:30PM- 9:30PM WSCC, Ballroom 6E

Immediately following the RFIC Plenary Session is the RFIC Reception to be held in adjacent Room 6E at the Washington State Convention Center (WSSC). This social event is a key component of the RFIC Symposium, providing an opportunity to connect with old friends, make new acquaintances, and catch up on the wireless industry. Admittance is included with RFIC Symposium registration. Additional tickets can also be purchased separately at registration.


IMS2013 Welcome Reception: 1900-2000 - Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Grand Ballroom

All Microwave Week attendees and exhibitors are invited to attend a reception hosted by IMS2013 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel iin the Grand Ballroom.


Chapter Chairs’ Meeting (CCM): 2000 – 2200 Sheraton Hotel, 3rd Floor, Metropolitan Room

All our Chapter Chairs and their designated Chapter representatives are cordially invited to our Reception/Poster Session followed by the Chapter Chair’s Meeting. For further information contact your Regional Chapter Coordinator, or Bela Szendrenyi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sponsor: IEEE MTT-S AdCom and the MGA Committee


Women in Microwaves Reception: 1800-1930 Seattle Space Needle, 100-Level

Meet with old friends as well as make new connections to the growing community of women who make a career in the field of high-technology. Enjoy great food, refreshing beverages and warm conversation at the WIM Social Event.


Ham Radio Social: 1830-2000 Seattle Space Needle, 100-Level

While enjoying a buffet and open bar, the attendees will have the opportunity to see the accomplishments of amateur radio operators who have skillfully designed and built transceivers for use from VHF to high millimeter wave bands. Some of these transceivers were made from surplus and commercially available components and some are state-of-the-art new designs including SDR. Several will be on display and their builders will be there to answer questions.

All conference attendees are welcome. You will find that amateur radio operators are utilizing their allocated frequency spectrum for very important uses and you may be interested in obtaining your license so you too can test your new designs and microwave propagation.


MTT-S Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) and Student Reception: 1900 to 2130 Experience Music Project (EMP) @ Seattle Center

The IEEE MTT Graduates of Last Decade (GOLD) and Student Committees invite all MTT GOLD and student members and guests to a complimentary reception at the Experience Music Project at the Seattle Center in Seattle, WA. EMP is a leading-edge, nonprofit museum, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary popular culture. This will be an excellent opportunity not only to relax and entertain, but also to interact and network with other GOLD and student members.

In addition, our own IMS2013 Chairman, Tom Raschko, will be performing live with “The Jet City Band” during the reception. This is one event you don’t want to miss!
Sponsor: IEEE MTT-S GOLD and Student Committees


Industry Hosted Cocktail Reception: 1700-1800 Washington State Convention Center, Level 4 – Exhibition Hall

Symposium Exhibitors will host a cocktail reception.


MTT-S Awards Banquet: 1830-2200 Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Grand Ballroom C&D

The MTT-S Awards Banquet includes dinner, major society awards presentation and entertainment. Tickets can be purchased at the time of registration.


MTT-S Student Awards Luncheon: 1200-1400 Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 
Grand Ballroom C

All students are invited to attend the luncheon which recognizes recipients of the MTT-S Undergraduate Scholarships, MTT-S Graduate Fellowships, IMS2013 Student Volunteers, IMS2013 Student Paper Awards and the participants/winners of the IMS2013 Student Design Competitions.


IMS2013 Closing Reception: 1730-1830 Washington State Convention Center, Ballroom 6A

All Microwave Week attendees and exhibitors are invited to attend the Closing Reception hosted by IMS2013 in the Washington State Convention Center in Ballroom 6A.