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IWCS 2018 Returns to Providence!


Call for Papers – Abstracts Wanted for IWCS 2018



If your work is of interest to the worldwide cable and connectivity industry, then it should be presented at this conference.

Accepted papers will be widely disseminated with broad exposure opportunities for the topic, author and company to thousands of stakeholders internationally.

Abstracts for papers are sought from supply chain stakeholders, including subject matter experts, application solutions providers and product innovators in the various industry segments.


Abstract Deadline is April 6, 2018.

Read the Call for Papers to see why you should present at this conference.

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:
March 16, 2018 10:30 am Eastern Daylight Time
Investigation of Reliability of the Test for Assessing Reaction to Fire of Cables According to CPR
Speaker: Kirsten Langfeld, Material Scientist, Corning Optical Communication (Berlin, Germany)
Register Here


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



UL and IWCS China 2018 Returns to Shanghai March 20-22!



IWCS Board of Directors Elects Scott H. Wasserman as Chairman

The Board of Directors of IWCS, Inc., producer of the International Cable & Connectivity Symposium, announced the election of Scott H. Wasserman, PhD., of the Dow Chemical Company, who previously served as the Board’s Vice Chairman, to the position of Chairman of the Board. Wasserman succeeds Robert Wessels, Jr. of CommScope, Inc., who served as Chairman of the Board since 2008 and will continue to serve as a director. Guy Castonguay of Corning Optical Communications, LLC was elected Vice-Chairman and Jeff S. Barker of Prysmian Group was re-elected as Treasurer.  Press Release 


Remembering IWCS 2017 in Orlando