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IWCS 2018 Preliminary Program Now Available

You can now view topics that will be addressed in over 160 papers and presentations in 21 compelling sessions over 3 full days. The very best topical information to be presented at the 2018 symposium was selected from the robust response of high quality proposals to this year’s Call for Papers.

Reasons to Attend

  • Latest technologies presented in a symposium format
  • Professional Development Courses with tutorials on basic and emerging technologies
  • Suppliers Exhibition with the latest developments from industry suppliers
  • Networking with other industry professionals


Online Registration

Online registration for the 2018 Conference is open.
Register by September 21, 2018 to take advantage of the significant savings of the Early Bird Discount.

Register Now!

Professional Development Program

This year, a variety of strong Professional Development Courses will be offered, providing a great learning opportunity from renowned industry experts.
The Professional Development Courses will commence on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 8:00am with four concurrent sessions. Four more concurrent sessions will continue at 1:00pm. The Courses will conclude prior to the opening of the IWCS Technical Symposium, allowing attendees to participate both in the Courses and each aspect of the Symposium. Lunch will be provided to registrants of the Courses on Sunday.

Professional Development Program


IWCS 2018 Returns to Providence!


Hotel Reservations


The IWCS 2018 host hotel is the Omni Providence Hotel. Located in the heart of downtown Providence, this luxury hotel is conveniently connected via an enclosed sky bridge to the Rhode Island Convention Center where the IWCS Conference and Supplier Exhibition will be held.

Hotel Information

IWCS Webinar Series

IWCS conducts a monthly Live Webinar on timely topics with interactive questions and answers. Webinars are held on the third Friday of every month at 10:30 am Eastern US time.

Upcoming Webinar:
August 17, 2018 10:30 am EDT
A Perspective on the Future of MMF
Speaker: Speaker: G. Mabud Choudhury, Standards Manager, OFS, USA
Register Here


Notices of upcoming topics can also be found on the IWCS LinkedIn pages, Twitter, and through our email notices. To receive emails, please sign up for the mailing list.


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